studio t blog http://www.teacollection.com/blog a conversation about raising little citizens of the world Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:05:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Fall Outfits + Festivities http://www.teacollection.com/blog/fall-outfits http://www.teacollection.com/blog/fall-outfits#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:50:27 +0000 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/?p=13583 The beginning of Fall is a busy time for families everywhere. Kids start school, weekends are filled with shuffling kids off to dance classes and sports and catching up on chores. Before you know it, the holidays are here. We have made it easy and rounded up 3 great fall activities to do with your family […]

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Sweet Treats from Around The World http://www.teacollection.com/blog/sweet-treats http://www.teacollection.com/blog/sweet-treats#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:10:25 +0000 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/?p=13581 Did you know that Trick-or-Treating is a customary Halloween tradition that began in the late 1940s? The act of going door to door receiving food existed in Great Britain and Ireland where it was known as “souling”. Children (and often the poor) would sing and say prayers for the dead and in return receive cakes. […]

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Jiuqian Music & Arts Center – The Global Fund for Children Grantee http://www.teacollection.com/blog/gfc1 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/gfc1#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:06:07 +0000 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/?p=13505 We’d heard that the Jiuqian Music & Arts Center was just 15 minutes from our Shanghai hotel. But the Chinese-speaking driver just kept driving and driving… An hour passed and we were officially very, very far from the urban, international city of skyrises. The driver slowed down, checked his map, then pointed out at a […]

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Our Trip Down the German Alps http://www.teacollection.com/blog/alps http://www.teacollection.com/blog/alps#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:00:38 +0000 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/?p=13503 At Tea, we believe in a healthy sense of adventure – the kind that gets you up and out and exploring. So when we visited Germany, of course we had to hit the slopes! We strapped on skis in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a Bavarian town just north of Zugapitze, Germany’s highest mountain. We discovered so much that […]

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Collaboration with Blink Blink http://www.teacollection.com/blog/2014/09/29/blink-blink/ http://www.teacollection.com/blog/2014/09/29/blink-blink/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:05:18 +0000 http://blog.teacollection.com/?p=13257 “My way of working represents an artistic creative process: irrational, intuitive, inquiring and interwoven. As a designer, however, I reserve the right to always keep the goal in mind and seek for solutions to existing problems. I test, scour, question and reject methods and in the best case new is discovered this way – always challenging the […]

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Bauhaus Inspired Art Project http://www.teacollection.com/blog/bauhaus-bird-diy http://www.teacollection.com/blog/bauhaus-bird-diy#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:57:27 +0000 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/?p=13546 What you will need: Painted canvas (we used 12 x 24 in) Various colors of card stock or poster board Many shapes in different sizes and colors from cut from card stock (you can use a stencil or trace things from common household items. A hole puncher is great for the eyes!) Scissors Glue stick Outline […]

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The History of the Cuckoo Clock http://www.teacollection.com/blog/cuckoo-clock http://www.teacollection.com/blog/cuckoo-clock#comments Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:00:27 +0000 http://blog.teacollection.com/?p=13271 We’re all familiar with the distinct sound of the cuckoo clock, but do you know where the cuckoo clock originated? One of the first places cuckoo clocks were made was in the Black Forest, located in southwestern Germany. These clocks were the main product of the region starting in the mid-18th century and are still being […]

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Passport to Kid’s Club http://www.teacollection.com/blog/kids-club http://www.teacollection.com/blog/kids-club#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:00:21 +0000 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/?p=13526 Each month Studio T  features one of our retailers. This month we caught up with Karla, the amazing lady behind the Seattle, Washington boutique, Kid’s Club. In the area? Stop by for you’re child’s hair cut and check out the new Tea space. Yep, that’s right… there’s a hair salon and shop! Tea is proud to announce that Kid’s […]

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Inspired by Kirchner http://www.teacollection.com/blog/marzella http://www.teacollection.com/blog/marzella#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:38:54 +0000 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/?p=13357 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a German expressionist painter & printmaker from Bavaria. Kirchner was one of the founding members of the group ‘Die Brücke’ and we were lucky enough to see several of his pieces in person during our visit to the Brücke-Museum in Berlin. We were particularly inspired by his painting Marzella (see above), which was created in […]

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Made to Match http://www.teacollection.com/blog/mix-match http://www.teacollection.com/blog/mix-match#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:28:00 +0000 http://www.teacollection.com/blog/?p=13313 We want to make sure you get the most wear out of your tea pieces. That’s why we’ve created an entire shop dedicated to mixing and matching! Grouped by color palettes, you’ll be able to pick and choose your favorite pieces to create multiple outfits for many seasons to come. Here are a few of our favorite […]

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