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Give Mom some Love and Lather with Hip Handmade Soaps

Hip Handmade Soaps

Every day, since 2007, I have blogged about the talents of others. What kind of blogger would I be if I didn’t use my own platform for a little self-promotion? A pretty stupid one. That’s why I hope you’ll humor me while I share with you the products of my soap-making hobby. (more…)

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Compact Worlds. Literally. By Artist Kendal Murray.

Kendal Murray's Compact Worlds

Australian artist Kendal Murray works in miniature to create playful little narratives imbued with social, symbolic and personal meaning. Setting the stage for these tiny mixed media scenarios are grass-covered coin purses, glass teapots and the ones that intrigue me the most – metal mirrored compacts. (more…)

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This Is Not A Toy, It’s A Fragrance. Moschino TOY by Jeremy Scott.

not a toy jeremy scott fragrance

Moschino has launched what just may be the world’s cutest perfume. The Moschino Toy by Jeremy Scott, Creative Director for the brand, was inspired by the fashion house’s 1988 fall-winter collection (and a reprised piece for his 2014 RTW Collection), which featured dresses, coats and hats covered in stuffed animals. (more…)

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Candles In Cool Containers from Oliver & Co.

Oliver & Co Candles

Let’s face it, when buying upscale candles, you know you’re paying for the container as opposed to the wax, essential oils and rope wick- which run about 60 cents per candle. And with some candles costing up to hundreds of dollars from brands like Missoni and Fornasetti, I hope you like the container enough to keep it after you’ve burned the candle within. (more…)

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A Handmade Pop-Up Book To Launch New Lacoste Men’s Fragrance

Handmade Pop-Up Book to launch Lacoste LIVE

To celebrate the launch of the new Lacoste L!VE fragrance for men in an entirely new way (the gist of the campaign is “a new perspective”), Wildvertising of Brussels along with paper crafters Ink Studios, created a playful and engaging twenty-four page handmade pop up book. (more…)

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