If you are like me, then you would much rather have something unique and original than something mass-produced and boring. You support individual artists, collectors and craftsmen, rather than suburban strip malls. Before you buy another average serving dish from Target, purchase a hand linen at Linen and Things, hit Baby Gap for a shower present. . . .you must promise to check http://www.etsy.com! It is all here, under one spectacular .com roof!
Seriously, Etsy.com you are me only better. . . .Every favorite find, jewelery dream, vintage lust or project I could ever dream of but never complete! Unique custom Pillows, check. Hand Thrown Ceramic Plates, check check. . . one of a kind jewelery check plus.
Jut in case you don’t have hours to start your search, here are some of my favorite stores “right now!”:
1. High Street Market: Search here for Awesome Vintage Finds
Pair theses über awesome table lamps on your dining room buffet for just that right bit of color. They would also be just right in a guest room or nursery! For $135 you can Lust. . . affordably!
2.Kyoozi : The freshest pillows in the coolest fabrics!
On a super neutral (grey, cream, slate, even a modern beige) couch or bench, I would take two of these:
And add one of these in the middle:
For a Modern Look
For a Traditional Look
Add intrest with Red!
*Too Many Options to choose from, so check it out and pick your favorite combinations!
**You could even use the yellow lamps from above for a total room upgrade for around $300!
3. Byrachelrose: The Silk Tee Blue Dessert Collection.
Search here for hand died Silk Tops to DIE for! Wear with high waisted white shorts and wedges right now and skinny jeans and ankle booties all fall!!!
4. FriedaSophie: Jewels so LUX you wont believe the price. Even better, they are individually handcrafted in San Francisco with love.
Pair this “Darling Fuchsia Burgundy Drusy 14k Gold Necklace” with everything from crochet tunics, silk tops (see above) and your favorite jeans for that perfect hipster look we all want! Comes with an 18inch chain!
I Long for these “Midnight Teal Drusy 14k Gold Earings.” Wear with everything from dressy tank tops and silky shorts now to old school denim and chunky sweaters this winter.
Thats all for now, but I swear, the search engine is as awesome as google. Search for whatever your heart desires! I bet you can afford it. . . .at least in this lifetime!
***Just spotted this on etsy’s super cool home page: For $525 this Mid Century Chair is a statement piece all it’s own!
Go to Flotsham Furniture for more mid century finds from owner Nicholas Sario!