Design Blogger Wish List: Nicole Balch of Making It Lovely

by Chris Gardner
Design Blogger Wish List: Nicole Balch of Making It Lovely


created at: 12/20/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome design and lifestyle blogger, as well as master home makeover-er, Nicole Balch of Making It Lovely.

This year, I'm hoping for things to make me, my tech devices, and my home look cute. I have all the books I want, all the fun crafty supplies I could use, and all the things I need, so why not wish for a little bit of cute?   

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Hit List: Recapping Our 2011 Holiday Content (Gift Guides, DIYs and more!)

by Bruno Bornsztein

2011 Holiday Hit List - the best posts of the 2011 holiday season


We've made a real effort this year to ramp up our original content and roundups for the holiday season. Believe it or not, we actually started planning this stuff out in August! As a result, I think we have a collection of gift guides, roundups, and original content that is really superb (I admit, even I was shocked by how many posts it turned out to be).

In case you've missed any of it, or just want an easy way to see it all laid out, I'm going to list it all below! Come along!

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Design Blogger Wish List: Joel Pirela of Blue Ant Studio

by Chris Gardner
Design Blogger Wish List: Joel Pirela of Blue Ant Studio

created at: 12/14/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome artist, designer, and master of all things modern design, Joel Pirela.

From decoration to organization, my wish list tries to cover everything... Once a year I really splurge on myself and this season is not an exception. I think that vintage and natural materials are here to stay.   

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Design Blogger Wish List: Cambria Bold, Managing Editor of Apartment Therapy's Re-Nest

by Chris Gardner

Design Blogger Wish List: Cambria Bold, Managing Editor of Apartment Therapy's Re-Nest

created at: 12/09/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome Cambria Bold, the managing editor of our favorite green and sustainable design blog, Apartment Therapy's Re-Nest.

As they say, coziness is next to godliness. (Wait? Is that not what they say?) This time of year I like nothing better than a stout evergreen tree (complete with kitschy ornaments and twinkle lights), something toasty sweet baking in the oven, Sufjan Stevens' Christmas album, and a free Saturday to enjoy it all with my husband.   

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Design Blogger Wish List: Ez Pudewa of Creature Comforts

by Chris Gardner
Design Blogger Wish List: Ez Pudewa of Creature Comforts

created at: 12/08/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome Ez Pudewa, the founder and editor of Creature Comforts, one of our favorite handmade lifestyle and design blogs.

Hi there! My name is Ez (pronounced ee-zee) and I am most often found on my blog Creature Comforts where I write about DIY craftiness, share my photography, and post design inspirations...as well as any other thing that strikes my fancy. For me the holidays are all about the time you spend making memories with your friends and loved ones. It's fun to dream about presents under the tree, but even more than the gifts that will be unwrapped, the laughter and craziness of my huge family squeezed into one small house are what I look forward to most of all this holiday season. (Okay...and an iPhone. I'm hoping someone in my family will grant that one holiday wish for me). ;-)   

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Design Blogger Wish List: Tyler Goodro of Plastolux

by Chris Gardner
Design Blogger Wish List: Tyler Goodro of Plastolux

created at: 12/07/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome Tyler Goodro, an excellent graphic designer and founder of the awesome design blog, Plastolux.

To me a wish list is just that, a wish. In my mind it would be items that most likely, I would not be able to afford, but maybe some day. On that note my list is sort of a "go big or go home". if anyone is feeling frisky with your wallet I would love for one of these to show up at my doorstep!   

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Design Blogger Wish List: Jaime Derringer of Design Milk

by Chris Gardner
Design Blogger Wish List: Jaime Derringer of Design Milk

created at: 12/06/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome Jaime Derringer, the founder and editor of one of our favorite modern design blogs, Design Milk.

Having moved into a new home and had a baby, I don't know that I can ask for anything more this year, but I've rounded up a few items that I...

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Design Blogger Wish List: Kirsten Grove of Simply Grove

by Chris Gardner
Design Blogger Wish List: Kirsten Grove of Simply Grove

created at: 12/05/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome interior stylist, furniture builder, and wonderful design blogger, Kirsten Grove of Simply Grove. 

Every year I get more and more excited for Christmas.  I thought that the older you got, the less excitement came with the holidays. Not me!  I am right there with my kids, staring at the Christmas tree, watching White Christmas, drinking cocoa and singing carols at the top of my lungs.  I heart Christmas.   

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Design Blogger Wish List: Christopher Jobson of Colossal

by Chris Gardner
Design Blogger Wish List: Christopher Jobson of Colossal

created at: 12/01/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome Christopher Jobson of one of our favorite art and design blogs, Colossal.  

My picks are an assorted list of beautifully designed things I've seen over the past week. Each is fun and somewhat unexpected in its own right, and I would do a little dance to find any one of them in my stocking this year!      

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Design Blogger Wish List: Brittni Mehlhoff of papernstitch

by Chris Gardner

Design Blogger Wish List: Brittni Mehlhoff of papernstitch

created at: 11/30/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome Brittni Mehlhoff, of papernstitch.

Just a couple of months ago, my husband and I packed up everything we owned and drove across the country, with our dog and cat in-tow, to a new place in Seattle. Its been a big adjustment moving from our old home in Florida to a loft in the city, but we love it here so far. Now all we need to do is finish up with the decorating. So this holiday, I'll be asking for playful, modern gifts to dress up our new space and make it feel like home.    

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Design Blogger Wish List: Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind

by Chris Gardner

Design Blogger Wish List: Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind

created at: 11/14/2011
This holiday season, Curbly asked our friends, peers, and favorite design bloggers to stop by, have some hot cocoa, and tell us what gifts they'd like to receive this year. Today, we're excited to welcome Erin Loechner, of Design for Mankind and HGTV.com.

 

Hi, friends, and happy early holidays! You might notice a bit of a monochromatic hue to my holiday wish list -- this year, I'm craving black, white and wood tones in all shapes, sizes and (eek!) price ranges. Here's hoping I've been very good this year!

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