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15 Sep

lena corwin

My friend Suzy at LorenzStudio recently emailed me about these beautiful melamine plates from talented textile designer and illustrator Lena Corwin! I’m especially loving the limited edition “Springtime” pattern pictured above (yellow & blue). Personally I think these plates could work for any season! Better order up quick though – Lena’s website notes that “Springtime” […]

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Looking for some gorgeous and truly unique gift packaging, stationery, or amazing custom invitations? Then let me introduce you to Mel Lim, an amazing graphic designer and fellow San Diegan whose distinctive design talent had me glued to her website until I’d checkout out every last one of her creations! Her company, aptly named “Joy […]

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Do your party favors a favor and package them in an oh-so-hip favor box from Paper Source! These petite pillow and takeout boxes look great embellished with a ribbon or sticker and come in a wide variety of solid hues and mod patterns that are sure to add a hip, unique touch to your wedding, […]

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I recently stumbled upon Joseph Joseph – an ultra-cool design house based out of London – and was immediately smitten! Founded in 2002 by twin brothers Anthony and Richard Joseph, this company is chock-full of absolutely fabulous kitchen and tableware! A few of their fantastic pieces are pictured here – and more to come in […]

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I was SO excited to learn about this amazing gift wrap company – whimsy press – on design*sponge last week. They have so many fabulous wrap patterns – it’s ridiculous how long it took me to narrow down which ones to picture here (honestly!). Whimsy’s gift wrap collections include the asian-inspired “Dim Sum Cool Papers“, […]

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Love, love, LOVE this new pattern by notNeutral! “Brown Season” is a whimsical-mod mix of outlines and silhouettes brought to life in high-contrast chocolate brown and white. I’m especially loving the serving plate with it’s bold tree silhouette graphic. This pattern is available as a coffee set, cup & saucer set, and birch veneer placemat […]

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Looking for a conversation piece to add to your bar? Then strike it up with this Bowling Ball Ice Bucket and Bowling Pin Cocktail Shaker! With their witty concepting and cool minimalist design, these clever fab finds are guaranteed to get noticed! **Great idea for a “host” gift or bachelor pad housewarming!** (although as a […]

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These super-hip artsy glass serving platters from wrapables pull double-duty as both beautiful mod serveware and fabulous eye-candy! When not in use, insert them into these cube-like black wooden plate stands (sold separately) and you have an instant splash of modern art to display! Patterns shown here (starting from top): Swing, Clover, and Orchid. (Swing […]

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It’s girls night! We all need (and deserve!) these "just us girls" gatherings once in a while – so – whether your pleasure is a night on the town, a day at the spa, or relaxing and chatting at the pad with popcorn and chick flicks, it’s time to motivate and get your next girls […]

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I was so excited to stumble upon this adorable gift wrap by hello! lucky at luxe paperie this morning! This is the first time I’ve seen it there and the patterns are way too cute! The darling fawn and ukelele monkey patterns would be super cute for a baby shower, and the bursting with pride […]

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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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