Coral & Tusk dolls at Grand Teton National Park and Sacred Rim in Wyoming

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The Coral & Tusk team just returned from a magical company retreat to Wyoming to visit founder and designer, Stephanie Housley at her new home! It was an experience of a lifetime and we couldn’t have been more thrilled to explore the landscape that is such inspiration for Stephanie, especially when she was designing our western themed collection.

We joined Stephanie at her new home in Bondurant. Adventures included exploring the Tetons, horseback riding, river rafting and an overnight in Yellowstone National Park! We spotted some amazing wildlife and were in total awe of the beautiful landscape. Bondurant is also near Jackson Hole, where we are delighted to have opened up our new Coral & Tusk Outpost!

We are so excited to share more of our daily activities and photos with you through this journal and guide, and are wishing a very Happy Birthday to our National Parks as they celebrate their 100th year this week!

Coral & Tusk Pocket Dolls

The entire crew of C&T pocket dolls joined us for the fun! See all of their travel photos on our instagram #coralandtuskretreat  |   Shop and collect all 10 dolls HERE

Coral & Tusk Wyoming - Stephanie Housley home

Stephanie’s beautiful home and view

Coral & Tusk Embroidered Feather Bedding

Guest room with Pheasant Feather Left and Right Pillows, Large Feathers Lumbar Pillow and Plumes Yardage

Stephanie’s big move this summer to her new home in Bondurant, Wyoming was inspired by a trip that she took with her family when she was a child. They visited the national parks and Stephanie knew then that Wyoming would always hold a special place in her heart. She visited many years later with her now husband and then again when they were married. The search for a home of their own became a reality last year when they visited Wyoming again and fell in love with the small town of Bondurant. In fact, the Wolf Cabin Gunsmith pocket pillow is inspired by a cabin Stephanie saw while looking at houses during that very trip!

Stephanie Housley Wolf Drawing and inspiration - Coral & Tusk in Wyoming

Stephanie’s Drawing for Wolf Cabin Gunsmith pocket pillow

Stephanie Housley Drawings Process and Inspiration - Coral & Tusk

Stephanie’s drawings, inspiration and process for Habitat series    |    Photo by Martin Scott Powell

Stephanie’s move to Wyoming has also grown to include a new Coral & Tusk location, the Jackson Hole Outpost! It opened in June and we are so excited to share this space with Susan Fleming of The Workshop! She is a longtime wholesale customer of Coral & Tusk’s and she’s made us feel so welcome out west!

Coral & Tusk Outpost, Jackson Hole Wyoming

Coral & Tusk Outpost located at Workshop   |   180 East Deloney Avenue   |    Jackson, Wyoming

After Stephanie’s big move out West this summer, the entire Coral & Tusk team was fortunate enough to visit her on our very first retreat! Each day was filled with fun, exploration, and one of a kind experiences that will last a lifetime! We’re excited to share our daily journal chronicling each part of this amazing adventure!

_MG_3901_1birthdaypartyfunHip Hip Hooray! It’s birthday party time at Coral & Tusk!

We love a celebration and these spirited gift ideas are sure to turn up the fun at your next summer birthday bash, bbq, or cocktail party!

Our new Birthday Parakeet pillow, assorted animal cake toppers, framable embroidered stationery, and keepsake gift and wine bags are perfect party additions no matter the setting! Whether you’re looking for festive party decor or favors for your guests, we have some great options!

STATIONERY TO EDIT

EMBROIDERED STATIONERY: Birthday Party Fox  //    Trumpeteer   //    Birthday Hat   //  Paco With Balloon   //   Birthday Party Bear

Coral & Tusk Summer Hostess Gifts

Coral Forest Tablerunner    //   Coral Forest Dinner Napkin    //    Sea Horse Love Tea Towel    //    Narwhal Love Tea Towel    //    Whale Love Tea Towel    //    Sea Turtle Cocktail Napkin    //    Hermit Crab Cocktail Napkin
Top and bottom left photograph by Kate Lacey

We love a summer get-together and what better way to thank your favorite party planner than with a Coral & Tusk hostess gift! Whether you’re going to a sunny beach BBQ or a dreamy weekend retreat in the country, our gift ideas say thank you to a special hostess!

 

Hali Indigo, Ridgeline Indigo, Navy Quill, Sidewinder and Sweetgrass Pillows
Right photograph by Will Ellis

In the midst of hot and sticky summer weather, our cool and crisp indigo fabrics, part of our Aegean inspired collection, brings the breezy lifestyle of terrace living into your interiors. These rich indigo pillows invite the vibes of the sea inside with embroidered patterns and colors inspired by the aesthetics of Turkish, Greek and North African textiles.

We have a selection of LIMITED EDITION NEW custom pillows made with our Fabric Yardage available and tips for decorating below!

Our deep blue indigo striae linen with embroidered stitches creates a richly saturated starting point or layering option for any space. These are custom patterns created by designer, Stephanie Housley, and embroidered onto our own custom woven striae linens.

Lynsey Erin Illustration - Coral & Tusk pillows

Watercolor Illustration by Lynsey Erin

We recommend layering our pieces as you can see in this fantastic original watercolor created by our fabric division head, Lynsey Erin. Start with our largest size (26″) against the back of your couch or bed and work your way down in size with our 20″, 16″, and statement lumbars at 16″ x 32″.  Pattern wise- mix all over intricate patterns like our Ridgeline Indigo with bold designs like Sweetgrass or Sidewinder Indigo. These patterns compliment each other and allow you to appreciate the bold patterns and textures created by thousands of stitches.

We are thrilled to share 3 design suggestions for using these beautiful indigos in your home while highlighting specific design trends we are inspired by now.

CORAL & TUSK GOES TO THE GRAND CANYON!

In celebration of the National Park Service’s centennial year, our Wholesale Manager, Alicia and our Owl and Bear Pocket Dolls headed to the high deserts of Arizona and Utah to discover the wonders of our country’s National Parks. Bear and Owl had their slingshot and binoculars in tow, while Alicia packed her hiking boots! They trekked, camped, and were awed by the incredible nature of the Colorado Plateaus!

Coral and Tusk Grand Canyon
View from Point Imperial on the North Rim

After months of dreaming and planning, we finally flew out West to explore! Our first stop, THE GRAND CANYON! Carved by the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon is 277 miles long and up to 18 miles wide in some areas. Words and pictures cannot capture the magnitude of the canyon!