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Blake tree

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

I love this pic of Blake blissfully decorating his very own Christmas tree!  It embodies the feeling we are having as we put the final touches on our Christmas displays in Wallingford and our new shop in Burien!  We hope you’ll find the time to stop by Wallingford now and the Burien shop soon!  So […]

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Sweet Summer Fetes

Don’t let summer slip away without throwing a casual and delightful little party (or two)!  You know who’s on the invitation list now you just need that spark of an idea or theme to get the creative process going!  Our shelves are loaded with books that have beautiful pictures to go along with the tasty […]

Gift Wrapping Creativity!

Once we begin to get our gift list under control, it’s time to think about putting together a pretty combination of giftwraps!  Weather you love the traditional red and green or prefer a contemporary look of gold and white we have a lovely selection of patterns in each of our shops. This year as we […]

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Sugar Skulls and Paper Flowers!

On a recent trip to the amazing Mexican city of San Miguel de Allende I came to embrace the Day of the Dead holiday and the flamboyant native art associated with it.  This Mexican holiday evolved from All Saints Day and is celebrated on November 1st and 2nd to honor deceased relatives.  I must admit my first take […]

National Ampersand Day!

Need a little relief from the daily news loop?  Then rejoice, National Ampersand Day is for you!  This is the day that graphic designers and calligraphers look forward to all year.  We can all blatantly throw beautiful ampersands into all our correspondence without fear of over-using!  &&&  A time to get creative with a clever […]