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HGTV “Design Happens” loves camp

For those who believe Saturday mornings are meant for yard sales, not sleeping in…who re-sort their recyling for “upcycling” possibilities…who have a special place in their heart for old houses…and see rust marks as a sign of beauty, not deterioration…you’ll love our editors’ “What We’re Reading” design book picks for August. check it out:

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 the book has arrived! (in Anthropologie stores 🙂 check it out here: (i love the way they shoot and display their products online :)…. thanks, ANTHROPOLOGIE!

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Man Crafts….

i am in love with this new book: As its servicemen returned home at the end of World War II, the U.S. Army turned to Popular Mechanics to help them find new and lucrative occupations. A series of ten pamphlets was created, teaching skills that were fun to do and profitable too.” Reprinted here for the first time in a single volume, and featuring all of the original artwork, these mini instructional courses will entertain men of all ages—even if their workbench is really the living room coffee table! From leather crafts and bookbinding to block printing and cartooning, there’s…

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forgotten bookmarks

be still my heart. ive been obsessively collecting antique books for a lifetime. and then the grand folks at random house sent me this link: (where FOUND FREE & FLEA was featured alongside the DwellStudio & Domino mag’s new books) –and found this WONDERFUL book. an antique book collector started saving the scraps he found in his books…. and amassed so much that he made a book. love. love. love. check it out here: http://www.forgottenbookmarks.com/ Used books and bookselling have been in Michael Popek’s blood since he was a child. In Forgotten Bookmarks, he shares an unusual collection of the…

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i have a new friend. met her online. she is a photographer of everything i love. she found camp, and i started stalking her blog and website. it’s lovely!   recently, i found a cute post she did on the book (she styled and propped it, which i love:) a bit about janis:   Pinecone Camp vancouver, bc, Canada Hello, and welcome to Pinecone Camp! I’m an interiors and lifestyle photographer and married to a fantastic Australian. I love mid-century design, travel, a little baking, some DIY, and photography and I cover them all in my weekly blog. Hope you find…

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CS Interiors rocks it at the book launch

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW. “an uber-creative crowd – writers, artists, photographers, designers and advertising industry colleagues celebrated the release…” “guests mingled among yesteryear treasures as they sipped mixologist William Golden’s summer punches…” thank you, Amalie Drury for a great story! thank you, T Harrison Hillman for great shots! thanks you, Angela finney hoffman for a hosting it at Post27store! thank you, william golden and William Sherman for your party planning mad skills!

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