copper zipper pillows! a giveaway.


as i mentioned last week, the lovely elsie green sent me the best housewarming gift — these gorgeous vintage linen pillows with cool copper zippers. so sexy, right? elsie green scours europe for the prettiest vintage linens, as well as one-of-a-kind homewares and furnishings and brings them back home to sell online, in her shop and flea markets around northern california... 
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have you met mavenhaus?


mavenhaus collective is the brilliant brainchild from one of my favorite bloggers and entrepenuers, traci french and her sister, PR guru tara schlosser. a labor of love, Mavenhaus Collective offers small batches of completely exclusive clothing, accessories and lifestyle goods that are of the absolute highest quality, from some of our favorite designers. If you have never... 
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no expiration date that i can see.


perishable goods = a bit old : a bit new : a bit craft. and a whole lot of beautiful. non-perishable goods is designed and created by shay carrillo in her backyard home-based studio in Portland, Oregon. the shop was born out of shay’s love for textiles, hand-crafted goods, and a desire to make useful products for home, woman & child which reduce disposable consumption,... 
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petel africa: a love story.


Julie and Ibrahima’s story began in 2000 when they met working with the Peace Corps in Mauritania, and fell in love communicating in French and Pulaar (the Fulani language). Inspired by other cultures and places they’ve been, from Paris to Algeria and beyond, they’ve created a new business together — Petel, in San Francisco. importing handwoven textiles from... 
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hello! so, last week i saw this lovely room that victoria wrote about on minted: i thought it was oh so lovely, and honestly not in need of much art. well, maybe just a bit of art – but i’m not going to use one nail! ready? yes, it’s true! beautiful white quilts sewn with full maps of your favorite cities! of course, i felt it was only appropriate to show... 
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