Jonathan Adler Does Barbie

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Jonathan Adler loves Barbie. As evidenced by the new Barbie-inspired items available in his on-line boutique. There’s a plethora of powder room do-dads, but there’s also Barbie plates (below), candles, trays, pillows, a mirror (above) and Barbie-Pat Nixon throw.

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Of course a Jonathan Adler Barbie collection wouldn’t be complete without a Jonathan Adler Barbie Doll…

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or this little loveseat et al. for your Barbie Dream House. 

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Check out the entire Barbie lineup at Mr. Adler’s website, keyword: Barbie.

Transformations with Paint

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Kati’s Victorian home had a pretty ho-hum dining room, until she gave it a diy once-over. Out went the old carpeting and on went some paint and wallpaper.

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As for Dominique’s stairwell, which leads to her basement, it was of the standard variety.

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A lot of tape and even more patience later, she created this masterpiece:

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For more info and pics of the projects, visit Design Sponge. 

Do you like pink?

If the answer is yes, you must check out The Pink Superstore, which sells pink things. Although, perfect for pink fans it’s also a great place to find unique bridal and baby shower gifts. For the bride-to-be, how about a pair of Tough Chick Fuzzy Boxing Gloves ($20), just in case the groom-to-be gets out of line?

My favorite is their pink Floating AM FM Ducky Radio ($20). Couple this with some Jessie B Pink bubble bath and a tub of warm water and I just might start to like pink. Continue Reading

The King (of Kitsch) Has Left the Building

On November 1st 2006, the original pink plastic flamingo was slatted for extinction. Due to rising production costs, its manufacturer, Union Products of Leominster, MA decided to put an end to its life.

The Birth of an Icon

Born in 1957 to its creator Don Featherstone, the plastic birds have become the symbol of kitsch. To read more about the man and his bird, read Mr. Featherstone’s book, The Original Pink Flamingos: Slendor on the Grass. Continue Reading