The Roundup: I handpick several companies on the web that all make similar products and highlight the best of what I find.Read More
Shedding some light on three paper lantern styles, all with botanical themes that are each unique in their own way and all worth bringing into your home.Read More
I feel a little girlie for posting something from Etsy, but I think the site has evolved into something much less froo-froo than what it was a year or two ago. That being said, I’ve decided to make this a regular addition to this site until further notice. From what I can remember, when Etsy first came out it was mostly a place for chicks to sell their handmade jewelry or hand-sewn, frilly purses or rainbow knit caps. Nothing I had any desire to look at. It’s now a place that has a great selection of stuff for your home – accessories, furniture, artwork, kitchen items…you name it. And from my searching I found you can get some great prices on high-quality hand-made goods.
Here’s an example of what I’m talking about: An 11×7 personalized copper craftsman style address sign by Whitney Potter, a blacksmith artist that offers a number of other hand forged items worth taking a look at. The numbers are embossed on a sheet of copper and the frame is a powder coated steel. Mr. Potter, you done good. You done real good.
So the other day I was thinking…”ya know, deadbolts are soooo boring – so yesterday. Where can I get my hands on a juicy, sci-fi deadbolt that’s tougher than a $3 steak?”* Then like destiny was calling, I stumbled on the AP501, the advanced protection security deadbolt by Sunnect. Read More
I love things that glow. Put me in a dimly lit room with a fixture that puts off warm light, be it a lava lamp or a Glow worm and I’m instantly soothed. My son has the same kind of attraction, though his is just to lights in general. Walk through a store or enter a room and the first thing he notices are the lights above him – neck cocked back and finger pointing he babbles gibberish at practically every light he sees. Read More