2013 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE IS HERE!

OUT WITH THE OLD AND IN WITH THE NEW! We have a new blog that includes our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide! Please click the link below to be redirected to our new blog. AND…don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to our blog and be the first to know about gift giving ideas, new products in our store and … Continue reading

Making the Baby Announcement

Making the Baby Announcement

“First comes love, then comes marriage then comes baby (or usually some child’s name we wished to torment) in a baby carriage.” We used to sing this as little girls while pumping our legs to get our swings to go higher. Who knew what it meant, but it rhymed and seemed to hint at something … Continue reading

The Wedding Invitation – An Ad for Your Special Day

The Wedding Invitation – An Ad for Your Special Day

Which way do you lean – formal or informal? I think that weddings can be divided into two styles- the first one is casual, informal. The other direction is formal. Informal means that you are not required to follow set ceremonies, rules or conventions. Formal means the direct opposite. Does that mean that if you … Continue reading

Halloween circa 1960’s

Halloween circa 1960’s

My mother was a very gifted artist- from sculpture to watercolor, calligraphy to silk screen, costume and set design- she had quite a wide range of interests and skills. As one of three girls in our family, we were blessed with her sense of humor and her ability to craft any idea of a Halloween … Continue reading

From New York to Royal Oak

From New York to Royal Oak

Each year I note with interest the differences between the biggies and those vendors new to the show. Most vendors do an excellent job of showing their entire line of goods. A visually attractive booth will draw you in- but the range of product offerings also has to be equal. That’s especially true with one … Continue reading