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The Paper Anniversary: Wedding Anniversary Traditions and their Modern Twists

It is said that tradition dictates the etiquette of our time. Yet these traditions are subject to change, each developing its own modern twist to find its place in today’s world. Paper is the traditional first anniversary gift. The symbolism behind paper as the first anniversary gift lies in its construction; paper is bound together …

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‘Style & Simplicity’ has arrived!

    A long time friend of Dempsey & Carroll, Ted Kennedy Watson, has just published a gorgeous lifestyle book called ‘Style & Simplicity’ on May 6th. The pages are brimming with colorful shots of home decor and dripping with inspiration. It arrived today in our showroom and we are fawning over it! Ted is …

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The Lives of Others

The past has a funny way of looping back around to land firmly in the present. When we think of time capsules we think of recorded voices on cassette tapes; thumb drives chock full of information spanning millennia; a velvet poster of Elvis Presley or an original taping of the moon landing, all buried in …

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