Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Design Sponge

Providence writer Christine Chitnis has just published her updated Design Guide about our fair city - on the great blog Design Sponge. Be sure to check it out.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Island hopping

Spring is a state of mind.

ut on the bunny ears. Slip outside.
Hop over to Simple Pleasures.
Jelly beans, sugar eggs with scenes, bunnies in seersucker,
downy ducklings and baby owls, straw fedoras, frocks from Paris,
lovely sweets, tiny trinkets, scarves like feathers.
Waiting for you.

Our basket is full.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Saint James classic jersey, doggy sticker, straw hat from Ecuador, Saint James cotton scarf, Marimekko baby onesie, Danish bunny in p.j.s, letterpress card from Austin Press, Roberta Freymann cotton lawn tunic, Marimekko cosmetic pouch, Baggu lightweight nylon fold-up bag.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Egg on

Panorama sugar eggs are here !
A childhood delight, painstakingly handmade in Massachusetts. Each egg has a springy eastery scene inside, sweet sugary details, and a dash of nostalgia.

Thursday, March 11, 2010


Bags and wallets from Orla Kiely; crispy chocolate Suissa balls; Jane Diaz gold wash earrings; Majestic Paris t-shirt; natural dye organic cotton bag from Guatemala; olive oil and lavender soaps from McEvoy Ranch in California; Jane Diaz copper and thread earrings; hand stitched cotton quilts from India.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Little Tokyo

Totally fascinated with endearing Japanese tiny trinkets and stationery.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

New Arrivals

carved Italian glass pendant; cotton and silk dotty scarf from Italy;
good boy and girl mugs from Emma Bridgewater in England;
fun squishy ping pong ball shooter; buttery soft Ethiopian tie-dyed leather bag;
retro rubber squeaky frog; handmade platter from Little Rhody;
bellhop decanter from Belgium; Frenchy cards made in Norway;
pecking tin bluebird