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Frame Your Art by Mail, Using the Mantle Art App

Lisa Wogan
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Eternal Enemies by Boris O’Klein in a Mantle Art frame

I recently unearthed a print of a French cartoon that my husband bought on a Paris street years ago.  It was sitting in a tube in my old pantry. Some combination of inconvenience, expense and inertia kept me from framing these pieces. I’ve since learned I am not alone—maybe as many as 41 percent of households in the U.S. have art that needs to be framed. Read more »


Restaurant Openings, Closings & More

Julien Perry

Keeping track of restaurant news can be a daunting task. Here's a round-up from the past week to help you manage.

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Crush of the Moment: Kari Gran’s Radiant Lip Whip

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Gran's new Radiant lip whip has us smitten

When Kari Gran’s lip whip hit our office back in 2012 we were instant fans—it even made our Best of list that year. There’s just something about the handmade, hand poured, organic and GMO-free gloss that leaves our lips feeling moisturized and looking pretty that we just can’t resist. It’s become our go-to gloss. Read more »


Vintage Shopping for the Mariner’s Turn Back the Clock Night Poster

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Mariner's Mike Zunino and Brad Miller getting in character

It’s rare that you will see a sports-themed blog post from me, but I wanted to share a recent styling project I and the Seattle mag promo team worked on for the Mariners, mostly for the vintage shopping aspect, but also to urge you to purchase tickets for this game, on Saturday, May 24, so you can pick up a commemorative poster, which is the fruit of this project. Read more »


Baby & Company Warehouse Sale

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Megumi in Lilith, Girbaud and Marsells

One of Seattle’s most glorious sales is happening this weekend. Baby & Company is setting up in the old Ian space at 1919 Second Ave (Ian moved just a few storefronts down to 1913 Second Ave) from Friday, May 16 through Sunday, May 18 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday) with 60-80 percent off past season clothing and accessories. It’s your chance to score big time on all the brands you covet, but can’t afford at full price.