Here at Walnut Studiolo, we know all about blustery winter days. Our home on the North Oregon Coast is rainy, windy and gray for much of the year. Dramatic storm surges, gushing waterfalls and crashing surf make for gorgeous seaside visits followed by cozy drinks back home with friends.

It is so entertaining to bring along games when traveling or on an adventure, but often there just isn’t enough space to pack all your favorites. That’s why our Travel Cribbage Board packs a mighty game-playing punch! This robust little item offers endless hours of fun, it’s durable and it slips neatly in your pocket.

The gorgeous leather exterior protects the board, and the pegs tuck neatly inside.

The Travel Cribbage Board is one of our most popular gift items and there are plenty of options for expanding the board into an extra special gift.

Here are a few ideas. Continue reading

Check our 2018 holiday order-by deadlines below to ensure your order arrives in time for the holidays – because Santa Geoff needs a little time to load up his sleigh bike!

Place your orders early, sit back and relax and watch the magic and joy of the holidays unfold. Be sure to check out our promotional holiday shipping offers too.  Continue reading

UPDATED for Cyber Week 2018! We’re delighted to share holiday promotions and special shipping rates for our customers in the US, Canada, and Worldwide.

Place your orders early, sit back and relax and watch the magic and joy of the holidays unfold. Be sure to check our order deadlines so you can ensure it arrives in time! Continue reading

Our Leather Care Dressing is carefully formulated for the needs of the vegetable tanned leather we use in our products. We like working with leather because it’s a material that can last for generations to come, and it has such a special feel about it. Continue reading

Let the dice take charge.

Making decisions isn’t always easy, and can sometimes lead to hours, even months, of deliberation. That’s why when Isaac Stone Simonelli started to get the travel itch, he decided to take a radically different, and whimsical, approach to planning out his expedition. Continue reading

Here at Walnut Studiolo, we love to cook with the fresh foods that are available in our region. That means we use the kitchen a lot, and we know how easy it is for the space to quickly become cluttered. Here is our handy seven-step process for decluttering your kitchen from start to finish. Continue reading

Artist Goldhart says his bike project finally came together once he found Walnut Studiolo’s Bullwhip Braided Leather Bar Wrap.

“The end result is stunning!” he says. “These leather wraps are truly the centerpiece of the build.”

The Emily Post guide to anniversary gifts has become to go-to standard for what category of gifts to give each year. The list includes two of our favorite materials – leather (year three) and wood (year five).

In the past 10 years or so, maker-made items have become more readily available thanks in large part to sales sites like Etsy, and we think that’s pretty exciting. Makers have been making for as long as humans have been around. Not only because “makers gonna make” but also because people need a variety of items for everyday use and pleasure.