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Soap and Paper Factory!

Soap and Paper Factory! From our friends at Soap and Paper Factory! People ask us where the Paper is in Soap & Paper Factory. Back in the day, we moved from Lisa’s house to a beautiful artist’s compound, just north of Nyack, New York. This gorgeous complex was an old textile mill, which was used […]

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Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn

The story of Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn began with a mom of two whose love for homemade popcorn was too big not to share. After years of making popcorn for after-school snacks and movie nights, a friend suggested, “You should open a popcorn shop!” And it dawned on us: he was totally right! Challenge accepted. It […]

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Reunions

Reunions. Last weekend we celebrated my 40th high school reunion. It was a two night celebration of epic proportions! Out of a class of 52 women, 19 of us attended the school from Kindergarten to 12th grade. 38 came back to join us (16 of the Old Guard as we are referred to). We did […]

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Black Ink!!!

BLACK INK!!! THE LADIES AT BLACK INK IN LA HAVE CREATED AN INSTANT CLASSIC Oh, this pad is special. 275 sheets of luxurious quality paper (160 sheets of extra thick paper for our Luxe Foils)… so thick your felt tip pen will fall deeply in love… that’s our very own Black Ink Luxe Pad. For […]

Hello 2018!

We’ve recovered from a great Holiday Season and survived the bitter cold and are ready to take on 2018. Hope you are thriving wherever you are. Lots of Reps, Vendors and Samples are coming in and we are looking to bring you more of the best this year. Onward!

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The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

At elements we are really ready for the Season! The shelves are stocked and we are anxiously awaiting you. On Saturday, November 25th we will be participating in Small Business Saturday just as we have every year since it’s inception. Whether you can join us that day or not, I’d like to encourage you to […]

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Feels Like Fall

Well it feels like fall, at least today it does. The caramel apple kits make a great family project. We’ve been known to skip the apple all together and use this delicious caramel in a variety of ways…over ice cream, in baked goods or just out of the package. Eat real food and always have […]

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Summer

We’re having a heat wave in middle America this week and everyone is looking for shade or the air conditioning. Inventory has been completed and we’ve uncrated much of the Christmas inventory, yes, I said Christmas! It has been tagged and boxed for the fall, we are not one of the stores that promotes “Christmas […]

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Rosy Rings

Rosy Rings Shannon Cunningham, Founder Her Story Rosy Rings started in my basement over twenty years ago. Surrounded by five cats and the chug chug of a washing machine, I poured my first candles. My tools: a tiny crock pot and a few dented molds. My ingredients: chunks of sticky beeswax, vials of fragrance and […]

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