artsy modern.

travel-guides

Artsy Modern is a colorful, whimsically curated collection, with a modern twist. Inspired by a trip to Europe, this gorgeous online boutique’s mission is to bring fresh, affordable designs to your everyday life. Founder Amanda, along with her teammate and husband, focuses on British and Scandinavian indie designers and illustrators. Take a peek at what’s new at... 
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Friday Finds

Friday Finds

1. Tiny travel guides brimming with soul 2. Out with the old, in with the neutrals 3. How not to kill our plants 4. OMG, IKEA gossip! 5. A day with the amazing Ariele Alasko 6. This eclectic Haight-Ashbury home 7. Pasta as tasty as it is easy to make 8. The (DIY-able!) walk in closet of our dreams 9. Making the mostest of 500 square feet Happy Friday, Annie  
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that’s a wrap.

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Tiny thanks banner stamp from besotted brand. good tidings my dear readers. it’s that time of year when i shut it all down for just a little while. it’s rough, i can’t deny it. i feel guilty for leaving you all for the holidays, but i also know it’s important for me to refuel — and important for us all to stay off our computers perhaps a little... 
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well packaged.

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fujiyama sekken soap. i am very often drawn to amazing package design. i think it may happen to the best of us. we go to buy a bottle of wine to bring as a hostess gift, we ask the wine aficionado what they recommend, they show us, and we’re like ‘uh-uh. i like this pretty label instead’. does this happen to you? it could be the very best wine, cheese or... 
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making my holidays personal.

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wow. where did our year go? as thanksgiving approaches i’m trying to do my best this holiday season to get things done early, instead of my usual operation panic mode. i’m making my lists and i’m checking them twice. a couple of things at the top of my list this year are to give unique presents and to get personal holiday cards out to close friends and family... 
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