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Kelly Rae Smith
freelance writer, vintage shop owner, wanderluster
freelance writer, vintage shop owner, wanderluster

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Runaround Sue Presents: Holy City Vintage Market | Sat. Sept. 17. 10-3. Free. @ Fabulon
Go here to our event page for further updates!

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The Skinny: Living in Charleston, SC
My good friends over at The Skinny in Edinburgh (the Scotland one) asked me to write about life in Charleston with tips for folk who may want to move here one day. Read it here! 

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CCP: The Resurgence of Tapes
I rarely post my City Paper articles here these days — there are just far too many every week so I like to save myself from that tedious task. However, I'm pretty proud of this one. It was fun to research tape labels and speak to so many cool folks running ...

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SC Living Magazine: The Kazoo Museum, Factory, and Shop, Beaufort, SC
This was a fun piece I did for SC Living Magazine on the Kazoobie Kazoos' Kazoo Museum, Factory, and Shop in Beaufort, SC - not far from Charleston so the perfect day trip. I took my boyfriend there for his birthday, and it made for some real silly fun. We ...

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The Sunday Times (UK): In the footsteps of Village giants + Off the beat track: surprising cities whose sounds are in tune with the big boys
Pretty excited to have gotten two pieces published in the Sunday Times last weekend. You can read 'em here or below.  In the footsteps of Village giants Kelly Rae Smith takes a nostalgic tour of the New York venues that spawned legends from Bob Dylan to Blo...

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Garth Brooks interview/feature in Raleigh News & Observer
After feeling frustrated that I didn't have the time to make good use of my Garth interview in Charleston (the press conference and our one-one-one finished too late for me to turn around an article for the CCP that evening before I had to rush out and meet...

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Creative Live: 5 Inspired Instagram Tips for Savvy Sellers
My latest blog post for Creative Live is up, and it's all about what you should be doing on Instagram if you're a fashion seller or personality. You can view it here !

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DIY Unicorn-Cloud Mobile
I do a lot of DIY blogging for sites like Creative Live, Shutterfly, eBay, and Goodwill. This week, I worked on a unicorn-themed nursery idea. I really wanted to do a paper mache unicorn head, but due to time constraints that idea will have to wait. I decid...

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Ode to Garth: For a moment, all the world was right
Today I met Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood at a press conference. I wrote this last week but forgot to "publish" it on the City Paper site before rushing out of town. And now that I'm writing a different Garth piece, this seems more fitting for the blog a...

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Bite Magazine: Haggis Hankerins
Published in Bite Magazine, Edinburgh, Scotland. March 2015. 
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