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HOLIDAY 2016

PSA: What YOU Can Do To Prevent Resting Gift Face

In HOLIDAY 2016

When the diagnosis is Resting Gift Face, the only prescription is Knack’s Genius Gift Tips. The scourge of the holiday season is not hopelessly-tangled Christmas lights, stale gingerbread, or Alvin and the Chipmunks’ “Christmas Don’t Be Late” on repeat. No, it’s called Resting Gift Face, and we hope you never have to see it flicker across the brows of your gift recipients. Symptoms vary, ranging from disbelief to disappointment and, in severe…

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How to #ShopSmall on Small Business Saturday

In BUSINESS, HOLIDAY 2016

If you’re a Knack regular, you know how much we value the artisans and small business owners who make up our merchant community. Unless you’re a fervent farmers’ market-goer, boutique junkie, or Etsy VIP, it can be hard to find and connect with the craftspeople who create memorable products on a small scale, much less learn their stories. That’s why we’ve put together a guide to shopping small, local, and handmade, in…

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Meet The Merchant: Hapertas & Company

In BUSINESS, FOR HIM, HOLIDAY 2016

Sandwiched between the frenzied shopping occasions of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a day that we at Knack make a special point of celebrating: Small Business Saturday. Since 2010, the Small Business Saturday movement has supported the local businesses, entrepreneurs, and artisans behind the compelling products you can’t find just anywhere…many of which we strive to carry in our own virtual marketplace of makers.  This year, in honor of Small Business Saturday,…

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Holiday Entertaining Handbook 2016

In HOLIDAY 2016

Sure, this isn’t really the time of year to shop for yourself. But consider these holiday entertaining items an investment toward making this season’s parties much easier and more fun, whether you’re hosting your first Thanksgiving with the in-laws or your famous New Year’s Eve party. If you need some inspiration before the holidays, explore our party accoutrement suggestions and tips for stocking your bar cart well before the RSVPs arrive. What kind of…

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Knack Seattle-inspired holiday gift items made in Washington

Knack Tip: Create Your Signature Gift

In HOLIDAY 2016

Our founder Laura is famous among friends for being an excellent hostess and an excellent guest. She’s known for arriving with the perfect gift for her host, so who better than to share some thoughtful tips about being prepared for the holiday season? Here, Laura shares her best advice about creating your signature gift–something easy, thoughtful, and versatile you can give to almost anyone. In some idyllic version of our lives we’d have the…

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