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Yellow Owl Workshop Made the Best Thank You Cards Ever

Yellow Owl Workshop Made the Best Thank You Cards Ever

Until the day that we can all communicate telepathically….or more likely though Google BrainChat ™, thank you notes will be one of those things we need around. But to be real, I’m not inspired to buy the thank you notes I usually see around, finding them overly cutesy/frilly/flowery for my tastes. I typically just use(…)

Julia Kostreva: All the Pretty Things

Julia Kostreva: All the Pretty Things

Where to begin? The v. talented Julia Kostreva creates so many pretty things… Like this Ombre Floral Pillowcase ($36)! And this super cute Mon Petit Notebook ($16)! How about a v. cool, v. modern Colorblock iPhone Case ($36)? For prints + more galore, check out the full selection at her Etsy shop. And the rest(…)

Power Concept: Start Here Mart

I am the first to admit that I love shopping. Reading Marx and discussing “thing theory” in French literature classes has not changed my love of exchanging dough for well designed commodities. But at some point the Marx gets to you, and the deliberate effacement of the human hand in the object starts pulling at(…)

Mini-Size Your Notes with Pocket Dept. Notebooks

I’m simply swooning over these miniature notebooks designed and produced b y Art House Coop in Brooklyn. They use recycled materials to make these pocket-sized notebooks, with 70-lb. paper to satisfy even the pickiest paper fiend (which would be me). I especially love the letter-pressed covers, with their vintage-inspired design reminiscent of school days of(…)

Etsy Finds: Erin Dollar Linens

For some reason, it’s hard to find simple pillowcases that won’t break the bank. I truthfully do not understand why, since pillows are just two small squares of fabric stitched together with a zipper. Nonetheless, I am too lazy to stitch one myself, so I’ve been on the hunt for something simple and classy that’s(…)