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Monthly Archives: October 2011

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Circle Garland

It’s time for another installment of our marvelous, midweek makeovers … D.I.Y. Wednesday! Today, Erin shows us how to repurpose an expired agenda and make it a playful string of decoration to punch up the color in any space. Circle Garland What you’ll need: A Vera Bradley paper item (we used a divider from the […]

Holiday recipe contest

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without a spread of those delicious family dishes you only make for special occasions. Email your most-prized recipe to insidestitch@verabradley.com and we will randomly select five winners to receive an Apron Gift Set, Tray and Cheers to You, in the colors of your choice. Please submit your entries by […]

Getting in the spirit

Headbands and keychains and pretty wine holders … Fun sets of elastics for hair past the shoulders … Colorful packages tied up with string … It’s time for a few of our favorite things! Gear up for the 2011 shopping season with the release of our Holiday Gifts collection, featuring 18 exclusive styles for sharing […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Decorative Monogram

You’ve waited patiently. You’ve raided your Vera Bradley leftovers. You’ve stocked up on tape, ribbon and inspiration, and the day has finally arrived. That’s right … it’s D.I.Y. Wednesday! This week, Erin shows us how to craft a piece of hanging wall decor sure to impress. Use this idea to perk up your personal space, […]

A Colorful Day, Chicago

Thursday, October 13, wasn’t a particularly sunny day in the aptly named “Windy City” of Chicago. In fact, it was rainy, gray, and by definition, downright dreary. But, as luck would have it, Vera Bradley and an intimate group of approximately 400 of our most-loyal fans came prepared to descend upon the bustling metropolis to […]

Polishing off the look

When assembling the perfect look, no detail is too small. For a cool way to complement your favorite Winter 2011 colors, paint on a coat of vibrant nail polish. We thought we’d start you off with a few suggestions … Floral Nightingale, paired with imported bubbly, power clutch, and damsel in a dress   Tea […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Pencil Cube

It’s Wednesday, and that means another wonderful, useful D.I.Y. craft from Erin, our insanely talented Product Development intern from the New York office. This project leaves you with a beautiful corral for all those unsightly writing utensils and desk essentials. It’s a simple, but a good one! Pencil Cube What you’ll need: An empty Take […]

The color of the cause

Friday night was Girls’ Night Out at the 8th annual Tickled Pink event, hosted by the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. A silent auction, phenomenal food and wine provided by local vendors and a sensational set by singer Charity Vance made for a memorable evening of camaraderie for a cause that touches so many. The […]