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

We use the same, high quality, vegetable-tanned leather that has always traditionally been used for equestrian sport, so it’s a natural outdoor material (saddles, reins, bridles, etc). Our American vegetable-tanned leather is infused with waxes in the tannery to stand up to horse sweat, mud, and rain – in other words, just like riding a bicycle!

In September 2017, we launched a new American-made cribbage peg option for our Travel Cribbage Board, which we called “Cast Pegs”. Well, this sent us on a journey of discovery into the world of metal fabrication. Let us share what we’ve learned with you: Continue reading

We’re frequently asked about padding and cushioning options for our leather bicycle bar wraps and grips (more about that topic in this post). Here, we answer your questions and discuss each of our leather bar wraps, what kind of cushion they provide, and what kind of cushioning could be added. Updated 2019. 

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Looking for a different party theme for this year? The holidays are a lovely time of year to enjoy food and drink with friends – and warming, relaxing whisky is our seasonal favorite theme (and the reason why we designed a Leather Whiskey Case!)

Here is a primer for you to plan your own Holiday Whisky Pairing party, complete with food pairing advice, inexpensive decoration ideas, and a suggested menu.  You don’t have to be a Scotch expert to plan a delightful evening. We’ll show you how.  Continue reading

Do you have any suggestions for thief-proofing my holster? I love it but living in a large city, things happen. Please let me know. Thank you!
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Leather Drawer Pulls are a quick and easy way to customize and dress up existing furniture, such as IKEA basics. We hacked our entire personal kitchen and several pieces of furniture with our leather drawer pulls to take photography for our collection, and published the results on Houzz. Get inspired by the project breakdowns in our new Projects Portfolio. These #IKEAhacks are quick and easy, requiring no special skills at all: Continue reading

Customer Sandi Preston in Brooklyn, NY shared her tips for easily installing the Walnut Studiolo Bullwhip Leather Bar Wraps on her bicycle – and a few creative new ideas as well.  Continue reading

One way to make a big difference is to tackle a small project – maybe it’s sorting out the linen closet or finding the right organizer for your desk. Our Leather Drawer Pulls are perfect for those small house projects.

Although we can’t claim to be Scotch experts here at the Walnut Studiolo, we are appreciators. Our leather Whisky Case is a very popular gift item and we are often for a bottle recommendation to pair with the case. We’re never sure exactly how to respond, so we decided to have a little whisky tasting ourselves and share with you what we learned.

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