Making a donation to someone's favorite cause is a lovely gift, but sometimes you want to give something tangible, right? Maybe even pretty? These are great gifts in their own right, and they support admirable efforts to make the world a better place.
Some little girls develop a love of fashion early on in life. If you're shopping for one, then odds are that she's getting plenty of clothes for the holidays. Check out these fresh gift ideas sure to spark her imagination and creativity.
Always on the hunt for a better than average bathrobe, which has to be warm, soft and absorbent, I recently found this new source - Simple Life Istanbul - and this really nice looking offering. Made of 100% Turkish cotton, they claim: "Our pure cotton Rice collection is crafted using an advanced weaving process which produces thousands of fine loops, resulting in sumptuously soft and ultra-absorbent towels." I like it.
Realtors and home owners fall all over themselves to stage their properties to sell, coming up with eye-catching and clever ways to cast homes in the best possible light. Nothing, however, can top what this Dutch agency recently did. In what might be the smartest marketing gambit of all time, Huizen Promoter built a roller coaster to shuttle prospective buyers through each room, giving them more of an open house than they bargained for...
Nothing makes a creative person's heart flutter more than the sight of brand new craft supplies and DIY tools. If you have one of these handy souls in your life, you'll make their holiday by indulging in their penchant for sharpened pencils, sharp scissors, and helpful storage.
Welcome to Dream Jobs, a new series where we ask some of the coolest, smartest and most creative people working in design today to tell us all about their jobs and just what they did to get there.
Anna Brockway is the Founder and Chief Curator of Chairish, a genius site that makes buying and selling gently-used furniture and decor a snap! She's also got four kids so we're kinda surprised she had the time to answer our questions at all! Lucky for us (and you), she found the time to tell us how she got to where she is today.
Looking for a happy medium between attractive modern decor and something your child will actually WANT to play with this Christmas? Me too! (I've already purchased a few of the items on this list). This year, consider shopping small and patronizing handmade shops and small businesses. Not only will you discover more unique and appealing gifts but your purchases will have the secondary benefit of directly impacting shop-owners and artisans.
Products Shown: Ventura Sectional, Camryn 3-piece Entertainment Wall Unit, Camryn End Table, Reading Cocktail Table, Havana Accent Chair
Many attractive sofas are simply not that comfy – either so taut that you slide right off or so soft that you can't get up. Lucky for us, the team at American Signature Furniture and Krohler – their own manufacturing facility – took this as a challenge: to create the most comfortable sofa in the world without compromising on style. This is how their new line of furniture, the Ultimate Comfort by Kroehler™, was born.
If you've ever coveted Rachel Winard's handmade, super pure face and body products or wanted to give them as a gift, this is your moment. Just out for Christmas, Rachel has put together a perfect travel kit of her top cremes, washes, oils, toners and mists, all in a lined denim bag by Maptote (all are TSA friendly). This is a perfect introduction to the cult of Soapwalla.