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The Beauty of Pressed Flower Art

The Beauty of Pressed Flower Art Pressed flowers are real flowers that have been pressed and dried in a pressing machine or between the pages of a book. It is a method that botanists, gardening hobbyists, and sentimentalists have been using for centuries to preserve botanical specimens. Follow the instructions and you will know how...

Cleaning by Six Classifications

Cleaning by Six Classifications By: Quan Tracey Cherry Continuing with the overarching theme that astrology is vintage to psychology: We can use Feng Shui Principles of our physical environments reflect our inner states. Yes, our physical spaces reflect our inner realities. Why do some of us procrastinate around getting rid of clutter and others become obsessive?...
Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!

Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!

‘Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!’ By Maggie Bonanomi There is nothing like a row of red geraniums in clay flowerpots to let you know summer is finally here — along with some great red, white and blue! It’s a perfect time to look for patriotic and flag related items as well as all...
Diana Parrino Fine Art & Design

Diana Parrino Fine Art & Design

Diana Parrino – Fine Art & Design by Calli Green VKC: What is the process of designing your pieces? Diana Parrino: The concept of each design must be fairly adaptable; all pieces are completely unique. Because I work largely with scraps from discarded materials, the initial design is driven by what is available. As each...
The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining

The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining

The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining Neighborhood gathering spot gets intimate with the outside By Rhiannon Ross A middle-aged man in blue jeans and a white ball cap stands next to a parking sign, dragging on the last of a cigarette. Near his feet, a plastic bucket filled nearly to the brim with water,...
Inn at 425

Inn at 425

Your room at the Inn at 425 is ready Innkeepers keep Victorian period alive on Gladstone Boulevard Words: Corbin Crable  Photos: Silas Cook When Stephan Zweifler first laid eyes on the house at 425 Gladstone Blvd., he didn’t see decay – he saw potential. The Queen Anne-style house needed new plumbing and new electricity, a new...
The Cream of the Crop

The Cream of the Crop

The Cream of the Crop By: Calli Green This summer, we’re topping menswear looks off with vintage button-ups that are the cream of the crop. Photos: SILAS COOK Garments: RE-RUNS KC Models: TANNER CHRISMAN, LOGAN NICHOLS, ETHAN RUS, VINCENT SUNG; VOICES&, AUGUSTIN KINNEY Hair: ASHLEY HAZELWOOD Concept/Styling: CALLI GREEN Assistance: HANNAH PULIS, GABRIELLE STUART, ALYSSA SCHOEN,...
Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping Words by Lauren Hedenkamp Photos by Sarah Terranova COOKING NOTE: THE GLAMPER MUST BE CONNECTED TO GAS AND POWER TO COMPLETE THE RECIPES. Glamping season is here! The spell of the summer heat can be tempered best by good food and drink! While glamping in the great outdoors here are two vintage inspired recipes that will...
The Cherry Pit Collective

The Cherry Pit Collective

The Cherry Pit Collective A creative community in the heart of Kansas City by MELISSA COWAN We can do that together” is the philosophy of the Cherry Pit Collective, a communal studio space for artists, makers and creatives to not only work, but also collaborate and share ideas. Director Kelsey Pike and Associate Director Adri...