Thursday, December 2, 2010

for shizzels sake; Thursday Wreath Give Away

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The drumbeat keeps up marching on around here, day after day arranging, candle delivering*, wreathmaking, yule log eating (thanks to Joelle)...

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I got my elves busting grooves here to the hot 97 around the clock.

Eric and I, in an attempt to learn to dance like Rihanna in time for our Holiday Bazaar, both pulled muscles in our quads. Can't stop.

I got a wreath with your name on it Brooklyn or Manhattan - leave a comment to win it and we'll deliver it tomorrow (Friday). Actually tell me what color/kind of wreath you want too...

*In a bit of a mad rush yesterday before our wreath class at Nikki's in greenpoint, we did a made a mad-dash tour to lots of our Brooklyn stores delivering the new candles. You can now find them at: Stuart and Wright, GRDN, Bird (on Smith Street), St. Kilda, and Cloth.
It was nice to see all of you guys!

40 comments:

Le said...

We would love a surprise wreath in earthy rich colors-creative materials like seed pods and unexpected greens would be very welcome at our house.

GS Korea said...

I've been looking for a wreath with a pop of color (not just ordinary holiday greens), but without much success. A surprise wreath that would add holiday cheers to my little place would be great!

jezebel said...

I like things pale, dusty, chalky & Saipua style- mauve, violet, pale pink.

Kate said...

I'd like your dream wreath, pretty please.

Anonymous said...

Would love to surprise our NYC host w/ it!! He's in a new apartment and i haven't seen it yet but i'll bet saipua holiday with a bit of color. He's a Virginia man so something with a little southern tradition (just a pinch tho:)Thanks! Molly Payne-hardin (mollypaynehardin@yahoo.com 8507779572)

sequinned said...

nothing like a bit of rihanna to get you in the mood for wreath making. lil wayne also works wonders. Anything you make will be gorgeous but I would love it to smell like christmas if possible!

Jen said...

I would love to send a wreath to my co-worker in NYC, Soh Won. You should channel Rihanna and make a colorful wreath :)

carrie said...

Elegant and always classic winter greens, maybe some winter berries?

carrie said...

oops and my email carriestrine@gmail.com

Jenna said...

oh, my goodness - i'd love any color combination your brain can dream up.

roni said...

love the silvery tones and muted colors. a welcome change from bright reds and greens this time of year...

Manreet Deol said...

I gotta have something from Saipua since I've followed your blog while in India, Sweden, Norway, Turkey over the last 2 yrs and now finally back in BK for a visit.. and did I mention I stockpile your soaps.. make relatives and friends buy then for me and bring them back to India... :)
tack

Katherine K. said...

Oh yes please! Your wreath would be treasured by me and admired by all who walk past my apartment door!

XX

Grace said...

I would like to win a wreath for my colleague who works in midtown Manhattan and lives in upper Harlem. I think she would appreciate any Saipua wreath because your creations are amazing.

gloriousday said...

Thistles of all kinds, plucky little pods, japanese lanterns or (and) eucalyptus... sage and purple or orange or blue. Y'all know how to do it right.

the vicar's alter ego said...

yellow retro please

Caroline said...

You are so awesome. Seriously.
To tell you the truth, I have never seen something I didn't absolutely love coming from Saipua. I completely trust your judgment. Whatever you can think up would be welcome!

jennie said...

well, i've never seen you post a picture with colors/styling i DIDN'T like, so i would love to win a wreath of your choosing! tomorrow i'll actually be taking a vacation day at home in brooklyn and able to receive such a fabulous prize if i were to win, woo hoo.

steph said...

something wild looking!

alix amrami said...

you guys rock like pop-rocks!

I would love something of your own master creation (scary laugh in the background) ...more in the chanuka less in the christmas ;).

Lisa said...

I like anything and everything you make.

Caroline said...

Thanks for doing this every week. My favorite aspect of wreaths is their scent when they swing past as I open the door. I'd like something made up of greens, from deep to silvery, and whatever smells the best.

Sarah said...

I would just be thrilled to win a wreath, regardless of the colors. Unfortunately, it would have to be for my office, not my apartment, but it would definitely help with the holiday cheer around here. asecretmission {at} gmail {dot} com.

Andrea said...

Oooooh - I would love to send a wreath to a Brooklyn friend. Any wreath!!!!!

animala said...

Oh, lovely!

I like what you make, whatever that may be.

Maya said...

oh my! a wreath with interesting, whimsical dried materials and a burst of bright orange or deep purple would be beyond lovely...especially as i'm just getting in the mood to host a holiday party!
maya.kincaid@gmail.com

lauren and will said...

succulents, pods, and pops of unexpected color would make my wreath loving heart happy...but really whatever the dears of saipua desire would be a wonderful addition to my orange front door! thanks for the chance to win a little happy for the holiday season!

Amy S. said...

I was grumpy yesterday about how unfestive rainstorms are (I come from a land of snow, wetness on this level is unacceptable), but wreaths are totally Christmassy! I tend to be a fan of your takes on violet/mauve and blue tones but then again I do have a fondness for bright things as well... Hopefully I can make it to the Christmas bazaar! asanderson1[@]me.com

hav said...

yesterday was my birthday and I asked my husband to just get me some paperwhites from the bodega - but what I really wanted was a saipua wreath! I'm a sucker for classic greens but everything you guys make is beautiful...

Michelle said...

Color, color, color! Can mine be brightly colored?

susie said...

I would love a wreath that smelled like christmas!

sam said...

i'd just love to surprise my fiance with any wreath that is a little christmas-y as last night he suprised me by making me latkes and brisket for the first night of hannukah. (I am jewish, he is not...) So yes, anyways...a tasteful as only saipua could do christmas wreath please :)

mary said...

I've spent most of today researching wreaths for my own blog! So I have lot's of ideas... like 'woodland garden'! Twiggy tangles, edibles (fruit? herbs? VEGGIES?), moss tendrils perhaps? I'm sure you can conjure up some lovely creation along those lines
: )

sean said...

orange and teal.
yum,

flwrjane said...

Still trying to get a treat for 66squarefeet, so if the elves pick me, something fantastic for an urban gardener, forager.

Thanks. jane

John said...

For some reason I love turquoise for the holidays. But I typically end up loving anything you do!

Nicole Milman said...

A pink or orange non-Christmasy wreath for my Jewish in-laws who live in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. They've offered us a very generous present and I would like to thank them with something beautiful, so PICK ME :) nicolemilman@mac.com

suziemyers@hotmail.com said...

orange please!

Lucy & Madi said...

silver and pink please!!!

Cordelia said...

Choices! Something full of leafy greens. Something with soft yellows and pinks. Something that will look nice on my dingy (nonworking) brick fireplace. *Crossing fingers*