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> January 2007


Check out these floral beauties from Jayson Home and Garden! The colors are so rich…and I love the clean, modern look. Shown here: Red Tulips ($60, includes delivery) and Pink Monochromatic Spring Blooms ($75, includes delivery). I think it’s great that they include the delivery fee in the price so you know what to expect […]

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One of my favorite designer stationery companies – Joy by Mel Lim – is sharing the love for Valentines day with a special 3-day “Give and Get Some Joy Love” sale! Just enter the coupon code “JOYLOVE” at checkout for 25% off your order. {Don’t miss the super-cute handmade plushes with little heart and flower […]

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I’m so excited to tell you about a brand new company called Spicebox – which was founded by two women under 30 and recently launched one of the cutest websites I’ve ever seen! Spicebox offers creative & modern themed gift packages for Him, Her, Tots, and Family. Each gift comes adorably wrapped and delivered with […]

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I recently got “tagged” by Jessica and Holly – which means I’m supposed to post 6 strange, weird, or interesting things about myself on my blog for all the world to see…yikes! It’s a game/epidemic that’s hit the blogging world…so I’ll succumb to the peer pressure and play along :) Here goes: 1. I went […]

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Jessica from “I Do Declare!” has some great new designer CD’s in her Etsy shop that would be perfect for your favorite party mixes! Make some for yourself or burn mixes as creative party or shower giveaways…or make a slideshow of fun pictures with your friends and send copies to them on these cute CDs […]

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modern valentine wishes from Crate&Barrel…heart plate ($7.95 ea), dip mug ($6.95 ea), heart stirrers for 2 ($2.95/set), valentine dish towels ($9.95/2), and double-heart spatula ($6.95)

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Sonny and I had the best time last night at a cooking class by Sam the Cooking Guy – a self-proclaimed “regular guy” from San Diego who also happens to have a popular TV show, a book deal, and more exciting ventures coming up including a new show on The Discovery Channel and a promotion […]

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Neon pink and orange gourmet cheese knives,”shattered” vases, odd-shaped tea pots…you will find a truly eclectic mix of modern, unique and fabulous home accessories at clio home! {shown above} Rehabilitated Dinnerware, Tilt Bowls, and Cheese Knife Sets {shown above} Sculptural China Dented, Vase of Phases, and Mirza Teapot

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Kat from Modern-twist recently introduced me to new her line of contemporary entertaining products. When I visited her website I was immediately impressed with the fantastic modern-minimalist design! One of my favorite products – sets of wine markers called "Vinotagz" – is shown here. Each set of 6 basic or designed Vinotagz comes packaged in […]

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Hi Everyone -Well, as you may have noticed, even after what seemed like literally 56 straight hours at the computer over the past few days, the website did not launch this weekend as I had previously hoped – but in the big picture it’s actually for the best (promise!)…because what we’re working on right now […]

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cb2‘s new ivy dinnerware is modern design to the core…a canvas of pure white with a pop of color and a few abstract graphics – these could just as easily be hanging on my wall! {…and for $2.95 – $3.95 per piece, maybe they will be!}

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So here we are in the Honolulu airport – waiting for our connector flight to take us back to San Diego…and back to reality… It was a great 9 days in the Aloha state though! It’s hard to believe that barely 24 hours ago I was swimming about 20 inches (literally!) from giant sea turtles, […]

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I can’t think of a much cooler way to store & organize recipes than these super-modern recipe binders from Russell + Hazel…Each set includes 2 slim binders – either Charcoal/White or Blue/Red (my personal favorite!) – and goodies like recipe tabs, menu planning sheets, and more. At $110/set, they’re a little pricier than your average […]

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15 Jan

orla kiely

The bold & energetic patterns from Orla Kiely always make me so happy…thank goodness she adorns a few homeware products with her designs too…like these fun, modern mugs – sold in sets of 4 or 6 at http://www.orlakiely.com/. Happy sipping!

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How great are these ultra-mod “flips” stationery sets {shown above} from Pinkerton Design? Perfect hostess gift idea – or even as a decorative accent to incorporate into your tabletop design or party decór. And Pinkerton helps you say thanks in the cutest way too…click here to check out all of their fabulous designs in hip […]

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