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Stickygram.com is trying to tap into the Instagram movement, and offers to convert your Instagram photos into refrigerator magnets that are about the same size and look exactly like the photos on your iPhone.  Special
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Stickygram.com is trying to tap into the Instagram movement, and offers to convert your Instagram photos into refrigerator magnets that are about the same size and look exactly like the photos on your iPhone.

People complain a lot about Augusta not being a Milan or a Greenwich Village, but they aren’t so quick to support brave local souls who go out on a limb to create music, art or other original ventures. This Saturday, you have a chance to see a fashion show by a local designer who is an innovator.

Sally Keiser takes vintage lingerie and reworks it into vibrant colors and lovely cuts, maintaining that her Hands On line is just as comfortable as it is beautiful. After the show, her pieces will be for sale on her Etsy store: http://www.etsy.com/shop/sallyannk.

“I think lingerie should be something you can fall asleep in, comfortably, and still roll over the next morning to your spouse and feel as beautiful as you did the night before,” she said.

What woman doesn’t want that?

Her show is Dec. 3 at Sky City, and admission is $5. Doors open at 8 p.m., music starts at 9 and the fashion show kicks off at 10:45.

WHAT’S TRENDY

If you’re on any of the many social networks, your feed has doubtless been peppered with vignetted and color-corrected iPhone Instagram pictures. Although I predict the Instagram look will make everyone laugh in a few decades, it’s a fun way to record memories and dress up the basic cellphone shot.

Stickygram.com is trying to tap this, and offers to convert your Instagram photos into refrigerator magnets that are about the same size and look exactly like the photos on your iPhone.

They ship free worldwide and the standard package is nine magnets for $14.99. That’s a little over $1.50 per magnet.

Even if you don’t want to forever remember that pretty latte you snapped a photo of yesterday, these magnets could make a great gift for the people on your list who need something special, but not too pricey.

WHAT’S AFFORDABLE

Cyber Monday is the online equivalent of Black Friday, and retailers such as Amazon.com and big-box stores, including Target, offer promos such as free shipping or heavy discounts they didn’t offer Friday.

Amazon is offering a preview list where you can see the upcoming deals and even reserve your place in line to buy.

Target is doing something similar, giving sneak peeks of offers that will come Monday.

Discount Web site RetailMeNot.com is a great clearinghouse for all the deals, and it would be a good idea to sign up for their deals newsletter.

The site curates bargains on everything from sweaters to Southwest Airlines flights.

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Read Staff Writer Gracie Shepherd’s Shopgirl blog on fashion and bargain buys, at augustachronicle.com. Reach her at (706) 823-3217 or gracie.shepherd@augustachronicle.com.


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