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> August 2007


The new products from letterpress stationery company elum designs – which include fabric-bound journals, luxurious gift bags, sophisticated gift wrap, and complete stationery desk sets – are exactly as to be expected: ridiculously gorgeous ! Check it out…

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Jamie from Design Milk recently launched a super cool online store called Vitamin D(esign) – which I thought was a very clever play off her blog name! Vitamin D(esign) features ultra-modern homewares, stationery, furniture, art and more. A few of my favorites are pictured below – including some amusing wine bottle gift bags featuring witty […]

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It’s been overly hot and humid here lately…so these frosty-looking berry cosmo and mango freeze cocktails that were featured in Rachael Ray’s newsletter this morning are sounding especially good! Super easy recipe too: only 3 ingredients each and no blender required. nice ;) Mocktail version: substitue fruit juice or ginger ale in place of the […]

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I was looking through a stock photo gallery for a client project this morning, and was pleasantly surprised to see a martini glass resembling one of my favorites from C&B – the Clio – used in a fun, unexpected way…

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There’s something so calming and elegant (not to mention useful !) about simple white dishes and serveware – which is why I’m totally smitten with Martha Stewart’s new whiteware dining collections at Macy’s! If you love entertaining, then pedestal servers like these Whiteware Cake Stands will be your saving grace when it comes to creating […]

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13 Aug

PinkVeil

Wedding season is in full swing, and many of you have sent emails in asking about bachelorette party ideas , so when Shawna from PinkVeil contacted me about her bachelorette party planning service – I thought it would be a great time to get some info from her to share with you. PinkVeil provides an […]

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You might already be familiar with custom letterpress company hello! lucky for their ridiculously gorgeous wedding invitations – but they also have an online shop where you can pick up everyday stationery finds like these retro-chic “hostess with the most” coasters (great hostess gift idea!) and fun girlie invitations for your next soiree… {pictured above} […]

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Hi Everyone! So sorry for the missing post yesterday – I was so swamped with “regular” work and also busy working on a guest post about Entertaining Essentials over at GlamNest! Click here to check it out – hope you find some helpful info for your own future get-togethers :) Cheers,Jenn

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Scandinavian Design-House Stelton was definitely on their A-game when they came up with this multi-functional bread bag design. 3 versatile positions for use: keep it unfolded to support long loafs, fold it down into a basket for rolls and muffins, or close the top via hidden magnets in the lining to keep bread fresh and […]

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07 Aug

Dapper Duds

I’m loving the modern bird pattern and fun colors in this cute bird and polka dot apron, coordinating fabric coaster set and bright lime floral bird pot holder – all available in the Dapper Duds etsy shop…adorable! Another super-cute pot holder design with a fantastic color combo…

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puzzle appetizer plates , atom trays , planet dinnerware , and pluto servers …this unique dishware from cb2 might sound like a homework assignment, but it’s actually much more fun ;)

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How cute are these mood bottle openers from poketo ?! For a great hostess OR host gift – tie one of these onto a 6-pack of their favorite bottled beverage. I’m thinking that both the Shocked or Scary versions tied to orange or Jack Black sodas would make the ultimate Halloween hostess gift :) Happy […]

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I love to see all the creativity that goes into kitchenware these days – designers are even turning things like citrus squeezers into eye candy for modern minimalist-lovers! Take these innovative products from lekker home, for example…(and everything is under $24!!): {pictured above, clockwise from top left} citrus squeezer – utilo ($12.50), five senses s+p […]

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I discovered Oslo Press via oh joy! recently, and just had to pass along these amazing images. I would seriously be blown away if one of these beautiful, laser-engraved wood veneer invites appeared in my mailbox! Has anyone ever received one of these?

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My friend Anasuya recently threw a super cute – and very hip – baby shower for a friend at a restaurant in LA. My favorite thing about this shower is the use of hot pink as the key color – a fresh take on the traditional baby pink palette.

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