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Vintage Farmhouse Wares

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Do you lose your keys? Well, you’re less likely to if you put this vintage industrial key box by your door. The aged black finish, inspired by flea market finds, holds up to 9 sets of keys and includes 3 hooks. Size is 16″ H X 9″ W X 3.5″ D. Price is $49.95 and [...] [Read More]

Map It!

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I have a member of my family — okay two actually — who are map fiends and for whom these plates would be perfect. They’re from Uncommon Goods and feature different cities from around the world, including Rome, Chicago, New York etc. It would be a fun way to remember trips you’ve taken or just [...] [Read More]

The First Sniff of Fall

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Yup, after a summer of hotter than most weather here in the Northeast, I woke up this morning with the undeniable sniff of fall in the air. If you are from around here you know what I mean — the air is cooler but without any hint of humidity and just a tinge of crispness [...] [Read More]

Store This

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Looking for a storage unit that’s a unique? Check out this one from Finch Home. It’s made from natural canvas and features a dark gray and white heavy duty interior fabric. It’s about 9″w x 9″l x 7″ tall.  Each bag — she has other options — is stabilized with medium weight interfacing, which means it will [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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In honor of all things Mad Men, mid-century wonderfulness is today’s Top Three Thursdays theme on Etsy. Kicking off the fest is this cute upcycled mid-century nightstand. Liz of LizK Designs painted this little nightstand a bright teal and added a new solid brass drawer pull. The nightstand has a roomy drawer that is perfect for [...] [Read More]

Relique Relics

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Are you into reclaimed stuff? Vintage stuff? Then check out Relique, a site devoted to interior accent pieces from all over the world that are looking for a new home. Some are salvaged architectural elements and factory cast-offs while others are one-of-a-kind goodies that have become art objects. There’s something for everyone here and something [...] [Read More]

Willowy Welcome

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We often forget our doors as a place for decor except at the holidays — at least I do. It’s too bad really because the door is the first spot people see of your home or apartment. Why not send a message of welcome and warmth? This door basket at Farmhouse Wares, a favorite web [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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This clever hanging paper lantern made from — no joke — road maps is first up on Top Three Thursdays on Etsy. Found in Zipper 8‘s shop, which has a ton of other unique vintage paper lanterns and lampshades, this lantern is about 12 inches in diameter and includes pieces from vintage road maps around [...] [Read More]

DIY Instant New Dresser…or Whatever

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A reader brought this website to my attention and I’m so glad she did (thanks, Rachel!). I have a dresser in desperate need of an overall thanks to some “creative” painting and decoupaging by my then-teenage daughter. I just painted over it when it became my son’s, but now that son is in college and [...] [Read More]

DIY Instant New Dresser…or Whatever

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A reader brought this website to my attention and I’m so glad she did (thanks, Rachel!). I have a dresser in desperate need of an overall thanks to some “creative” painting and decoupaging by my then-teenage daughter. I just painted over it when it became my son’s, but now that son is in college and [...] [Read More]