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Storied Collections: Ciaran’s Pendant Necklace

May 31, 2012

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There are some pieces that are gifted to you, some that are handed down to you, but the ones you make with your own hands have a special spirit and magic to them. I didn’t know you could craft your own talisman, but the lovely Ciaran from Momfluential proves you can – and it’s not […]

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Storied Collections: Jennifer’s Wedding Band

May 17, 2012


One of my most favorite kinds of story is one that involves seeing grandparents as rebels when they were younger. These people weren’t always the blue-haired ladies and gentlemen in dress slacks, you know. Some of them were FEISTY – like Jennifer’s. This story has so many great moments of two people pushing against the […]

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Storied Collections: Karey’s Trophy & Car

April 5, 2012


There are these people you stumble across on the Internet and you don’t recall how you might have found them, but when you do it’s like their words are brightly colored ribbons that dance and wrap around your heart. Karey Mackin is one of those people and if you haven’t spent some time with her […]

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Storied Collections: Apollina’s Christmas Present

March 29, 2012


I’ve sat for hours trying to figure out how to introduce this post – and come up with nothing but reverent silence. I am so tremendously honored that my sweet Internet friend, Apollina, would share this personal story filled with love and loss … and glitter. If you don’t know Apollina, you really should. She […]

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Storied Collections: Andrea’s Not-So-Ordinary Coat

March 22, 2012

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What is it about grandmothers? It’s as if they have a magical way of making the simplest things priceless. I’m so pleased to introduce you to Andrea and the story of her grandmother’s coat. I dare say a coat this meaningful is more extraordinary than ordinary. From Andrea: * * * * * * I’ve […]

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Storied Collections: Sarah’s Artic

March 15, 2012


Sometimes the most cherished and valuable items are the ones worn around the edges. The ones that comfort us, warm us and catch our tears in their fur and smile back at us through their stitching. I’m so honored to introduce you to Sarah – and her bear, Artic. You should get to know Sarah […]

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Storied Collections: Danielle’s Butterfly Necklace

December 8, 2011


As kids we have our parents, binkies and stuffed animals, a favorite blanket or even our thumb when we need comfort. But life intervenes as an adult and we can’t always find that hug from mom or dad or grab our Snoopy-printed blankie – eventhough there are days and weeks we desperately need them. Tough […]

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Storied Collections: Mae’s Bear is No Joke

December 1, 2011


From the outside you might think some things belong in a White Elefant swap – from the inside you’ll find out they have great humor and meaning. Leave it to a shelter blogger to illuminate this perfectly. Find Mae at her shelter blog Here in This House for more home inspiration, design and charm. From […]

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Storied Collections: Sara’s Red Shoes

October 20, 2011


Sometimes those shoes in our closet are the suit of armor we need to face the most difficult day of our life. They are the anchor and the raft. Thank you, Sara, for sharing your story, your bravery and your heart. From SaraJoy: ——————————————- I wore red shoes to my son’s memorial service. They are […]

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Storied Collections: NOT Your Grandmother’s Espadrille

June 4, 2010

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Espadrille WhoreStory Collage

Today’s story comes from the lovely and stylish Elizabeth. We’ve all been handed fashion wisdom by our mothers and grandmothers – sometimes it is impeccable advice, sometimes it is time to add your own twist to it. This is one of those times. As a little girl I have fond memories of spending the summers […]

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