Go ahead, be stubborn about your jewelry

Go ahead, be stubborn about your jewelry

When my kids were babies, it was a big deal for me to wear a necklace, or even a pair of earrings. It was like being dressed up just to add that one piece to my mom uniform, and feel more like an adult and less like a walking Kleenex. Stubborn Works has exactly the...
Spring bags, ahoy!

Spring bags, ahoy!

When I’m window shopping the web, it’s always dangerous to stop on the Etsy homepage, where their editors are carefully curating millions of items down into just the very ones that I have to have. (How do they do that?) A recent find: The bags from Bayan...
Bloomin’ lovely

Bloomin’ lovely

We have to say that some of our favorite picks have come from you, our lovely readers with extremely great taste. Or in this case, readers with friends with great taste who also make gorgeous jewelry, like the awesome pieces from Montreal-based Brazen Design. Artist...
Well, hello kitty

Well, hello kitty

It turns out our Valentine’s Day card contest did more than help us put together one cool card, it also introduced us to some really exciting new artists. One of them is Montreal’s Stay Home, which makes all kinds of happy little felt things from custom...
The football widow’s reward

The football widow’s reward

Congratulate me. As of today, I’ve officially survived another full football season of Sundays home alone with the kids, never knowing whether my sigOth would come home from the bar happy or Stay away from me, they lost again. (He’s a Redskins fan, so...
Make every day a good hair day

Make every day a good hair day

I can’t believe I’m already thinking of holiday accessories but, yup, I am. Mainly because I’ll be among those “shopping my closet” this year and looking to update old looks with affordable new accessories. On a wild Etsy tear this week,...

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