inspiration for celebration

Funny-girl Amy Sedaris recently penned a much-publicized book on entertaining called I Like You (Hospitality Under the Influence)- which I finally got around to ordering last week and received in the mail yesterday. After less than 5 minutes of flipping through, it was obvious that Amy’s quirky (think “Strangers with Candy“) sense of humor is […]

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Shraga Landesman’s beautiful menorahs are truly works of modern art! Each piece is handmade and signed by the artist. Prices range from $78 – $175 for Pewter menorahs and $220+ for solid brass. Click here to check out the entire collection. {via thisnext}

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Boxed wine has never looked so good! These adorably-packaged premium French wines by French Rabbit come in an eco-friendly Tetra Pak™ container – so they’re environmentally friendly too – I’ll toast to that! {via fishtank}

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Bold, cheery stockings are a must-have holiday treat for design-lovers! Here are a few favorites that I stumbled upon recently…with patterns so cute & modern, not even a lump of coal could ruin them! Pictured above: Bull’s Eye Stockings and below: Hable Christmas Stockings – both available at Garnet Hill for $28/ea. Sooooo cute from […]

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Here’s the second official HWTM™ holiday tabletop! We just hosted Thanksgiving dinner at our house and this is the theme that I used…my family seemed to love it – hope you enjoy it too! This design works well for Christmas parties or non-denominational holiday celebrations too…click here to download the detailed pdf.

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I just can’t get enough of all the cute bird designs out there right now – and these charming little bird measuring spoons are no exception! Everything is handmade using traditional metal smithing techniques – which makes for a beautiful gift… ($85/set – includes 4 pewter spoons and copper display rack)

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