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art supplies

  • small improvements: tiny parts storage.

    Q: Tell me, what is it you plan to dowith your one wild and precious life? A: To sort plastic beads into tiny plastic drawers. I hate the stranglehold that clear plastic storage solutions…

    June 15, 2023 19 Comments
  • make your own: kid art envelopes.

    I’ll hazard the guess that many parents of young children have seen their homes transform into artist studios in the past few weeks. The artists currently occupying my apartment are extraordinarily prolific (and very…

    April 7, 2020 10 Comments
  • baby proof: kids’ art supplies.

    As a kid, I kept my most special art supplies in an old wine box, with a hinged top and a latch that always went askew. Watercolors and modeling wax and chalky pastels all…

    September 3, 2019 53 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #110: Undress your work supplies, consider dedicated storage solutions. Because I haven’t tackled a reader query in a while, here’s one that I receive a version of every month or so, and I’m afraid…

    September 24, 2014 10 Comments