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On The Web : Hostess Gifts

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If you’re planning to visit friends or family on your summer vacation, make sure to bring along some hand-crafted host and hostess gifts!  You may have seen these stenciled coasters in August Good Things- (Stock up on coasters here.) Pair them with a bottle of booze, or for that extra DIY touch, infuse your own! …

Make It : to the National Stationery Show!

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The National Stationery Show begins tomorrow! We were delighted to receive these pretty invites in the mail from some of our favorite vendors. I love the pretty stamps used on this envelope – really adds a special touch. Inside was this lovely, simple invite from Seed House. (I especially love getting mail from my hometown, …

North Carolina Pottery

Behind the Scenes : North Carolina Pottery

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One of the stories you’ll find in the March issue of Living is about David Stuempfle, a North Carolina potter.  You’ll learn a bit of the history of Seagrove, the unique potters’ community where David lives and works, and some fascinating details about his process, from digging the clay, to firing the 30-foot-long kiln (the …

Inspiration Board : The March Issue of Living!

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Have you picked up your new copy of Martha Stewart Living? If not, now you can…the March issue just hit newsstands! This year’s garden issue is packed with tips to get you ready for Spring. Be sure to catch the below projects and stories featured in the issue. Page 58 – too-cute four-leaf-clover straw toppers: …

Celebrate : Party in (make believe) Paris

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At this point you’ve seen several of our office parties on this blog, but the birthday party my friends put together for me last week, topped it all: I was lucky enough to go to Paris last Fall … the first trip I took just with my best friend, without family, since my kids were …

Kids' Summer Crafts

Make It : Kids' Summer Crafts

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Looking for a way to entertain the little ones this summer? We’ve got nature craft ideas, including projects to make with beach finds, and outdoor activities. Cool summer accessories. And for those road trips, clip-art car bingo!…

Antiquing with the Collecting Department

Around Town : Antiquing with the Collecting Department

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A couple weeks ago, I was lucky enough to take a day trip down to Kutztown, Pennsylvania, with the Collecting Department. Fritz and Liz toured me around a large outdoor antiques show, as well as several antiques shops that Fritz knew well in the area. There were so many treasures—I’ve never seen anything like it! …

Make It : Summer Fun!

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Although it’s not officially summer until June 21, it is certainly beginning to heat up around New York. It’s the time of year when we head outdoors, and it’s great to have some fun and easy activities to keep the younger ones busy. The following crafts are some tried-and-true favorites. Make them now, and you …