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Spring Cleaning

It's time to clear out the shelves! If you're in the Bay Area, please join us for a fun afternoon of eating, drinking and some serious bargain shopping. Temescal Brewing is hosting the event and 13 great Bay Area shops are bringing the goods. Everything, from jewelry to jackets, will be a minimum of 50% off the original price! Saturday, March 2512:00 - 4:00 PM 4115 Telegraph Ave.Oakland, CA 94609...

Keepin' It Clean: Save & Revive Your Jewelry

Nothing’s worse than investing in a beautiful new piece of jewelry, only to have it tarnish beyond recognition. It’s natural to want your favorite pieces to last forever in all their shiny glory, but unfortunately, tarnish is only natural with almost every metal used by jewelers. Luckily for you, it’s also easy to prevent and to treat, as long as you’re willing to spend a little time to preserve your...

The best smelling conference room in San Francisco

Today's candle making work shop with Lighten Up Shoppe was so much fun! We squeezed 18 of the nicest, most easy going people in the Bay Area (including 2 from San Jose) into the lovely and very professional looking meeting room at Hotel G San Francisco. Once Joy and her students were done with their work, that conference room was definitely the best smelling room that's ever held a business...

Candle making with Lighten Up Shoppe at Hotel G

We're kicking off our stay at Hotel G with one of our most popular partners! Lighten Up Shoppe candles and bath salts were always in demand gifts at our Haight Street location. Now you can make your own with Lighten Up Shoppe's creator. Joy will provide all necessary materials and walk you through the steps of making 3 custom candles. Re-create your favorite Lighten Up Shoppe scents or custom blend your...

Father's Day Favorites!

Father's Day is fast approaching on June 16th, and here at Merch we're stocking up on gifts and cards for Dad. If you're got the Best Dad Ever, make sure you scoop up a little something to show him you care. We've got cards for every Father figure out there - the fisherman, the beer drinker, the cyclist, the music lover, the suit-and-tie sporter, and every other Dad type you...

Great Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day is on its way - May 12th! - and you don’t want to be caught empty handed. Luckily for you, we’re a one-stop shop for cards and gifts, so you’ll be sure to find the perfect something to show Mom how much you appreciate her putting up with you for all these years! Whether your mom’s got a weakness for perfume, for jewelry, or for unique decor, we...

Fox & Lion bread at Merch!

If you've been by the shop in the last several weeks, you may have noticed a new and delicious addition - Fox & Lion bread! Local baker Xan deVoss offers a weekly bread subscription service that can be picked up on Thursdays at three locations around the city, including our very own Merch. Xan crafts her tasty Fox & Lion loaves using local, organic grains following her belief that "the...
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