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Loving this super-cute Zoology tableware by Boston Warehouse… the contemporary shapes and all-white finish reminds me of Jonathan Adler’s fabulous signature style, but these pieces are a lot easier on the pocketbook! (Prices range from $9.95 – $24.95 at Heliotrope) Clever gift ideas for hostesses & new nesters too… Pictured above: Rhino Butter Dish ($9.95), […]
Jonathan Adler has been cranking out so much great new stuff this year, but these adorable salt & pepper shakers are probably at the top of my list. They’re like mini works of art for your table – complete with signature Adler style and fabulous coordinating gift boxes! Pictured above: Fish, Whale, and Penguin shaker […]
Umbra just came out with a fabulous new line at Target called Umbra Loft – and lucky for us, this bold, modern-meets-elegant collection is just as affordable as it is stylish! The overall look of the Umbra Loft reminds me of Nicky Hilton’s fabulous black and white dining room… so if you’d like that look […]
I’m so smitten with the adorable Mini Classic Gumball Machines highlighted on Simply Stated today that I felt inspired to work up an excuse to use them! So… here are a few quick ideas for a Kitschy Retro Glam party theme that combines 50’s diner style with a little glamour girl attitude… a fun way […]
In collaboration with the National Palace Museum of Taiwan, Stefano Giovannani designed this fun "Chin Family " collection for design-forward Italian housewares company: Alessi. Pictured above: egg cup, salt & pepper set, kitchen timer, and king & queen spice grinders (click here to view all). Pictured below: king & queen bottle caps.
Are these "OrienTales" monkey & banana-themed products the cutest thing ever or what? The collection includes a sugar bowl, creamer, salt & pepper set, and bottle stoppers portraying the "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" proverb. Created by Stefano Giovannoni for Alessi and available at unicahome.com.
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 […]
Okay…get ready to feast your eyes on a truly amazing Giveaway package from chic and and eco-savvy online shop: Zanisa . Zanisa carries a wonderful array of contemporary gifts, home decor, accessories and jewelry, and focuses on items that are handmade, natural, recycled, organic, fairly traded and sustainable. Added bonus: Zanisa’s website is just as […]
L O F T P A R T Y is a contemporary online shop that features unique, interesting and functional home decór & accessories. You’ll find great stuff from cool lines such as French Bull, Fred, JosephJoseph, Jonathan Adler, Pop Ink, and more at loftparty.com . And speaking of cool stuff – check out all […]
Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni is undoubtedly a creative genius. His extensive line of fun, light-hearted – and undeniably modern kitchen & home accessories (created for renowned designer/company Alessi) are just way too cute. Take this magic bunny toothpick holder, bunny and carrot paper towel holder, egg cup with salt spoon, and ship shape butter dish […]
I’m in love with this innovative salad serving set by renowned Italian design company Alessi…the all-in-one, modern minimalist design is truly genious! Set includes 1 stainless-steel tray, 1 stoneware salad bowl, 2 sleek serving spoons and a condiment set for oil, vinegar, salt & pepper – all of which stack & fit neatly together. At […]
Thanks so much to NBC San Diego for featuring Hostess with the Mostess in a segment on creative host & hostess gift ideas that aired this morning! Everything that was displayed on the segment is shown below and can be found at the following stores: perpetual kid, crate & barrel, and one of my favorite […]