Author: Marissa

Sew Along With Suede

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If you haven't heard of Suede you are in for a treat. Suede is the super fun and fashionable designer who has created some of the freshest patterns for men and women under his Suede Says line which you can check out at his site or in great fabric/craft stores near you.Today (1/24) Suede is starting his first ever  SEWAlong which goes through Valentines Day. Even better, a portion of the proceeds from the pattern sales fo to Keep A Child Alive Organization. Check out the below message from Suede [Read More...]

Tags: crafting giving project sewing Suede

Great Holi-Deals From JoAnn Fabric & Craft Stores

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Attention all craft savvy shoppers. We are thrilled to pass on the inside scoop on two OttLite holiday savings deals from our friends at JoAnn Fabric & Craft Stores. Deal #1) On Friday November 25, 2011 the OttLite 15 w Swivel Lamp will be available for $19.99 (regularly $69.99). This lamp is flexible and unique and you won't find a better deal on it anywhere.Deal #2) For the three day holiday weekend the Alexander Lamp Set will be available for $99.99 (regularly $279.99 ea). This set includes [Read More...]


Happy Holi-DEALS!

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For many of us, the day after Thanksgiving starts the hectic Christmas shopping season. Sometimes to me, it seems like all the various sales and deals can be a bit overwhelming but, never fear, valued OttLite friend! We have put together this handy-dandy list of sales for those of you looking for a sweet deal on a new OttLite. JoAnn Fabric & Crafts : to see all their great offers, become a friend on their Facebook page for the inside scoop. We know for a fact though that they will be [Read More...]

The Crochet Dude's Mitten Commitment

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Drew Emborsky aka The Crochet Dude came up with a super cool mitten project which he calls "Snow Kitten Mittens."This crochet design is actually much easier than it looks. Check out this great video to see what I mean :)We really like how these mittens mimic a Scottish fair-isle and having seen and held them in person I can attest how super comfy they are. Craft for a cause this holiday season with The Mitten Commitment.  [Read More...]

Suede Says Mitten Commitment

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We LOVE the awesome mitten ideas that Suede designed for the Mitten Commitment. patterns will be available soon! Please join us and Simplicity Creative Group in making a handmade difference this holiday season. We appreciate your support and feedback! [Read More...]


Home Of Sunny Goodness

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At OttLite, from our products to our building we strive to be as earth friendly and energy efficient as possible. This year we took our commitment to the next level by moving into a new LEED certified HQ in beautiful Tampa, Florida. We all love this building and it really has made a huge difference in the workplace atmosphere. We call it the "Home of Sunny Goodness."Some OttLite HQ Behind the Scenes Facts-All materials used in the building come from within 500 miles of it.-Green, Vegitated [Read More...]

Tags: HQ LEED Certified OttLite


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A CARD FOR ANY OCCASSION!THIS POST IS COMING TO US FROM: and Miss Erica who designed it! Thank you so much for sharing!It seems like Thank You notes are a thing of the past.  Long gone are the days when you would express your gratitude in written form.  Well I for one miss thank you notes and have decided to bring them back! The other day one of my friends sent me the sweetest card thanking me for some obscure thing I had done. It got me thinking, so I sat [Read More...]

Tags: fall owls paper cards scrapbooking

"Simple" Summer Party Lights(and bonus recipe)

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So it's the end of summer, and what better way to say our good-byes than to throw an end of summer party?  I'm all for keeping it simple so the following is a "Simple" way to decorate for whatever little gathering you might have this month..the last month of summer!The 3 main elements for pulling a party together are:#1. Invite fun friends! These are the people who are ready to go at a moments notice. These are the people who no matter what you do it's great. These are the go-with-the-flow [Read More...]

Tags: memories Party Lights Recipes Recycled Simple entertaining summer

The Home of the Future

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I must admit that I am a bit of a sci-fi nerd. It is exciting to imagine the future and how things will change. Just think of all the dreamed up technologies  that have now become a reality. So much has happened in the last 10 years it is fun to think about what will happen in the next decade.I stumbled across a great post on Apartment Therapy recently that talked about the results of a new once a decade survey published by the IFDA (International Furnishing and Design Association).  The 2000 [Read More...]

Tags: future home trends

The Search For Sunny Goodness

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Our team had an absolute blast putting together this film parody trailer "The Search For Sunny Goodness." We were inspired by all the customers who have told us that sometimes finding OttLite's in their favorite stores can be a bit of a challenge. This idea morphed into a quest type vibe and who better to go on a quest than everyone's favorite "brave adventurer."We hope you enjoy watching this as much as we enjoyed making it! Special thanks to our friends at Michaels! Also, a shout out to our [Read More...]

Tags: OttLite Quest Sunny Goodness Tulip
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