Archive | January, 2012

ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods

January 19, 2012 | by Heather

Send Mailbox Joy with Parchment Post Card...

parchment post card collection subscription

We’ve all been there: that panicked moment when you realize you’ve overlooked a friend’s birthday, or are long overdue to send a [...]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

January 18, 2012 | by Heather

Cool Kitchen Tools: Deglon Meeting Knife Set

deglon meeting knife set

Counter space at a premium? Bulky knife blocks can be part of the problem, but this one slices through the kitchen clutter [...]

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ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

January 18, 2012 | by Kim

Winter Picnic for All the Family

outdoor skating party

Since last week, it really feels like winter here. Finally, the soil is well covered with snow. After I saw this nordic [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

January 18, 2012 | by Heather

New Uses for Old Things: Shutter Makeovers

old shutter diy pin board

Next time you pass by a stray shutter on the curb, at a garage sale or at an antique market, stop and [...]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP

January 18, 2012 | by Heather

Set the Table with Inspiration from Ikea

ikea kitchenware dining table carl kleiner

Who says the everyday can’t be artful? These images by Swedish still-life photographer Carl Kleiner caught our eye when we recognized a [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space

January 15, 2012 | by Heather

Umbra Bird Cafe and Fish Condo

umbra bird house feeder design condo

Leave it to Umbra to give “pet paradise” a whole new meaning. Made from durable white ABS plastic, these smart designs are modern [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

January 13, 2012 | by Kim

Breakfast Train Express

breakfast express train fine china tableware

Add a whimsical touch to your breakfast with these fine bona china carriages with birch wheels. Thanks to hidden magnets linking the [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, PAPER goods

January 13, 2012 | by Heather

Wonderful Washi Tape

washi tape diy vase makeover

Have you fallen for washi tape yet? Crafters and DIYers have found so many creative uses for this Japanese tape made from [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

January 13, 2012 | by Heather

Ribbon Holder: A DIY Project and Storage Tips

diy ribbon organizer shelf

We’re always on the hunt for clever craft supply storage options. This simple DIY shared by Paula Biggs of Frog Prince Paperie [...]

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FAMILY, GAMES and Toys

January 12, 2012 | by Heather

Design for Kids: Puzzle Playhouse

modern playhouse puzzle kids wood

Any parent will tell you that toys, books and gear have a way of taking over the home, and that there’s a [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

January 12, 2012 | by Heather

Budget-Friendly Wallpaper Ideas

wallpaper diy project door panel stair riser

Have you been bitten by the wallpaper bug yet? When it made its decor comeback a few years ago, wallpaper ushered in [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

January 10, 2012 | by Heather

Chickadee Smoke Detector

chickadee smoke detector alarm safety design

Yesterday we shared a super-stylish alternative to a utilitarian object (the humidifier) – and here’s another we couldn’t help but chirp about. [...]

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