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  1. A New Take On Grandmother’s Past Time + More Things I’m Loving

    Spring has sprung up north, and a bit early at that! I cannot remember the last time we had an enjoyable April in Minnesota. Instead of shoveling our sidewalk, Joe and I have discovered we have a front yard full of wildflowers, turning bright purple shortly … Read More

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  2. A Few Things I’m Talking About This Week

    It’s been a while since I’ve put together a round up of my own. Given how often I verbally recommend the products I try (or would like to try) to friends, I thought we’d get back to sharing them here. Feel free to share your thoughts … Read More

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  3. Makers Profile (+ Giveaway!): Julia Kostreva

    **This Giveaway is now Closed** Chances are you’ve come across Julia Kostreva’s work before and not even realized it. Julia burst into the spotlight a couple years ago¬†with a line of planners that had graphic designers everywhere saying “I wish I’d designed that.” Most of us … Read More

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  4. Splinter by Nendo for Conde House

    Leave it to the Japanese to create a furniture line that manages to balance simplicity, ingenuity and beauty. It doesn’t get much better than this.

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  5. Note To Self: Printshop

    One of my favorite bloggers, Sarah Tolzmann of Note To Self fame, launched a new print shop this weekend. She’s known for picking the best quotes from artists, style icons, authors, and historical figures. The sentiment is great and so is the design. Congrats Sarah! Now … Read More

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  6. Steven Alan Does Home Goods

    If you’re a fan of Steven Alan’s men’s and women’s apparel, you’re going to love their newest selection of home good items.

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  7. Spring Finn & Co Architect Bag

    A laptop bag that doesn’t scream “I’M A ¬†LAPTOP BAG”. By Spring Finn & Co, $510

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  8. A New Way To Shop Online with Luvocracy

    We’ve all made purchases based on a recommendation from someone we trust and/or admire. Luvocracy is a new social shopping site based on that idea. In short, it’s a one-stop site that allows you to curate collections, shop collections of those you trust, and earn credit … Read More

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  9. Cuyana Gift Guide

    Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? If not, check out the gift guide I put together with this really amazing company called Cuyana. They search for quality materials made in different parts of the world. They then work with local craftsmen to help transform textiles … Read More

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  10. Elephant Ceramics

    Love how Elephant Ceramics can be both rustic and modern. via Emily Henderson

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  11. W&D Loves: Uusi

    Whenever I visit the Chicago-based shop Uusi, I’m reminded why I started W&D. Best known for their wildly popular Moderne Wooden Animal designs, Uusi unites crafted design and quality materials with a playful sensibility that humanizes the modern aesthetic they’re known for. They remind me that … Read More

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  12. W&D Loves: From Cover to Cover

    I tip my hat to book cover designers. It’s not an easy task. In my opinion, it requires the designer to strike the perfect balance between conceptually intriguing visuals and clearly communicated information, while considering the author’s vision and intent. So you can imagine the fit … Read More

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