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Notable new treasures for Spring

#1 – Bunnies! We all know how bunnies like to multiply and that’s exactly what’s happened in our store for Spring! We’ve added Bunnies By The Bay to our Kids’ Room, which include sweet (and exceptionally soft) plush stuffed animals. In the kitchen we are stocking bunny tea towels and in terms of whimsical décor, Vaillancourt Folk Art rabbits have […]

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Artisan Spotlight: Nick Moen

We always have you in mind when we are selecting items to bring in store, so that when you walk through our doors, your time here is inspired and special. Nick Moen Studios, based out of Asheville, North Carolina, is a part of our store now, adding beautifully to the prominent artisan element of our offerings. Nick’s work includes handmade […]

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3 napkin folding ideas for your holiday table

When setting your holiday table this year, don’t put your napkins on the back burner. Find a napkin fold that not only fits the formalness or informalness of your occasion, but your personality as well. In regards to etiquette once your meal has begun, The Emily Post Institute urges guests leaving a table to always return their napkins to the […]

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A virtual stroll through France

Known for their sense of style and fashion – not only in couture – but also in decorating, the French take great pride in their workmanship as well. In addition to timeless design, meticulous detail, and uncompromising quality are the hallmarks of many French products at Past Basket. Yves Delorme bedding, GIEN dinnerware, Le Jacquard Francais table linens, and so […]

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Alternate ways to use a tablecloth

Don’t be afraid to be creative with your table linens. Below are some perfect examples of how to be brave with your textiles via  Le Jacquard Francais. From runners to luxury linens that let your gorgeous vintage table peek through, we’re all about inspiring our clients to make their homes a place they are eager to host celebrations – or […]

Coral Iswar Shower Curtain, John Robshaw at Past Basket Milwaukee

Amazing luxuries en route to Past Basket: AmericasMart Atlanta Update

Attending AmericasMart International Gift & Home Furnishings Market in Atlanta is always a whirlwind experience. Miles of beautiful items for home, your legs not only get a workout but so does your imagination! Our orders are packed with new items from some of our well-known vendors like Juliska, Simon Pearce, and Yves Delorme. Below we are highlighting some new bathroom accessories that got […]

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Yves Delorme 20% Off Sale in Celebration of Bastille Day!

In celebration of the French Independence Day, our luxury linen supplier Yves Delorme announces their annual Bastille Day Sale! Find classic floral designs, solid, and jacquards to satisfy your need for inspirational comfort in the bedroom. Visit our Milwaukee store in the Audubon Court Shopping Center or contact us to place a special order. Celebrate Bastille Day – EXTENDED Yves […]

Brides and moms at our 2016 Past Basket Milwaukee Wedding Registry Event. Image Credit, M Magazine.

10 tips for a successful wedding registry

The merger of two households is not only the marriage of a couple, but a union of traditions, memories, and namely, treasured articles meant to be passed down to future generations. Many brides and grooms prefer a practical registry with items for everyday use, yet with versatility to dress up for a lovely dinner. The Past Basket Wedding Registry team understands and […]

Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts

With all the talk this year about the kitchen being the new “man cave,” it should prove easy to buy a gift for dad this Father’s Day if he is a regular staple during meal preparation. Here are some perfect gift ideas that will make him smile this Dad’s Day. Serving pieces reminiscent of the outdoors After dad has cooked […]

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4 tips to successful outdoor entertaining

Outdoor entertaining can be as simple or complex as you make it, so rather than reinvent the wheel, why not get on the repurpose bandwagon and bring your favorite home accents outside? From easily transportable herbal plantings in lovely containers, to bypassing misconceptions about using everything “paper” during the warm weather season, here are 4 tips for knockout (and memorable) […]