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> July 2007


The always beautiful, always inspirational Style Me Pretty blog is having an inspiration board contest all week! {See image below for a sample board.} If you want to give it a go yourself – or just take a look at all the eye candy – click here for details. Readers can vote for their favorite […]

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Take a breather from all the “Posh Spice” frenzy and meet PoshBetty! PoshBetty is a cool online shop started by 3 friends who where tired of cards and invitations that were “all the same”. In their own words, this meant “couples walking hand in hand, kittens chasing balls of yarn, and grandpa and grandson building […]

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208 comments – Henry Road is definitely a hit with you guys! I really wish there could be 208 winners from the giveaway – but, alas, there can only be one…and that lucky girl is Stephanie from adventures in babywearing, who said “Enter me! I am the cloth napkin queen!!”. Congrats, Stephanie! Please send over […]

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You might be surprised where you can find inspiration for the theme of your next party or occasion shower. For example, these elephant wall decals from Vinyl Wall Art just shouted "pink elephant baby shower" when I saw them! How sweet are these… Once you’ve found an item or idea you love – just start […]

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Eco-friendly online shop VivaTerra always has ultra-chic entertaining finds, but those finds are even better when they’re on sale! A few favorites from the current clearance rack: {clockwise from top left}Slate Tray & Petal Servers – were $49-$69, now $19-$27Blue Spiral Tablecloth – was $118, now $44Hand-formed Dipping Set – was $65, now $26Kiri Wood […]

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My friend Anasuya recently threw the most amazing baby shower! Full details coming Monday, but these fantastic flower arrangements should give you a little preview of what’s to come…(yes, the vases are metallic hot pink!). UPDATE – 7/30: The details on this shower will be up Tuesday instead of today! Just waiting for a few […]

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Jennifer Tam from Turtle Papers recently launched a new etsy shop that is full of the most adorable stationery, baby tees, and decorative prints. Seriously, how cute are these designs…! Be sure to check out Jennifer’s regular website too – http://www.turtlepapers.com/ – for even more great stuff, including greeting cards, custom baby announcements and tees […]

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This handmade stationery by Amie Needham from a punkin card company is so very cool… A few favorites pictured here, but everything is so well-designed that it was hard to decide which ones to post! Visit Amie’s Etsy shop to check out her entire collection of greeting cards, note sets, and gift tags for yourself. […]

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How fantastic are these mugs by Scandinavian designer Hanna Werning! Aptly named “Hanna Mugs“, Werning received her inspiration from a childhood chest of drawers filled with souvenirs that her mother had brought back from Russia. That inspiration sure paid off! $16/each at Bunny Maxwell. A few more of the cool new arrivals at Bunny Maxwell… […]

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Because of her bold use of color and ultra-modern design style – Tobi Wood Designs is one of my favorite stationery companies – so I was excited to find out that they’re having a summer sale! Just enter the code “summersale” at checkout to get 30% off TW cards, journals and magnet sets. Sale ends […]

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This Birch “Birdie” Tray and Daisy Flower Cup by UK designer ISAK is super sweet. Available exclusively at delight.com. {$48/set}

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The cheery pink and green plaid motif on these plastic cooler cups and melamine plates is too cute for words! The cups are part of delight.com ‘s "Fabulous Mojito Muddler and Perfect for Summer Glasses "- and the plates come as part of the adorable "Perfectly Plaid and Pink Flamingo Melamine Plate Set ." The […]

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I’m so excited about today’s Surprise Giveaway because it comes from a fabulous textile design company that I’ve been a long-time fan of myself – Henry Road! Henry Road’s designer, Paula Smail, has an amazing gift for creating retro-reminiscent patterns with a decidedly modern feel. Paula’s bold colors and graphics can be found on everything […]

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The winner of the much coveted Violet.com giveaway is… Julie Robinson from Fishers, Indiana. Congratulations, Julie! You’ve got lots of fun stuff coming your way :) For everyone else – don’t be too bummed because more surprise giveaways are coming up – including a great one TODAY! Stay tuned :)

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I’m SO loving the new dinnerware designs from west elm! Sleek product lines + bold silhouette graphics + high-contrast colors = a modern entertaining dream! At $19-$26 per set of 4 dishes (depending on design) – the price is pretty dreamy too :)

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