Monthly Archives: November 2011

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Headband and Bow Ring

Our favorite day of the week has arrived! This installment is ideal for those looking for a cute D.I.Y. holiday gift idea. Here are two simple styles perfect for the fashionista or young Vera fan on your list. Ribbon Headband … Continue reading

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Cook sings for change

On Wednesday, November 23, a crowd gathered to enjoy a festive five-song set from American Idol winner David Cook. We were lucky enough to partner with Jefferson Pointe shopping center and WAJI to make this a free event. Attendees received … Continue reading

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D.I.Y. Wednesday: Paper Stars and Flowers

Waiting for family to arrive? Looking to kill some time while that beautiful Thanksgiving bird browns? What better way than with one of our simple, stunning D.I.Y. designs? Today is a two-for-one post with adorable crafts meant to decorate your … Continue reading

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Seasonal Suzani

As any well-equipped Bright Friday (or as others refer to it, Black Friday) shopper will tell you, the key to tackling the intense consumer circus that is the day after Thanksgiving, is strategy. Know your list. Know the deals. Know … Continue reading

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… with bells on

We have the winners from our We’ll Send You Home This Holiday sweepstakes! Congratulations to K. Clinton from Grantham, our Grand Prize winner, who will receive $750 to fly her or a loved one home for the holidays. We’re also … Continue reading

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D.I.Y. Wednesday: Flag Garland

This week, we have a spirited D.I.Y. to add a dazzling string of color to any backdrop. Make your garland as long as you like and drape with abandon for a pretty pick-me-up. Flag Garland What you’ll need: A Vera … Continue reading

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What a treat …

Looking fabulous in their Aprons in Suzani, three generations of Bradley women gather for the time-honored tradition of baking holiday treats. Co-founder Barbara Bradley Baekgaard (center), her daughter Amy (left) and her granddaughter Molly (right) share a plate of sugar … Continue reading

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D.I.Y. Wednesday: Gift Tags and Mini Envelope with Card

It’s a D.I.Y. bonus day! We’re sharing not one, but two projects repurposing our popular Agenda. Let’s get right into the craft portion of our day … Gift Tags What you’ll need: Scissors or X-Acto knife, a Vera Bradley paper item … Continue reading

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Kim carries …

Retail Visual Design Specialist Kimberly Milentis makes a living out of displaying items in an attractive fashion. Knowing this, we weren’t that surprised when we looked in her bag. Everything is adorable, right down to her gloves, and lucky for … Continue reading

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