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Maker Movement Valentine’s Day Dates

Maker Movement Valentine’s Day Dates

Valentine’s Day is here! This year, instead of the same old dinner and a movie, why not try creating a more unique date…literally? Embrace the maker movement by crafting or building something with your loved one and you’ll not only …

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Kickstarter and the Maker Movement

Kickstarter and the Maker Movement

At the dawn of the millennium, DIY was all the rage. While it had been around for decades at that point, as early as the start of the 1900s, it was taking over a substantial market and weaving its way …

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A Quick Guide to Paint

A Quick Guide to Paint

Paint is far more diverse than people realize. You would never use a watercolor to paint your entire house and spray paint is completely different than acrylic. With this handy guide, you’ll never again confuse your oils and your enamels.…

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Makers and Maker Movements: Furniture as Art

Makers and Maker Movements: Furniture as Art

According to New York Architect Lee F. Mindel, “Interiors are no longer decorated, they’re curated.”  We have to agree.  One of the main focuses of the Maker Culture is do-it-yourself (DIY) furniture, which many artists, both novice and professional, have …

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Modern Trade: What is Skill-Swapping?

Modern Trade: What is Skill-Swapping?

Have you ever fallen in love with a custom piece of furniture but knew you’d never be able to afford it? Or wanted to start taking yoga classes, but realized that the cost of a monthly membership was just too …

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