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Our greatest joy here at R29 is supporting clever small businesses and hobbyists with creative savoir faire — and bringing you inspired, off-the-beaten-path designs. So, naturally, trolling the handmade fantasyland of Etsy on the reg is mandatory for both work and play. But with more than a thousand pages dedicated to art alone, the site can easily cause e-fatigue after just a few (very addictive) hours.
And let's face it, not every seller knocks it out of our particular aesthetic park (to each her own!). So, to save you from sifting through endless art projects gone wrong, we've curated a collection of some homespun-chic clothes, neat knickknacks, and badass baubles. Prepare to be awe-stricken with the amount of talent in the world, and just remember that every piece you purchase comes equipped with the warm fuzzies of knowing it was a labor of love.
The disparity between workout clothing and loungewear seems to get less clear daily. Not that we're complaining; we love not having to change clothes multiple times a day. But, this trend doesn't come without a side effect: As the two clothing categories become more alike, so do the two activities — at least, the ways we read
We’re continually inspired by the work that comes out of Creative Growth in Oakland. The center serves adult artists with physical and mental disabilities by providing an outlet for their creativity in the form of studio space, art exhibitions, and an encouraging environment. And, the results are incredible. Throughout read