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702 articles written by Sarah

In her nearly 30 years in business, Anne Taintor has been much imitated, but never truly duplicated. She had the very original idea of making collages from vintage magazine ads, injecting her pithy and often rebellious sense of humor into seemingly innocent images of 1930s, 1940s and 1950s happy housewives and …

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Valentine’s Day 2014 is but a memory now — but it’s not quite time to bid it farewell yet. First I’ve got an anecdote I can’t not share. It has everything: Celebrities! Romance! Tacos! Embarrassment! And of course, Valentine’s Day cards. It all starts with Lauren and Joel Gryniewski, who …

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Happy Valentine’s Day! In honor of the holiday, I’m suspending Friday Funnies this week — and urging you all, while you’re in an amorous, generous mood, to think of love not just today, but throughout the whole year. After all, why only dedicate one day to love? And there’s no …

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Jenny Morgan of A Fresh Bunch (AFB) wrote me last week with a problem — a good problem to have — but a problem nonetheless:  “Attached please find a little ‘ad’ calling for applications from stationery designers interested in licensing work,” she wrote. “AFB is swamped right now with stationery, invitation …

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Letterpress and cross stitching are age-old art forms, skills that can take a lifetime to fully master. Combine them with today’s off-the-cuff slang, and you get Elum’s In Stitches collection. As ironic as they are artful, these blank cards are unlike any sampler you’ve ever seen. All are blank, $5.50 …

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