Tag: tabletop

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I have been bitten by the glassblowing bug. Watching the glassblowers at the Simon Pearce Mill last weekend really inspired me and this weekend I took a glassblowing lesson. The workshop was at artist John Pomp's studio, 160 Glass in Brooklyn, where in three hours you learn and execute the entire process of making a ...

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Everyone is so excited for the start of summer but I am already missing winter. This weekend, 10 friends and I sadly shut down our winter ski house in Killington, Vermont. It was a six-month rental, which should have left us ample time to explore the surrounding area, but as life goes, we crammed all ...

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I know these ceramic balls from Williams-Sonoma Home may just look like decorative spheres but their original fate wasn't just to sit in a bowl--it was to bowl. In the Victorian era, carpet bowling was all the rage. Refined ladies and gentleman would gather in the parlor and set up these carpet balls like pins ...

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SlantCorkscrew-Stoppers

I can see the value in the vacuum wine stoppers; I just don't have a use for them. If I open a bottle of wine—let's be honest—it'll be finished shortly thereafter. Although if I'm going to cork a bottle, all I need a stopper to do is prevent spillage and look fabulous. Enter, Slant Collections. ...

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