Tulsa’s House: Local Fall Tables

macrame table runner, indigo shibori table runner
Small shopping in Tulsa, Oklahoma and why it matters
We have been very passionate about this life adventure of small business ownership for four and a half years and we are very passionate about transporting locally made and handmade products in our shop and cheering to our small business friends. We have recently collected some of these Tulsas together to set up autumn tables. It’s a nice project to do something really nice – see these amazing photos! the people you see every day. These scenes are the heart of our city, the vitality of its people.
Sometimes this time of year is very busy and most of the time it can feel overly commercial. But that’s where shops like ours come in. It is nice and beautiful to buy gifts for our family and friends, but nobody wants to buy gifts because it is a prescribed tradition. Local and handmade shopping is a way to reign in the sense of this warm and generous season.
We small businesses are not talking about the less attractive aspects of our lives; the uncertainty of trusting the economy, the risk we give to the financing of our family by undertaking rent and inventory. We grow up to a shop like ours, but it was less than a year easy. I can imagine our little shops in the same place. I say not to worry about all of this, but we want you to know that the dollar makes a difference in our lives. A vote for us to continue to be brave and creative. Choosing a less secure path, but also a brighter and joyous path.
The lives that lead Retro Den are very happy. We spend time with our children, polluting our hands every day while adding succulents to our customers, organizing furniture, bringing beautiful spaces together, encouraging and defending all the local manufacturers we sell in our shop. we go to people’s homes, their holiest places, and help them change their environment to raise their lives – it’s all easy for us.
However, I don’t want to be dramatic, your shopping with us is important. When you shop our small businesses and others in our town, you keep the things that make Tulsa special.
You support the dreams of passionate people who live in your city and fill the buildings on your street. We want you and Ashley to feel really good about buying a table. It’s really good to get a hand-drawn card by our friends at Laurel and Marie. I’m very proud of buying a napkin made by Bianca Howell of Owl and Drum. We want you to know that not only is your hand-shaped plant hanger beautiful and well done, but it also represents the life of Tasha Ball and her two children and husband. It’s really important, and thank you for spending your time and money with us. Thank you.
Home Project Built by Tulsa
// This is the beginning of a directory that we hope to continue. We call it “The House Built by Tulsa.” Not only a big label, but also a chance to bring our Tulsans friend together and share how lively and talented our neighbors are. The world can be a confusing place, and we’re lucky to be living in Tulsa. The House Built by Tulsa is a challenge to help keep Tulsa special by supporting our small businesses. And, God, we hope it inspires everyone to support people in their town doing hard, meaningful things. //
Bringing macromeles of the 20th century here and now

I have to admit that until recently, the list of things I want to hang on my macrame walls will be at the end – when I grew up, it brought back memories of the moldy brown pieces I found in dozens of thrift stores. A particular macrame find – an owl made of twine – comes to mind. However, if you take the time to them, as proof that the flavors and trends have become a complete cycle (I’m betting the owl gets a nice penny in some old vintage boutiques right now) I’ve found myself with pleasure recently (not like that) Art.

Finally my example – my friend Jess recently bought the most beautiful wall hanging in Etsy (as you can see below) and it is full of neons to add a modern cool touch. After seeing this, I was desperate to know more about how these pieces were created – and I was very happy when Himo Art May agreed to stop running out. May did a great job of bringing the macro of the 20th century here and now (the last macromeles became perfect for me), and I was delighted that she decided to look at it – it turned out to be quite complicated – the process. It’s time to Improve your knotting skills, kids!

Things that you need:

  • Rope
  • Wooden Dowel
  • Wooden Breads
  • Paint Brush
  • Scissors
  • Masking Tape
  • Paint

 

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It can attach dowels to the wall – it uses a removable hook, because it’s a great way to not make holes in the wall.

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It can cut the rope into 14 x 4 yard pieces and 2 x 5 yard pieces. It then begins tying the rope to the head nodes of the larvae and compiling the dowel with 5 yard pieces (one at each end) into a book.

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The rest can continue with ropes.

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Then it makes double half axle knot.

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And it goes on and on.

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By the end, May begins tying them diagonally across the ropes.

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You can add wooden beads here and here before connecting the nodes.

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Then each starts to connect the switch nodes using 4 ropes.

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Can connect 8 of them.

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It then adds the node (as before) to the double half node.

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And he brings them crosswise.

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You can add more beads and bring the knots to the end.

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It can then cut the ends of the rope.

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Covers a portion of the dowel ends to paint and add a hint of neon (a woman from my own heart!)

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Finally, he adds a watermelon pop to the end of the rope.

Great!

And there, hung a magnificent macrame wall. I can appreciate the work that goes into these pieces – not a craft for withered or ham!