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holiday gift guide

We’re getting our Christmas tree today, which means I should be focusing on expanding our sad selection of ornaments (at last count we had one porcelain turtledove and a troll doll head with a wire sticking out of it), but I’d so much rather buy ornaments for my own head, like these festive earrings. Maybe… READ MORE »


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My friend Brittany and I used to play MASH in our Mead composition books. Now I have the opportunity to mash my money into a wallet that looks like a Mead composition book. The whole thing is just blowing my mind. It’s also reminding me that I’m destined to live in a shack with eight… READ MORE »


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This necklace in the form of a dress is the perfect accessory for fashion design students, or seamstresses, or sewing hobbyists, or people who like to wear dresses, or people who like to construct dress forms. What I’m trying to say is that pretty much everyone in the world has a reason to wear this… READ MORE »


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There are a lot of beautiful, poetic greeting cards out there, a lot of cards with pastel paintings of roses and italicized sentiments. And then there’s this card. And this card is awesome. [$4, Near Modern Disaster] … READ MORE »


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Isn’t this just the sweetest little pillow? I feel like if this pillow were a person it would be that one girl who seems perfectly prim and proper and gets a little nervous whenever people use swear words, but then you find out something really crazy and incongruous about her life, like maybe she was… READ MORE »


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This adorable mini-collage would look amazing framed and hung up in a glassed-walled sun room, surrounded by potted ferns and gilded curiosities from around the world. Luckily for me (since I don’t have a glass-walled sun room or a fern), it would also look awesome tacked onto the inspiration wall above my desk, surrounded by… READ MORE »


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How awesome is this vintage compact? It’s got a surprisingly detailed map of the United States on the outside and pops open to reveal a handy little mirror. Never has checking for food in your teeth been such a glamorous — and patriotic — endeavor. [$12, Etsy] … READ MORE »


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This pretty hand-knit circle scarf will not only keep your neck warm during the winter, it also encourages you to ponder deep questions, like “Where does the scarf end, and where does it begin?”
[“Infinity Circle Scarf,” $20] … READ MORE »


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Each year, for all eternity, fashion magazines proclaim, “The nautical trend is back in a big way!” Models pose in navy blue stripes and sailor hats and Top-Siders under clever headlines like “Anchors Aweigh!” (Sorry I had to.) This endless trend cycle can get a bit tiring, but the bright side? This adorable little anchor… READ MORE »


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Remember that girl from elementary school who genuinely thought she was a horse? Every class had one. She would gallop around the playground at recess and she ate a shocking amount of carrots and when the teacher would call her name she would say, “I only answer to my real name, Tumbles!” I was pretty… READ MORE »


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A bad economy makes for grumpy bosses makes for stress at work makes for emotional breakdowns in the bathroom.

Hang this pretty print above your desk and remember that it’s true. [$15, 8×10 Digital Print] … READ MORE »


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