Thursday, May 12, 2011

Projects and Sources: Summer with Matthew Mead

The pages of Summer with Matthew Mead hold many beautiful, fun, and easy projects, recipes and ideas. We have compiled a list of sources (below) and a separate page of links to direct you to the downloads, how-tos, and templates featured in the magazine. If you can't find what you are looking for, please email us at and we will point you in the right direction.


Celebrate Summer
Glasses –
Bottle caps – Michaels Crafts and AC Moore
Paper around cans: similar papers can be found at craft stores
Silicone cupcake liners – Wilton Easy Flex™ Silicone Baking Cups found here

Sew Simple
 “Beach” tote – Artful
Ship to shore –
Handy hand towel  by

Be Creative Everyday
Book Decorate – via

Party Pantry

Templates for french fry and hot dog trays and ice cream stick 
sleeves available here
Wooden Flower, hamper, cupboard, white pitchers, bowls, and cake stand, fan -all are vintage items.
Menu sign – not yet available: will be ready to purchase on May 16th and can be viewed at and available for purchase via our drop-down Paypal menu here
**Summer with Matthew Mead Party Kit ("sweet treats” bags/soda labels/ burger labels /gift tags (in jars)/seahorse picks/printed napkins): Vintage Paper Parade. Purchase here.
White corrugated cups – GeoPak Imports Inc. V-Cups 8oz. (wholesale orders only).
Jars with Daisy Lids – Candle
Papers used for paper crafts –Michaels Crafts
Large yellow bowl on shelf – Crate and Barrel outlet stores.
Ice cream spoons (wooden): Shop Sweet Lulu – purchase here 
Lemonade pop molds – Tovolo ice-pop molds at

Toy Story 
Condiment cups for cupcakes – Michaels Crafts in the cake and candy aisle. Recipes and directions can be found at

 Glasses on table – Home Goods
Glass plates - Target
Pink bowl and decanters - vintage

Iced Tea 
All teas from Teasy Teas:
Alphabet Ice cube trays -
Glass from Chai tea w/ cake – Home Goods
Blue glasses: Anthropologie
Aluminum ice cube tray – vintage
Carafe with fruit - Home Goods; similar ones can be found at Crate and Barrel
StrawSpoons – Crate and Barrel
Pitcher w/ glass stirrers - IKEA
Glass stirrers and accompanying jar - vintage

Color Bazaar
Lantern – and Pearl River
Rug – Pier 1
Decorative table – Home Goods
Purple glass vase – vintage
Plaques/sirocco, table, tin, and planter - vintage
Ottoman – Home Goods
Pillows in modern chair: made from vintage fabric
Plates on wall – vintage
Bowl on floor – Home Goods
Beaded covered box – Home Goods
Lamp – vintage
Lamp shade– gift wrap used on lampshade from Target holiday 2010

Short table – Home Goods
Tea pot – Pier 1 and Whole Foods
Purple glass vase – vintage
Pink floral tin – vintage
Tea pot – Pier 1
Series of votives - pinks and golds from ABC Carpet & Home; others are vintage
Set of 3 chairs, clothing, and bird cage - vintage

Sisters' Social
Hobnail glasses from Home Goods
Patterned glass plates – Crate & Barrel
Green gingham mugs - Crate and Barrel
Bottles of drinks – Italian Soda from Whole Foods
Silver ice bucket – Alice Lane, 1350 south state street, orem, utah 84097 · 801.802.6266
Glass with punch: Homegoods
Stack of plates – Planted Earth: Orem, UT
Tart shells from

Sea and Do
Blue Plates, blue cake stand, vase with sea glass and grass, pitcher and glasses - vintage
Sea Shells and sea urchins -
Blue bottle with starfish – Home Goods

A Clean Getaway
White vase on sideboard – Home Goods
Pillows: T J Maxx and Home Goods
Glasses on bar cart:
Lamp (empty) with Mason jar lids inside - Target
Signs – Cottage, By the Sea, ACK, Whale, multi word: not yet available: will be ready to purchase on May 16th and can be viewed at and available for purchase via our drop-down Paypal menu here 

*Everything else in this story is vintage*

Tomato Time
Round jar – is a vintage candy jar
Glasses from CB2  or Crate and Barrel

Bloggers' Websites:
1. Kim Demmon: Today's Creative Blog
2. Jerusalem Greer: Jolly Goode Gal
3. Heather Cameron: A Day in the Country
4. Kate Riley: Censational Girl
5. Koralee Teichroeb: Bluebird Notes
6. Holly Mathis: Holly Mathis Interiors
7. Carol Spinski: Carol


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