Monday, November 30, 2009

Christmas is coming...

So since the Christmas shopping season is officially open, I thought I would share a few places that are great for little gifts and stocking stuffers.

Top of the list I put Restoration Hardware. Every year I am surprised to find fun gifts that are reasonably priced that are usually have something for people of all ages. Such as...

Just to show a few...

Also worth stopping by are Pier 1 Imports and Cost Plus world Market. They always have surprises waiting for me. I bought myself a bauble ring from Pier 1 of all places! Both usually have little gifty items great for filling up those stockings.

Happy Shopping!

Monday, November 9, 2009

Another one down...

I was so sad to learn today that the December issue of Metropolitan Home will be the last one to arrive in my mailbox! I have gleaned so much inspiration from it over the years. If you have never read Met Home before, I encourage you to pick up their last issue.
Here is a link to the NY Times article about Met Home's death and the many others recently including Domino and Southern Accents.
On a more positive note, Elle Decor seems to be surviving thus far these economic times and plans to publish many issues to come.
I have been enjoying Luxe Interiors and Design which is the child of Western Interiors and Design and Luxe magazine which merged earlier this year.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Another Letter

I have written before about my love for letters, monograms and initials used as art. I found another one. This month's Restauration Hardware catalog features this:
And how appropriate that it is the letter "R"! (I'm sure it had nothing to do with the "R" in "Restauration"