new & noteworthy.

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1. vessels and vases from light & ladder. this week’s new & noteworthy finds feels as thought i’ve been influenced by the simplicity and beauty of japanese design. clean lines, with a tactile sensibility — nothing too fussy, just great design and good functionality, or at the very least something really lovely to look at it. 2. i love this drawing... 
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GREEN & BLACK’S chocolate libraries.

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for me, lazy days with a good book are made even better when I have a little treat to nibble on between pages. so when i was invited to try GREEN & BLACK’S new chocolate libraries, i knew exactly where i’d be displaying them to share their pretty packaging with you — on my beloved built-in bookcases, of course! now that the weather is getting colder, i... 
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guide to gifts for girls.

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it’s here, and it feels much sooner than i had expected, but the holiday gift-giving season is upon us.  i like to theme my gifts around what my favorite people love best, and in this case i’m thinking of my nieces (don’t look, you guys!) — young girls in their early twenties. they’re smart, they’re hard working and they’re very... 
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elsie green: a holiday giveaway.

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if you adore vintage decor and one-of-a-kind beautiful things for your home that happen to be sustainable, a visit to the bay area’s elsie green is a must.  this charming, family-run business offers the most unique collection of vintage finds from france and morocco that i fear it may make your head spin — in the good way, of course. elsie green imports the prettiest... 
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scandinavian-inspired hostess gifts.

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sometimes it’s difficult to surprise loved ones with just the perfect gift, and i like to put a little thought into my holiday presents and hostess gifts — with so many parties this time of year, it’s nice to bring something unique to the event to thank a hostess properly. i like to give vintage gifts that i know my friends and family will really cherish... 
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