Happy Mail Happy Hour with blogger_bp | August 14, 2014 | San Francisco, CA

a9aa76d5-630f-4bc8-975e-75e5582a1e07We are thrilled to have donated a selection of our wooden greeting cards for the upcoming Happy Mail Happy Hour hosted by one of our favorite bloggers, blogger_bp, on August 14th at Jamaroo Kids Studio! If you love snail mail as much as we do, you will LOVE this event. Chat with paper aficionados over drinks and nibbles in one of the cutest private spaces in San Francisco. Make sure to bring your favorite stationery as there will be a stationery swap and a few other surprises will be in store! 

Click here for more information!  

Etsy + West Elm Craft Party!

Thank you to West Elm in Emeryville, CA for hosting the Etsy Craft Party this past Friday! We loved learning a new a new skill, embroidery, and most of all meeting other local makers and craft enthusiasts. Missed out on the event? Here is how to make your own embroidered vintage photographs at home in a snap!

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{What you will need}

  • vintage photographs
  • embroidery thread
  • needles
  • scissors
  • friends!

{Method}

  1. Select the photograph of your choice.
  2. Pick your favorite thread color and string your needle.
  3. Add pops of color to make your photograph stand out!

* Tip: Poke-out the holes for your thread first for better accuracy!

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SF Etsy Pop Up Market @ Rickshaw Bagworks {June 8//San Francisco, CA}

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Still searching for the perfect card and gift for dad for Father’s Day? Then come say hello to us and some of our favorite Etsy makers, Sunday, June 8, 1 – 4 pm, at the SF Etsy Pop Up Market at Rickshaw Bagworks in Dogpatch!

Urban Air Night Market Fern Alley { June 5 // San Francsco, CA}

Urban Air Market Fern Alley

Skip that same old awkward coworker happy hour this Thursday and have a drink with us at the Urban Air Market in Fern Alley (at Fern St. and Polk St.), 6 – 10 pm. This summer night block party will feature local makers, food trucks, and live music.

• Sustainable pop-up of local brands:
Salty Fox
Skincare by Feleciai
Yes and Yes Designs
bright and beauty
The Weekend Store
Glass Elements
type.lites
Synergy Organic Clothing
LIX PERLE
Jasy B Boutique Truck
b-spired
Angelo Joyas/ Mashala
DSF Clothing Company and Art Gallery
Healing Henna and Face Painting by Robyn Jean
Oaklandish
Culk Ink.
IndoSole, LLC
Beksan Designs
Compass Rose Design
FrankieandMyrrh
SKUNKFUNK USA
Coffee n Cream Press
Deconstruction Crafts
Latch Key
Fleurette Sevin Artglass
Vital Hemp
ESTABLISH
SKIN ON SKINS
Trina Spiller Designs

• Culture Vulture DJ lounge hosted with Vita Coco
• Live musical performances by Dirty Cello, Uni and her Ukelele, Tin Cup Serenade and Dogpatch
• Food trucks: Curry Up Now and Lexi’s Custard Truck
• Henna treatments, temp tattoos and face painting by Robyn Jean; with hula hooping entertainment by Hoop Play
• Installations by Outerbody Labs, Modacine, Steven Vigil
• Live street fashion photo shoot by The Avante Gardist

Etsy + West Elm Craft Party { June 6 // Emeryville, CA }

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Come meet and make this Friday, June 6 at the Etsy Craft Party 2014 at West Elm in Emeryville, CA from 6 to 9 pm! This year’s theme, Recapture, focuses on transforming photographs into display-worthy works of art using a variety of craft supplies and creative techniques.

Check out the Etsy Craft Party page for the digital party kit, photos and more.

Click HERE to get tickets.

 

Hold Your Horses, Kentucky Derby is Saturday!

 KENTUCKY DERBY PARTY INSPIRATION by charlotte miller

“Stylish” hats, bourbon, horses, and betting, the Kentucky Derby is one of our favorite events of the year. No matter where you are watching the race this Saturday, add a touch of Kentucky charm to your Derby party. This year, we love fresh takes on classic Derby traditions such as blackberry mint juleps and Kentucky bourbon puddings.

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For more Derby party inspiration, visit our Pinterest board Derby Style.