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Here's to doing it yourself, Boston

Posted by Melissa Massello October 22, 2012 11:49 AM

Five years ago today, I launched Shoestring Magazine as a fun and empowering guidebook for urban resourcefulness and living well on a budget, which led to a heavy dose of do-it-yourself (DIY) tips and tutorials and a front-row seat to the burgeoning DIY movement. My team and I can't think of a better way to celebrate our milestone birthday than with the launch of this new local DIY Boston blog for We're stoked to share what we've learned, as well as to showcase the best of what Greater Boston has to offer in the way of local DIY classes, local DIY experts, and local DIY resources. We might even host a DIY Boston workshop or two ...

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About the Authors

Melissa Massello is a newspaper journalist turned startup junkie and lifelong Bostonian who prides herself on her do-it-yourself attitude. From making her prom dress out More »
Tara Bellucci is a Boston-based writer that lives for fonts, food, and flea market finds. Whether decorating jars of her homemade jam for The Boston More »

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