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> July 2007


Not only does r. wood studio make gorgeous ceramics with a perfect mix of modern & traditional aesthetics, but they are also one of the very few studio potteries in America, where each piece is made by hand! A few favorites are pictured here…and you can find these beautiful products and more – including their […]

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You may have already seen some of the bright, modern patterns from Ann Kelle Designs adorning stationery & note sets – but now you can also find Ann Kelle’s signature vintage flowers and bold graphics on great new products such as mugs, ceramic tiles, framed tiles, and magnets! Click here to check out Ann Kelle’s […]

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With hot July days still in full-swing, it seems crazy to already be talking about Fall, but the new fall cb2 catalog just arrived and these fantastic oha placemats just had to be shared! Pictured here in white/green and black/white for $3.95 each. For a very pretty table, pair them with cb2′s super-slick cayman dinnerware […]

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Also new and fantastic from cb2 are the very modern – and very unique – cheers wine glasses. These bold hand-blown glasses let you toast in 6 different languages! ($19.95/set of 6)

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Photo display stands are a great way to create a truly custom centerpiece that perfectly matches your theme and occasion! A few ideas include: clip on photos of bride-to-be or couple-to-be for a bridal shower/engagement party; baby pictures of famous celebrities for a hollywood-themed baby shower; for a birthday party, hang different cards or gift […]

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Feeling Lucky? Hope so..because we’ve got a fantastic giveaway for you today – generously sponsored by Violet.com ! Check out these goods: vintage-mod what-to-wear apron , 2-in-1 spiral trivet set , swanky spirograph plates (set of 4), and beautiful letterpressed wallpaper cards (set of 6)…a $128 value! How to enter: Sign up for violet.com’s newsletter […]

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Susie from Rock Scissor Paper sent me an email on Friday with some very good news: the brand-new Home Collection from RSP is now available! I’ve been anticipating the arrival of this new line ever since Grace posted some sneak-peek snapshots from their tradeshow booth a few months back – and now that everything is […]

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Hi everyone – sorry for the delay on posting these winners – this week has been a little crazy! Anyways, here are the winners of the RSM book giveaway – if you see your name/comment here, please send me an email with your full name & mailing address and put “I’m a Winner!” as the […]

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These very modern – and very adorable – mini mobiles would make the perfect party decór for your little one’s birthday party or for a modern mom-to-be baby shower! Just hang one or more in an entry way, over a table, etc. And after the party’s over, you can use them to decorate a kids […]

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San Diego’s Fox in the Morning news recently invited us to share some tips for stress-free 4th of July entertaining! Here are a few screenshots from part of the segment and some tips to help you spend more time at the party and less time in the kitchen: 1. Don’t feel pressured to make everything […]

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Cool Cocktails: Watermelon Crush and Raspberry Collins Easy Breakfasts: Mini Blueberry Turnovers and waffles topped with berries and whipped cream Feeling gourmet? Tempt your guests with these impressive eats: Napa Valley Basil Smoked Burgers and Beer-Battered String Beans! For a sweet finish: Red, White & Blueberry Cupcakes and Oat Crisps with Blueberries and Créme Fraiche […]

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Festive fruit garnishes are an easy way to add some 4th-of-July-flair to your Independence Day beverages. This simple carambola (starfruit) garnish a great example – and the perfect accent for your red and blue themed drinks!

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