Archive / 2012

Warmest holiday wishes from our house to yours

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The season for celebrating is once again upon us. While you gather with family and friends, rejoice in the warmth of the holidays, exchange gifts, we want you to know how grateful we are for your business and your interest in the House of Talents mission. As 2012 comes to a close, we’re taking stock

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Making an Impact

Our Commitment: House of Talents seeks to empower the talented poor through the sale of high quality handmade artisan products. We are currently working with artisan groups in the West Africa region to promote self-development through economic and social advancement in rural communities and cities.   House of Talents is making the following impact: We support

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History of Baskets

Evidence tells us that humans have been making and using baskets for as long as we can trace, making basket weaving one of the oldest art forms known. These ancient baskets were used for a variety of reasons, based primarily on the geographical needs of the weavers; those who lived near water created baskets to

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Opening of our retail store!

It’s official – the Grand Opening of our new retail store is Saturday, October 20th! Stop by between 11am and 3pm to enjoy refreshments and get a head start on your holiday shopping. We’re excited to show you new products like bedding, throw pillows, table runners, and of course – our popular baskets! 6997 Oxford Street,

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Upcoming Events

Fall Harvest Festival Chateau St. Croix Winery & Vineyard 1998 A State Road 87 St. Croix Falls, WI 54024 Saturday, September 15, 2012: 11 am – 7 pm Sunday, September 16, 2012: 11 am – 5 pm   51th Annual Bayfield Apple Festival Bayfield, WI October 5-7, 2011, 10 am – 5 pm   Victorian

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Fete des Fleurs

House of Talents will be at Chateau St. Croix Winery & Vineyard for the Fete des Fleurs, or the celebration of the flowering of the vines Spring festival. Please visit our booth at the art fair to view our selection of unique, handmade artisan products from various African countries.  In addition to the art fair, guests can

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Greetings from Ghana!

Greetings from Ghana! Aside from a few power outages and a temperamental internet connection, things have been moving smoothly. I am now connected and have internet access! I will try to keep you posted on my travels as I am able. If I get lucky, I might be able to even post some pictures without

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