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Cocktail no. 01 | The West End Spritz

We are excited to introduce our cocktail series featuring recipes by talented barman Shaun Layton. Here is his recipe for the The West End Spritz  which is a take on the classic Aperol Spritz.  The Aperol Spritz is a light, bubbly, aperitif style cocktail that one may drink while sitting on a patio in the late afternoon […]

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Hotel Americano NYC

On our last buying trip to New York City this August, we stayed at the new-ish  Hotel Americano in Chelsea.  In addition to being super close to the High Line, with rooftop pool and bar, we were pleased to spot many great products throughout the hotel –  a lot of them stocked at Homewerx.  We also loved the […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

1. ‘Be Mine’ Greeting Card, $3.95 | 2. Becky Brisco, Sterling Silver Miniature Diamond Ring, $115 | 3. Therese Sennerholt, 4xLove, set of 4 postcards, $64.99 | 4. Compagnie de Provence, Soaps, creams and lotions, $2.50 – $32.99 | 5. Beta 5, Special Edition Valentine Chocolates & Caramels, $13.99 – $22.99 | 6. ILIA Beauty, Organic Lip Conditioners, $24.99.

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Foodie Lesson #1

Being a Japanese food fanatic, I have always been impressed by the different techniques used by chefs, and I have bought tonnes of cook books with some tricky tips. I possess an obsessional habit to reproduce everything I see. And usually, it works. But for some reason, making sushi has always seemed really difficult to […]

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Tisane Candles by Tatine

Wrapped and ready to go, these small candles are a great idea for a last minute stocking stuffer! At $14.99 each, with unique scents like St. John’s Wood, Field of Grass and Love that Burns, they make for perfectly chic gifts for anyone on your list. Hailing from the US, they are made from pure soy wax hand blended […]

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Signature Eggnog

Due to popular demand, we’re re-posting this entry from our old blog, posted back in 2009! We served up our Homewerx Signature Eggnog again his year, and it never fails to impress! Here’s the recipe:Serves 12 6 large eggs, separated 3/4 cup superfine sugar 2 cups whole milk 3 cups heavy cream, plus more for […]

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We Heart Japan 3 | Design Craft Technology

Craft Design Technology believes in bringing these three disciplines together by evolving design through the use of craft & technology. We’re excited to bring you this beautiful, functional & enduring line of stationery from Japan. The high quality tools are everything you will need for a cohesive workspace. Whether you’re updating your office supplies, or looking […]

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We Heart Japan Part 2 | Fog Linen Work

Japanese designer Yumio Sekine’s first Fog Linen collection started with only seven items, when she couldn’t find simple, quality textiles for her home. Since then, the line and selection has continued to grow, adapting to fit her household needs. Produced using materials like raw linen from Lithuania, the integrity and quality of the materials makes Fog Linen […]