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Palo Alto Weekly

- December 10, 2010

Made by hand

In a Big Box world, gifts created by artisans and craftspeople offer a more personal feeling

by Kathy Cordova

The thought of handmade gifts evokes sweet memories of a child's finger-painted masterpiece or a great aunt's knitted sweater. But even for gift-givers who don't paint or knit, seeking out well-crafted, handmade gifts can lend a personal touch in a world of Big Box stores and mass-produced items.

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Kathy Cordova is a Palo Alto freelance writer.

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