Buy local in Raleigh this Christmas!

Date December 6, 2008

There are options everywhere this year for supporting your local community with a more homey version of commercialism. Designbox has it’s 7th annual Brand Fandango celebration this season. The show opened First Friday, but DB has extended show hours, open on Saturdays through the 20th from 11a-4p and weekdays thru 19th from 12p-6p. Lots of […]

Design Your Own Fabric

Date November 14, 2008

Can’t find the exact fabric you are looking for? Never fear. Design and print your own with help from Spoonflower. Hey, I hate to brag on the creative scene in North Carolina but Mebane is the home of this online service for the ultimate in DYI fabric fun! The crafting revolution is going tech in […]

North Carolina and the beauty of being a battleground state

Date October 21, 2008

Yes, for once, NC is getting some major attention in a national election campaign, and being described as a battleground state! Not only are Obama, Biden, McCain and Palin all regularly visiting us, but we’ve got famous people entertaining us where the only price for admission is listening to a li’l plug for a candidate. […]