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Top Three Thursdays

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A lot of bird feeders are more function than form. This one from Joe Papendick‘s shop on Etsy, though, is a stunner that would add a bit of art to your backyard. Hand crafted and welded from steel and copper, it is about 6 feet tall.  The design allows for the roots of surface vegetation [...] [Read More]

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A little whimsy to kick off today’s Top Three Thursdays on Etsy: a wall clock that really just sums it all up about our lives Seriously. Does any other time matter other than the moment you’re in? This handmade clock is made of earthenware clay, with the numbers stamped on by hand along with the stitched [...] [Read More]

Half Nelson

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This lamp isn’t my style but I certainly think it’s a showstopper available at Modernica. This Half-Nelson Table Lamp is from  George Nelson Office, circa 1950. Stripped down into the most essential shapes, Nelson playfully transforms a cylinder, rod and discus into an enduring work of art. The shade pivots — love that idea! — and [...] [Read More]

A Website for Everyone

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Like vintage? Like primitive? Like recycled/upcycled/eco-friendly? Relique has a little bit of all of it for your home. Here are just a few photos to whet your decorating appetite. Happy surfing! [Read More]

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]

Chair Lust, Take ?

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Yup, my chair fetish got the best of me when I stopped by Henry Road. I wouldn’t buy all of these for my home obviously because they’re so different, but I do love them, each for different reasons. Which do you like? [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]

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]

Top Three Thursdays

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Here’s a cool idea to kick off this week’s Top Three Thursdays on Etsy: a table designed to look like a fingerprint. Available in the Modern Project‘s shop, each table begins with a hand sketch. From there, Curtis Micklish uses a router to give each table its own unique stamp, just like fingerprints in real [...] [Read More]