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Top Three Thursdays

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Up first today in Etsy Top Three Thursdays is something for the wall. The cyclist (or gearhead) in your life will love these unique clocks in 1 by Liz’s shop made from recycled bicycle parts. Liz uses  a black recycled bicycle chain guard and reclaimed textile. The clocks, which come in a variety of colors, [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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Today’s choices are all from The Cozy Home, one of the many gift guides you can find on Etsy. I fell in love with this linen tablerunner to kick off Top Three Thursdays, a celebration of artisans on Etsy who make incredibly inspiring stuff for all our lives. This lovely piece comes from Inklore‘s shop […] [Read More]

Lucky Horseshoes

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You may know Hable Construction as a place of perfect pillows. Now while I could make this a post about pillows, I will hold back and instead focus on this clever idea they have for leftover material. It’s totally something you crafty types could do in your own home: cloth-covered horseshoes. Hable’s horseshoes are made […] [Read More]

Bedding Sale

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CB2 has some great bedding on sale. So clean and sharp looking — proof that black and white can be fun and funky. This Bagru quilt/sham (now $19.95 – $99.95, depending on the size, instead of its regular price of $39.95 – $199) is created from hand-cut wood blocks made by community artists in India. […] [Read More]

Shades of Gray

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I don’t know what it is but I’ve got a real gray thing going on and a definite pillow lovefest so when I came across this at Pod, a Brookline, Mass. store with an online shop, well I satisfied both itches in one fell swoop. They just seem so calming and splashy without screaming Here […] [Read More]
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Delight in This

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On of my favorite websites is Delight. It’s just such a happy site and there is always something new to enjoy. Today’s happy item is this terrific hand-woven towel, just in time for pondering the beach and pool. They’re handmade in Ethopia by a company devoted to creating traditional home textiles using fair trade practices. […] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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I fell in love with this photograph on Etsy when looking for fits for Top Three Thursdays. I’m a musician so the really spoke to me. Art on Etsy is so affordable that there is no reason not to create the wall of your dreams with photographs, etchings, oils — you name it.This particular 8X12 […] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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I know I know, I’ve been in a bit of a pillow frenzy recently but I promise after I just show you these from Etsy to kick off Top Three Thursdays, I will lay off for a while. Scout’s honor. See? Aren’t they gorgeous? Just the cover is for sale but I just love the […] [Read More]

Pillow Talk

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If you love beautiful things and want to check out designers from around the world, click onto Shop Horne and be prepared to be amazed. It’s a self-described boutique for beautiful things, tabletop linens and home accessories from around the world. The site offers a plethora of goodies but I fell in love with these […] [Read More]

Get Almost Exclusive

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How’s this for a lovely table runner? I found it at Almost Exclusive, a site devoted to green living and unique gifts. When we had small children, we always used tablecloths (with plastic underneath for further protection). But now they’re slightly less messy so I’m interested in finding some linens that show off the lovely […] [Read More]
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