new york gift show: day 4

the last day of the new york gift show is here! i can’t believe i’m done . . . and here’s a few of today’s treasures . . . i love these fun colorful vases that will be just the right holders for spring flowers. these vintage inspired clipboards and clocks will be great gift items for spring… a few…

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new york gift show: day 3

ok….i’ve got my groove goin’. i’m having tea at cafe grind, a lovely little neighborhood spot near javits and my hotel….where i am working on blog posts while surrounded by other people working on their laptops… so, here it is….new york gift show: day 3! first thing i found this morning: way adorable pillows handmade in massachusetts. affordable, lovely cotton….

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new york gift show: day two.

new york gift show: day two. meet angela, the angel of maruca. she’s become my nyc angel. here it is: the spring line from maruca designs, which we already have them in stock! check out the new rail bag and the village bag. east cloud scarves were your favorites this winter…..and their spring line is even better. ┬ácan’t wait? we…

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new york gift show: day 1

handmade section of the new york gift show: done. and what a fun day it was. i got to see jill pearson (wasabi), jill schwartz, eric silva, mark poulin, beth mueller, dconstruct . . . plus new finds! this is noelle vanhendrick with zpots…we can’t get enough of her beautiful poetry and pottery. it’s always a delight for me to…

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exciting news!

this post isn’t about heavenly metal…but I have two exciting things to share with you. one: my good friend susan todoroff has opened a breakfast and lunch cafe, juicy kitchen, in the miller/maple shopping center. the food is healthy and delicious, the atmosphere pretty, warm, and sunny, the staff are wonderful and eager to share susan’s new enterprise with customers….

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new spring maruca

no, spring is not in the air, but maruca’s spring purses are . . . . . . and we have them here, inside sunny and warm heavenly metal! all new patterns and several new purse styles, including the village bag, a little carry-all that’s a wee bit smaller than the popular city girl. and the rail bag, a traveler’s…

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