For Dwellings:

(Clockwise from left)  Wool and canvas backpack ($125), Tarboo. Eaglemount Homestead semisweet cider ($14), Bottle House. Crystalline glaze plate ($110) by local artist Ginny Conrow, Conrow Porcelain. Letterpress holiday cards ($5 each), Paper Hammer. Handcrafted soap stonesby Pelle Sea ($8–$32), Prism.  Olive wood cutting board ($45) and aluminum olive oil pour spouts ($4 each), Queen Anne Olive Oil. Spiced candied pecans ($10), E. Smith Mercantile. Stainless steel serving utensils by Ladies and Gentlemen Studio ($32 each), SAM Shop. Cocktail bar multitool ($45), Mario’s. Lemon-infused olive oil ($15), Queen Anne Olive Oil. Ceramic salt-and-pepper shaker by Pinch ($32), Click! Design That Fits. Recipe cards (set of 12, $12), Moorea Seal. A Little Lark cotton tea towel ($18), Paper Hammer. Seattle Met–curated local holiday gift set with handmade wooden tongs, Hot Cakes’ s’mores kit, a Fremont Candle Co. cedar candle, and E. Smith Mercantile smoke bitters ($95), MakrBox. Marimekko Kukkuluuruu decorative tray ($89), Pirkko. The Pursuits of Happiness handmade porcelain tray by local artist ($55), April Brimer. Cocomels coconut milk sea-salt caramels ($16), Marx Foods. DeLaurenti specialty market’s cookbook ($30), Book Larder.  Custom-made wreath (priced to order), Fleurt. Ilse Jacobsen women’s rain boots ($169) and Lapuan Kankurit wool blanket ($165), Pirkko.


For Gents

Upstate Stock ragg-wool fingerless gloves ($26), E. Smith Mercantile. Small leather notebook cover ($110), Filson. Pen, stylist’s own. Golden ruler ($12), Moorea Seal. Teranishi slim leather wallet ($125), Freeman. General Knot and Co. reversible bow tie ($78) and Pocket Square Clothing skinny tie ($55), Hammer and Awl. The Runwell wristwatch by Shinola ($550), Neiman Marcus. Wood-wrapped flask ($28), Prism. Pierce and Co. scrimshaw knife with design by local artist Olivia Knapp ($80), E. Smith Mercantile. Jen Pearson Designs fire-starting kit ($15), Fleurt. Denim and leather apron by Seattle-based Hardmill ($220), Hammer and Awl. Navy Strength Gold Label rum ($35), 3 Howls Distillery. Cotton pocket square ($12), Tarboo. Washington pint glass ($18), Click! Design That Fits. Teranishi leather key ring ($25) and Faribault wool scarf ($60), Freeman. Double Mackinaw wool cap ($78), Filson. Brass Lift coasters (set of four, $68), Fruitsuper Design. Pinhole camera kit ($80), Original Pin. Native Sole socks designed by Corey Bulpitt of the Haida tribe ($16), SAM Shop. Canvas travel kit ($95), Filson.

For Ladies

Mischa Lampert wool beanie ($198), Baby and Co. Rope wine stopper and coaster set ($100, coaster not pictured) by Michael Aram, Neiman Marcus. Travel by Land candle ($13), E. Smith Mercantile. Maple and Mauve concrete necklace by local artist Sera Young ($64), SAM Shop. Tassel earrings by Mimi Scholer ($96) and prasiolite mosaic ring by Sara DaVida ($645), Twilight Gallery and Boutique. Oscar de la Renta pave diamond watch by Shinola ($2,700), Neiman Marcus. Locally designed fur collar ($400), Elizabeth Roberts. Eddie Borgo silk tassel and rose gold cuff ($800), Neiman Marcus. Handmade leather gloves ($53), E. Smith Mercantile. Cardamom and coffee organic body scrub featuring Caffe Vita coffee ($48), Fig+Yarrow. Money body spray by Species by the Thousands ($28), Prism. Pressed-flower iPhone case ($30), Moorea Seal. Jonquil and Mr. Black pony-hide card holder ($38), Twilight Gallery and Boutique. Perpetual calendar with porcelain beads ($120), Fruitsuper Design. Journey of a Dress book by Diane von Furstenberg ($75), Diane von Furstenberg. Lanvin leather loafers ($890), Mario’s. Letter opener and magnifying glass set ($195) by Michael Aram, Neiman Marcus. Wool infinity scarf by Valeur Tokyo ($98), Baby and Co. Anna Joyce splatter clutch ($88), Moorea Seal.

For Tikes

Organic cotton onesie ($28), Prism. Children’s bow tie ($20), Neiman Marcus. BrandNewNoise by Richard Upchurch Zoots thumb piano recording device ($90), Click! Design That Fits. Hella slingshot ($36) and felt ammo ($6), Prism. Treasure Bay Posh Ball ($6), Clover Toys. Elephant shaker by Green Tones ($9), Neiman Marcus. Natural-wood colored pencils (set of 12, $13), Prism. Rosie Flo’s coloring book ($9), Clover Toys. Wooden dice set ($15), SAM Shop. Vilac tin music box ($15), Clover Toys. Tibet Artisan Initiative wool hand puppet ($75), Mario’s. Baghera Les Bolides race car ($42), Neiman Marcus. Benham’s wooden top ($4), Clover Toys. Creative Crafthouse wooden snake puzzle ($11), Ada’s Technical Books. German-made glockenspiel with mallet ($44), Clover Toys.

Take a peek at the outtakes from our shoot.


Store Directory


Ada’s Technical Books
425 15th Ave E
Capitol Hill

April Brimer

Baby and Co.
1936 First Ave, Belltown

Book Larder
4252 Fremont Ave N, Fremont


Bottle House
1416 34th Ave, Madrona

Click! Design That Fits
4540 California Ave SW, West Seattle

Clover Toys
5333 Ballard Ave NW, Ballard

Conrow Porcelain
1429 34th Ave, Madrona

Diane von Furstenberg
122 Bellevue Square, Bellevue

Elizabeth Roberts

E. Smith Mercantile
208 First Ave S, Pioneer Square


1555 Fourth Ave S, SoDo

4536 California Ave SW, West Seattle

713 Broadway E, Capitol Hill

Fruitsuper Design

Hammer and Awl
3315 E Pike St, Madrona


1513 Sixth Ave, Downtown

Marx Foods
144 Western Ave W, Lower Queen Anne

Moorea Seal
2523 Third Ave, Belltown

Neiman Marcus
11111 NE Eighth St, Bellevue

Original Pin

Paper Hammer
1400 Second Ave, Downtown

1407 First Ave, Downtown

5208 Ballard Ave NW, Ballard

Queen Anne Olive Oil
1629 Queen Anne Ave N, Queen Anne

SAM Shop
1300 First Ave, Downtown

608 Second Ave, Downtown

3 Howls Distillery
426 S Massachusetts St, SoDo

Twilight Gallery and Boutique
4306 SW Alaska St, West Seattle


This feature appeared in the December 2014 issue of Seattle Met magazine.