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.
Trusty DIY guru Erica Domesek of P.S.—I Made This fame, we know that busting out your creative chops at home never has to mean hokey or homespun. Instead, Erica proves time and time again that being crafty can yield some utterly chic surprises.
The week surpassed all expectations. London surprised me. The design energy there is unmistakably moving forward in creative, thoughtful and innovative ways.
Some of the most eye-catching baubles are made of stuff that had a past life--and many of them can be found on Etsy, a global network of artisans selling handmade works.
You've got to hand it to American Apparel -- they're always finding new ways to make tired cotton and spandex duds into something exciting and marketable
As illuminated earlier this year by the fascinating book and subsequent documentary, Handmade Nation, the world of DIY crafting is undergoing a timely...