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Carmel Weddings: Best Venues, Gift Ideas, & More

Carmel-by-the-sea is a place that seems as if it would be better suited to the pages of a romance novel. The village contains the perfect balance of human artistry and natural beauty, while the surrounding areas give way to some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world. There?s no better location to make memories […]

The 10 Most Notable Residents in Carmel History

As Carmel-by-the-Sea neared its centennial anniversary in 2016, many looked back at the iconic seaside town’s history.? Its roots in the arts go back to the beginning, when early inhabitants sought to promote creativity and independence.? This was furthered after the San Francisco earthquake and fire in 1906 when the artists and writers who had […]

2017 Holiday Events on the Monterey Peninsula

Headed to Monterey, Carmel-by-the-Sea, or the surrounding region for the holidays in 2017? In addition to stopping by Anne Thull Fine Art Designs for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, there are a number of great holiday-themed activities to enjoy in the region. Below is an overview:

Monterey Car Week 2017 is Here

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America’s premier celebration of vintage and classic cars returns to Monterey this week, and culminates with the historic Concours d’Elegance on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links on August 20th. Aside from the big event on the 20th, there are dozens of automotive shows and events worth attending throughout the Monterey Peninsula over […]

Storybook Carmel Cottages: A Chance to Look Inside

If you’re holding onto childhood dreams of living in or walking through a fairy tale cottage, the city of Carmel-by-the-Sea could make those dreams a reality. A do-it-yourself handyman and amateur architect named Hugh Comstock created dozens of the storybook Carmel cottages, some of which you may be able to tour next month. The History […]

Bride & Groom Wedding Toasts: From Stemware to the Speech

Carmel is an extremely popular wedding destination. From picturesque beaches, stunning private homes, and beautifully authentic churches, there are wedding and reception locations to fit almost any style. With all of the planning that goes into the perfect wedding, many couples face the most anxiety when it comes to bride and groom wedding toasts. A […]

Free Things to do on a Trip to Carmel

Visitors can always find plenty of free places to go and activities to do in the charming city of Carmel and surrounding area. Because the area offers an abundance of natural beauty, it lends itself to many no-cost entertainment opportunities. Whether you choose to stroll along the beach at sunset with your significant other, window […]

5 Fun Facts You Probably Didn?t Know About Carmel-by-the-Sea

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Carmel, or Carmel-by-the-Sea, as it’s officially known, is a picturesque coastal city on the Monterey Peninsula, about a 2-hour drive south of San Francisco. A town both known for its natural beauty and its unique history, Carmel provides a village-like atmosphere that seems to flow right into the cypress-lined beaches. Just below the surface, however, […]