Curbly Roundup: Totally Sweet Valentine's Day Cards for Her

by Chris Gardner

Curbly Roundup: Totally Sweet Valentine's Day Cards for Her

This year, Curbly asked Carina Murray of Crow and Canary, an artisanal stationary firm based in Portland, Oregon, to select some clever and creative original Valentine's Day cards from independent designers and artists. Her picks for the guy in your life were totally spot on, so we're equally thrilled to share this roundup of lovely and adorable cards for the wonderful women you want to honor.

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Curbly Roundup: Seriously Awesome Valentine's Day Cards for Him

by Chris Gardner

Curbly Roundup: Seriously Awesome Valentine's Day Cards for Him

 

With two weeks left before February 14th, we figured it was about time to find this year's most thoughtful and heartwarming greetings. But, in 2011, it's becoming increasingly difficult to find the best way to say "I love you" at the card store at the mall, or worse, the aisle at the supermarket. Times have changed, and there's a whole world of stationary out there to help you share your warmest thoughts.

For help, we turned to our pal Carina Murray of Crow and Canary, an artisanal stationary firm based in Portland, Oregon.

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Curbly Gift Guide: Gifts for Cooks & Foodies

by Bruno Bornsztein


Curbly's motto is "Love Where You Live", so, naturally, that includes the most important room in the house, the kitchen, and what you do in it, which is COOK! No, we're not a cooking or food site, but we do our fair share of coverage on that topic (see our Food Fridays section to explore), and I like to think we can offer a different perspective than some of the more hardcore foodie sites. 

So, here's my 2010 Holiday Gift Guide For...

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Mr. Modern VALENTINE: Alexander Girard

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Mr. Modern VALENTINE:  Alexander Girard

Photo Images: Herman Miller

Nobody has done as much for cool, modern heart designs as textile designer, and lover of folkart,  Alexander Girard. I became a huge fan of his furniture and fabric designs when we were entrenched in making the projects for Curbly's book, Make It! MidCentury Modern. I was more than delighted to see Herman Miller's blog tribute posted yesterday about their beloved Master of Textiles. It states,

"In the 1967 Herman Miller catalog the “International Heart” is referred to as “Love Heart” and “A tribute of Love and Friendship to your wife, sweetheart, or customer."  And you could get a 15 1/2 square for a whopping $2.25. Not bad!

See the Master at work, and get a peek into his studio...

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DIY Chocolate Roses

by DIY Maven

HERSHEY'S KISSES KISS-Me Caramel Roses

Hershey, the king of chocolate, tells us how to make chocolate rose buds with Kisses. Perfect for Valentine's Day, of course, but also great for Mother's Day and favors for upcoming showers and weddings too. Here's what well need

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