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ABC House Chalkboard Wall Decal

Won't it feel great to finally say to the kids, "Why, yes, you can draw on the wall!"? ABC House Chalkboard Wall Decal ($69)... [More]

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Poketo Recycled Paper Colored Pencils

Mesmerized by the coolness of the 36 Pencil Bowl? Fill yours with a few sets of Recycled Paper Colored Pencils ($12) from Poketo. The pencils, made from recycled newspapers, will help you create new works of art. Or, if you're like us, will most likely... [More]

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Make Your Own Kaleidoscope Set

Seeing the world through rose-colored glasses? Please. We see the world through all the colors. And not just on the weekends. This Make Your Own Kaleidoscope Set ($37) is awesome for passing your vibrant attitude towards life on to smaller, more malleable wee people. Buy... [More]

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Scissortape

Did you know that every year you waste an average of five hours* (that could be spent watching reruns of The Walking Dead) wrapping gifts? It's almost guaranteed that you'll lose the tape while cutting the paper, or that the scissors will wind up on... [More]

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Pom-Pom Makers

At this very moment, we're adding pom-poms to everything. They're perfect for topping gifts, embellishing tea towels, and fancifying bed linens. We draw the line at jazzing up a bikini, though. That's a little too kitschy-sexy-Mexican-restaurant-hostess for us. Pom-Pom Makers ($6).... [More]

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Soft Tones Blending Chalks

As much as these Soft Tones Blending Chalks ($17) look like an eye palette, resist the urge to do a smoky eye on your peepers. They're meant for coloring those cool pen-and-ink cards you've been crafting. We already have waaaaay too many art supplies, but... [More]

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36 Pencil Bowl

Why toss your pretty colored pencils in a craft box or desk drawer? The 36 Pencil Bowl ($59) from Shapeways helps you create a gorgeous tabletop piece out of your pencils. We like that we'll be able to see exactly what shade we're reaching for... [More]

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Sublime Stitching Owl Scissors

Planning on getting artsy? Who would dare darn and stitch without a pair of Sublime Stitching Owl Scissors ($20)? We think you'd be wise to keep these teeny shears on hand in the crafting room, or, as we like to call it, on the kitchen... [More]

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Candied Flower Sampler Box

Your spring garden party is not a kids' party. Don't top your delicious desserts with sprinkles! This Candied Flower Sampler Box ($22) is an adult way to polish your pastries. Choose sugared rose petals, whole violets, mint leaves, or mimosas to gorgeously garnish your treats.... [More]

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Calafant Treehouse

Our older brothers had the clever idea of promising to build us a tree house every Christmas. Of course that never happened. Those cheap bastards. We would even have been content with a Calafant Treehouse ($16) to play with. This cool toy doubles as a... [More]

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Paper Town #1

Why is it so quiet, you wonder? Because your little one (or big husband) is busy creating a biodegradable village. Paper Town #1 ($9) is a funky little city that comes pre-cut and ready to fold. Since it's made from durable cardboard, this town might... [More]

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Crowing Rooster Crewel Kit

Cock-a-doodle-doo with this Crowing Rooster Crewel Kit ($20)! Designed to teach you a number of stitches, this kit is a great way to master the basics of crewelwork. We think the end result would make a cute kitchen towel or wall hanging.... [More]

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Life is Not Merely to Be Alive...Write Now Journal

What better time to start penning your thoughts than in the summer? Forget heartache as a muse - the sweet, warm breeze and bright sunshine are inspiring. Grab a Life is Not Merely to Be Alive...Write Now Journal ($7) and have at it! We'll let... [More]

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Me & You Engraved Pencils

Still searching for the perfect favor for your wedding? We adore the idea of gifting guests these Me & You Engraved Pencils ($100 for 144 pencils) by KNOT & BOW. Each pencil has a favorite familiar pairing stamped along the side. Our favorite is Milk... [More]

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Three Stars Colored Champagne Chalk

Sure, you can buy a bin of colored chalk for a few bucks at Walmart, but it won't hold a candle to this dust-free Three Stars Colored Champagne Chalk ($11). This is mined from calcium carbonate deposits in Champagne, France, and features rich dark colors... [More]

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Pen Style Needle Felting Tool

Remember when you used to bring a book or small project to keep you busy while you sat around in the airport? Those days don't have to be over. This Pen Style Needle Felting Tool ($13) slips into a pocket and can be easily carried... [More]

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Paper Stamp Kit

We love the idea of making our own wrapping paper and cards. This Paper Stamp Kit ($31) comes with a wide array of stamps as well as instructions and ideas for turning plain paper into works of art. Now we can always have the exact... [More]

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Tweed Miho Sasaki Cloth

This Tweed Miho Sasaki Cloth ($20) totally beats those hand-stitched tissue box covers! When you're ready for some change, the cloth can also function as a book wrap, a headband, a hankie, or eco-friendly reusable gift wrap. Handy.... [More]

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Berry Baskets

Package party favors or gifts in these cute wooden Berry Baskets ($30 for 50)! We think they would look cute holding sorbet-filled fruit peels or vibrant fruit-flavored French macarons. That's the kind of berry basket we want to pick up at the farmers' market!... [More]

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Oh Boy! Finger Puppet Pattern

Did anyone else host puppet shows as a kid? We use to sell tickets to our (saintly) neighbors for a quarter and put on the most elaborate (off-the-cuff) plays. We think no childhood is complete without some kind of crazy production. This Oh Boy! Finger... [More]

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