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Retro-mod meets contemporary-cool in these fabulous dishware finds from Ochelly… {clockwise from top left) Explore Miam. Miam. Mug ($19) Connect Miam.Miam Mug ($19) Solar Orange Miam.Miam Mug ($19) Orbit Bowl ($31)

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Now here’s a unique idea…for the next party or shower you host – make your guest of honor the star of the invite! With PosePrints – a cute & contemporary personalized stationery line – you can do just that… To personalize your own party invitations or everyday notes at PosePrints, first you choose the background […]

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Thanks so much to everyone that entered the Interior Style Home giveaway last week! And the lucky winner of the drawing is: projecthope – who said “the zed table lamp is my favorite for sure. But i have to say i also love the badu box.. it is a close second!” Congrats, projecthope! Please contact […]

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I’m really excited to start the new week off with a super-mod giveaway from Modern Dose ! The fantastic (and award-winning) Panton chair was originally designed by Verner Panton in 1968 and is one of the iconic designs of the century. Just as much sculptural art as it is furniture, Modern Dose’s version – the […]

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MadeByGirl founder/designer Jennifer Ramos – whose name you might recognize from her gorgeous limited edition coffee table & furniture creations – recently launched a new paper goods collection that features lots of bright colors, sweet sayings, and fun, edgy graphics on greeting cards & digital prints…several of which are very "Warhol-esque" and should definitely appeal […]

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As a follow-up to Tuesday’s “sweet sensations” post – here is yet another fantastic recipe gallery from Parents magazine featuring a bunch more super-cute Valentine’s Day Treats – and I couldn’t resist passing them along… Seriously, how cute are the Lip Smacker gelatin kissses?! Recipe Resources: Lip Smackers (Let’s Make) Whoopie Pies Meringue Kisses Healthy-heart […]

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I stumbled across these amazing "Umbrella Bowls", "Cast Candelabras" and "Impression Crockery" (soup bowl and spoon sets) by British designer Benjamin Hubert recently and – in a word – wow…

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I just love this football-themed centerpiece idea from InStyle Parties – which by the way is probably my favorite book on entertaining ever. ;) The centerpiece is created from a flat of wheatgrass (available from florists for about $20) and miniature plastic football players and goal posts. So cute and not the least bit cheezy! […]

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I’m so impressed with the adorable Valentine’s Day desserts that are featured in this month’s issue of Parents magazine. So cute and super creative…I can’t stop staring at the butterfly cupcake especially! And with several of the recipes using things like store-bought cake mixes and cookie cutters, they really aren’t as difficult to make as […]

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I’m a sucker for bright colors, but there’s something so striking about classic black and white. Here are a few cool & contemporary patterns that are sure to make for a gorgeous table… Pictured above: 1. Hibiscus 20-Piece Dinnerware Set $90 2. Marigold Dinnerware Collection ($25 – $30) 3. Midnight Black Wine Glasses ($30/set of […]

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You might already be familiar with Interior Style Home from the cool French Bull Giveaway they did with us in December – and I’m happy to share with you that they’re already offering up another cool product in a new Surprise Giveaway: this wonderfully contemporary "Badu Box " home accent – a $110 value !

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423 entries – WOW! This is a new record for HWTM giveaways and so great to see – thanks so much to everyone who entered the Write On and More Surprise Giveaway! And now for the lucky winner…who is: annayeager, from Chicago, who said:“Awwwww, so many fabulous things, my favorite’s the stainless steel wallet! no, […]

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With what seems like a zillion new babies and babies-on-the-way arriving among my friends, I’m constantly on the lookout for cool & unusual baby shower gift ideas. I came across these super modern onesies from e.k.g. clothing recently and fell in love with the contemporary silhouette graphics and vintage denim patch embellishments! Onesies also make […]

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I’m absolutely head-over-heels for this brand-new bubbles dinnerware from cb2. Not only is the design ultra-modern… the price is ultra-affordable! $4.95 dinner plate, $3.95 salad plate, and $2.95 bowl. Get complete service for 8 for less than $100!! I’m going to need more cabinet space…

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11 Jan

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More new & swoon-worthy picks from cb2: graffiti-inspired tag platter & appetizer plates ($15.95 / $4.95) glazed slab mug and slab bowls ($1.95 to $2.50) Seriously these prices are ridiculous! wood veneer scroll serving tray with a bright orange finish ($15) oh-so-clever carton vase, “perfect for dunking one, two or three flowers” ($6.95) These would […]

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