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ALL occasions, GIFT IDEAS | December 16, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Japanese Colored Pencil Sets for Kids and Adults

idea idea with duller colored pencils and sketchbook

Colored pencils is a timeless gift to anyone who likes to draw. I like the chic look of the Japanese colored pencils designed by IDEA Idea in collaboration with old school German art supply firm to create Düller. The square shape of the pencils mean that they won’t roll over the table. You can buy [...]

ALL occasions, GIFT IDEAS | November 23, 2010 | by Heather Watterworth

Get organized to make handmade gifts

free printable project list designed by heart heather

A few years ago, faced with a too-small holiday shopping budget and gift list that included ten nieces and nephews, parents, siblings, friends and colleagues, I made the decision to put my crafting, sewing and baking skills to good use and make all of my intended gifts. Of course, my plan didn’t seem so great [...]

ALL occasions, GIFT IDEAS | March 11, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Nature’s Tale Soap Tins

Nature's Tale Soap Tins at anthropologie

The tin box of the Nature’s Tale Soap Tins collection is so adorable that I would repurpose the tin box for something else. This Portugal soap collection is available at Anthropologie in four scents: Eucalyptus and Aloe, Orange Blossom, Lotus Flower With Sugar and Desert Rose & Pomegranate. They all look tempting. We always need a reserve [...]

ALL occasions, GIFT IDEAS | December 7, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Treats by Kréavie as Holiday Gifts

marshmallows at kreavie

If you saw the dessert table for my husband’s birthday party last October, you probably recognize the delicious marshmallows lollipops. For Christmas, they opened an online shop with gift ideas for all budgets. Amongst the inexpensive items, I suggest their marshmallows. The marshmallow lollipops dipped in chocolate are divine. Bringing a large box to the [...]

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September 29, 2009 | by Kim

Fruits and Passion’s Sale Alert

free cucina scent with sale alert from fruits and passion

Fruits and Passion is having a sale in Canada and the United States. A range of customer’s favorite products is reduced to [...]

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September 9, 2009 | by Kim

Pincushions and Bowling Pins

pin cushions and wood bowling set

These two items were to cute for not mentioning them. First, the cutest pincushions I have seen. Renilde was inspired by a [...]

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February 24, 2009 | by Kim

Plain Jotter Ceramic Pad by Yoyo Ceramics

Plain Jotter Ceramic Pad by Yoyo Ceramics

I am always looking for new ways to take notes at home on a more ecological way. I reuse pieces of papers [...]

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January 12, 2009 | by Kim

Aluminum Water Bottles

Aluminum Water Bottles

Every time I am going to the gym, I feel bad about buying a new water bottle. Putting my plastic water bottle [...]

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December 25, 2008 | by Kim

Merry Christmas 2008

Merry Christmas 2008

I hope you are having fun surrounded with love and joy. Christmas day is more than a day of cakes and ale. [...]

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December 1, 2008 | by Kim

Three Cool Gifts under $15

Three Cool Gifts under $15

Umbra is one of my favorite brand. They produce cool modern items that are well-made and affordable. A gift must be cute, [...]

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October 2, 2008 | by Kim

New RuMe Bags for Autumn 2008

New RuMe Bags for Autumn 2008

Everybody knows by now that reusable shopping bags are the way to go. But what about using them for gift wrapping. It [...]

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ALL occasions, GIFT IDEAS, TABLEWARE

September 23, 2008 | by Kim

Eye-catching Tableware at Supermarket

Eye-catching Tableware at Supermarket

If you are looking for gift ideas for someone that has everything and who prefer unique pieces, stop by Supermarket, an online [...]

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