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Spring Cleaning Bliss

There is nothing quite as satisfying as a real deep-down house cleaning!  Alicia recently read this N Y Times Best Seller and used this method to clean and organize every room in her home!  She has been so excited about the outcome that she has all of us and pretty much everyone she knows ready […]

Sweet, sweet Valentine

Valentines’ Day is probably my favorite holiday!  First of all, I love the color pink…mostly in soft, muted, blushy tones, but for Valentines’ it’s popping out all over the shop in hot, bright pinks accented with gold foil, whites and of course, red!  Just the spark of brightness we need during the gray season.  Next, I […]

Time to stock up on Hostess Gifts!

I love arriving at a gathering with a pretty gift for the hostess.  Something useful, tasty , fragrant or slightly eccentric {metallic gold confetti} are just the thing to delight and thank the hostess!

2015 Calendars are arriving!

With just a little sadness we bid farewell to summer and look ahead to the new year.  It’s the arrival of the art calendars that gets my pulse racing again!  Artistic and printing styles range the gamut from subtle, graphic letter pressed designs to bright, detailed flat prints.  Gold foil accents are popping up everywhere! […]

Lovely Lettering

We truly adore beautiful calligraphy so when the mail arrives these are the pieces that immediately command our attention {and admiration}!  Join one of our upcoming calligraphy classes with instructor, Ellen Sontra and you’ll be sending your own amazing mail!  Give us a ring at 206•547•1002 to reserve your spot.   The $75.00 fee includes […]


Outdoor inspiration

First real week of summer!  I love this point of potentiality – so many sunny days ahead!  Put a date on the calendar, invite your best buds and plan to dine al fresco!  Our shop is brimming with beautiful books to inspire!  Here are just a few: Season’s, by Donna Hay Donna Hay’s books are […]