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Vintage home design sites (a list for your perusal)

Vintage home design sites (a list for your perusal)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Actually, it’s not. The weather in Chicago is warm and muggy, and my windows are rattling in response to wave after wave of rolling thunder.  Nevertheless, the holidays are nigh, and Black Friday, the annual kickoff of the holiday shopping season is just days away. Best Buy […]

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This Week: Survival Annex at The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco)

This Week: Survival Annex at The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco)

Survival Annex is “a group effort based under the guise of survival.” Curator Aurora Crispin has assembled an excellent array of theme-appropriate small edition products that work very well with The Curiosity Shoppe’s quirky vibe.  And it gave me an idea. Imagine the possibilities of a permanent retail improv troupe, a small company with a […]

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This Week: The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco and Online)

This Week: The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco and Online)

When I wrote about The Curiosity Shop’s online shop last fall, Albert left a comment saying, “I wish I had more money to buy random, interesting and weird things for my home,” and I share in his sentiment. So when my friend Marla told me The Curiosity Shoppe was located on the trendy Valencia shopping […]

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Online Find: The Curiosity Shoppe

Online Find: The Curiosity Shoppe

I’m sure this falls under the category of old news, but I recently visited the Curiosity Shoppe, a charming little online boutique (an e-tique) offering humorous and often colorful retro accessories, cards and gifts.  The red Swiss Army medicine cabinet makes me want to give myself a paper cut bad enough to warrant a bandage.  […]

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