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Photocraft

Recently, I was lucky to receive a copy of fellow Happy Mundane reader, Laura Lovett‘s new book Photocraft: Cool things to do with the pictures you love. Laura, along with Caroline Herter and Laurie Frankel, have put together a great collection of ideas for anyone that loves to take or collect photographs. Since digital cameras are pretty much a standard now, taking photos has become easier than ever, and its s
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target’s hot stationery

Strolling down the aisles for the weekly Target run, I of course was halted by the bright endcap display of the new Isaac Mizrahi stationery items. Everything is trademark hot pink and neon orange, but of course Isaac matches them with the perfect amount on toned down neutrals in wood and raw linen. Love the acrylic neon pen holder and “in/out” boxes/trays- The fun wood pushpins that are inside a pink tin
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Split Design

It’s Friday! YAY! This week has been way too long, and I’m so happy its ending today. Anyways- I love these simply designed cups from SplitDesign. They kind of remind me of the ones that Kate Spade has for her new kids line, but I love the animal choices here- my favs are the hippo and the squirrel. Get these here. Split Design also has some cool coasters also available:images from Splitdesign/cafepress
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cloth peg iconography

Look what a lovely happy mundane find Designboom found- It’s a great exhibition happening in Isreal that is all about Clothes Pegs (or clothes pins, as we say here in the States.). Yoav Ziv and Gad Charny have collected over 300 pegs, old and new, from all over the world. It’s such a basic yet useful item that can be used for so many purposes. It crosses cultural boundries since it’s such a simple c
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Sears: Simply Indoors

When Sears launched their Ty Pennington Style home collection last year, I was really curious to see what new changes this would bring to Sears. Previously, Sears had tried their “come see the softer side…” campaign, which, frankly, didn’t do much to impress me. But I think with the success of Target’s home collection, as well as Martha’s collection at Kmart, the other mass retaile
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