Posts Tagged ‘friendship’


The Facts

Fabric: thrifted t-shirts

Pattern: from YouTube videos

Year: 2013

Notions: embroidery floss, bamboo skewers, spray paint, thread

Time to complete: I don’t remember

First worn: N/A

Wear again? No

Total Cost: Used items from my stash, so probably under $10 for everything.


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I know a lot of you think this holiday is rubbish. But you’re missing the point. It’s not about the chocolate, the flowers, the gifts, or being in love.

No, this holiday is about the people you care for. About what you’ll give to them, just for the sake of doing so. So pick a friend, a family member, a lover, a co-worker, or even a stranger, and just do something out of the ordinary for them. Sure, it can be flowers, it can be candy, or a gift. But it can be more. It can be undivided attention. It can be a story of just you and them. It can be an epic that the entire town will remember.

Or you can follow in my footsteps, and make it all about the magic, the mystery, and the reveal. Just make it selfless, make it count. You picked these people to stick around for a reason. You gave them power to hurt you and trust them not to. So celebrate every little majestic thing that is their spectacular soul. Of all the days to do so, today’s the big one.

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