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Home accents, contemporary Lazy Susans, handcrafted

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Beauty and Purpose, What could be better? Objects with a story. Our joy multiplies when we are able to purchase something beautiful and functional and has a soul behind it. Andi-Le Aspen creates products by hand, in Aspen Colorado. Design inspirations come from travel, nature and a curious eye. And… sometimes a sleepless night. I hope you enjoy our latest collections of NOT SO Lazy Susans! ! !

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From Andrea Wendel: Ahhh…. The Aspen Lifestyle is filled with loads of outdoor activities and a huge appreciation of nature and it’s magnificence. Meals, whether it is a picnic by the river, backyard summer parties under the star filled sky or a cozy, indoor, dinner while the snow falls, is the activity that brings it all together. Living in Aspen 20+ years has given me the best memories a girl could ask for. Most of which include being on a horse or a hike, kayaking, skiing or snowshoeing. Over dinner the best parts of the day are shared. We are a casual group with fine taste buds and eclectic way in which we live. As a sculptor as well as a product designer and builder, it has been a joy to create home accent furniture not only for designers and clients in Aspen, but across the country. My accent furniture line, Andi-Le starts with large components and that are handcrafted and embellished specifically for each client. The aesthetic lies in mixing and matching textures and inlayed materials. The end result is a fine quality piece of art with function Andi-Le Aspen produces home accents and accessories that I have the need to create. An Andi-Le Aspen, NOT SO Lazy Susan, brings ease to entertaining and was the solution to a few “issues” of dinner party hosts everywhere. In this issue you will see easy solutions for serving all your meals and hosting parties, along with recipes to fuel your own ideas. I hope you love these fresh, contemporary designs. Each is handcrafted, with a global modern aesthetic, inspired by my experiences and eye. They are pieces of art with a fantastic function. All Andi-Le Aspen products are one of its kind or of a limited production and created in Aspen, Colorado. All products available at www.LUXDETAILS.com or visit us www.andileaspen.com Enjoy and “Live Creatively” xx Andrea

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! ! ! Fish Sandwiches Grilled, Baked or fried. (Bun optional) Let the toppings and condiments determine the theme. Island, Mexican, American, Chinese. The options are endless. And the best part is that since everyone has his or her favorite. Why not let them join in the fun? MIX IT UP!

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! “Pass the Mayo” A thing of the past with Andi-Le Aspen NOT SO Lazy Susans. All your fish sandwich toppings in one neat and easy way. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Shown here on the “SETAI” A one-of-its-kind collection, inlayed, with antique printing blocks from Indonesia. ! !

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Pineapple Salsa (Andrea Wendel) ½ fresh pineapple or mango 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper 1 green onion, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro ¼ cup of chopped cherry tomatoes 1 fresh jalapeno chile pepper, finely chopped 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and pepper ! ! ! ! ! Wasabi Mayo ! 1/2 tablespoon wasabi powder ! Creamy Avocado Sauce 1 teaspoon lemon juice ! 1 avocado (ripe, halved and seeded) 3 tablespoons mayonnaise ! 2 tbsps sour cream Directions: ! 1 tbsp lime juice 1. In a small bowl, mix wasabi ! 1 dash hot pepper sauce powder and water to form a paste. ! ! Let sit for 1 minute, then add ! mayonnaise. !!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Homemade Slaw (Andrea Wendel) 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup mayonnaise squeeze of fresh lemon 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon dry mustard dash of cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 head cabbage, core removed, thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 quarts) ½ red pepper finely sliced 1 celery stalk finely sliced !

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! SETAI Andi-Le Aspen’s SETAI Collection Bring a bit of Indonesian history to your table top. ! e !! These NOT SO lazy Susans are inlayed with an antique one-of-its-kind, printing blocks from Indonesia. Made of Baltic birch for stability and a beautiful grain. 19 ¾” in dia. 1 5/8” tall and a quiet and smooth turnstile. Each “Susan” comes in a beautiful gold/yellow felt bag for storage. A special gift idea! ! ! ! ! !

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! ! Cocktail Party Issue #1 Solved ! ! While sitting around the cocktail table on game day as well as cocktail parties, everyone just nibbles on what is in front of him or her. Tasty hors devours are not equally enjoyed, unless the host moves them around. YES ! The NOT SO Lazy Susan is the answer. Large with a quiet and smooth turnstile, this, VERY, necessary piece of serve ware helps entertain with ease. ! !

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MORACCAN SWIRL Andi-Le Aspen’s Moroccan Swirl Collection Moroccan ambience sets the tone. These NOT SO lazy Susans are inlayed with specially strung beads. Always included are some from Andrea’s personal collection Made of Baltic birch for stability and a beautiful grain. 19 ¾” in dia. 1 5/8” tall and a quiet and smooth turnstile. Each “Susan” comes in a beautiful gold/yellow felt bag for storage. A special gift idea!

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GAME DAY YES ! We love our Broncos. And we make every game an event. Dips for all Tastebuds. Just add the chips, tortillas, crostinis, and yes.. celery, cucmbers, and carots. No reaching necessary! !

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ZESTY SALSA 3 cups chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 cup onion, diced1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 4 teaspoons chopped fresh jalapeno pepper (including seeds) 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt ! ! ! ! 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper CHILI CON QUESO (CHEESE AND CHILI DIP) 2 tbsp butter 1 onion finely chopped 1/2lb chopped tomatoes with their juice ¼ canned green chili, drained, seeded and chopped 3 cups shredded Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese ½ cup sour cream ! !!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! !!! SPINACH AND ARTICHKE DIP Melt!butter!in!a!skillet,!add!onions!cook!til! soft! Stir!in!tomatoes!with!their!juice!and!chili! peppers,!Bring!to!a!boil,!simmer!10=15! minutes!til!thick! Gradually!stir!in!cheese!til!melted!and! smooth.! Stir!in!Cream!til!desired!thickness! ! Serve!warm!with!taco!or!corn!chips! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1 cup thawed, chopped frozen spinach 1 ½ cups thawed chopped, frozen artichoke hearts 6 oz cream cheese ¼ cup mayo 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese ½ tsp red pepper flakes ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp garlic powder Boil spinach and artichokes in 1 cup of water until tender. Discard liquid. Heat cream cheese in microwave until hot and soft. Stir in rest of ingredients. Serve warm ! !

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Dinner Parties & Family Dinners Issue #2 Solved ! Aspenites and people all over the world people are exposed to more experiences and have developed very subjective likes and dislikes. Even in a small family! Back in the “olden” days, we ate what was on our plate. Not so much any more. Dinner parties (especially with allergies and vegans) become a bit more challenging. I started cooking very simple entrees, steak, chicken, and fish, even tofu. Then I created toppings, condiments, and sauces as compliments. Guests could make their dish as spicy or saucy as they like, Onions? No Onions! Everyone is happy! The small dishes were scattered and messy. Where’s the spicy mustard? Who has the caramelized onions? And that’s where the Lazy Susan came back into play. After searching for Lazy Susans that didn’t look like my mother’s or one that wasn’t brown. I headed into the studio. And viola! Andi-Le Aspen’s NOT SO Lazy Susans.

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ROMANCE Andi-Le Aspen’s ROMANCE Collection Carved freeform swirls creates a texture of worldly romance. These NOT SO lazy Susans Rely on the hand of the artist. Fire torched for a depth of color in the recessed design. Made of Baltic birch for stability and a beautiful grain. 19 ¾” in dia. 1 5/8” tall and a quiet and smooth turnstile. Each “Susan” comes in a beautiful gold/yellow felt bag for storage. A special gift idea!

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! ! Make Breakfast Beautiful And EASY ! ! Andi-Le Aspen’s Lazy Susans make breakfast options a breeze. The simple and organized presentation along with your favorite choices, fresh fruits, pastries, coffee, tea etc etc etc, will give a fantastic start to your day.

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Lazy Susan Collections All one of it’s kind or a limited production Andi-Le Aspen SETAI One of it’s kind, Indonesian, antique printing blocks have a beautiful history and exotic soul. They have a new language as the centerpiece of this collection. Go to LUXDETAILS.com for availability _________________________________________________________________ ROMANCE The carving is freehand, the design flows through the artist, making each “Romantic” Susan unique. A burning torch creates the depth of color and accents the fluid design. Go to LUXDETAILS.com for availability _____________________________________________________ MORACCAN SWIRL Hand strung beads including special Ghanaian glass beads from Andrea Wendel’s personal collection is inlayed on these one of its kind “Susans”. This worldly design won’t need to be put in a drawer. Go to LUXDETAILS.cm for availability www.LUXDETAILS.com www.andileaspen.com

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