Take As Much As You Need.

15th February 2011

.Being single has made for the best Valentines Days. Theres no pressure involved. I usually forget about it and when I walk outside, there’s an unusual amount of men holding flowers and storefronts illuminating more pink than the streets of a breast cancer marathon.  What is not to like?!

Last year, I somehow managed to smuggle a bundle of balloons out of a fancy shmancy fashion week party. This year, I tried to continue spreading the love in ways that don’t come back in the form of an STD.

So when I woke up, I printed out some flyers and taped them up around New York for the more humbled of hearts.

I loved this experiment! I loved peoples reactions, walking by these places later in the day to find pieces missing, and the silly guys that would occasionally appear over my shoulder as I put them up, searching for a question that didn’t need to exist.

“Do you do this often?”

“Do you mean put myself in danger of paper cuts?”


all photos taken by Chloe Rice

If you’d like to join in, you can print out one of the flyers I made, here!

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22 thoughts on “Take As Much As You Need.

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  2. Bea

    So awesome, croaky… I love it. My only question is this: Why are you posting flyers around Brooklyn instead of playing with an elephant in a hut?

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  3. Nikki

    this is such a wonderful thing. & the best part is you can do it year round. AND that you shared the flyer(s)…thanks so much! i’m gonna give some love to pittsburgh.

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  4. Alison

    What a great way to spread some love. I named a cockroach after an ex-boyfriend at the Bronx Zoo. I figured I’d spread a little love and donate to wildlife and give myself a little laugh at the same time.

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  7. Veronica

    I was looking for a great flyer to place at my office’s lunchroom, and you just gave me exactly what I was looking for. :) Thank you!!

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