Found Goodness: Tea Towels Abounding

I have a gorgeous new selection of tea towels in at the shop……hand picked exclusively for Knack by our friend Aaron while on his last trip to India. I gave him some money and a shopping list, and he was gracious enough to spend a day shopping with Knack in mind…….and I am totally digging his picks! There are some really great batik pillows as well……more on those to come!

So excited about being open tomorrow night for a few hours {6-9 pm} to get my feet wet before the GRAND OPENING on October 19th! Woot!



Gift Guide :: Home and Host



You’re going to a lot of parties and family dinners in the next week, right?  Give your hosts something to remember you by for months to come.  Today we are walking you through our favorite gifts for hosts, and for the home.


  1. Pinch bowls by Crave : a delicate white ceramic bowl for earrings, dips, whathaveyou.
  2. Ribbon Bottle Opener : let them open your beverage sweetly and in style
  3. Round Cutting Board by Old Greenville : repay their kind service with a beautiful, reclaimed wood cutting board
  4. Letterpress Coasters : show them you care about their coffee table by sliding one of these under your drink, or under their tree
  5. Vintage Car Plate (in store only) : a one of a kind gift for a one of a kind host
  6. Beechwood Spoon : these lovely carved spoons will lend a rustic charm to their kitchen
  7. Green and Natural Tea Towel : you just can’t go wrong with a tea towel


knack life :: festivals and fall

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  1. beautiful new signs from Olive + Grey are getting us in the mood for dinner parties and gatherings
  2.  gilded leaves all around our shop, heralding autumn
  3. our table display at Indie Craft Parade showing off our new tea towels
  4.  a special sofa project
  5. back to work on #knackbook2 with a beautiful tabletop
  6. iconic flag banners hanging over the Indie Craft Parade

FYI: New Pillows in the shop

I just got a brand new shipment of pillows in at Knack! I am so excited about the prints and designs on these fantastic pillows…..and they are handmade here in the USA by a mother and son design team! I really love that!

Knack will be open this Friday night December 7th from 6-9 pm …..stop by if you would like to scoop up a couple pillows…..or revolver bottle openers…..or coasters, furniture, tea towels, ornaments, candles……you get the picture!

If you are not local and can not visit the shop, please email me for shipping information!

{Pillows are 15 x 15 burlap, zipper closure, removable poly insert and are 49.00 ea}




New Things

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Yesterday, was a busy busy day of market in Atlanta. I always have such mixed emotions about heading to the market. In one way I dread it, because of all of the crazy nonsense you have to dig through to hopefully find a gem……but then in another way, when you find that gem…that shining gem… in the midst of all the ribbons, monograms and polka dots……it is completely worth the trip.

I believe I found my two gems this trip, and am very excited about carrying these new lines at Knack this year: Peg and Awl & Sir | Madam.

I love this excerpt from the mission statement of Sir | Madam which states: “The products are designed to be timeless, and to marry well with a range of styles in today’s eclectic and collected interiors.” You see, they speak my language.

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Then you have Peg and Awl….a husband and wife team who make beautiful things from found objects that are beautifully crafted and useful in the home: “Our work is made from olde things, treasures found and recovered from misfortune and neglect, relics of the unusual, the confused and the macabre, cut and pulled and built into wearable curiosities, inscribable keepsakes and useable, longlasting treasures”. Perfect.

Both of these are spot on, and in line with the Knack way of life.

Coming Soon.