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> April 2007


Add a splash of unexpected humor to your next get-together with beverage napkins that are witty, clever, and even a bit saucy! A few favorites are pictured here…find all of these and more fun designs at broadwaypaper.com . (The cappuccino beverage napkins would be great for a baby shower, and cook for you is a […]

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This crafty home decor idea from Martha Stewart arrived in my inbox yesterday – and it immediately looked like the perfect concept for a graduation party centerpiece! You could even recover the stacked books with cool, modern gift wrap in various prints & colors to coordinate with your party’s color scheme – and then decorate […]

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Removeable decals are such a fun way to dress up your glasses – especially when they’re as super-cute as these “glass stiks” decals from blik. You can choose from several different, modern designs (each available in a variety of colors) – or order the mix pack and use the decals as drink markers! {available at […]

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Here’s another fun way to adorn your drinks…Clingy Thingy Labels is a woman-owned company that just recently launched with the motto of "making everyday things easier" – which is exactly what they accomplish with their new drink and wine labels.

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These bold, graphic map serving plates by notNeutral have been on my wish list for a while. They’d look so great mounted on a wall – or would make a great gift idea for a travel connoisseur, modern design lover, or resident of one of these featured cities. Available designs include: Cairo, Los Angeles, Berlin, […]

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Brides.com is a wealth of inspiration – whether you’re planning a wedding or not! Check out these gorgeous cocktail/mocktail presentations – just a few images & ideas from a stunning online drinks & cocktails gallery that features lots of differenty artsy drink displays and garnishes. (Those cool cube-things in the 2nd row of the image […]

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Went exploring on flickr for some centerpiece inspiration yesterday, and boy did I find it! These unique creations – which feature simple florals and greenery encased in minimalist glass displays – are both ultra-modern and gracefully elegant at the same time. This idea would look gorgeous at your own dinner party or Mother’s Day brunch, […]

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Daily Candy Deals announced a great discount today for everyone out there that’s planning a bridal shower or looking for a cute congrats gift for your favorite bride-to-be! They’re offering a special discount code for 30% off Eleni’s wedding themed cookies – which include this adorable “I Do” gift tin and tons of great designs […]

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I’m in love with this innovative salad serving set by renowned Italian design company Alessi…the all-in-one, modern minimalist design is truly genious! Set includes 1 stainless-steel tray, 1 stoneware salad bowl, 2 sleek serving spoons and a condiment set for oil, vinegar, salt & pepper – all of which stack & fit neatly together. At […]

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These silk-screened “happy kitchen towels” from PataPri come in ultra-modern patterns and fun, vibrant colors! All towels are hand-printed by designer Yuko Uemura and available for purchase in her Etsy shop. I’m especially loving the kirin (giraffe) and apple prints…and thinking they would look just as good framed on the wall as hanging in the […]

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These days everyone’s daily “to-do” lists seem to be never-ending, but here’s an addition that you might actually be excited about: SHOPPING! Delight.com is a brand-new and brilliant website concept that puts a creative twist on typical internet shopping. Everyday at lunch (noon Central time) Delight features a fabulous new item that goes on sale […]

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103 comments – nice!! Thanks to everyone that entered the Om Home giveaway! And the winner is… Taylor V, who said “I would LOVE these stylish placemats–perfect for a dinner party, and I really need to update my tabletop!” Congrats, Taylor! Please email us your shipping info and placemat color selection with “I’m a winner!” […]

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Wow!!! Thanks to everyone for all the wonderful “green” tips and well-deserved kudos to Zanisa! The green tips were all so great – if you haven’t read through them yet and have a minute, please check out the comments on the Zanisa giveaway to read them – there are some really great ideas! When I […]

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For more evidence that “environment-friendly” can equal “design-friendly”, just check out the gorgeous product line over at Branch! A few favorites pictured here (how great are these cork surface tiles?!)…many more on their website. {pictured above} Haute Surface Pack by Mio (made of 100% recycled cork); Off Pitchers and Slumped Vases (both made of recycled […]

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Earth Day is this Sunday, April 22…so it seems fitting to celebrate with a Surprise Giveaway from Zanisa – a fantastic company that strives to be a friend to the environment year-round. Click here to read about Zanisa’s environmental efforts – one of the highlights being that they will plant a tree for every order […]

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