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Blue Monday# 7 : Sharps

Sharps, maker of the hip men’s shaving and bath/body products line, has introduced a new and exclusive lower priced line at Target stores nationwide. I was intrigued by the graphics (and they smelled good) so I picked up the sampler kit, which contains 3 scents in both a shower gel and body scrub. My favorites are the “spearmint jolt”(which, of course, is blue) and “lemon fix” (which isn
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kate Spade kids china

Although i find it a little weird for kids to have fine “china”- I do love these incredibly cute and graphic designs for kate Spade’s new children’s collection- the Mouse cup and Elephant plate are killing me! CUTE!! As seen in May’s Elle Decor “what’s Hot” section-
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Target HOME 06

YIPEE!!! I gots the new Target HOME o6 catalog today and it’s simply amazing. Those way-too-fancy-for-themselves-Target-creatives have put together another beautiful catalog, showcasing all their twenty million brilliant collections: Global Home, Isaac Mizrahi, Renovations by Thomasville, Thomas O’Brien, etc…What I really love are the phases they use- The title of it is “design your springR
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While you were out: Follow up

So a quick recap of resources for my While You Were Out decorating adventure–First, the pillows: The original couch had these oversized cushions as a backing, but once i removed them, i realized, there was nothing left for back support, so i needed to replace it with some sort of backing pillow. After going though what felt like every fabric shop in Orange County, i finally found some fabric that matched the of
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cubby

As seen on Apartment Therapy:Chicago, I am so loving this Cubby from designers Stephanie Munson and Bruce Tharp– It’s such a simple concept, yet so effective and spacey-cool! MUST HAVE!!
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While you were out: the final episode

For those of you that have been following my “while you were out” adventure, it’s time to reveal the final outcome. After I got approval, the parentals left for their three-week tour, and I was ready to begin. Although I had showed them a quick little mockup , I knew I wanted to remove the 80’s lacquered side table and coffee table, but as luck would have it, i accidentally broke it. (honest,
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mo wabbits

Also seen at Target this weekend, was this pink bowl with cute bird/branch motif – this would probably look very nice as someone’s jewelry dish or for keys… or spare change…After my Target jaunt, I stopped by Walmart (they happen to both be in the same shopping center near me ..oh the joys of the suburbs!) and couldn’t resist this little wabbit- er- i mean rabbit mug for only 75¢!!
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AT-Chicago

Super sincere thanks (as well as congrats!) to Apartment Therapy- Chicago Edition for adding this blog and its companion blog (its(k)notwood) to its blog list- We’re soo honored for the recognition and are so happy that we now can keep tabs on all the haps in Chi-town- (we’re dying to go back!) welcome to any new readers- thanks for visiting and hope you come back! please feel free to peruse the archives-
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hunting for wabbits

Flipping through this Sunday’s paper, I came across the Target weekly ad and it just killed me. I’ve always had a soft spot for the Naughty Naughty Pets- by Scary Stories– they go with the whole Ugly Dolls genre of kooky handmade-looking-monster-stuffed-animals. So, kudos to the creatives at Target for collaborating and giving a fresh take on Easter, with the “Bunny Business” campaign. T
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Blue Monday #6- Chord

I love this printed CDR, entitled “chord”- available from 5inch. Check out their other great designs as well- my other favorite are Tubes and Orange.
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