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Bird of a Different Color

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New website alert: Discovered My Sparrow while trolling so I’m passing it on to you. Just a click away you’ll find tons of home decor goodies, including this Grant side table made of raw steel. Very cool, don’t you think? Price is $56… [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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Up first for Top Three Thursdays on Etsy is this clever reuse of antique mason jars to create a vintage chandelier. The solar lights mean you don’t have to worry about wires. I think it would be perfect on a porch or perhaps hanging from a tree in your garden for a little lighting accent. […] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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I’ve been intrigued by terrariums ever since I made one out of a shoebox as a kid, complete with Saran Wrap covering the top. I earnestly gathered moss from the woods and little plants and stones, and then gave it a water and waited to see how it would do. As I recall, it lasted […] [Read More]

Decor Deal a Day!

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I discovered this great decor deal of the day website, Wuslu, and am passing on the good news to you. Here’s how it works: The owners of the site post a deal a day, thanks to their extensive database of manufacturers and suppliers. They offer it up to you, one at a time, a day […] [Read More]

Life’s a Beach

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If you’re into coastal chic or wanting to be reminded of a favorite spot by the ocean in your land-locked home, you might find the Cottage Coastal Store worth a click. Dedicated to all things coastal, the online store offers a plethora of beachy decor. Here’s a sampling to give you a feel for the […] [Read More]

Outdoor Lighting

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When our daughter got married in our backyard last summer, I realized a number of things I wanted to repeat even without a big celebration. Top was lighting in and around the yard because it just looks cool and brings the outdoors alive in a wonderful way. So I’m always on the lookout for ways […] [Read More]

In Vino Veritas

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It’s Friday before a long weekend. Time to decant the wine and kick back. What better way to serve up your vino than in a beautiful decanter made from recycled bottles? Feel good all the way around, right? This one, available at World of Good on eBay, is made by a collective in Italy that […] [Read More]

Jar It

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Looking for a way to display your interesting collection of shells, stones, feathers, whatever? This set of 9 apothecary jars from Burke Decor could do the trick. The set, which costs $18o, includes 3 Long Neck Bottles, 3 Wide Mouth Bottles, and 3 Cylinder Bottles in Glass. Sizes from 2 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ H […] [Read More]