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  • Simon Yuen Wish List 2015

    Simon Yuen is up next to share his list of gifts to give and get. Simon used to have time to post stuff here on BLTD, and we miss him terribly. Thank you, Simon, for sharing your list (and hopefully you can find time to post a few things in 2016)! from Simon: 1. Cubey Tealight Holder, $20.00. I make these! Friends and family loved these as gifts last year so I decided to make some more to sell. 2. Glowforge Laser Cutter, $2,395.00 3. Polaroid Cube, $99.00 4. North St Bags Scout 11 Duffle with Handlebar Kit, $79.00 5.…

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  • Stephanie Madewell Wish List 2015

    Next up is Stephanie Madewell, of even*cleveland, to continue her annual wish list sharing with all of us lucky ducks. Thanks Stephanie for sharing your list again this year (this makes year #5)! 1. Caran D'Ache exotic pencils, $30.00 2. Memento Mori paperweight, £ 35.00 3. Stitched leather speaker, $149.00 4. Table lantern, $53.60 5. Kapital origami plaid poncho, $270.00 6. Round cedar serving board, $210.00

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  • Carl MH Barenbrug Wish List 2015

    The next wish list to be shared is by none other than Carl MH Barenbrug, Editor-in-Chief of Minimalissimo. Thank you, Carl, for sharing your list of minimalist gifts to give and get this holiday season. 1. CLIC Marble iPhone Case by Native Union, $79.99 2. The Pen by AJOTO, £ 120.83 3. Coffee Mug by Ember, $144.00 4. Minimalissimo Nº1, £ 12.00 5. MUJI Air Purifier 6. Scissors by Craft Design Technology, £ 55.00 7. Archiblocks by Cinqpoints, $70.00 8. Yo Magazine Rack by Marco Guazzini 9. Eclipse watch by AÃRK Collective, $199.00 10. Stendig Calendar, $35.00 11. Willmann Vase,…

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  • Daniel & Emma’s Wish List 2015

    To kick off our annual sharing of wish lists, we have Daniel To and Emma Aiston of Daniel Emma giving us a peek of what they'd like to give or get this holiday season. Thanks to Daniel and Emma for sharing your lists again this year! Emma's Wish List: 1. a years supply of these! Haigh's Dark Chocolate Speckles, $9.60 (pack of 4) 2. best smell ever! Byredo's Gypsy Water, $145.00 3. anything from peta kruger 4. look at these shoes....... just look: Portobello Glitter Shoes, $395.00 Daniel's Wish List: 5. full of deliciousness 6. goodies from Sophia Nuske, especially…

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  • Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    You do know it's Mother's Day this weekend, right? If you've neglected to get your mother figure something special, here's a few ideas to get your brain in the right place. You might have to investigate two-day shipping rates, but that's better than having her think you don't care about her, isn't it? Be sure to take a look at our Gifts section (organized by price) if you'd like to get a few more ideas. 1. The Dandelight, $140.00 2. Fabric Keyrings by Craig Damrauer AUD $12.00 3. Projecteo, the tiny Instagram projector, $34.98 4. The Phytophiler No.2 (Mirrors) by…

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  • Kristen Wentrcek Wish List 2014

    The last wish list to be shared is from Kristen Wentrcek of the Wintercheck Factory. Thanks Kristen for sharing your list! 1. Festool TS 5S Plunge Cut Track Saw, $615.00 2. Wretest Japanese Spicy Rice Crackers with Peanuts, $2.20 3. Basically Anything from this Store - This store is small and amazing: Gentry (If you want something specific: Nanamica Cycling Vest, $310.00 ) 4. Dock Table/ Truck Furniture, ¥175,000 5. Li-Da Jewelry / Bracelet, ¥4,060 6. Robert Geller Oliver Coat, $812.00 7. Nikwax / Cotton Proof, $4.99 8. Momo Dressing / Edamame Dip, $6.99 9. Green Pepper: Patterns for Adults,…

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  • Gregory Buntain Wish List 2014

    The next wish list is shared by Gregory Buntain, Co-Founder and Design Director of Fort Standard. Thanks Gregory for contributing your ideas of gifts to give and get! (For more gift ideas, be sure to check out our Gifts category.) 1. Titanium Mug, $50.00 2. Balancing Blocks by Fort Standard, $48.00 3. Waterproof Fire Kit, $150.00 4. Stone Candle Holders, $68.00 5. Tissue Box, $90.00 6. Black Notebook from Public - Supply, $16.00 7. Stone Age Bangle by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, $173.00 8. Triangle Dinner Bell, $60.00 9. Bower Table Tiles, $15.00 10. Liquid Body Flask by The…

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  • GIGOT Wish List 2014

    The next wish list up is from Sieb of Good Ideas Grow On Trees. Thanks Sieb for sharing! 1. A pair of Insecta shoes - made in Brazil from vintage clothing - love the colours! 2. A Moebe frame - as I love framing any artwork I can get my hands on. 3. A Woodstock Wardrobe (€ 350) from designer Jeroen van Leur - Dutch Design at it’s best! 4. A Storytiles tile, to start my collection! 5. A Made of Sundays decal - handmade in Finland and very cheerful and fun!

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  • Chadhaus Wish List 2014

    Emily and Chad Robertson from Chadhaus are the next to share items they wish to give and get this holiday season. If you're not aware of their design studio, they produce beautiful, modern wood furniture pieces made to order in Seattle, Washington. Thank you both for sharing! In Emily's own words- Chad and I each have our own lists, featuring many great locally made handcrafted products and great shops in Seattle. A few picks from our list this year: 1. We've been reworking our furniture layout to accommodate a large dining table, and I have my eye on this pendant…

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  • Simon Yuen Wish List 2014

    Simon Yuen, a former contributing writer to BLTD and all around creative smarty-pants, is next to share his wish list. He's currently living in Portland and making all sorts of cool stuff for a living. Thanks Simon! 1. Mates for Life Poster, $28.00 2. Dutch Blitz® Card Game, $9.99 3. Square Handle Basket, $110.00 4. Large Canvas Notebook, $32.00 5. Matador Pocket Blanket, $24.99

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  • Daniel and Emma’s Wish Lists 2014

    The next wish list is from Daniel To and Emma Aiston of Daniel Emma. Thanks Daniel and Emma for sharing your lists once again! Emma's Wish List: 1. Perfect Christmas day outfit: sea spray cocktail pant, $289.00 2. Who wouldn't want this in their life? It is covered in eyeballs for goodness sake! Pink Leather Clutch with Eyeball Print, $78.00 3. No explanation needed. Gravel and Gold Boob Pillowcase, $40.00 4. Gaudy gold piggy bank, $200.00 5. This has been on my wishlist for quite a while........the colours are the BEST! Ojo de Dios Rug, $385.00   Daniel's Wish List:…

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  • Jaime Derringer Wish List 2014

    Jaime Derringer, Founder and Executive Editor of Design Milk and Dog Milk, is up next to share her wish list this season. Thank you Jaime for sharing! (If you'd like to share your list, just send us 5 to 10 links to items you want to give or get.) 1. BEOPLAY A2 wireless speaker, $399.00 2. Cuff by Jamie Spinello, $65.00 3. Bower mirror, $1000.00 4. Tom Dixon salt and pepper grinders, $75.00 5. Trivets by Iacoli & McAllister, $88.00 About Jaime: A Jersey girl living the laid back life in SoCal, Jaime Derringer is Founder and Executive Editor of…

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  • Stefan Boublil Wish List 2014

    Stefan Boublil, the creative director of the apartment, is next to share his wish list of gifts to give/receive this holiday season. Thank you, Stefan, for taking the time to share. (If you'd like to share your list, just send us 5 to 10 links to items you want to give or get.) Stefan's own words: I must confess I have been extra-naughty this year, what with all my coveting thy neighbor’s wife, restraining orders and whatnot. That is why I am expecting mostly compressed carbon this christmas, which doesn’t mean all my wishes should go to waste, so here…

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  • Jennifer Moore Wish List 2014

    Here's another shared wish list, this time from Jennifer Moore- Library Clerk, Maker, and Sustainable Style Blogger at recover girl. Thanks Jennifer! (If you'd like to share your list, just send us 5 to 10 links to items you want to give or get.) 1. Kenzo All Over Eye Sweatshirt 2. Fine Little Day Book, €30 3. A useless box, $39.99 4. Neolucida, $55.00 5. A Caroline Z Hurley Throw, $84.00 6. Opening Ceremony Hat, $40.00 7. Any Nikki Coupee Jewelry 8. A State Smock, $95.00 9. Color Theory Throw, $298.00

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  • even*cleveland Wish List 2014

    Here's the first of several wish lists we have lined up. If you haven't sent yours in yet, please do, it'll be fun. Stephanie Madewell is a transplanted Ohioan who lives and works in New York City and uses her blog, even*cleveland, to stash random bits of inspiration for a rainy day. 1. Handmade ceramic flask, $92.00 2. Book sleeves, $38.00 (perfect for readers with a commute) 3. A beautiful mug, $65.00 4. Hand-carved wooden biscuit cutter, $20.00 5. Cozy French fleece turtleneck, $175.00   Thank you Stephanie for sharing your list (four years in a row now)!

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  • Mother’s Day

    It's Mother's Day this Sunday, May 11th*. If you have a mother, and you'd like to show her some appreciation, you better put some thought into it and pick out something special. Visit our Gifts tab to view gift-ish posts by price, and if you happen to find something with a weird/broken retail link, just shoot us an email or tweet (@bltd) and we'll fix it. Above, left to right, top to bottom: Mezzo Radio, $75.00 Marmol Radziner Ring, ~$75.00 earHero Worlds Safest Earphone Kit, $149.00 Misfit Shine activity monitor, $120.00 Hasami Porcelain Teapot, $55.00 Eva Zeisel Pillow Vase Stack,…

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