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Top Three Thursdays

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Mother Nature isn’t really cooperating here in New York so here’s a little Etsy greenery to kick off today’s Top Three Thursdays. These are so affordable that I picture a few of these artfully arranged on my work desk or perhaps along a window sill. They come from the shop of Monkeys Always Look. She’s […] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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Thanks to reader Roxanne for letting me know about this Etsy shop to kick off Top Three Thursdays. She lusts after these pewter bird hooks for utensils, keys, whatever, available at Beehive Kitchenware for $18. I fell for these cute measuring spoons ($42). All the goodies are made from pewter and really lovely in their […] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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One of the things I love about “working” by trolling Etsy each week to highlight artisans making fabulous things for your home is being inspired by the amazing creativity of these many craftspeople. It really is uplifting and is one of the reasons I’ve gotten back into knitting after a hiatus. (It’s also why no […] [Read More]

Type-cast

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With just about the entire world crying that print is dead, I decided to feature something REALLY out of print’s past — a vintage typewriter. This lovely number is available at Three Potato Four, an online shop devoted to vintage goodies. I just love the color of this restored — and yes, working — typewriter […] [Read More]

Go Vintage

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Wow is all I can say about this Web site I found compliments of one of my favorite design blogs, Decor8. Called Paris Hotel Boutique, it’s devoted to all things vintage and run by Lynn Goldfinger-Abram, a vintage and antiques collector  in San Francisco. I was excited to see she’s based in the U.S. since […] [Read More]