Friday 31st July 2015
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Thursday trifecta

travel journal

Generally speaking I can’t bear anything that’s too twee, but then I’ll visit the Coral & Tusk website and get sucked right into the vortex. This leather embroidered travel journal, for instance, feels like it needs to be mine.

bugs napkim

I only use cloth napkins—it impresses guests, and always makes my takeout feel that much more civilized. And my collection is impressive, but none are quite so perfect as these.


This sachet has Hostess Gift written all over it.


Posted on July 22nd, 2015 4 Comments

We like things with butterflies on them

lacroix notebook

Another genius notebook  from the house of genius notebooks, Christian Lacroix.

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How excellent is this candle in stark black and white?

timorous wallpaper

Such elegant, clever wallpaper by Timorous Beasties.

Posted on July 10th, 2015 4 Comments

Print of the week


Is it obnoxious for a forever-beginner-level yogi such as myself to show up to classes with a kind of flashy mat? Part of me thinks you have to do a pretty mean crow pose to make such a statement. But part of me doesn’t care—and that, of course, is the part I’m inclined to go with. Shopbop’s got a ton of really cool ones to choose from. Here’s option #1.


And here’s #2, which I like because it looks like a rug I might actually put in my home.

magic carpet1

And from Anthro: this little slice of heaven, which is probably my favorite of all.


Posted on June 18th, 2015 15 Comments

Need least, want most of the week

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I am so totally falling down the Fornasetti rabbit hole.


Posted on June 3rd, 2015 10 Comments

Print of the week


Coolest dartboard ever.

Posted on May 27th, 2015 4 Comments

Now and forever: We like things with birds on them*

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Just such a cool and cheerful print.

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It is nothing short of amazing—given how long I have coveted this Eames bird and how often I give in to my material desires—that it is not mine yet.

bird plate

Splurgetastic but so good.

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Surely I have posted about this Fornasetti owl candle before, right? It is just way too far up my alley for that not to have happened, no?


*Which is a reference to this classic bit.

Posted on May 15th, 2015 7 Comments

It’s the little things

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A little lady power with your coffee?

Posted on April 23rd, 2015 12 Comments

I mean seriously

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If I’m not here to let you know that Liberty of London now makes tents, what am I here for?

Posted on April 20th, 2015 15 Comments

It’s the little things

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At long last: a sugar bowl that even I—a serial breaker of sugar bowls—can’t destroy.

Posted on April 13th, 2015 7 Comments

It’s the little things

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I don’t even need a new grinder, but I really need this grinder.

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 5 Comments