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Stocking Stuffers

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I love searching for the perfect stocking stuffers. I think it's so fun to find sweet little treasures that remind me of that person. Here are a few of my current favorites in the shop. GRAY Pottery Creamer: $27 It is Well LA Gauze Scarf: $65 Iris Hatenverk Dish Brush: $22 Fog Linen Work Mango Spoon: $9 Cereal LA Guide Book: $14 L:A Bruket Travel Size Hand Cream: $13 Grown Alchemist Intensive Body Cream: $31 100% Copper Shot Glass: $12.50 MACHETE Kate Tortoise Hoops: $38

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GRAY Turns 2 & Holiday Pop-Ups

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Come help us celebrate as GRAY turns 2! We will have Room No. 3 pop-up and Bogart's Doughnut Co. treats. Be sure to check out these other events happening on Water Street- Ace General Store grand opening featuring music from Family Three and Brandon Werth art opening, THE GOLDEN RULE hosts Coffee Cart, 1130 Forever, Dinosaur Hampton, Esther Clark, Minny & Paul, Victoria Campbell, and Willful Goods, Brightwater, Clothing and Gear hosts Glass Baby, Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt   We are also excited to announce our Holiday Pop-Up Calendar. November 25th: Room No. 3 Come shop loungwear and lingerie typically found at their Edina store. December 2nd: GRAY Home...

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Inside the Iris Hantverk Shop in Sweden

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We've introduced Iris Hantverk to you before on the blog, but early this morning I received an email from them with a video attached. In the video, we get to visit the Iris Hanterk shop in Sweden and learn more about the company and the process behind making brushes. It was a gentle reminder of our philosophies behind GRAY and why my mom and I do what we do.  "In the late 1900s century a small brush manufacturing started out in Stockholm. It was a successful movement so successful that it remains today. Today we are 13 employees at Iris Hantverk. The core of...

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Say Hello to Lightwell Co.

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We are always on the look out for candle companies. If you've been to the shop, you've seen the wall that is completely dedicated to candles- you may say we are candle nuts.  Lightwell Co. and it's minimal, matte white candles made it's way to our shop late this summer and since then we have made multiple re-orders thanks to all of you loving them as much as we do! They also recently added room fragrances to their product collection and they seem to be fitting in just right at the shop. I think it's time to learn more about the brand...

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The best things in life are CRUELTY free

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 I always say that the shop is a true reflection of us. It's not just because we hand selected our favorite, small batched items and opened the doors. It's because before we began our search for products, we took time to consider our personal beliefs and incorporate them. When people come into our shop, they get a sense of us by seeing our curation, but some of the shop's best qualities may be difficult to see.  My mom and I have a soft spot for animals. I have two pugs (If you've been in the shop, you've met the girls) and my mom has...

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