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    Mail Perfection

    BY:Josh and Brent

      On the first Saturday of every December, Sharon Springs travels back in time as the streets are filled with visitors from all around dressed in their finest. It’s just like entering into a post card. Were things just more beautiful back then or were we all just more romantic? Photographer Richard Walker contributed these […]

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  • We constructed a cornucopia entryway using grapevines from the farm.  As you pass through this horn of plenty, you enter into the Mercantile

    A Horn of Plenty

    BY:Josh and Brent

      One of the most magical times to be in NYC is during the holidays when all of the stores unveil their holiday windows. Since we opened the Beekman 1802 Mercantile in Sharon Springs three years ago, we’ve tried to bring a little bit of that big city magic to our Main Street. This year’s […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Serving Pieces Every year, around this time, we raid the china cabinet and bring out the serving platters, the chargers, the silverware and crystal that spends most of the year behind glass or closed doors. In the rush to prepare a holiday celebration with friends and family, we rarely take the time to examine […]

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    “Graphic Greens” Fresh Greenery Collection

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    The Beekman 1802 “Graphic Greens” collection is as pretty as it is practical.

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    The Lincoln Connection

    BY:Josh and Brent

      We’ve told you about our neighbor Rabbit Goody before  (click here).  As one of the world’s foremost authorities on historic textiles, she lectures around the world and repairs historic textiles for museums.  But one of the most interesting aspects of her career has been the love affair between her and Hollywood.  Out of her […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

    The Painted Room In my grandparents’ former home, there was a sitting room at the back of the house where I used to love to spend time. It was filled with all kinds of houseplants, books and magazines. On a large wooden cabinet sat an old radio and on the walls were paintings of all […]

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    Winter Morning Wreath

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Use items found in your yard & household borax to create our sparkling “Winter Morning Wreath.”

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      The Political Art of Shepard Fairey With so much attention being paid to the U.S. election this week – both within U.S. borders and beyond – I wanted to shed a little light on one artist behind one of the most iconic political posters of our time: the Obama Hope poster. Many of you […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Tales From The Crypt The bearded man led us down the porch steps and onto the lawn, his boots crunching through an icy layer of snow, which had begun to fall the moment he mentioned the crypt in the backyard. With its frozen tears, the sky wept down upon us as we got closer […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      “See the geese in chevron flight Flappin’ and a racin’ on before the snow They’ve got the urge for going And they’ve got the wings so they can go” This excerpt from Joni Mitchell’s 1967 song “Urge for Going” has been traveling the circuits of my mind for days now. Above my head, each […]

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