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> 2007


Neon pink and orange gourmet cheese knives,”shattered” vases, odd-shaped tea pots…you will find a truly eclectic mix of modern, unique and fabulous home accessories at clio home! {shown above} Rehabilitated Dinnerware, Tilt Bowls, and Cheese Knife Sets {shown above} Sculptural China Dented, Vase of Phases, and Mirza Teapot

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Kat from Modern-twist recently introduced me to new her line of contemporary entertaining products. When I visited her website I was immediately impressed with the fantastic modern-minimalist design! One of my favorite products – sets of wine markers called "Vinotagz" – is shown here. Each set of 6 basic or designed Vinotagz comes packaged in […]

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Hi Everyone -Well, as you may have noticed, even after what seemed like literally 56 straight hours at the computer over the past few days, the website did not launch this weekend as I had previously hoped – but in the big picture it’s actually for the best (promise!)…because what we’re working on right now […]

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cb2‘s new ivy dinnerware is modern design to the core…a canvas of pure white with a pop of color and a few abstract graphics – these could just as easily be hanging on my wall! {…and for $2.95 – $3.95 per piece, maybe they will be!}

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So here we are in the Honolulu airport – waiting for our connector flight to take us back to San Diego…and back to reality… It was a great 9 days in the Aloha state though! It’s hard to believe that barely 24 hours ago I was swimming about 20 inches (literally!) from giant sea turtles, […]

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I can’t think of a much cooler way to store & organize recipes than these super-modern recipe binders from Russell + Hazel…Each set includes 2 slim binders – either Charcoal/White or Blue/Red (my personal favorite!) – and goodies like recipe tabs, menu planning sheets, and more. At $110/set, they’re a little pricier than your average […]

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15 Jan

orla kiely

The bold & energetic patterns from Orla Kiely always make me so happy…thank goodness she adorns a few homeware products with her designs too…like these fun, modern mugs – sold in sets of 4 or 6 at http://www.orlakiely.com/. Happy sipping!

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How great are these ultra-mod “flips” stationery sets {shown above} from Pinkerton Design? Perfect hostess gift idea – or even as a decorative accent to incorporate into your tabletop design or party decór. And Pinkerton helps you say thanks in the cutest way too…click here to check out all of their fabulous designs in hip […]

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10 Jan

aloha!

…from Hawaii!!! So here I am in Maui with my husband, parents, aunt & uncle and cousins – and I’m thinking that life really doesn’t get much better than this! There’s just something about “island living” that puts you in a good mood, isn’t there? The Mai Tais maybe? :) Anyways, I’m taking this time […]

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Need to send a gift but tired of the typical (and expensive!) flower bouquets and fancy gourmet gift baskets? Well, how do Fudge Nut Brownie, All-Butter Almond, and Chunky Chocolate Cookies sound for starters? Hungry, yet?! Then check out this next pic and keep reading… I’m excited to introduce you to Michael’s Cookies – a […]

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I was checking out my friend Suzy‘s luscious Etsy Treasury today and fell in love with the shop by iFuseSolution. As a certified jewelry fanatic, I first clicked on the gorgeous glass pendant featured in the treasury – and I was pleasantly surprised to stumble upon the hip, modern, fused glass coasters and platters they […]

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Planning a get-together or occasion shower soon? Here’s a sure-fire way to catch your invitee’s attention: send them design-saavy party or shower invitations by binth. These invitations feature cool, out-of-the-ordinary illustrations, screen-printed on high-quality recycled papers! {shown here, from top: be my guest, it’s a party, and shower boxed invitations}

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If you’re a fan of mid-century modern design, then you might just fall in love with the American Bungalow collection from Rosanna, Inc! I’m definitely in love with the prices too…only $40 for sets of 5 color or white mini-vases! Vases range from 4.5″ – 7″ and come packaged in beautiful round gift boxes – […]

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…drink your morning pick-me-up from an ultra-cool designer mug like the ones shown here by LSA International – available in sets of 6 from Tart on the Web!

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