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> August 2007


Looking for a fun signature drink to serve at your Labor Day bash this weekend? Here are some cool ideas from Food Network : {pictured above, clockwise from top left} Golden Daquiri , Plum Caipirinha , Summer Watermelon Situation , and Gin & Tonic Gellies Or..if you’re planning on doing an "all-white" labor day party […]

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I saw this beach burner portable bonfire by artist John T. Tunger featured on ThisNext yesterday and thought it would make such a fantastic attraction for any beach party or luau… The cut steel flames even act as great cooking rests for sausages or marshmallows! Aside from the beautiful design aspect, Tunger’s entire collection of […]

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Designer Ana Romero recently launched a new online store featuring products that showcase the bright, ultra-modern patterns from her Puzzle* line. Puzzle* is based out of beautiful Lisbon, Portugal – but because Ana’s store is part of Cafepress.com, orders are shipped from the U.S. and international shipping is available too! Click here to visit the […]

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You may have seen my post on the new products from elum designs earlier this month…and judging from the response it seems that you guys love elum just as much as me! That being the case, I’m hoping you’re REALLY going to love the thought of winning some free goods from them… because today, elum […]

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28 Aug

INK&WIT

As a long-time admirer of Tara Hogan‘s fabulous INK&WIT line – I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to blog about it here! It shouldn’t take many words to convey how extraordinary Tara’s work is though – these pictures alone should be a great testament to both her design talents, and the playful, yet […]

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New York-based artist Jessica Howard recently emailed me pictures from her brand-new line of contemporary ceramic dishware , and it was love at first sight! Jessica’s simplistic illustrations, rich colors, and clean product lines have come together perfectly to create a truly beautiful line of modern dishware. Click here to view the entire collection.

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Hi Everyone -Apologies for the delay in posting today and the late-in-the-day posts last week – I’ve been traveling every single day since last Tuesday and am JUST getting back after the final (thank goodness!) 8 hours in the car. How is it that sitting for 8 hours straight can make you tired? Somehow that […]

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There’s a new gallery on marthastewart.com called “Cutest Cupcakes” – and I have to agree! How adorable are these little guys… great for kids parties, birthdays, baby showers and more. I’m especially loving the Shark and Beach design… And if you’re looking for something great to put your cute cupcakes on, how about this fantastic […]

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I was browsing through the latest issue of Blueprint yesterday and fell head over heels for this artsy black wine rack from Umbra…and then discovered a couple more beauties in their online store… Pictured above: Cru wine rack – and below: Napa and Loopsy wine racks

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If you haven’t been introduced to the ELSEWARES Independent Art & Design site yet, it’s definitely worth checking out! There are tons of great finds for your tabletop, home, stationery collection, wardrobe, and more. Some of my personal favorites are pictured below – click here to check out the entire collection! {pictured above} Roots & […]

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Thought I’d share some glassware favorites from Crate&Barrel with you today. Clear dishes and serveware are so useful to have around because they coordinate with pretty much any color palette or tabletop design – and I love how C&B often adds interest even to clear glassware with textures and subtle etching… {pictured above, from top […]

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I’m loving these ultra-modern Star Beverage Coasters ($25/set of 4) and Toothy Frog Bottle Openers ($6.50 ea) from innovative product designer Mario Bogdan… The coasters come in 7 color combinations and the bottle opener also doubles as a coaster after you’ve opened your drink – and sticks to the fridge when not in use. Very […]

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Teaposy is a line of hand-crafted blooming tea and glassware that combines premium white tea leaves with natural herbal flowers to create delicate blossoms that “bloom” while you drink your tea. A truly unique gift idea – especially given the fact that they come packaged in gorgeous boxes! Available at ochelly.com. Prices range from $17.98 […]

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When I received an email a few weeks ago with the subject line “Easy, Delicious Cocktails from… Canned Foods?” I have to admit I was slightly skeptical about the idea. But once I actually read the recipes – which utilize long-lasting staples you might already have in your pantry such as canned peaches, pears and […]

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Style Me Pretty recently posted a beautiful yellow wedding inspiration board that reminded me of a fun & bright yellow daisy shower from marthastewart.com. This sunny theme would work beautifully for a baby shower, bridal shower, or even an anytime brunch or birthday celebration. The first image below shows some pictures from the daisy shower […]

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