Monday, November 19, 2012

Merry Christmas to me

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Every year when I begin my Christmas browsing I see tons of things that I would not mind seeing under the tree...for me.
Lets call this the 40-something, design junkie gift guide. It sounds better.

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I found Gryphon Designs on Etsy and they have some pretty cute equestrian style jewelry.


I often ask Santa for books and Miles Redd's book is at the top of that list. Ya hear Dad?

I desperately need new sheets too. Every time I mean to buy them something large and expensive breaks in my house so threadbare sleeping it is. The biggest problem is that I am a sheet snob. They must be 100% cotton, they must be sateen not percale, they MUST be white. I usually but 800/1000 thread count.
I suppose that it is kind of a strange gift but if they were from Saks I be OK with that.

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I think that it is safe to say that no one will be wrapping $700 sheets for me this year so a more economical gift would be canvas pliers. They are for stretching canvases and I never use them but can't help wondering if they would make it easier. At $11 I should be able to find out.

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What design junkie's list would be complete without a little chinoiserie? A pair of Chaing Mai pillows would be a good place to start.

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When I saw this garden stool from Gump's, I just about died.
Gump's has an entire page of Garden stools


I could never choose just one.

What's on your Christmas list?

8 comments:

Nancy said...

Thanks for turning us to to that jewelry site! I love those bracelets! I haven't even thought about my list yet, probably cause I want projects done in my home and they cost too much for anyone to give me as gift!
Better start thinking about it.
What are you doing for Thanksgiving?
xo Nancy
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My Crafty Home Life said...

I love that bracelet. The hardware is really cool. I really want a new computer. I probably won't get it until January, if at all. I really hate all the pressure to buy stuff.

ArchitectDesign™ said...

I had pre-ordered the Miles redd book -it's beautiful and inspiring -but pictures ONLY other than a forward by Miles!

Bethany [at] Powell Brower Home said...

oh i just love that bracelet! i hope that you get everything you ever wanted for Christmas. But even though its not always possible, I hope you still have a wonderful one. I love all the things youve picked out too!

Loi Thai, Tone on Tone said...

Books! So many wonderful new titles out! I'm also looking forward to that one from Miles Redd.

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

I have yet to start compiling my list but I plan to work on it over this holiday weekend. Just to be helpful, right? Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, Kerry!

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Kristie Franklin said...

I'm a big fan of anything Swedish and I am always checking out Swedish websites for interesting home accessories. I've yet to make out a Christmas list. It's so hard to select one thing that I would really love to have when I want everything I see! Ha :)

Blue Poppy Design said...

Love that bracelet! Thanks for introducing Gryphon Design, I try to buy many of my gifts from Etsy! Couldn't agree more on books...I have a long list, they make the best presents! Hope you get those sheets though:)