Archives for March 2011

Alpaca Lesson: Huacayo vs. Suri

Photo taken at Faraway Farm Alpacas, Courtesy of Leda Blumberg

Alpacas are members of the South American Camelid family and are very similar to Llamas.  Among the  five basic South American Camelids, Huacayo and Suri are the two most common types of alpacas. Alpaca Huacayo:  is the most common type of alpacas making up about 90% of the alpaca population in the world.  Its fiber […]

Top 10 Uses for Hot Water Bottles

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Hot water bottles are making a comeback.  Eco-conscious, practical and cost saving they are the answer to many of life’s problems. Here are our top ten uses for hot water bottles: 1.  Bed Warmer:  I always fill up my hot water bottle up and put it in my sheets 10 minute before I go to […]

My Photo Journal Featuring Object Mythology’s Artisan Knitters

Group Photo of Women Who Make Object Mythology

Group photo of the women who make Object Mythology’s baby alpaca gloves Last summer, I took a trip to Peru to work with the artisans who knit the wonderful pieces for my baby alpaca fashion and home accessories line.  The collective of women that makes my gloves were nice enough to let me  …

Bespoke Suri Alpaca Fur Pillows

Our latest addition to the Object Mythology Home Collection are these wonderful bespoke Suri Alpaca Fur Pillows.  Silky to the touch, these pillows add warmth, comfort and style to any room décor.  Available in four natural colors: white, natural, caramel and chocolate. All natural and un-dyed, the fur for these pillows have …

Karen Chien Guest Blogs about WeWOOD Watches at Amahzing Blog

Be sure to check out Karen Chien’s super great find from WWD MAGIC featuring WeWOOD Watches  and yes, they are made from wood! WWD MAGIC: WOODEN WATCHES FROM WEWOOD; Amahzing Blog March, 2011.  

Karen Chien Guest Blogs at Amahzing about Holy Stitch Denim Project at WWD MAGIC

Read Karen Chien’s interview about Holy Stitch and their denim craftsmanship at WWD MAGIC!  Truly inspiring! WWD MAGIC: ‘HOLY STITCH,’ EDUCATES ABOUT DENIM CRAFTSMANSHIP AT PROJECT; Amahzing Blog, March 2011

Ella Infinity Scarf – 5 Ways to Wear Video

Ella Infinity Scarf – 5 Ways to Wear Video

Karen put together an awesome video that shows you 5 different ways you can wear the Ella Infinity Scarf.  That’s what makes these infinity scarves so great — you have a number of different ways to wear these beautiful infinity scarves depending on your outfit and the look you’re going for. Check it out!

Object Mythology Featured in Apartment Therapy’s Marketplace

Check out Object Mythology in Apartment Therapy’s Marketplace, March 2011.

Re-Nest Writes Store Profile on Object Mythology

Re-Nest Profiles Object Mythology as a great webshop for vintage finds and baby alpaca throws March, 2011

Behind the Scenes: Photo Shoot for W27’s Feature Article on Sustainability

Taisa Veras from FIT’s W27’s newspaper calls me about doing a story for the February 2011 Sustainability Issue.  I am thrilled and nervous at the same time.  When I first started the Object Mythology Baby Alpaca Line my main objective was to help the artisans who make our fashion and home accessories.  I never thought […]