mother’s day gifts from artifact uprising + a giveaway.

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psst — mother’s day is may 10th and i’ve got some sweet, sentimental and uniquely personal gift ideas for you from Artifact Uprising. Inspired by the disappearing beauty of the tangible — Artifact Uprising creates tangible photo books, prints, and gifts for your digital photos. designed and Driven to move stories “Off your device, into your life™”... 
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: The wooden walls of a residential retreat on the Stockholm archipelago My favorite clog sandals — a closet staple as comfortable as they are chic Perfectly imperfect everyday pottery, handmade by Julia Paul Adoring this eclectic nook for eating, conversing, and general chilling This simple twist on a low ponytail — a go-to do to... 
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everyone needs more joy.

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my dear friend and fellow blogger, Joy Deangdeelert Cho, of Oh Joy! has a brand new book out that’s designed to bring more joy to your life. we could all use more of that, right? , Oh Joy!: 60 Ways to Create & Give Joy offers up great ideas for sneaking in a little more joy into your life — whether it be shopping for fun vintage finds, to surprising friends... 
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wink, wink.

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martina thornhill is a self taught ceramic artist based in Portland, Oregon. she creates slab built, functional ceramic vessels from her home studio, using inspiration from nature, flea market treasures, primitive folk crafts, abstract art and cross country travels. her latest work caught my eye (pun intended here) — these sweet winking eye mugs, and sleepy eye pour... 
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welcome to wilma’s world.

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yesterday i had the most delightful pleasure of visiting Wilma’s World — which in reality is actually ceramicist rae dunn’s beautiful, light-filled studio in west berkeley. wilma is rae’s sweet pup — a jack russell terrier, and she’s inspired rae’s first book, Wilma’s World: Good Advice from a Good Dog. When Rae and Wilma met... 
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