DIY Project: Give old Pillowcases new life with a Stenciled Design

August 18, 2018

If you have some old pillowcases lying around, why not give them a new life with a stenciled design! Follow the step-by-step instructions below. And remember to share your stenciled creation with me on Instagram by tagging me at @DivineNY. 1. Wash and iron the pillowcases 2. Make sure to place cardstock or poster board between[...]

Happy Holidays!

December 23, 2017
Happy Holidays! |

I would like to take this moment to wish you all a very happy holiday season and best wishes for 2018! I hope you take time to rest, relax and rejuvenate. Thank you to all my customers both domestic and international for supporting Divine NY & Co. and other small business vendors this holiday season. […]

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Holiday 2017 Shipping & Order Processing Deadlines

November 19, 2017

If you’re planning to order our decorative bowl sets, kitchen/table linens, DIY felt craft kits, silk painting kits or other items from our shop this holiday season, please keep these deadlines in mind: In stock items ship 1-2 business days. Deadline for ordering: Monday, December 18, 2017 for domestic orders Friday, December 8, 2017 for […]

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Unique Gift: Hand Dyed Custom Placemats

October 6, 2017
Hand Dyed Square Placemats |

Looking for a unique gift or simply seeking to update your own dining decor? Our custom placemats highlight the beautiful effects of hand-dyed fabric. Our placemats are crafted in muslin, a plain-weave cotton fabric that can withstand countless washes. Prior to the cutting and dyeing process, we pre-wash the fabric to soften the fibers. Our […]

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Visit us at West Elm Local Pop-up Market

October 2, 2017
Visit us at West Elm Local, NYC |

We’re so excited to announce that we will be part of the West Elm Local Pop-up Market on Sunday, October 22, 2017, 12:00 – 5:00pm at the Chelsea location, 112 W. 18th Street, New York, NY 10011. West Elm Local launched in 2013 in just 2 stores and has since expanded to all their …

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We’re on Amazon Handmade!

September 9, 2017
DivineNY is on Amazon Handmade |

I’ve just opened shop on Amazon Handmade! I’ve launched with 5 of my best selling products and will continue to add more over time. I’m not part of the Prime program yet but I do keep my shipping costs low. Currently I only ship domestic (within the USA), however on select products I …

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Designing with Adobe Capture CC

September 9, 2017
This pattern was created with Adobe Capture CC |

Have you heard of Adobe Capture CC? It’s an app that allows you to turn any image into a themed pattern or graphic that you can use in your creative projects on your desktop or mobile devices. You can download the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. It’s pretty cool…first, take a […]

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Japanese Hand Dyeing: Shibori Techniques

August 13, 2017
Shibori Napkins |

Japanese hand-dyeing, known as “shibori” is a manual resist dyeing technique that produces repeating shapes and patterns by twisting, binding, stitching, folding and clamping fabric. There are numerous ways one can twist, clamp, bind and fold fabric to achieve specific patterns. One specific technique known as Itajime Shibori captured my interest. The traditional approach …

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Watercolor Paint Types

July 15, 2017
Watercolor doodle |

When I start creating a new pattern or print for fabric, I always start with my sketchbook and a pencil. I then use pens, markers and Sharpies to add color and other details. Recently, decided to expand my design tools and explore watercolor paints. If you are new to watercolor paints, you might …

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Highlights from our Block Printing Workshop

July 15, 2017
Block printing on fabric |

Last Sunday (July 9th) was a lot of fun as we had a full-house for the 2nd segment of our Summer Sundays Creative Workshop series. This month’s printmaking technique focused on the art of block printing. Designs were transferred onto a linoleum block and carved using lino cutters. The blocks were …

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Inspired by Watercolor

July 4, 2017
Watercolor sketch with pan watercolor |

I recently participated in Pattern Observer’s 5 Day Design Shake Up. The purpose of this shake up or “challenge” was to encourage creative exploration. When you are a creative professional, it is easy to get caught up in the administrative side of your business, absorbed in client projects or bogged down in full …

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