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What We’re Loving: Marble

August 10th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

There’s no doubt that geological patterns have been trending strongly in 2017. To get you inspired, we’ve rounded up our favorite #marble looks on Instagram!

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Share your Moon designs!

July 18th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

On July 20, 1969, man took his first step on the Moon. At 10:56pm EDT, Neil Armstrong placed his foot on the orbital body and uttered those famous words: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Sadly, we can't all walk on the Moon. But we can all celebrate National Moon Day this July 20th! Join us in honoring our favorite celestial body by sharing your best lunar designs through the end of the month. Read on to learn more!

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What We’re Loving: Fruits & Veggies

July 1st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, Updates|Tags: , , , , |

Remember a few weeks back when we asked you to share your fruit & veggie designs? June is National Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Month, and the American Heart Association has been encouraging Americans to eat more fruits and veggies all month long! We asked you to show your support and upload your best fruit & vegetable designs to our library! You answered our call, and today we're excited to showcase some of your fresh designs!

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Our Favorite Trends from NeoCon 2017

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

This past week, Chicago’s Merchandise Mart welcomed back the 49th annual NeoCon trade show. In contrast to High Point Market, NeoCon focuses specifically on the commercial sector. As such, the exhibition showcases the latest interior designs for retail, hospitality, and workplace settings. Today on the blog, we’re spotlighting our favorite emerging trends from #neocon2017! Read on!

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What We’re Loving: Pink

June 20th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , |

Cotton Candy. Piglet. Barbie Dream House. These are the images that come to mind when most people hear the word pink. But not for long. Pink is experiencing a rebranding, and the modern pink is incredibly versatile, always fresh, and ever evolving. To celebrate the versatility of pink, (along with National Pink Day on June 23), we pulled together a few different palettes. There's something for everyone here - from fun to sophisticated and all shades in between. Read on!

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Share your fruit & veggie designs!

June 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month? That’s right – all month long, the American Heart Association is encouraging Americans to eat more fruits and veggies. That’s a message we can get behind! Let's show our support by filling the WeaveUp library with fresh fruits and veggies! Whether they're sweet strawberries, artful artichokes, colorful carrots - we want to see them! We'll feature our favorites at the end of the month on the blog.

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Our Guide to Bedding Fabrics

June 8th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, Design Basics|Tags: , , , |

For some, the term “bedding” simply encompasses those basic necessities to get you through the night: a sheet set, a couple pillowcases, and a comforter or blanket of some sort. However, if you enjoy spending more than just your sleeping hours in this cozy haven, it’s worth it to take your bed to the next level. Today on the blog, we’re exploring the accents that can elevate the style and function of your bedware. Read on to learn all about our fabric recommendations for these transformative DIY projects!

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Our Favorite Trends from High Point Market 2017

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

This past month, the “furniture capital of the world,” High Point, NC, hosted home décor's largest annual trade show. For interior designers and furnishing companies, High Point Market represents an opportunity to showcase fresh styling and introduce new products. As you can imagine, there is a lot going on within the 11.5 million square feet of exhibition space. Today on the blog, we’ve highlighted our top five favorite trends. Read on to learn about #HPMKT!

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Using Public Domain Art to Create Patterns

May 19th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, Design Basics, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , |

Today on the blog, we’re exploring how you can use public domain artwork within your own pattern designs. For many of us, the thorny territory surrounding copyright can be a little confusing and downright intimidating. However, once you understand the basics, you’ll appreciate that the public domain is brimming with potential inspiration and design resources. Read on!

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Inspired by Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons

May 6th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

Here at WeaveUp HQ, we love the Met Gala. It's our favorite fashion holiday. We were glued to Instagram on Monday, watching A-listers take avant-garde looks to the red carpet. This year we are far more enamored with the exhibition itself than the celebrities playing dress up. For the first time since the 1983 Yves Saint Laurent exhibit, the Costume Institute's exhibition will profile a living artist—Comme des Garçons’ very own Rei Kawakubo. Read on to learn more about Kawakubo and see our favorite Comme des Garçons looks!