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Umbra Shift Geometric Bottle Opener
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Bottle Openers That Look Like Tchotchkes

The first time I saw these sleek little geometric bottle openers, I honestly thought they were just random knickknacks for bookshelves and end tables. Don’t get me wrong, I loved them, but when I read what they actually were (a whole two seconds later)…

January 30, 2017
Classy Pumpkin Carving Finished
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Unique Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

If I’m going to be totally honest, I have some seriously mixed feelings about holiday decorating. On one hand, getting festive can be a fantastic way to be creative and mix up your surroundings; especially if you live in a place where there aren’t…

October 1, 2016
Colorful Wasp Nest Stage 5
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Gorgeous Motley Paper Wasp Nests

It’s not quite the same as those paintings made by horses, but this kaleidoscopic wasp nest is definitely on the list of animal-created art I’m excited about. Made possible by Mattia Menchetti in an experiment done at home, these European Paper Wasps were simply…

April 11, 2016
Glass Water Prisms From Love Adorned
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Dazzling Water Prisms From Love Adorned

These simple water prisms are a gorgeous ornament for any window. Truth be told, I have a pretty solid obsession with colored glass. The way the light hits it, the texture it adds to a room, the variety of shapes and sizes… I can’t…

September 28, 2015
Coastline Quilt Haptic Lab
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Gorgeous Coastline Quilts by Haptic Lab

New for the 2014 fall season, Haptic Lab has released a line of gorgeous quilts depicting US Islands and Coastlines. Starting at $269, these remarkable pieces use appliquéd gold polysilk to represent the chosen landmass and pale blue cotton for the surrounding water. This fresh…

October 8, 2014