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April 02, 2012

Modern door mats

Door mat 1 Door mat 3 I love Spring. I hate the mud that my dog tracks into my home after the Spring thaw...

Shop Chiasso's door mat collection.

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April 01, 2012

Spira Mailbox

Once again, my love for a good mailbox has rear it's fashionable head. Simply put, the mailbox is jewelry for your home.

Check out the Spira Mailbox -- priced at $247-288. 

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March 31, 2012


My mind is on Spring. Fresh air, open windows, bright flowers, and finally enjoying the outdoors without a parka on -- preferably with these lining my deck.


The Glowing Gregg from Foscarini. Made from free-blown glass and available in 3 sizes, Foscarini describes Gregg with the loving language of a parent: “An organic, elegant and familiar shape that does not use pure geometry as its point of reference.”

Maybe the Easter bunny will drop a few in my basket.

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March 08, 2012

May the Luck of the Irish be with you!

The “FOR2″ by After 6 Design Studio (A6DS) is a multifunctional chair designed by Sia Zanjani for two with storage space for up to 15 wine bottles and 8 wine glasses. Moreover, there is additional space in the center for books, magazines and other accessories, which makes the FOR2 a perfect product for small living spaces. The main materials used are birch plywood and 100 percent wool felt. All finishes and colors can be customized upon request. The FOR2 chair, which is sure to impress both the wine lovers, book lovers and the lovers of fine design, sells for CAD $3,500.


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December 22, 2011

Postage Stamp Rug Collection


Hand-woven in Nepal,the Postage Stamp Rug Collection has a cheeky charm that we adore.


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November 21, 2011

Acoustic Wall Panels make big impact



Decorative Acoustic Wall Panels from Anne Kyro Quinn.

With the use of natural felt and fabrics, these lush decorative panels render an artsy improvement and look that any home owner is bound to approve. As far as to the impact of the wall panels, designer Anne Kyro Quinn describes it as: “our products bridge the gulf between the urban interior and the natural landscape, and bring an elegant, unassuming beauty into everyday life.”

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November 01, 2011

The Mantle done right

400.jpgJust wanted to share an example of a thoroughly modern mantle. See more mantles.

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October 23, 2011

The new storage unit

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When On Demand entertainment goes Italian, the company Acerbis takes it to a whole new level. In their new storage unit design Newind, by Gabriele and Oscar Buratti, they’ve updated the bookcase, the media center, and your wall unit shelves in one swoop, or as they’d like to say, “containing without visibly reducing domestic spaces.”

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During daylight hours, open the Newind up to reveal your personal book collection or hand-painted Russian nesting dolls. Once evening falls and the dishes are done, slide your Newind shelving over and create your media center with a seamless display of pure screen for your latest Netflix or favorite television show. You’ll see no cords and no chaotic mess of VCR/DVD/CD player systems - just high-tech simplicity in action thanks to the empty space behind the panels, and upon request, wiring apertures and a central technical case with a multi-plug connection box (that houses power sockets, TV, and a phone connector).

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October 18, 2011

Just Stop!

Just a little something fun and funky on this cold and dreary Tuesday.

Stoppy, a simple door stopper, is available at Target, The Container Store, and select Staples.

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October 12, 2011

Cabinet glitz

Looking for stainless steel and brass cabinet pulls and knobs in various shapes and sizes? Easy. Go into any hardware store and take your pick.

Looking for something a little funkier? The Faceted Drawer Pulls from Pigeon Toe Ceramics are a little bit of perfection. 

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