As we head into the Easter and Passover weekend, this week's craft news abounds with holiday recipes and crafts (as one might expect) as well as surprising reports of Williams-Sonoma getting dirty agrarian-style, nail art going mainstream and clutter-free vintage home decor.
Country Style Meets City Prices
, long known for its pricey but reliable kitchen gear, is throwing their hat into the home-grown husbandry ring. On April 9th, the chain will launch "agrarian" products, both online and in select stores, and shoppers can expect gourmet garden supplies and chicken coops with more class than most homes.
For more on Williams-Sonoma's new agrarian product line, go to the Huffington Post.
This weekend is host to two major holidays and with it a bevy of brunches, banquets and other foodie get-togethers. The Charlotte Observer
claims a Cola-brined ham the best dish for Easter, while the Boston Herald
offers a thorough rundown on how to make the traditional Sedar dish, gelfite fish, actually taste ... well, not like fish.
Meat not the treat for your holiday table? Blisstree has a recipe for vegan DIY seitan.
Nail art is a popular trend that has just become a little more affordable, now that the beauty market is rolling out an abundance of nail art supplies, including caviar polish, snakeskin designs and press-on decals.
MSNBC has more on the predicted spring trends for nail art.
Some crafty brides are walking down the aisle with handmade crochet and knit bouquets, preferring a memorable wedding keepsake over the traditional blooms.
For more ideas on handcrafting your bridal party bouquets, check out The Washington Post's article.
Image credits (from top): Williams-Sonoma, Williams-Sonoma, T. Ortega Gaines / The Charlotte Observer, honestlywtf.com, Andrea Nyugen Wedding Photography and Troy House