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Colorful Chair Anyone?

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It’s January. The holidays are over and the end of winter is so far down the tunnel, it’s hard to see the light. What better way to brighten up a day than with some vibrant hand-painted furniture? While you couldn’t have pieces like this chair everywhere in a home, having one as an accent might [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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Kicking off Top Three Thursdays on Etsy is a little animal magnetism with this fab vintage chair that’s been given new life with a touch of zebra … print that is. The chair, which is about 38″ high, has been lovingly restored by in the shop of Inged Design and Decoration. Shipping is free via [...] [Read More]

Hanging Out

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Looking for a cool way to hang the thousands of hats, gloves, mittens and scarves everyone has on this time of year? Well how about these cool functional and attractive sculptural hangers from Toma? Made in Montreal — hipster central for the Northeast I think — the hangers are wooden and come in a variety [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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With Christmas only a few days away and Channukah in full swing, it’s party time in general so today’s Top Three Thursdays on Etsy is going to be all about party goods. There’s still time to get one of these lovely numbers shipped your way to celebrate New Year’s Eve for sure. What better way [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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With Christmas only a few days away and Channukah in full swing, it’s party time in general so today’s Top Three Thursdays on Etsy is going to be all about party goods. There’s still time to get one of these lovely numbers shipped your way to celebrate New Year’s Eve for sure. What better way [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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With Christmas only a few days away and Channukah in full swing, it’s party time in general so today’s Top Three Thursdays on Etsy is going to be all about party goods. There’s still time to get one of these lovely numbers shipped your way to celebrate New Year’s Eve for sure. What better way [...] [Read More]

What Would Goldilocks Say About These?

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Looking for side tables (or maybe some last minute seating as stools)? How about these (cutely) named Goldie Blocks from Ecofabulous? The creation of architect Eugene Stoltzfus, the tables are made of cork, which is known for its durability and sustain… [Read More]

Dividing It Up

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First I want to say thanks to all who entered the Cascades eco-friendly table decor giveaway. We have two winners: Maria and Suzy, who should have the happy news in their inboxes now. For the rest of you, stay tuned for the  next giveaway. We’ve got something super special coming up after the holidays when [...] [Read More]

Puffy Poufs? Pouffes?

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It looks like a giant hackey sack, but as additional seating/ottoman/conversation piece, poufs (pouffes? people should pick one spelling and stick with it!) like this one from Horne, a new website for home decor for me, are just so cool. Handmade by Donna Wilson, this particular one is knitted in Scotland from lambs wool and then [...] [Read More]

Candlesticks Anyone?

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Sprucing up your table for holiday wining and dining? These candlesticks from Viva Terra can add a different twist — literally. Each is handcrafted from iron (with or without beads) by a  New Mexico couplw. One set of taper candles is included in each set. Beaded candleholders are 12″ high and a set of 2 [...] [Read More]