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You gotta love it when great things happen to great people…which is why I was so excited to get an email from Mel Lim today about her brand-new line of ultra-cool surface graphics available at blik! Mel’s signature design style is 100% present in her blik collections, which feature familiar “Joy by Mel Lim” graphics […]

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…here are a couple more reasons why I’m smitten with Joy by Mel Lim. :) {pictured above} Giraffe Double and Giraffe Solo baby gifts, and Pink Giraffe and Raspberry Giraffe wraps + boxes,

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I was browsing etsy today and discovered these gorgeous glass coasters & candles from gamiworks, a beautiful shop featuring a contemporary collection of Japanese chiyogami-inspired gifts and accessories. And at only $24/set of 4 coasters and $15/set of 3 candles, these pieces are definitely suited for gifting!

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There are so many great books, magazines, and event planners out there – so I thought it would be fun to start a weekly inspiration segment every Tuesday to showcase some truly inspiring publications & events. To kick this off, thought I’d share with you one of my favorite wedding designs from Simple Stunning Weddings, […]

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One of the best things about a the start of a new season is checking out all the great new merchandise at your favorite shops, like these cool entertaining products from Zanisa. I get a lot of emails asking about hostess gift ideas, and all of the products pictured below would make great, unique gifts […]

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I saw the cute Mouse Paper Towel Holder (pictured below) in the current issue of O at Home and went online to dig up some more info on the company that designed it. As it turns out, this company – “balé living” – has a slew of these super adorable, contemporary products – at very […]

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Thanks so much to everyone that entered the Cocktailvibe.com giveaway! (and apologies for the delay on posting the results – they were sitting in our office in SD while we were on the east coast…oops!!) There were so many great drinks mentioned – some I’d never heard of before that sound particularly yummy – like […]

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Hi Everyone – I’ve had so many reader questions sent in recently and it’s been hard to get to them while traveling, so I thought it would be cool to try something new and see if any of YOU would like to answer them or offer advice/ideas to fellow readers. Any feedback you have would […]

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Looking for something to brighten up your table? How about these fun new melamine Rainbow dishes from French Bull…

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Hello from beautiful Chicago ! I was in such a rush this morning and didn’t have time to post all of the cool things from Three Potato Four that I had planned on sharing, so here are a few more stand-out products… {pictured above} adorable Melamine Zoo Tray , Melamine Ladybug Tray , and Cafemug […]

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I just discovered a new online shop called Three Potato Four that carries the coolest tabletop items, home decor and more…like this Bluebird & Trees carafe and measuring glasses, and adorable Melamine Leaves Tray. I’m rushing to catch a flight right now – but more to come later tonight!

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Hi Everyone -We’re in New York & Chicago all week, so the timing of posts might be a little sporadic for the next few days because our schedule is all over the place – so please bare with me! We’re going to an event at Martha Stewart Living tomorrow – (so excited!) – so hopefully […]

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These Chioiserie Placemats by DwellTable remind me of something you might find at Anthropologie…and they look especially great when paired with Dwell’s simple & chic Pin Dot Napkins. (both avaliable at Design Public)

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One of the images on Design Public featuring the Chinoiserie placemats pictured above demonstrates a great concept for tablescapes: use decorative home accessories to create an interesting (and convenient!) centerpiece – rather than the traditional flower or candle arrangements. Look how great these artsy vases and figurines look lined up down the center of this […]

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While we’re on the subject of dishware with vibrant colors, here are a few more very cool, modern designs from Uncommon Goods… pictured here: (top image) handmade black and white stripe mugs. (bottom image) touch/eat bowl sets,buddha bowls, and touch/drink cup sets.

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