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new holiday gift tags!

We've got some new holiday gift tags in the shop! Plus, there's free shipping for orders over $75 now through Dec. 3rd (U.S. ground shipments only).



I thought I'd put together some gift guides over the next few weeks. First up, a round-up of gifts for your dad or the man in your life..

1. FAF metal desk pad (I actually have this pad and I love it), $24  2. personalized framed wall calendar, $33.99  3. Makr leather pocket wallet, $90  4. titanium coffee press, $60  5. embossed anchor card holder, $95  6. Jack Kennedy book, $45  7. Postalco fabric cover notebooks, $14  8. tarpaulin travel kit, $95  9. aluminum pen, $70  10. twill weekend bag, $168  11. J.Crew cotton cashmere sweater, $79.50 (on sale)  12. Francis Ford Coppola Director's Cut Cabernet (love his label designs... that's how I judge), $21.99


side note: all of the things i feature on my blog, including product round-ups are completely unendorsed. I don't get paid for any posts.. All my picks are based on things that I personally find and like. :)


fall weather

I'm trying very hard to convince myself that it's Fall here in Florida. I'm putting on my tights and boots, sipping pumpkin spice lattes, wearing my favorite cardigans... but alas, the natives just think i'm crazy because it's still 85 degrees outside... and I probably look a little ridiculous.

Growing up in the Northeast Fall was always my favorite season. As the temperature slightly cools here I'm definitely looking forward to being outside more and enjoying the weather (crazy looking or not). One of my favorite things about Fall? The layering..which is done wonderfully in this Fall J.Crew lookbook.

also.. this is an interesting read about the transformation of the J.Crew brand a few years ago, which i find really fascinating. I hadn't realized that Jenna Lyons, the current creative director, has been with the company for over 20 years working her way up. I love her aesthetic.

images by J.Crew. via here.


makr carry goods (and amazing neighbors)

I always love the behind the scenes studio photos from Makr. They make incredible leather goods and also just happen to be our neighbor.. their studio is literally around the corner from ours. pretty awesome...

images via the Makr blog


light on black

i love light on black art.. especially that pull-down chalkboard map from Restoration Hardware but it's most definitely out of my budget. *sigh* someday... maybe. How fun would it be in a kids room?!  (though I suppose you could easily DIY a chalkboard map on a wall with paint)

left to right, top to bottom: pull-down U.S. chalkboard mapCalifornia flowering trees print by Claire Nereim (i adore all her work), Dr. Auzoux chalk plates from Room&Board (also quite pricey but so lovely).


new dog cards at Anthropologie

i posted these on twitter a little while ago but realized i never mentioned them here... we've got 3 new dog cards available exclusively at Anthropologie stores! A little pug, dachshund, and dalmatian. All available as single cards.


fall favorites

It's that time again! I love Fall.. Even though I don't get to experience the leaves changing and crisp air here in Florida, it does mean that we can start to be outside without melting.

feeling... feminine, tailored, rustic & ethnic

1. Room & Board Louis Chair / 2. Anthropologie booties / 3. persian rugs / 4. UO striped scarf / 5. Anthropologie Coat / 6. Marc by Marc Jacobs satchel / 7. dog art print / 8. Maroon5 (i've been feeling the catchy tunes lately) / 9. Built by Wendy sweater / 10. hide rug (mulling this over for my office)


new goods in the shop! party invites & halloween

New goods are in the online shop! I finally added our collection of kids party invites (soon to expand with more designs for other events) that I first announced before the stationery show. All of the designs are available with write-in lines or as imprintables that you can run through your home printer.


AND... I also added some new Halloween cards & invites to the shop (3 card designs and 2 invites).. These were so much fun to work on.

all photos by Rifle Paper Co.

hope you like!


under the weather with class

I've been feeling pretty under the weather this week but I've got to tough it out at the office because there's just too much to be done. SO, I thought I would just pretend that I'm home cuddled up with a blanket watching an old classic film and decided to put together a little round up of how to be under the weather with class..

1. put on some soothing tunes like my favorite artist right now, Melody Gardot; 2. Curl up with a classic book; 3. cute Anthro mugs; 4. Heath Ceramics tea pot; 5. Ikea throw; 6. J.Crew sequin sweatshirt- perfect for classy lounging; 7. put on a classic film such as An Affair to Remember (Cary Grant makes everyone feel better); 8. sip some Kusmi tea- pretty tins & wonderful flavors


Recipe Card Box Pre-Order! + free shipping

images by Anna Bond / Rifle Paper Co.

I'm so excited to announce that we have our pre-order up for our new Heirloom Recipe Card Boxes! We only have a limited quantity on our first run and don't expect another batch of boxes to arrive until the Fall so reserve yours now if you want one! We'll begin shipping boxes in about 4-6 weeks and if you order before July 12th you'll get free shipping (U.S. ground).

A bit about the boxes...

Our heirloom recipe card boxes are made by local craftsmen from locally salvaged hardwood (trees that were destined for landfills). All of the boxes are unique and hand-crafted during a 3-month-long process (a month for the mill to source the salvaged wood, a month to build in the workman's studio, and a month for the hand-rubbed finish to dry). The lids are then screen printed with two different design options and they come with 12 dividers and 24 recipe cards. Click here to order!


Many thanks to Grace & D*S for posting about the boxes this morning!

p.s. we're also offering free ground shipping on all orders in the shop over $100 through the 12th.


cotton ribbon sampler

Angela Ligouri's imported Italian cotton ribbon is one of my favorite things ever.. The colors are beautiful and I love the texture. We're actually going to be stocking the ribbon when we open our retail store in Winter Park so if you're in the area you'll be able to get it locally (I'm stocking a handful of unique items that you can't find in the area that I'm really excited about). 

I especially love this new sampler pack that lets you try a yard of 20 different colors..

via here.


new goods in the shop!

We've got a selection of gifts & cards for Father's Day as well a few new items in the shop!

Clockwise: Animal Alphabet Chart Print (11"x14") - $40; Men's inspired Personalized Flat Notes - from $85; Hat Collection Print (8"x10") - $24; Assorted Hat Cards (boxed set of 6) - $14.


psst.. save 10% on your order by entering code "POPS" at checkout. Expires June 15th.


lovelydesign address file

This handcrafted address file by lovelydesign is one of my favorite things ever. I've been wanting one ever since I first saw it back in 2006 (cruising the design blogs while I worked as an art director). I just ordered one has a little gift to my desk in the new office and I can't wait for it to arrive!

images via lovelydesign


currently digging...

top to bottom, left to right:

Postalco notebooks; Postalco leather bag; Perch planter; currently listening to Nat King Cole; reading Malcolm Galdwell's What the Dog Saw; how awesome are TED talks?; Jack Spade bag; J.Crew shoes; Mod Cloth dress; Anna Lynett is my favorite on Project Runway; tulip pendant light from Anthropologie; Kate Spade jewelry


Fall favorites

from left to right, top to bottom: Built by Wendy dress, The Fountainhead (one my favorites that I'd like to read again), Anthropologie wire candle holder, Toms Aira Cordones, Present & Correct notebooks, Billykirk leather bag (I will window browser shop that one :), Anthropologie blazer, La Cafetiere ceramic press, Fats Waller!, & most things plaid.

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