Martha's Secret Sources

The Martha Stewart Show, November November Fall 2007 2007

Wherever Martha goes, people ask her where she gets the wonderful and unique materials used in her magazines and on "The Martha Stewart Show" -- and now, she's decided to share her secret sources with you! Each day during November, we'll reveal a new secret source handpicked by Martha.

Pewabic Pottery, from the December 5 Show
Pewabic Pottery is Martha's Secret Source for beautiful handmade pottery and tiles. A century-old pottery founded by Michigan artist Mary Stratton at the height of the arts and crafts movement in 1903, Pewabic Pottery is nationally renowned for its hundreds of gift tile and pottery in unique glazes. Every Pewabic tile is stamped on the back with the trademark "Pewabic Detroit" logo and the year it was pressed. Tiles frequently bear the stamp of the individual staff artist who pressed the tile

To find more pottery resources through marthastewart.com, type "pottery" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Takashimaya, from the November 30 Show
Takashimaya, a Japanese department store with locations around the world, including New York, is where Martha goes to find wonderful and unique teas. Opening their first store in Kyoto, Japan, in 1831, Takashimaya came to New York in 1993. In addition to teas, they sell unique clothing, jewelry, and housewares with an Asian aesthetic.

To find more tea resources through marthastewart.com, type "tea" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Bell'ochio, from the November 28 Show
Bell'ochio is a specialty shop offering antiques and curiosities, as well as rare merchandise produced by historic ateliers. For 19 years, Bell'occhio has focused on the beautiful, from the selection of merchandise to its presentation, and no parcel leaves without the shop's snappy signature gift wrapping.

To find more gift wrapping resources on marthastewart.com, type "gift wrapping" into the "Search" box and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Tanner and Dash, from the November 27 Show
Tanner and Dash is where Martha goes to find quality coats and sweaters for her dogs. On today's show, Francesca and Sharkey were wearing the flare striped fleece jackets. Dogs on today's show were also wearing the safe-night reflecto jacket, the striped street racer coat, the Angora tonal sweater, and the Augusta argyle sweater.

To find more pet resources on marthastewart.com, type "pets" into the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Hammond's Candies, from the November 26 Show
Hammond's Candies, started in 1920 by Carl T. Hammond, remains loyal to its original recipe techniques and Colorado location. Making its sweets in small batches, which are hand-pulled and hand-twisted, Hammond's Candies have been used to dress our television sets for many years.

To find more candy resources through marthastewart.com, type "candy" in the "Search bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

D. Blumchen and Company from the November 23 Show
Today, Martha shares her Secret Source for antique- and vintage-inspired holiday decorations and crafting supplies: D. Blumchen and Company. Founded in 1985 by Beatrice Boyce and her daughters Diane and Deborah, whom all share a love for European holiday decorations. They not only produce their own items, but also import many from Europe and often travel to Germany to research and shop for antique trims and decorations.

To find more holiday decoration resources through marthastewart.com, type "holiday decoration" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Felix Doolittle, from the November 19 Show
Felix Doolittle is Martha's go-to location for timeless yet modern stationery. An online-only operation, Felix Doolittle produces stunning note cards and invitations.

To find more stationery resources through marthastewart.com, type "stationery" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Bella Viva Orchards, from the November 16 Show
Bella Viva Orchards specializes in exquisite, often hard-to-find fruit, grown right on the premises in their sustainable orchards. The website, bellaviva.com, is beautifully designed and features an extensive collection of fruit, nut and chocolate confections.

To find more fruit resources through marthastewart.com, type "fruit" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Studio Cortes, from the November 15 Show
San Antonio's Studio Cortes, run by third-generation artisan Carlos Cortes, produces exquisite faux bois, or fake wood, pieces in the form of one-of-a-kind concrete sculpture. Faux bois sculptures, planters, benches, birdbathes and other pieces from Studio Cortes can add a decorative, rustic touch to any setting.

To find more faux bois resources through marthastewart.com,  type "faux bois" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Leontine Linens, from the November 14 Show
Leontine Linens is one of New Orleans's gems and Martha's source for beautiful personalized heirloom-quality linens. Leontine Linens creates luxurious products for your home. Each couture piece is made to order by hand in the fabrics, colors, and styles that you select.

To find more fine linen resources through marthastewart.com, type "fine linen" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Creative Candles, from the November 13 Show
Creative Candles supplies many of the candles found in Martha's magazines and on her TV show. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the online-only operation of Creative Candles offers beautiful handmade, hand wrapped, and hand boxed candles in every size, shape, and color. Candle tip: If tapers are too narrow for your candleholder, wrap a beeswax strip around the base of the candle, trimming the excess with a scissor, press the two ends together with your fingers, and then place the candle with the strip into the holder.

To find more candle resources through marthastewart.com, type "candles" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Bazzini Nuts, from the November 12 Show
The Bazzini Store reflects a European open-air marketplace, selling farmstead-fresh produce, artisan baked goods, and other great organic and specialty groceries. Today, Martha had a selection of whole nuts, including pistachios, pecans, and walnuts, which are also available shelled. They are perfect for your cooking needs at this time of year, or for just cracking as a snack with aperitifs.

To find more nut resources through marthastewart.com, type "nuts" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Magic Cabin, from the November 9 Show
Magic Cabin is a mail-order catalog and an online store featuring imaginative children's toys. Today, Martha showcased Magic Cabin's tree trunk fairy home, pirate ship, log cabin, woodland tent, and cable-car system.

To find more toy resources through marthastewart.com, type "toys" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Cowgirl Creamery, from the November 8 Show
Cowgirl Creamery, a charming cheese shop discovered by the editors of Martha Stewart Living while doing a story in Marin County, California, features handmade cheeses, wines, breads, and organic fruits and vegetables from local producers.

To find more charming cheese resources through marthastewart.com, type "cheese" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Cold Frame Automatic Opener, from the November 7 Show
The Cold Frame Automatic Opener from johnnyseeds.com is one of our favorite winter gardening tools. This temperature-responsive automatic opener automatically opens and closes the window of your Cold Frame or greenhouse.

To find more gardening resources through marthastewart.com, type "gardening tools" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Global Table, from the November 6 Show
Global Table is one of Martha's favorite places to shop for tabletop accessories. Located in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan, Global Table is filled with wonderful and often unusual items from all over the world.

To find more tabletop resources through marthastewart.com, type "table accessories" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Asia Market Corp., from the November 5 Show
Asia Market Corp., is a favorite ethnic market resource. It has a wide array of Asian ingredients that are hard to find at local supermarkets, like the spices we used today in the Hot-and-Sour Sauce on the Thai Fried Chicken Wings. Call 212-962-2020 or email asiamarketcorp@yahoo.com with your order, phone number, email address, and credit card number, or call to give credit card information.

To find more Asian spice resources through marthastewart.com, type "Asian spices" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Tinsel Trading Company, from the November 2 Show
Tinsel Trading Company is a favorite design resource of the art and weddings departments. Today, Martha demonstrates how to use a tassel from Tinsel Trading Company to make unique napkin rings using fabri-tac glue from Beacon Adhesives.

To find more design resources through marthastewart.com, type "design" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

Nirmala's Kitchen, from the November 1 Show
Nirmala's Kitchen (nirmalaskitchen.com) has become a favorite of the food department for exotic spices they can't find anywhere else. The best thing is that you don't have to be a fancy cook to enjoy these spices; Nirmala's motto is "make every day exotic." The three spices Martha showcased were the garam masala blend, the Moroccan tagine spice blend, and coconut milk. 

To find more spice resources through marthastewart.com, type "spices" in the "Search" bar and select the search-results tab labeled "Martha's Web Resources."

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