Archive | July, 2013

Anthropologie Knock Off: Botticino Marble Coasters

30 Jul

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Apparently, the good people at Anthropologie do not find stolen bar coasters appropriate for protecting their precious wooden tables from water damage. Well fine, Anthropologie, I’ll look at your marble coasters painted with spines of vintage books. Okay, I’ll even like them a little. Alright, I want them.  But there is NO WAY you’re getting forty dollars from me for four coasters. Marble or not, that’s insane. They are super cute though….

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Restoration Hardware Knock-Off: Shadowboxed Vintage Keys

21 Jul

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Oh, Restoration Hardware. How I love your “Stinking Rich Hamptonite” aesthetic, and dream about being able to move into one of your showrooms. But, there is no way, short of winning the lottery tomorrow, that I can afford to even shop in your store. Look at these awesome little shadow boxes holding vintage skeleton keys. I love them, but they run $99 a piece, so with a collection of five, you’re looking at about $500 for this teensy little collection.

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Apartment 48 Knock Off: Animal Portrait Mugs

10 Jul

animal-portrait-mugsAre these not the absolute cutest mugs you’ve ever seen? I saw them over at Apartment 48 and LOVED how bright and happy they were and that they looked hand drawn. I’m a tea drinker, and I can never resist an adorable little mug to drink it out of. Well, unless they’re $18 plus shipping. Then I can resist. Besides, I’d seen a tutorial on Pinterest that I was dying to try, and for a grand total of ONE dollar, I thought I’d give this a shot.

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Wisteria Knock Off: Je T’aime Paris Wall Art

7 Jul

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Sometimes, don’t you wish you could just move into a magazine photo? I want that WHOLE living area to be mine. But especially that awesome vintage Paris street map on the wall. The map itself is so unique, with cherubs and so many flourishes that add to the specialness. But then they’ve broken it up and mounted each piece in a gold leaf frame. I love everything about it, except for the $999.00 price tag.

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