Meet McCrea's Candies

Posted on November 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

The story behind McCrea's Candies and why VelvetCrate loves their caramels.

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Three Things We Love About Halloween

Posted on October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy Halloween! Whether you're going ghoulish, dressing your ridiculously cute kid up, just in it for the candy, or created most clever costume in the office, there are so many fun ways you can celebrate Halloween. 

Here are a few of our favorites:

Chic, metallic gold-painted pumpkin pails: 

The freaky Eye sculpture at The Joule Hotel in Dallas: 

The Dead Sexy cosmetic tote from TokyoMilk (from our sold out Spring Love collection):

TokyoMilk Makeup Dead Sexy Cosmetic Bag


Of course, we think there's no better treat than a Fall VelvetCrate

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Posted on October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fun Fact #1: Amy used to call Allison "Mouse"

Fun Fact #2: Allison's favorite childhood book was "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"

Fun Fact #3: It's National Cookie Month

We've included Eleni's New York cookies in our Fall Collection. Sweet Pink Sugar cookies are included in the Celebrate collection, the Just Because collection features the classic Chocolate Chip, and in the Love collection is yummy Beyond Butterscotch. 

What's your favorite kind of cookie? What's your favorite childhood book? 

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Fun Holidays: National Cookie Month

Posted on October 01, 2014 | 0 Comments

Did you know it's National Cookie Month? If you didn't know, now ya know. We're admitted cookie monsters, so every Wednesday through the month of October, we'll share some of our favorite cookie recipes and bakeries with you. But first, about the cookies featured in the VelvetCrate Fall collection!

Our cookies are from the Cookie Crisps collection from Eleni's New York, a bakery in Chelsea Market in New York. In our Celebrate collection is a box of sprinkled Pink Sugar cookies, the Just Because collection features the classic Chocolate Chip, and in the Love collection is sweet Beyond Butterscotch. 

These cookies add the perfect amount of sweetness to a chic, fun, and luxurious gift that she will love. From birthday to thinking of you to thank you gifts, cookies will definitely put a smile on her face. 

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Fun Holidays: National Relaxation Day

Posted on August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you know someone who needs a little rejuvenation? Our Just Because collection is the perfect gift for someone special who needs a little rejuvenation.

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