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Local Makers Bring Local Flavor

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We are always thinking of ways to improve our reach and with that, our website and our shop.  This is our 4th year in business and we have expanded our local NC artisan offerings.  We are happy to have over 25 local artisans.  Here is just some of the list! Anthony Stoneware--pottery made in NC Buck Naked Farm--Local Pittsboro farm making soaps, honey, jam, etc Carolina Sewn--Leather wallets made in NC Debbie Shea --Cary artisan making home décor from long leaf pine needles Feeling Smitten--Bath bombs made in Asheville, NC Freaker--Woven bottle coozies made in Wilmington, NC Haywood Jewelry--Sterling silver gemstone...

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Stacy's 5 Favorite Things ...Mascara you have to try!

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Cool things you should try!

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Are you a Rae Dunn Fan?

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If you're not familiar with Rae Dunn, designer of hip, shabby chic home and kitchen pottery and decor, then you may be missing out.  I heard she's expected to be the next Joanna Gaines.  Oh, not sure who Joanna Gaines is....Does the word 'shiplap' mean anything?  Or Waco, Texas, or Magnolia Market or Fixer Upper on HGTV?  Let me clue you in on Rae Dunn.  Here's  a picture of Rae Dunn...She's been working with clay for over 20 years, she's from California, and her pieces originally showed up in TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Home Goods, and people devoured them.  Then,...

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Jewelry trends to look for in 2018

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  Anklets Delicate anklets are making a come back this spring. While, the sun is hiding behind the clouds these days, and the chill is frosty, as the season changes and cropped pants and denim shorts make a comeback, the time for anklets will also. Simple and minimal anklets will be in.       Mis-matched Earrings This year, we’d be seeing a lot of irregular, mismatched dangle studs. Edgy shapes hanging from long chains on ears are totally going to be seen everywhere. A subtle nod to the mismatched trend, we’ve seen this particular style already on celebrities.  Button studs...

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The Best Gifts are Personalized

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 The Best Gifts are Personalized If there's one thing we've learned in the gift business, it's that personal gifts matter.  *Personal gifts celebrate our connection with people. *Personal gifts get a reaction out of the recipient.  It provokes emotion that makes us happy and bonds us together further. *Personal gifts are more memorable.  They last.  Every time we see that item, we remember fondly who gave it to us and for what occasion.  That's really what giving is all about! When we say personal gifts, it's not as simple as just monogramming something.  Now, monogramming is nice, and it's personal, but one,...

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