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Our Sources : Into the Woods

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Marcie’s Into the Woods story was made possible in part by some of our favorite vendors. Marcie used sheets of real wood to create the candle-holders which rested on the mantle. Our friends at Creative Imaginations worked with us to get just the right size and thickness of real sheets of cherry wood. You can …

Celebrate : Hanukkah!

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Hanukkah begins at sundown on Saturday! You’ve still got a few days to prepare. We’ve got plenty of ideas to help make all eight nights special. See below for our favorite crafts, table settings, favors and decorations. Dress up a gift card by putting it in a dreidel-shaped envelope. Click here to learn how to …

Inspiration Board : Holiday Gift Wrap

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Now that you’ve gotten your Black Friday shopping out of the way, it’s time to think about the gift wrap! Have you picked up a copy of the December issue of Living and poured over our very own Gift Guide (beginning on page 35)? If so, we hope you caught the opener featuring some of our …

On The Web : Halloween Fun House Arsenal

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The Halloween Fun House story in the October Issue of Living came to life with the help of some of our favorite vendors. It was a lot of fun to find market items that fit the Fun House theme – Stripes! Balloons! Rubber Ducks! All these items can be found easily for a great price …

Inspiration Board : A LEGO - Inspired Halloween

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Here in the Crafts Department, we’ve got Halloween on the mind. We just got wind of an amazing project and event that took place in New Orleans on September 30th and were moved to share it with you! To celebrate the launch of their new LEGO Monster Fighters toy collection, the creative team behind LEGO …

Around Town : Castle in the Air in Berkeley, CA

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Today’s shop is an extraordinary one! Castle in the Air in Berkeley, California is a small, family business owned by the incredibly creative Karima Cammell. You may recognize the name of this shop being that Castle in the Air is our go-to crepe paper source. The shop yields a varied inventory of unique and beautiful …

Our Sources : General Bead

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Years ago, on a trip to San Francisco, I stumbled upon General Bead, a treasure trove of beads, bits, and baubles.  I recently went back- it was just as great as I remembered. In addition to a very thorough assortment of new beads, General Bead has a great vintage selection, including these sample cards that …

Around Town : The Tangled Web in Philadelphia

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This week we’ll be bringing you some of our favorite craft and supply shops! I am from Philadelphia, so I felt the need to wave my hometown flag and present to you a sweet knitting shop called The Tangled Web. The Tangled Web is located in the suburb of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia and is made …