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Guest Relations: Counter Culture

Photography by: Bryan Gardner

Set up a fully stocked restroom kit and your guests will be prepared for any Murphy’s Law moment: mosquito invasions, achy dancing feet, or red-wine fashion emergencies (on your teeth—or your dress!). To give all of these disparate items a unified look, we filled like-minded containers with our favorite party-foul fixes -- from bug spray to baby powder -- and then added our apothecary labels.

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The Details

(from left): Pump bottles, from $5, blotting papers, $2.25, cylindrical spray bottle, $3.25, sewing kit, $5, lint roller, $10; Tea tins, from 50 cents each,


Curate your countertop by tailoring your in-case-of-emergencies kit to your event. Here, a few things that just might come in handy.


For a Vineyard Celebration

Pearly Wipes make quick work of erasing red-wine mustaches ($7,

Photography by: Bryan Gardner

For an Epic Dance Party

Quiet barking dogs with Peppermint Cooling Foot Spray ($10,

Photography by: Bryan Gardner

For a Black-Tie Affair

Strategically placed Vapon fashion tape prevents wardrobe malfunctions ($5,