We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends

We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends

June 16, 2020

This week, I'm going LIVE on Instagram with my best friend, Lisa! One of the things I miss the most is spending time with my friends... grabbing a bite, doing a little shopping and stopping for a late afternoon cocktail. It's time to change that. Snag a friend and join us! [...]
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Reflections on the 2020 Sample Sale

Reflections on the 2020 Sample Sale

June 11, 2020

This year's Sample Sale has been one for the memory books.The deadline to sign up for new sale sessions has passed, but we’ve booked appointments through Saturday, June 13th. So, that makes this the final week of the 2020 (First-Ever) Virtual Sample Sale... and [...]
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Last Chance to Shop the Sample Sale!

Last Chance to Shop the Sample Sale!

May 26, 2020

If you haven't shopped the Sample Sale yet, be sure to reserve a time slot soon! We'll be accepting new bookings until the end of May, and holding sessions through mid-June. That means you have until THIS Sunday, May 31st to book your appointment, and until Saturday, June 13th to shop [...]
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Thought You Ran Out of Time to Shop for Mom Online?

Thought You Ran Out of Time to Shop for Mom Online?

May 05, 2020

Book mom a time to shop for herself! Though yesterday was the last day to place your orders with guaranteed shipping by Mother's Day, we're still offering our special discounts for any Mother's Day shopping via [...]
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Spoil Mom with CMD Jewelry or Let Her Pick Out Her Own!

Spoil Mom with CMD Jewelry or Let Her Pick Out Her Own!

April 28, 2020

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and we're all about celebrating the fabulous, irreplaceable women in our lives. Mom can be a mother to tots, teens, or fur babies. She might be a grandmother, an aunt, a sister, a cousin, a dad who fills the [...]
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Refer a Friend (or Three!) for Sample Sale Credit

Refer a Friend (or Three!) for Sample Sale Credit

April 08, 2020

Did you love your FaceTime session with me? I've been having so much fun meeting people all over the world and can't wait for more calls in the weeks ahead! Right now, we're offering $25 in "CMD Bucks" (aka store credit) to you for each referral you send our way. (Note: This [...]
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Where in the world is Colleen Mauer?

Where in the world is Colleen Mauer?

April 06, 2020

I had such an incredible time last week thinking about how these FaceTime calls for the Sample Sale have brought me all over the place. On Friday alone, I was in Sacramento, Washington State, Michigan, New York, and France! [...]
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Q. What's a "Sample" or "Second," anyways?

Q. What's a "Sample" or "Second," anyways?

April 02, 2020

When I’m designing any new piece or collection, I start with sketching. As much as I sketch, I’ve also got to take it to the studio and start testing my ideas. Sometimes what I think to be my [...]
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The Silver (or Mixed Metal) Lining

The Silver (or Mixed Metal) Lining

April 01, 2020

We can’t thank you enough for all your support of CMD the past few weeks. We feel grateful we can keep doing what we do, even if that means that we work at a limited capacity during the quarantine. The SF Shop and NY Studio [...]
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Making Things Happen

Making Things Happen

March 24, 2020

We’re all going through some very trying times, and we know CMD isn't the only small business impacted right now. Our thoughts are with all whose jobs, businesses and lives have been affected by the virus so far and we are continually looking at other ways we can [...]
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Going Virtual: The Sample Sale is ON!

Going Virtual: The Sample Sale is ON!

March 18, 2020

Over the weekend we began posting Stories of some items we had planned to offer at our annual Sample & Seconds Sale. This event typically takes place in-person at The SF Shop at the end of the month, but this year will be a bit different [...]
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Designed in San Francisco and Handmade in Upstate, New York

Designed in San Francisco and Handmade in Upstate, New York

July 31, 2019

This will be my 13th time showing at NY NOW, and that always gets me thinking about who we are and what we do here at CMD. We're a team of strong, bi-coastal, women. We're kind of a super team: from design to delivery, we do it all here at CMD.
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