more about: accessories

To Give Or Not To Give – Clothing

After writing a list of 8 gifts that I try to avoid when I’m gifting a friend or colleague, Simply Stated reader Marlono added what I think should be the ninth no-no, clothing! There is nothing worse than when someone gives you a garment larger than what you wear. This happened to me once and it left me blue for several days. Why? It was a gift from a very best friend who gave me lingerie…

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Patchwork Harmony

Patchwork Harmony is an online shop I was introduced to just this morning and they carry a range of accessories for the home in English country style. You can find enamelware, floral patterns, items for organizing the home, lamps and more. Here’s a selection of items that can be found on their website…

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Pattern Bakery

Have you heard of the Finnish company Pattern Bakery who specialize in cushion covers and teatowels in addition to offering their pattern design services? One of the four designers, Mintuu Wikberg, wrote to me today to tell me about their new website in addition to their etsy shop and so now I’m sharing the good news with all of you too. Here is an example of some of their work/designs…

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