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Rebecca Peterson is a full-time 4th and 5th grade teacher, and a crafter, blogger, and editor on Tumblr’s DIY board in her free time. She holds a Master in Teaching degree from the University of Washington, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. A Seattle-area native, Rebecca enjoys travelling to big cities, sewing her own clothes, and dining out with her foodie husband.

Recap: Seattle Snowball Charity Ball 2013 At Mercedes-Benz of Seattle


Tracy Klinkroth and Chris Bias (Photo credit: John Munchak)

In the lofty, sleek lobby of Mercedes Benz of Seattle, guests, dressed to the nines in formal and semi-formal attire, mixed and mingled to the beats of DJ Mike or Miked Up Productions. Several feet above the guests’ heads, two trapeze artists spun from […]

Recap: A Flame In The Darkness: Net Impact, WNSF Holiday Party At Glassybaby


(Photo credit: John Munchak)

What do a glass-blowing studio, a network for MBA’s, and a network for business-women have in common? Plenty. On a chill night, a warm glow emanates from Glassybaby, a hotshop in Madrona that produces 550 Glassybaby candle glasses and drinking glasses every day. Lining the windows are sets of […]

Bellevue Arts Museum Hosts A World of Paper, A World of Fashion

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(Photo credit: Créations Isabelle de Borchgrave)

Bellevue Arts Museum will host an Opening Celebration on November 22, for a new exhibit, “A World of Paper, A World of Fashion: Isabelle de Borchgrave Meets Mariano Fortuny.” The exhibit is entirely dedicated to contemporary artist Borchgrave‘s life-size re-creations of fabric, fashion, and interior designs by […]

Recap: Affordable Art Fair In Seattle


(Photo credit: Rebecca Peterson)

Walking into the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall for the Affordable Art Fair, one is struck by the radiant and lively atmosphere. Replacing the expanse of the typically dingy hall are booths upon booths, nearly reaching the ceiling, of white, well-lit art displays. Complete with a lounge in the center […]

Recap: Dressing Swedish At The Nordic Heritage Museum Seattle


(Photo credit: Rebecca Peterson)

Housed in a former school built in 1907, the Nordic Heritage Museum sits above a quiet, tree-lined street in Ballard. Inside, wood floors creak under the feet of hushed guests.

Inside the Dressing Swedish exhibit, a silent video loops in a corner of one room, […]