the charming sketchbooks of monsieur philippe weisbecker.

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last September the lovely julie of pod traveled to Tokyo and found these books, well, more like pamphlets, that were published by a small Japanese publishing company. The work is by french artist Philippe Weisbecker and they are the most beautiful little pieces of ephemera. this book depicts charming Drawings of the most unusual, but intriguing little items (like girdles and... 
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tantrum.

welcome to the whimsical world of tantrum. serendipitously located in san francisco’s very charming cole valley neighborhood, TANTRUM is a curated fun-filled shop carrying kid-centric, well-designed gifts for wee ones as well as grown-ups. yes, it’s great for the kiddies but it’s a perfect stationary and party supply store, too. it’s like an imaginary... 
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spotted: wallflower.

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greetings from leslie at spotted sf! there are so many amazing things that have recently opened up in san francisco and i’m delighted to be sharing photos of one of them in our blog series, spotted. today i’m bringing you the lovely victoria nicoll and she is the owner of the wonderful and whimsy new vintage shop called wallflower. what initially... 
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vintage to go.

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this weekend my friend joni and i hit the alameda flea market — it was the perfect temperature for strolling the huge treasure trove of vintage collectibles and we even found a few things to bring home — i scored a vintage japanese kimono, a large french hand-blown glass vase, and a camp stool. because everyone needs a cute striped campstool in their life. but... 
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credenzas, the little multi-taskers.

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credenzas are one of those perfect pieces of furniture — they work so hard at so many tasks. they are wonderful hidden storage spaces, media stands, ideal for displaying collections and artwork, make a great little entryway piece, and they’re just the right height for serving a buffet dinner or even a cocktail bar. and there’s a variety of shapes, styles... 
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