put a grin on it

3:00pm Monday, 05 Aug.

A smile has all kinds of therapeutic effects, so imagine how jolly we'd feel if we could slap a lovable little grin on all our household doodads.

What we all need are our own personalised envelopes made from any pattern that takes our fancy.

mister peebles greeting cards

3:00pm Sunday, 21 Jul.

You never know when a message could be best expressed with a spectacle sporting rabbit.

stuff mondays - poketo grab bag

9:00am Monday, 08 Jul.

There are no stockings on the mantel or tinsel-draped trees in the corner, but my goodness, it feels like Christmas. How else can we account for the grab bag of goodies that we're giving away to one lucky dude or dudine?

etsy giveaway: minty baxter

9:00am Wednesday, 03 Jul.

"Why choose simple when you can surround yourself with colourful clobber?" asks Etsy seller Minty Baxter, and we've got to say, the lady has a point.

esme winter wrapping paper

9:00am Sunday, 30 Jun.

This wrapping paper is so darn pretty that the lucky recipient might forget that the real present's inside.

hartland brooklyn greeting cards

3:00pm Thursday, 20 Jun.

When the first thing you see on the homepage of a website is the owner's cat acting as a little tabby welcome wagon, you know you're onto a good thing.

It might not be as permanent as a skin on ink type situation, but it takes a lot of thought and research to settle on a greeting card that says exactly what you want to say.

This is the kind of adhesive that needs to be delicately peeled away to preserve its loveliness – after all, slow and steady wins the tape.

the rubber barbers

3:00pm Wednesday, 15 May.

This is one of those so-simple-it-hurts but completely ingenious ideas – take one block-headed eraser then adopt the role of hairdresser, changing their do as you rub out your blunders.

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