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daydreams of : boucherouite rugs
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Boucherouite are a form of rag rug that is most often made in Morocco or other parts of Europe. I love the colors, the organic designs and the total comfy approachability.

These ones featured here came from the following online sources: Beklina, Beldi Rugs, Pink Rug Co. and ShabbyChic.com.

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nursery bonanza : for captain and sugar
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This nursery, as featured in Australian Elle, is a feast for the eyes! It's a bit intense but I still found myself drawn to all the color and shapes and treasures. It is the playful home of kids Captain and Sugar (yes, real names), children of stylist/designer Sheree of CaptainAndTheGypsyKid.

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no-gross-stuff strainer : tweak
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This new product, Tweak, from Tel Aviv design duo Nitzan Shafat and Aviv Rozenfeld resolves the ickiest part of the dish-washing process: removal of all the food gunk that accumulates at the drain. Clever!

They're backing their first big production run through Kickstarter, selling large and small Tweaks (sink or bathtub) for $8 or more in contributions.

(*via Cup of Jo)

binchotan : charcoal products

Screenshot 2014-05-04 09.16.57 I appreciate the careful selection of products available from New Zealand's Douglas and Bec shop. Their newest addition is a line of charcoal products from Japan - such as an eye mask, facial soap, body scrub towel, pumice stone and charcoal sticks for water or room purification.

Their description does the trick:

The Japanese have been using Binchotan charcoal for its purification, skin care and health properties for centuries. The tradition of producing Binchotan comes from the Kishu region of Japan, where oak branches are burnt until red hot and then cooled down rapidly.

The more we research Binchotan, the more uses we find for it. To use Binchotan sticks for water, simply clean off any loose charcoal and rinse off, then boil for around 10 minutes. Pop it in a jug of water and you are ready to go. Along with drawing out impurities and chemicals (like chlorine), they add nutrients such as magnesium, manganese, calcium, and iron to your drinking water.

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watermark collection : deborah osburn

cle-Watermark-Tiles-Deborah-Osburn-Tilevera-2-indigo Deborah Osburn of clé released this month a new collection of tiles, the Watermark Collection.

There are a range of color-ways available and each tile has a unique design inspired by Japanese dying techniques -- "dip, stroke, stain and wash with authentic indigo and gold verdigris pigments...dreamy, meditative, and wildly dissimilar- please expect every one of the tiles from this series to invoke the unique individuality of its namesake- watermark." Inspiring!

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(*via Design Milk)