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Monday, December 24, 2012

Santa Claus

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL
When children go to bed with sugar plums dancing in their heads - hoping for Santa Claus to climb down the chimney - adults may ponder upon the following story, written by Holly McWhorter for Inhabitat.
Enjoy reading, "Santa and the 'Shrooms: The Real Story behind the design of Christmas"...
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Edible Abbey House

EDIBLE DOWNTON ABBEY
In a few weeks, Downton Abby recommences. And for those of us who are obsessed with this BBC import, we must try to enjoy our holidays in spite of our anticipation.
However, Curtis Jensen (in the above video), creates a monumental gingerbread house, made in the likeness of the Crawley home - soothing our appetites, temporarily.
This should help to calm us all down until January 6, 2012!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Claire Anne O'Brien

WHIMSICAL WOVEN WONDERS
From the studio of Claire Anne O'Brien - her collection of knitted Irish animals. From Fionn the Fox to Liam the Hare to Brigid the Sheep, Ms. O'Brien's wonderful woven creatures are fabricated out of multi-coloured fleck wool with colors derived from the Irish landscape. All are woven from Donegal Yarns and are available from Makers and Brothers.



Monday, December 10, 2012

Monday Mix

MONDAY MIX
On this mellow Monday, we offer our recommendations for compact living spaces, to things that grow, to an artist's imaginative artwork - and finally, to cool gifts for geeky youngsters and for friends who enjoy the unique and unusual.
Below, a few of our favorite things!
San Franisco Micro Apartments - dezeen
rootcup - Michael Holmberg


Designer, Katrin Olin - dezeen live


Geeky Gifts for Kids - Popsci
Gift Guide - Coolhunting
Above, pendant by Charlotte Cory

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