While most head to Ireland's capital, Dublin, for their first visit to the Emerald Isle, it doesn't hurt to get outside the city and see some of Ireland's smaller charming towns.
By guest blogger designer Mark Kintzel Need a quick and effective way to give someone a big thank-you? With a little play on words, and an old antiqu...
LA's Calleen Cordero boutique fills its shelves with rustic yet gorgeously feminine accessories.
Maya Penn -- who will be 11 years old later this week -- uses social media to promote her made-to-order products, which are sold online on Etsy.com.
By guest blogger designer Mark Kintzel Right about now, I start seeing spring flowers sold around town. Colorful spring flowers are a great fresh way...
You can take porcelain coffee cups and turn them into candleholders by mixing coloring and scent with wax beads, melting them and inserting a wick in the bottom of the cup. A unique gift that has function and a bit of history behind it.
Don't go shopping -- there's no need to buy anything. Instead, recycle, repurpose and reinvent.
"Visitors always ask, 'where's the turquoise?' " said Myrtle Cedar Face, the manager of a Pine Ridge Indian Reservation gift shop. You won't find Navajo rugs or Pueblo pottery either.
Thanksgiving is a chef's holiday. I don't know a single chef who doesn't love it. Yet every year, I find myself at work on Thanksgiving instead of enjoying the holiday at home with family and friends. Such is the nature of the service industry
I am a hoarder, a hoarder of nouns. Lately I've been pilfering nouns from 1970s fantasy novels. Words like zenith and demon, vortex and unicorn would ...
Every year we send holiday cards to friends, family, and clients. Some of us wait until the day after Christmas to hit the stores for their after C...
You've seen us on the streets and farmers markets of New York, San Francisco, and Atlanta, selling our dresses sewn from recycled umbrellas and clocks milled from reclaimed wine tanks.
For Jewish readers who would like to celebrate the start of the festival this Friday with something more than latkes, I offer you this step-by-step "how-to" guide to making a wreath.
The advent of the non-committal gift card says it all: shopping for our loved ones has never been quicker and easier -- or less thoughtful.