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    February 11, 2009
    Up to 70% Off at Crate and Barrel Outlet

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    Crate and Barrel Outlet is slashing prices on a lot of last summer's hot items just in time for anyone who's really planning ahead for this summer.

    Find savings on outdoor furniture and summery items like this Mediterranean glassware set, now just $13.95. It's the perfect way to serve that summer lemonade.


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    February 11, 2009
    Wordless Wednesday: Tiny Valentine Tub

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    Photo: Rubyran on Flickr


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    February 10, 2009
    Red Pomegranate from Yoola

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    The red pomegranate from Yoola might make the perfect Valetine's Day gift. After all, the pomegranate is a symbol of abundance, fertility and good luck.

     

    This particular pomegranate is hand-crocheted from fine metal wire. So that it will keep all year round, even if it is slightly less delicious than the real thing.

    Il_430xN.27551352Pomegranate, $95


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    February 10, 2009
    Beautiful

    The Taiwan Lantern Festival: over 5,000 lanterns are released into the sky. I don’t guess it’s very eco-friendly, but it sure is lovely.

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    February 9, 2009
    The Souk Pillow

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    These look like something you'd find at an exotic bazaar, but they're actually from West Elm.

    Souk Pillows, $59 each.


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    February 6, 2009
    Art Steal

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    Don't let the sour economy get in the way of adding some artistic cheer to your home. West Elm has some really cool new graphic art inserts on sale for just $9.50.

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    They're full of fun, bold color and have been marked down by over 50%.

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    February 6, 2009
    Friday Fun Video: Folding Tiny Origami Stars
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    February 5, 2009
    Original Paper-Cut Art

    Il_430xN.49864509 Here's another great Etsy find.

    These original, whimsical paper-cut artworks  by Tina Tarnoff are originals. Hand-mounted on sturdy board, the  are fabulous and ready to frame.

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    PS – Tarnoff offers a framing service if you're interested.


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    February 5, 2009
    Etsy Find: Wall Sculptures

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    I'm hooked on Etsy lately. Check this out- wall sculptures. Really neat, and only $125, so reasonably priced, too.


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    February 4, 2009
    Zebra Rug from Urban Outfitters

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    I've now and again searched for an affordable zebra rug without much luck. Though a bold pattern, zebra has the amazing talent of functioning almost like a neutral.

    So I was very pleased to find Urban Outfitters has a great, plush zebra rug that's under $250.

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    It's made of tufted wool and measures 5'x7', perfect for a living room.


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