pssst, portland. meet maven collective.


lucky, lucky portland. there’s a brand new collective in town, a brick and mortar vintage shop, maven collective right there under your very noses in the neighborhood of montavilla. do you have any idea how lucky that makes you? maven collective consists of kim ludy of ethanollie, sue teso of solstice home, rebekah dortmund of little byrd vintage, and jacklyn arvin who... 
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unexpected guests: Sarah Goldschadt.


today’s unexpected guests is a little different — we’re visiting a home, as well as a book. we’re dropping in on new york city’s Sarah Goldschadt, the author of craft-a-day, published by quirk books and featuring over 430 pages of simple crafts broken down into weekly themes in which sarah crafted, wrote, and photographed the whole thing! By day... 
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best bench ever.


Artist and former Anthropologie visual director Leslie Oschmann breathes new life into found objects with her Amsterdam design studio Swarm. For this piece, anthropologie commissioned her to transform and repurpose pairs of antique stools into a bench-cum-work-of-art, using both leslie’s own sketches and once-forgotten found drawings. one of a kind, handmade in the netherlands.... 
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swarm…like bees to honey, i thought you might like to know there’s a new batch of leslie oschmann’s swarm bags. A series of unique, leather handled carry bags made by hand using vintage oil paintings leslie has sourced exclusively from markets in Holland and Belgium. Each swarm bag tells its own story go, hurry. these one of a kind handmade bags don’t... 
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not just any old knobs.


aren’t these the sweetest little handmade knobs? these landscapes are part of a new collection called English Romantic of wooden hooks and knobs made by london-based designer margarita lorenzo of chocolate creative. and i also love the pastel and primary colored solids and floral knobs, too. for all of the lovely home accessory collections, including cushions, tea towels... 
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