We come in peace.
A Peace Treaty Natsu Scarves
What: Spring for lightweight silk-screened cover-ups inspired by Japanese textile techniques (kasuri ikat weaving, Shibori dyeing), vintage kimono prints, and art deco patterns.
Why: DC readers get a whopping 40 percent off the new collection ($66-$120, reg. $110-$200) with code SWEETOOTH at checkout.
When: Thru Sat.
Where: Online at apeacetreaty.com.
Abundant Wild Life Workshop
What: A four-week online course ($160) led by acclaimed artist Alena Hennessy. She guides you through working with different media (acrylic, watercolors, collage), photography, journaling, meditation, and more, with an emphasis on the great outdoors.
Why: Upon sign-up, DC readers get signed copies of her book, Cultivating Your Creative Life.
When: Register by Sat., midnight. Course begins Apr. 30.
Where: Online at squamartworkshops.com.
Buy Some Damn Art
What: Excuse our language, but we insist. Snatch up original prints by burgeoning artists and look out for new shows every Tuesday.
Why: Callie Thompson’s ink and gold pen prints ($250-$450) and Danielle Krysa’s saucy nudes ($300) are really f****** good.
Where: Online at buysomedamnart.com.
What: Create a profile via Facebook and upload images of clothes you no longer wear. Other users peruse said clothes and buy them with cash or credit.
Why: If that’s too much work, use the White Glove Service. The co. sends you a box to fill and send back then takes care of the commerce.
Where: Online at threadflip.com.
What: Streamline your connectivity by organizing your contacts’ information (LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter accounts; email addresses; personal details; etc.) in one place.
Why: Stop rifling through business cards marked with vague memories and notes (“Talk to about that thing with whatzerbutt”).
Where: Online at cobookapp.com.
Photo: Heather Culp / Courtesy of A Peace Treaty