Connecticut Artist Wins Global Rug Design Competition in Sweden

11/19/13

Connecticut Artist Wins Global Rug Design Competition in Sweden

Deborah Velasquez was recently chosen as the winner of the global carpet design competition sponsored by CarpetVista of Malmö.

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All Hail Etsy: Holiday Gift Ideas from the Web's Most Ginormous Crafts Market

11/15/13

All Hail Etsy: Holiday Gift Ideas from the Web's Most Ginormous Crafts Market

Connecticut is well-represented among the million or so artisans and vendors on this increasingly popular e-commerce site. Here, we pick a few of our favorite local Etsy shops.

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Post Tiffany & Co., Lambertson Truex Handbag Virtuosity at Privet House

11/14/13

Post Tiffany & Co., Lambertson Truex Handbag Virtuosity at Privet House

The brilliant design team behind Lambertson Truex, Richard Lambertson and John Truex will be offering for sale handbags and other pieces they have hand-selected from their private collection at the shop Privet House, located in the shopping haven of New Preston in the Litchfield Hills.

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Denyse Schmidt's Quilts Star for Pottery Barn; 'Amazing Deals' at Her Bridgeport Studio This Weekend

11/08/13

Denyse Schmidt's Quilts Star for Pottery Barn; 'Amazing Deals' at Her Bridgeport Studio This Weekend

While Denyse Schmidt’s premier quilts can sell at price points in the thousands of dollars, a great opportunity to purchase Schmidt’s artistry and style awaits this weekend, when she is holding her Sample Sale 2013.

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'Mad Men' Era Illustrator's Works, Babe Ruth Autograph, Rolls Royce & More in Bridgeport Auction

11/06/13

'Mad Men' Era Illustrator's Works, Babe Ruth Autograph, Rolls Royce & More in Bridgeport Auction

Black Rock Galleries (BRG) is holding its Fall Estates Auction Nov. 10, and it will take two sessions to handle the more than 1,300 lots that gallery owners Grant Panarese and Christie Spooner have spent the last few months acquiring from area estates.

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