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March 2013 - Eventful Studio

Hometown Fav: SAS Fabrics

This place is unlike any place I have ever been.  There is fabric and ribbon everywhere! Most of the fabric isn’t the type I care to purchase, but there are some gems. It is the prices that make this place so awesome!  I used to come here in high school to buy ribbons to tie bows in my hair. Now, I just hoard DIY projects.

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The ribbon prices start at 10 cent per yard.  I am always on the hunt for some grosgrain ribbon, a personal fav.

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This amazing hot pink velvet ribbon was $1.49 a yard and I have some plans for this!

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I didn’t buy any of these, but some of them may look familiar from Etsy. That one in the middle with shades of green and red is on a chair at Crate and Barrel!

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All different kinds of burlap starting at $1.99 a yard.

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I loved this check fabric! I wish I had gotten some because I have a plan for it!

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Checking out with my ribbon. Not tons to choose from today,but I still got some good stuff.

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Just some of the fabric I ended up with!  I have some projects in the works and I hope to get them started soon.

Until next time,


Hometown Fav: UNION

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Sunday afternoon, Jeff and I had some time to waste after meeting some friends for lunch. It was a nice, but overcast day and I wanted to go explore. I’ve been meaning to go to UNION since it opened in November.  I don’t really have a good excuse for why I haven’t, but I am so glad that I finally did.  UNION is essentially a collection of small boutiques within one big boutique.  I didn’t catch the exact number of shops, but it is around 18 or so. They all seem so carefully curated and that is what I enjoyed most about my shopping experience.  I’ve selected some of my favorite snapshots to share with you below!

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I just loved these bike bells from British Bicycle Company.  I wish the rose gold bell would go with my bright blue and yellow bike.

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How fun is that? Great way to bring a bottle of wine to a friend’s house for dinner!

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The light fixture above and the pendants below are from Paris Envy. The gentleman working told me that he handmade all of these amazing light fixtures.  At the time, I didn’t catch his name but after exploring their site I found it! Jason Moore. He said that he could do custom fixtures as well. Keeping that one in my back pocket for when we buy a house!

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I didn’t have a use for these iron numbers today, but I am keeping them in mind because I know I will be back!

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Some of the display at smeeks. This is where we found the delightful caramels in the photo at the end. :)

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The marquee instantly grabbed my eye.


These notecards from frances might just make their way into frames rather than the mailbox.

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Some treats for later from smeeks. I love anything with sea salt!

Until next time,