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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]

Top Three Thursdays

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I am in the middle of moving, both my apartment AND my office because they’re installing a new carpet and that means I have to clear off everything on my desk, etc AND pack up my apartment. It’s a perfect storm reminder of why being organized from the beginning is the way to live. If [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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I am in the middle of moving, both my apartment AND my office because they’re installing a new carpet and that means I have to clear off everything on my desk, etc AND pack up my apartment. It’s a perfect storm reminder of why being organized from the beginning is the way to live. If [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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This ingenious use of discarded tension rods caught my eye to kick off Top Three Thursdays on Etsy this week. I have no idea what tension rods are — can someone please fill us in? — but I think it would make a unique bowl for storing fruit or perhaps decorative balls or something to [...] [Read More]

Vintage Bottles Anyone?

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Object Mythology is a mixed bag website that features everyting form bags, scarves and vintage jewelry to room and wall furnishings. These vintage seltzer bottles would be perfect for a patio or garden party, now that summer has officially kicked off. The bottles, which are from Argentina, are about 12 inches high and 4 inches [...] [Read More]