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Where to Make Your Own Aromatic Candles in and Around Philadelphia

If you’re looking for a new hobby or just want a fun way to pass the time, consider a candle-making class. Not only will you […]

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This DIY Drive-In Theater Wedding Was a Blast From the Past

When a wedding can rock a theme, the Big Day is that much more fun. It doesn’t matter the theme; it could be artistic, nod […]


6 Upcoming DIY Decor Workshops You Don’t Want to Miss

As a homeowner (or even a creative and savvy renter), there’s nothing more satisfying than successfully completing a DIY project in your home. Every time […]


10 Lessons I’ve Learned From Living in a 100-Year-Old Philly Rowhome

My house celebrates its 100th birthday this year. It’s weird, when I really stop and think about it, to ponder all the lives its lived […]


Charlotte Olympia’s Latest Shoe Collection Is Totally Customizable!

Smoking loafers are a bit of a favorite here at Shoppist HQ (see here and here). And with good reason: They’re a playful spin on […]


5 Incredibly Cool DIY Home Projects to Try Right Now

Now that it’s March, it’s time to start spring cleaning. And because we can’t bring ourselves to start purging our junk drawers, we’ve decided a […]


Market Report: 7 DIY Alterations You Can Do for Perfect-Fitting Clothes

Hem your pants or taper a pair of jeans with these 7 easy alternation tutorials found on YouTube. [WhoWhatWear] Justice! Lupita Nyong’o’s pearl-covered Oscars dress […]

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The $3 Hack to Make Your Bike Tires Skid-Proof for Snowy Winter Rides

Man, the gals over that the Women Bike PHL Facebook group are killing it lately with useful tidbits for bike commuters. First, they alerted us […]

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The Weird But Effective Way to Keep Your Hands Warm During Winter Bike Rides

I consider myself a pretty dedicated, all-seasons bike commuter, but I have to admit that the bitter wind and cold of late have been enough force even me to […]


Your Fall Just Got a Whole Lot More Crafty: Occasionette’s Workshop is Open

It’s hard to believe, but gift-giving season is right around the corner. And whether you’ve already pounded out your first round of knitted goods or […]

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The DIY King of South Philadelphia

The 2000 block of Washington Avenue is not where you would expect to find one of the biggest startup hotbeds in all of Philadelphia. Tile […]


Sours Galore at Devil’s Den

Swap your summer pilsners and pale ales for something with a little more tang. Devil’s Den will soon be serving beers that are sour, tart, […]


DIY Down the Shore: Chris Painter’s Flukin’ Foil

Fish, fish and more fish! But we’re certainly not complaining. Especially not after drooling over the pictures of Il Pittore chef Chris Painter’s addition to […]


DIY Down the Shore: Paul MacDonald’s Quasimohido

For today’s installment of the DIY recipe round-up we’re finishing up with a classic. A mojito. Paul McDonald of Society Hill Society shared his spin […]


DIY Down the Shore: Peter Serpico’s Grilled Sesame Shrimp

It’s been a long day at the beach and you’re craving seafood. Something simple, but which will still impress whoever you’re serving. Which is exactly […]