• Ollie and Tate monochrome bibs
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    Shop Feature: Ollie and Tate

    I have always been drawn to lovely things, and although not a mommy yet, I do appreciate seeing well-designed clothing and accessories for babies and kids.  And so, I will be featuring children’s shops for the next couple of weeks beginning with this adorable baby shop called Ollie and Tate. Ollie and Tate is owned by sisters, Cait and Laura who both share a love for all things handmade. As moms themselves, they know firsthand how important it is to choose only the best, safest products for their babies. Parents would be glad to learn that they only use organic cotton fabric for their super stylish swaddles, bandana bibs and beanies, and their…

  • GANT Lights
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    Shop Feature: GANTlights

    Today, I would like to introduce you to Stefan Gant, founder and designer of  GANTlights, an independent brand of finely handcrafted lighting. Gant earned his Master’s degree in Architecture in Berlin, where he founded his product design label in 2012. His elegant, minimalist, architectural inspired lighting fixtures adorn many restaurants, cafés and business establishments in Germany, and beyond.   What’s the story behind the shop name? The story behind my label name is quite simple, My last name is Gant. At the beginning my label was called “Gant lights and more”, now it is “Gantlights”, but I would have preferred “Gant” most, but the clothing company was faster…. What do you love most about…

  • Decor Asylum wooden houses
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    Shop Feature: Decor Asylum

    Dimitra is the artist behind Décor Asylum, and from her creations, it is easy to tell that this talented woman has passion for her art. Her creations show an affinity with winter and the woodlands. We have seen snapshots of her creative space in October, and it’s only fitting that we get to know more about her work and her online shop. From her home in Argos (where she draws, paints and makes by hand everything you see in her shop), Dimitra opens up to us on Decor Asylum’s beginnings and challenges, her inspirations and joys. And so without further ado, I am pleased to present to you our final featured handmade…