Unique Mugs Perfect for You

There is nothing like waking up in the morning and settling down in your favorite chair with a hot cup of coffee. How about curling up on a cold, winter’s evening with a nice mug filled with warm tea, hot cocoa, or soup? There is something comforting about having that one mug that you always turn to when you are in need of a warm beverage. These four modern mugs will be perfect additions to your home and bring you so many more mornings of coffee and evenings of hot chocolate.

Hidden Animal Tea Cups

Enjoy the tastes of your warm beverage served in the adorable Hidden Animal Tea Cups. A cute little critter sits idly at the bottom of this mug, waiting patiently for you to finish those last sips of whatever delicious drink you chose to have. This delicate-looking tea cup is made from durable porcelain and is microwave and dishwasher safe, and comes in the choice of a bear, fox, or owl.

History of Art Mug

Bring art to your coffee or tea drinking now with the ceramic History of Art Mug. Art enthusiasts will especially enjoy this creative cup that features smiley faces as interpreted by all their favorite artists from Da Vinci to Monet and Picasso to Warhol.

Uni Brew-in-Mug

For the solo tea drinkers out there who just want one cup, the Uni Brew-in-Mug is the unique accessory they’ll need. This innovative tea cup comes with a steel tea infuser that fits right inside the mug, so all you’ll have to do is add in the loose tea, pour in the water and enjoy a nice warm cup. You can use it at home or on-the-go thanks to its food safe lid that’ll keep it from spilling.

Cup Classic

Sometimes you just need that one simple cup or mug that will provide you with endless hours of coffee drinking. The Pantone Cup Classic is exactly as its name promises, a classic way to enjoy your coffee in a sleek, stylish, and high quality drinking mug. Choose from the four exciting colors and get that pot of coffee brewing.

You Won’t Need Ice To Cool Your Drinks With These Chic Bottle Chillers

Are you throwing a posh party? How about a sophisticated soiree? Maybe you are planning a fashionable festivity. Whatever the occasion may be, if you are going to serve drinks, you will need some way to not only cool them but keep them cold throughout the evening. Modern and high-end is what you can expect with these four prime choices to chill all your bottles at that next great gathering.

Stainless Steel Wine Chiller

If you are looking for a trendy way to cool down those bottles for your exciting evening, then you’ll love the Stainless Steel Wine Chiller. See what happens when luxury meets functionality with this bottle cooler that will keep your pre-chilled bottles cold for up to three hours so you can continue enjoying that nice cool bottle of wine for longer. With gel freezer packs instead of ice, you won’t have any mess to worry about at that dinner table.

Ice-Less Lounge Bottle Cooler

Perhaps your party starts indoors and then proceeds to the outdoor patio for some music and fine dining in the moonlight. The Ice-Less Lounge Bottle Cooler is functional for both indoor and outdoor use with its handles that make it simple to carry. You’ll never need ice again thanks to the four removable cooling packs. With its stainless steel design and fine matte finish, you’ll get a stylish cooler fit for any party.

VinOice Wine Chiller

Bring some marvelous cooling to the dinner table with the VinOice Wine Chiller.  Simply freeze the chilling rod for 30 minutes and then inserting it directly into the wine bottle so the cooling can immediately begin. When you are ready to drink, there is a rubber wine pour spout at the top so you can just as easily serve the wine as it was to chill it.

Easy Double Walled Bottle Cooler

Who wants to have a party or dinner where you have to worry about the ice melting everywhere and leaving a trail of water all over the place? The Easy Double Walled Bottle Cooler will eliminate the need for ice because of its durable, stainless steel, double-walled design that keeps bottles at the optimal beverage temperature for hours. Your drinks will stay cool as you continue being the best host or hostess that evening.

August Birthstone Inspiration: Peridot in Your Home

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Peridot is the official birthstone for August and comes from deep inside the Earth, usually brought out by volcanoes. The gemstone is known for its healing properties and acts as an auspicious stone for power and influence.

The color green is often used to decorate the interior of a home because of its varying qualities, including references to nature and a calming feel. It also acts as an excellent pairing to other colors, bringing contrast and balance to any room.

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Bathroom

A little green in the bathroom can make a huge difference in turning it into a relaxing place. Green is great as an accent color through necessity items such as towels, a Toilet Brush with Trash Can, or a soap pump like this Penguin Soap Pump.

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Bedroom

Whether you are looking for a contemporary feel or a more earthy tone, the color you pair green with as well as the shade of the green will be key to getting the feel you want. For a fresh and clean look, try pairing a light green with greys. For a darker, woodlands feel, add in some browns with a more forest green.

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Dining Room

The dining room is a space where people gather and interact on a daily basis. Citrus greens like lime and melon are excellent as they are bright and cheery, setting the mood for the meal.

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Garden

Since the garden or yard is often naturally green, it works well to try and bring some of the views to focus in on the garden. You can also try and bring the garden into your home through indoor plants in these gorgeous Vase of Seven Days. Green and blue is often used in the house because our minds automatically respond to them as colors of the earth, and it is a great way to bring nature into your home.

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Kitchen

The kitchen is the perfect place where nature meets home. Sea-green cabinets can help make a kitchen feel more open and add an extra energy to the room. Try growing your own herbs in this Herb Pot Duo or vegetables for cooking to bring in some life to the kitchen. Serve yourself some wine while cooking or entertaining guests with these special blue and green Wine Glasses. They are hand blown yet are stronger than the regular wine glass since they are designed with a thicker stem.

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Living Room

If you are not keen to paint the walls green or invest in green furniture or decorations, an excellent way to rotate the colors is to add some green into your lighting. The Tono LED Mood Light is just one of many options. It will switch from a variety of shades of colors, from red to blue to green. This is a good way to bring green into the living room when you feel like it but be able to turn it off when you have had enough for the day.

What do you think? What shades of green do you already have in your home? Would you add some more? Let us know in the comments below!

Modern Wall Hooks for Modern Living

 A modern home needs some modern wall hooks. Especially if you are living in that chic studio apartment in the city or a cozy cottage in the country, you may not have a lot of space. That is why wall hooks are such a wonderful accessory to have. Hang clothing, coats, hats, and scarves, or store your purses, pocketbooks, and backpacks for the kids. The less mess you have on the floor, the more room you’ll have for other designer items for your home.

Thumbs Up Hook

You’ll already get a stamp of approval when you choose to use the Thumbs Up Hook. This wall hook is perfect for hanging any of your accessories, and will make quite the statement for guests. This modern piece will add a new level of artistic style to your home.

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Flip Coat Hook

 

 

When the natural look of hardwood meets the contemporary style of metal, you get the Flip Coat Hook. You won’t have to worry about sharp hooks poking you accidentally because these hooks are retractable so you only need to flip them down when in use. This unique organizer will add a sleek, elegant, and fashionable feel to your living space.
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Sticks Five-Hook Wall Hook Rack 

If you are looking to add a little bit of the rustic aesthetic to your home, the Sticks Five-Hook Wall Hook Rack is a great way to accomplish this. With its blend of wood in a rich espresso brown finish and five hooks that can retract when not in use, you’ll love hanging all your jackets and accessories from this stylish wall organizer.