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> August 2006


Feathers have been a hot trend recently – and they just happen to be a fantastic element to work into tabletop displays, flower arrangements, and even gift packaging! I’m particularly inspired by the vibrant teals, royal blues, and gorgeous greens in the naturally show-stopping feathers of the peacock. Choose from jewel tones and shimmer for […]

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Bring some modern glamour to your table with sparkly silver and glitzy gold! I’m loving the starburst graphics on these Black Galaxy and White Galaxy vases from Sprout Home. For a beautiful centerpiece, mix them with some solid metallic accent vases – like this collection from West Elm (where they’re currently on sale!). These Jewel […]

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Drumroll, please…….if you’re going to be playing hostess at an upcoming bridal shower, baby shower, or birthday party, weddingFAVORites.com is about to make your life a whole lot easier! With their Mod Party Kits, weddingfavorites.com has done the work for you and created dozens of fantastic party themes to choose from with – of course […]

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29 Aug

atelier lzc

Drool…….seriously does textile design get any better than this? I was recently introduced to the Figments website over at the Funky Finds blog and just had to do a post immediately after stumbling upon some of their Atelier LZC goodies! Atelier LZC is a french design studio that creates to-die-for textiles, illustrations, objects, fashion and […]

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I made a visit to the marimekko website yesterday and was so excited to see their new fall collection! As expected, they have tons of amazing and unique new textiles by extremely talented designers, and I was particularly interested in some fantastic kitchen and tabletop product designs! Favorites pictured here: black and white mugs and […]

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Hi Everyone. Apologies for the delay on posting – out of town on a last-minute trip for a few days – but hope this will make up for it! If you haven’t heard of Satinbox yet, get ready to meet this great website that’s chock-full of fabulous entertaining finds! And guess what’s even better? Satinbox […]

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The gorgeous and artful chocolates and chocolate elixers from chocolate moderne are a feast for the eyes AND the tastebuds! Many assortments to choose from – all of which would look amazing arranged on a tray at your next soriée or would serve as a delightful “thank you” or any-occasion gift for a deserving someone. […]

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Make your next party a barrel of monkeys! Whether you’re throwing a bash for kids or kids at heart, these adorable monkey-themed party products are sure to bring on the fun! Seen here: Monkey Invites by Egg Press (available in boxed shower invites , flat imprintable invites , and place cards ), Cocktail Monkey drink […]

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This fabulous circles tabletop collection with coordinating "fab bachelorette" beverage napkins and invites makes a great foundation for a very mod bachelorette party! The palette of lime, green, purple and chocolate is an fresh change from the usual pink and black and looks great with pink cosmos served in clear plastic martini glasses or these […]

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Looking for a unique and memorable hostess gift or shower gift/giveaway? Then check out the gorgeous specialty soaps from Gianna Rose Atelier. Not are the soaps beautifully molded and available in yummy scents such as Caramel Café Latte , Créme Brulee , and Spiced Aztec , but the packaging is simply fabulous! Decorative soaps come […]

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These “candy mail” yum box invites by Jill Smith Design are way too fun. Personally, I would be so excited to receive one of these 3-D invites in the mail! Each invitation includes 1 box, 1 invitation card, 1 envelope sticker and an edible treat..what a great first impression for your next party! Available at […]

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It’s sunny and beautiful in San Diego today and the weather is making me want to post about something bright – so I thought I’d share a few images with you from an orange-citrus themed bridal shower I recently hosted for my friend Sarah – featuring the bride-to-be’s favorite color. For some reason the color […]

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So I have to admit that my REAL tropical dream involves actually basking in the sun on the beach in Maui with a frosty drink on hand…but since most of us can’t have that everyday, here’s something that can at least bring a little tropical sunshine to the table. The Tropical Isle Dinnerware Collection by […]

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perpetualkid.com is one of my new favorite websites for fun kitchen & entertaining products. Great stuff for the young or young at heart – the name says it all! For example, who wouldn’t get a kick out of the “Lift & Shake” salt and pepper shaker set? Witty and charming with a sleek mod design! […]

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After just posting about Target’s Trishmix dinnerware collection yesterday – I was so excited to visit the oh-so-amazing print & pattern blog this morning and find the same Trishmix collection – but in a fun new color scheme! This mellow-yellow and aqua palette is fantastic – and, even better – the whole collection is on […]

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