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Now here’s a cool twist on the typical "lets go out for ice cream" scenario. Red Envelope’s "ice cream excursion basket " has everything you need for your own little ice cream outing – wherever you may choose it to be. This sturdy wicker basket comes complete with six cone-shaped cups and matching saucers (all […]

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Crate & Barrel has come out with some great new kitchen textiles for fall! I’m especially loving these graphic dishtowels – a super-easy and affordable way to add a splash of great design to your kitchen! Shown here:1. aspen dishtowels (gray, black & white) $3.95/ea2. leaf dishtowel (bold green on green!) $3.95/ea3. folia dishtowel (graphic […]

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How gorgeous are these paper (yes – PAPER!) plates and napkins from broadway paper? Pair with a solid, bright tablecloth and simple floral arrangement for a seriously amazing tabletop! This beautiful “florenza” design comes in 2 color ways: green/blue or pink. Lunch napkins, cocktail napkins, guest towels, dinner plates, and dessert plates each sold separately […]

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It’s no secret that the folks at Sprout Home have an amazing collection of home decor & accessories – but who knew they had such a fabulous gift wrap selection too?! So many amazing patterns to choose from…how does one ever decide?

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Now’s here’s a fun “mixer” for your drinks…These funky ice kabobs by FRED double as swizzle sticks and add a very unique touch to cocktails or any cold drink! Or, fill the trays with juice or koolaid for a fun twist on your average popsicle! Each rubber tray makes 3 uniquely-shaped kabobs (squares, circles, and […]

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A few months ago, I was on the lookout for a unique, stylish thank-you gift and just about did backflips when I stumbled upon the Eleni’s website. I mean seriously, the “thanks again” sugar cookie gift tin could not have been a more fabulous find! Bright, modern, fun….and edible! Of course, I couldn’t resist browsing […]

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How cute are these “hot dots” kitchen linens from Chiasso? Coordinating oven mits ($13/2), dish towels ($22/4), and pot holders ($12/2) boast a contemporary polka-dot pattern and are available in red, lime, or black!

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Treat yourself AND give back at the same time! Talk about the ideal situation :) With the cook for the cure products by KitchenAid – presented, of course, in signature breast-cancer-awareness pink – donating to a good cause has never been easier! The combination of clean, contemporary product design and a sweet strawberry ice-cream hue […]

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How cool are these mod silhouette “swoon coasters” by Gabrielle Jennings?! Featuring images inspired by magazine ads and fashion spreads and packaged in a cool box, perfect for gift-giving! Only $12 for a set of 4 – available at remodern.com.

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02 Aug

in the mix!

Decisions, decisions! They’re so hard to make when a super-hip brand like notNeutral has so many fabulous patterns to choose from. Thank goodness they felt our pain and decided to make it easy for us with the “in the mix” dinnerware collection that features 4 of their popular patterns – all mixed up to create […]

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A great BIG thanks to Holly at decor8 for featuring hostess with the mostess as her blog of the week! Click here to read the interview! For those of you that haven’t been to the decor8 blog yet, prepare to be impressed with Holly’s great eye for picking out truly amazing “fresh finds for hip […]

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When you hear the word “picnic”, do visions of plastic red and white tablecloths dance in your head? I think not!…well, “notNeutral” that is! Check out this cool and very contemporary 7-piece picnic set by notNeutral. Comes with a rectangular tablecloth, 4 napkins, a coordinating apron, and even a lavendar-scented insect repellent soy candle! $65/set […]

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I have to admit that pretty much anything Jonathan Adler creates makes me smile, but I’m especially loving this multi-color stripe motif right now. Part of his aptly named “Happy Home” line, this striped “Italia” collection includes fabulous items like the unique cheese dome and cheese spreader (great gift idea!), mini square “tidbit bowls” perfect […]

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Tired of the same old baby shower “looks” and ready-made party supplies? Then it’s time to shake things up a bit and add a modern twist to your upcoming event by mixing just 1 or 2 actual “baby shower” items with some hip “anytime” party goods! Here’s an example:For this “Mod Mom” theme, you can […]

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Thank goodness Lotta Jansson fell in love with screen printing (“it just clicked on me”, she says) – because we get to enjoy the results of her passion with her cool line of “Lotta Jansdotter” products – including these great table linens ($12 – $48), dishes ($24 – $46), and aprons ($44 – $58) – […]

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