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String Easter Eggs | Easy Easter Craft

Looking for a fun and easy Easter craft? Bring bright color to your home with simple, inexpensive string Easter eggs.

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Pet Products | New England’s Finest

When these entrepreneurs applied Yankee ingenuity to their canine dilemmas, the pet products they came up with created a whole new premium pet market. 1. In 1999, some clever folks at Jefferson Rubber Works–makers of molded rubber products for military and industry– reimagined a rubber disk originally intended for water-treatment plants and turned it into […]

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Alice Nichols | Artisan Profile

In 1984, Alice Nichols started Up Country Inc. with the radical notion that dog collars should be stylish and colorful. At the time, pet accessories were mostly practical affairs, with collars in solid shades of red, blue, brown, and the like. After all, why spend money on something that would end up getting all muddy? […]

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New England Made Clothing | New England’s Finest

New England made clothing echoes the region’s once-thriving textile industry. 1. Since graduating from MassArt in the 1980s, Sara Campbell has not only built a career as a fashion designer, but created her own line of clothing, manufactured in New England. Her commitment to keeping production local and giving back to the community is a primary  […]

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Power of the Press | New England’s Finest

1. Deb Bastien and Kate Saliba have  a particular fondness for letterpress. Their staff includes a talented violinist, a portrait artist, and a mathematician. And in recent years, Smudge Ink has also created two lines of vibrantly designed cards whose proceeds benefit local charities: WE CAN, a Cape Cod group offering mentoring, legal counsel, and […]

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Outdoor Inspirations | New England’s Finest

(1.) For 130 years, Ward Clapboard Mill has been a major presence in the New England timber industry. Still owned by the Ward family, the company produces beautifully crafted quarter-sawn vertical-grain clapboard (prices begin at 92¢ per linear foot for the popular 6-inch extra-clear clapboards) from locally sourced timber at the firm’s mills in Moretown, […]

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Kitchen Products | New England’s Finest

1. Chefs love carbon-steel knives for their ability to hold an edge. These hand-forged beauties ($13.70-$89) by the folks at R. Murphy are no exception. The butcher, chef, and oyster knives shown here are just a sampling of the myriad styles they’ve been producing since 1850. R. MURPHY CO., Ayer, MA. 978-772-3481; 2. Each […]

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