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Wood Veneer Invitations for History Colorado Center Opening

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Wood Veneer Invitations for History Colorado Center Opening

In April 2012 the History Colorado Center opened their doors at 12th and Broadway in Denver’s Golden Triangle Museum District.  This stunning and award-winning building is a treasure tourist destination even for Colorado natives like us!  The museum provides interactive and  thought-provoking experiences that are very impressive.  Do make a day of it when in Denver! Our own JS Design who designs and […]

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Idea Chic Retail Plans

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Retail plans for us mean online as well as brick and mortar.  We love the Internet, it started everything! Idea Chic is like most emerging small businesses who make things.  We experience growing pains which are exciting but need more of everything.  For us more square footage tops the list.  Not just any square footage.  We’ve […]

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Making of the Bottoms Up Drink Stirrers

Many Idea Chic products are inspired by our own events and certainly as a result of requests from regular customers.  We have a long list of ideas that are chic and need to be made. Our Bottoms Up Drink Stirrers had been created as a bar accessory for an "Old Fashioned Fun Party" to celebrate the launch of Idea Chic and the seven year anniversary of JS Design.  They were a hit so we made more and they have become a popular item since.  All of our drink stirrers including custom made drink stirrers are made on wood. The door drink stirrers...

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Love is Brewing and Baby Is Brewing by Idea Chic

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The “Love is Brewing” Tea Favors by Idea Chic have become a popular choice and we appreciate all the love from brides, moms to be, bloggers and pinners! It is past time we join the party and write about our little treasure since the Idea Chic line of tea and coffee favors and invitations have […]

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Teaching: Letterpress Printing Process and Demo

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Next available class is June 22nd.  The art of letterpress is back but not exactly how press operators worked historically.  Back in the day including around when our press, Hazel, was built the craft consisted of how to print newspapers, flyers and items like checks without making an impression. Skilled letterpress operators could “kiss” print […]

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