My alma mater, Parsons School of Design, is hosting something called the Valentine’s Day Pop-up Sale, run by the illustration department. There will be plush toys, button badges, and tote bags for sale for all your holiday purchasing enjoyment. You can even donate handmade things to help them raise money for their senior show.

Parsons Illustration Valentine Pop-up Sale

February 9, 11am-3pm

2 West 13th St. main lobby, NYC (SW corner of 13th St. and 5th Ave.)

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).