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Walnut Catch-All

November 26, 2013
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A nice piece for the office mate or special teacher, this desk catch-all holds a notepad and ceramic cup for paperclips or odds and ends. There are lots of other chic gifts for the home available from Light + Ladder including a set of modern wall hooks and hanging planters. Light + Ladder Walnut Catch-All, [...]

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Art Squared

August 20, 2013
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Art-Squared is a new art collaboration project consisting of high-end prints. My fave is the ARTimals series of Canadian fauna in gleaming gold foil. The Willow Wood and Bees on Honeycomb collections would also add a modern touch to the walls of a new home. Art Squared ARTimals Prints, contact for pricing. Buy Now   [...]

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Concrete Shaving Kit

July 30, 2013
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Designed by Lovisa Wattman, this tough-chci concrete shaving kit is worth displaying on the bathroom countertop. Each kit comes with the concrete dis, shaving soap and a beechwood brush made with natural badger hair bristles. Concrete Shaving Kit, $98. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:You Gifted – Wooden Shaving BrushStyle Collective – Valentine’s Day GiftsCrown Shaving [...]

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Babar Toy

April 4, 2013
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Collette is one of the original curator-of-cool stores respected the world round. The Paris boutique is constantly serving up unique collaborations including the recent (and adorable) Babar meets Collette collection. Other cool collaborations on the site right now: Vans X Kenzo, Repossi X Collette, Uslu Airlines X Mykita, and Carven X Porter. Vilac X Babar Toy, [...]

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Lacquer Recipe Box

December 17, 2012
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There seems to be two movements – those who seek out the latest technology and those who are nostalgic for a simpler time. This old fashioned recipe box (in a very un-traditional hot pink hue) would be perfect for the latter. Fill it up full of favourite family recipes and gift it away. Lacquer Recipe [...]

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Walnut and Brass Reimagined Menorah

December 8, 2012
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Pretty much the coolest Menorah we’ve come across! This design competition winner, uses adjustable mirrors to reflect the growing number of candles for each night of  Hanukkah. The base is turned from a solid piece of walnut with hand painted markings for each night and the mirrors are framed in hand fabricated brass and backed [...]

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Wood Top Canisters

February 24, 2012
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Simply awesome. Love these well designed glass jars with a classic wood top. Great to give for any room in the house. Wood Top Canisters, $22. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Lacquer Recipe BoxPill CarafeWater, Juice & Wine BottlesAlice Supply Co. ToolboxPillow Fight Factory

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Wedding Anniversary Wine Box

May 27, 2011
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This beautiful box is perfect for housing 3 bottles of wine – one to open on a couple’s first anniversary, one on the 5th and one on the 10th! Choose wines that will get better age and securely seal them in this etched birch wood box. Wedding Anniversary Wine Box, $59 USD. Buy Now Similar [...]

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One of A Kind Finds

April 1, 2010
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Find hundreds of unique gifts all under one roof at the Spring One of a Kind Show in Toronto. Everything from animal shaped shortbread to wood and glass vases (above by Benoit Rover of Atelier L’Éclisse) is available at this excellent show. Atelier L’Éclisse Maple Burl and Glass Vases, from $129. Buy Now Similar gift [...]

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WIDU Wooden Brushes

August 4, 2009
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WIDU wooden bristle bushes are hand-made, all-natural, sustainable and have a strong resistance to breakage. The wooden bristles of the brushes aid in scalp massage, blood circulation, absorb excess sebum absorption and the removal hair impurities. Making them a fabulous all around hair brush and a great gift. WIDU Elite Collection Oval Baseball Bristle Brush, [...]

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