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W Scottsdale hosts Scottsdale Fashion Week preview

W Scottsdale, Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE), J Group Media and FORD/Robert Black Agency have announced the Scottsdale Fashion Week Preview Show on the WET Deck November 20. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. Admission is complimentary. For more information visit wscottsdaletickets.com. The preview show will offer Valley fashion enthusiasts a sneak peek of what’s… Read More →

Goodwill presents 4th Annual Little Black Dress Challenge

Phoenix Fashion Week is challenging Arizona fashionistas to visit any of the 67 Goodwill locations in Arizona to search the many clothing racks, find the perfect project dress and re-purpose it into their interpretation of the iconic Little Black Dress as a part of the 4th Annual Little Black Dress Challenge, presented by Goodwill. “We are thrilled… Read More →

Angel-inspired artist opens gallery in Scottsdale

Angel-inspired jewelry artist Cheryl Senkfor and dichroic glass artisan Bobby Harr are pooling their creative resources to open The Creating Spot, a contemporary art studio-gallery in Old Town Scottsdale, on Thursday, April 23. Senkfor says her hand-woven metal jewelry line was inspired by angels after she suffered a traumatic brain hemorrhage in 2003. “I saw… Read More →

Go treasure hunting at Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market

More than 175 creative artists from Arizona, California and surrounding areas are taking over WestWorld in Scottsdale from May 2 and 3. The Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market will offer the ultimate vintage and handmade shopping experience, all while enjoying the Valley’s best food trucks and listening to live music from local musicians. The… Read More →

Valley model creates sexy swimwear line for all body types

Call it cataclysmic creativity. In this case, define cataclysmic as something that “brings great changes.” In this case, a great change for the fashion industry. Pink Moon Prophecy, created by local model and swimwear designer Catrina LaDell, provides sexy, custom handmade swimwear for all body types. LaDell, using the name Cataclysm, helped hone her unique… Read More →

Vintage hat maker puts a lid on childhood dream

“The Hatter Is In,” reads the sign above Watson’s Hat Shop in Cave Creek. Visitors take a step back in time once they pass under it. From brim molds to beaver felts, young, master hat maker Eric Watson is fulfilling his childhood dream. Watson got into the business of hat making when the market had… Read More →

Arhaus brings handcrafted goods to Scottsdale

Handcrafted, Custom Furniture - Scottsdale Living Summer 2012

Arhaus, known internationally for its exclusive assortment of handcrafted home goods, is moving in to Scottsdale at Kierland Commons, 7030 East Greenway Parkway, marking the retailer’s first ever store in Arizona. Arhaus will soon begin to renovate a little more than 31,000 sq. ft. spanning two floors—a space formerly occupied by Barnes & Noble. Chairman… Read More →

Mix-and-Match Point: How to Get a Pinterest-Perfect Home

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We have all seen those adorable Pinterest-perfect rooms. A lot of the decor doesn’t match, but somehow everything looks perfect together. Owner of Adobe Fine Living Catherine Crandall has the secret to mixing and matching the latest home trends. “I think one of the dangers when you try to start mixing and matching things is… Read More →

Touchstone Gallery to Host California Lapidary Artist Ed Rigel During Scottsdale ArtWalk

In keeping with the 39-year tradition of featuring the world’s most renowned artists during the weekly ArtWalks in downtown Scottsdale, Touchstone Gallery is excited to be hosting an evening with 3rd generation lapidary artist Ed Rigel from 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 3. Ed’s primary medium is the collecting, cutting and polishing of… Read More →

Millie’s Caramels Blends Local Ingredients for Tasty Treats

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Local caramel maker Jill McNamara takes the art of caramel-making very seriously. This 31-year-old serial entrepreneur is a successful photographer by day and creator of sweet treats by night, and well, day. McNamara has launched Millie’s Caramels with a name that pays homage to her late grandmother and creations sure to please even the most… Read More →

Etsy Pop-Up Shop at west elm Scottsdale

Do you ever wish you could see an online product in person before purchasing it? This weekend’s west elm Etsy Pop-Up Shop is your chance to do just that and support local artists at the same time. Nine Arizona Etsy vendors will display and sell their unique creations from 1 – 6 p.m. this Saturday,… Read More →

Handcrafted Tables To Entertain

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Holiday parties, family reunions and more — why not consider a new, handcrafted table for all of your upcoming gatherings? French Series Coffee Table This trapezoid wooden table is not only wrapped in steel, but you can also select between 25 wood finishes and five steel finishes. Marc Desplaines of Antoine Proulx, LLC, antoineproulx.com, custommade.com… Read More →

Adorn Your Home With Unique, Custom Furniture

Handcrafted, Custom Furniture - Scottsdale Living Summer 2012

One-of-a-Kind Finds: Adorn your home with these pieces of unique, custom furniture. Veranda Settee The Veranda Settee is French-inspired and gracefully reflects the history and art of its time. Each piece is meticulously hand-carved and upholstered by the craftsmen in the Feathers design and manufacturing studio. Feathers Fine Custom Furnishings & Fabrics 15330 N. Hayden… Read More →

A Dazzling Display: Four Handcrafted Lights for Your Home

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A Dazzling Display: Brighten your home with these one-of-a-kind, handcrafted lights Sanctuary This unique iron chandelier uses a combination of narrow wood beams and rectangular iron work with Hinkley’s custom-made wax candles. The rectangular material is unique in lighting design and provides a balance of proportions with the heavier wood and a nice weight to… Read More →