Written by Katie on July 3, 2017. PermalinkEnjoy your Fourth of July holiday tomorrow! Don't lose any fingers to fireworks, but do enjoy the festivities. Shown above: Pic Boll Set, $98.00 Re-issued design from the 1970s, the Pic Boll Set carries six large plates, six fruit plates, six soup bowls and six tumblers. All of the pieces are dishwasher-safe and made of BPA-free plastic.
Written by Katie on May 29, 2017. Permalink
Enjoy your Memorial Day! Try to take a few moments to honor those who have died in military service, as that's the whole reason you have today off work... then you can get back to your grilling whilst enjoying the nice weather. Posts will resume tomorrow as usual. Shown above: Eva Solo To Go Grill, $249.00
International Women’s Day
Written by Katie on March 8, 2017. Permalink
Today is International Women's Day. Take time to get involved, whether it's by pledging your support to #BeBoldForChange or by participating in A Day Without a Women (see below). Anyone, anywhere, can join by making March 8th A Day Without a Woman, in one or all of the following ways: 1. Women take the day off, from paid and unpaid labor 2. Avoid shopping for one day (with exceptions for small, women- and minority-owned businesses). 3. Wear RED in solidarity with A Day Without A Woman Check out International Women's Day and Women's March for more information.
Happy New Year!
Written by Katie on December 31, 2016. Permalink
Here's to a very Happy New Year to you and your favorite people. On a side note, we're taking this next week off for travel. Enjoy your first few days of 2017! Shown above and below: Flutes, Set of 2, $30.00
Written by Katie on December 22, 2016. Permalink
Here's hoping this holiday weekend will be the best you've had yet. Relax, have fun, and stay warm! Shown above: Diamond Music Box Shown below: Mozartkugel Music Box, Snowball
Written by Katie on November 23, 2016. Permalink
We're taking the rest of the week off to spend time with friends and family. Here's hoping that your Thanksgiving is better than you hope, and that you get your fill of turkey (or another seasonally appropriate alternative) and all the other wonderful stuff. 1. Polder® Mini Red Magnetic Timer, $6.95 2. Hario Measuring Cup, $9.00 - $12.00 3. Nut Hammer, $39.95 4. Pure Black Carving Fork and Boning Knife, $79.00 5. Hand-Eye USA Made Work Apron, $48.00 6. Silvia Song Maple Nesting Bowls, $115.94+ 7. Kobenstyle 6-qt Casserole (in white), $160.00 8. Handmade Ceramic Growler, $62.50 9. Groove Trivets,…
Written by Katie on September 16, 2016. Permalink
It's that time of year again. The annual Knoll Sale begins. The many classic design pieces that you know and love are 15% off until September 27th. What should you consider? Maybe a Bertoia Side Chair, a Pollock Arm Chair, or Schultz's Petal Dining Table (did you know you can pick colors for the base now)? Pick the piece you love, and then congratulate yourself for waiting so long. Shop the sale at Knoll, Hivemodern, DWR, or YLiving, just to name a few. Or, go to Knoll's website directly to find a shop near you.
Happy Fourth of July!
Written by Katie on June 30, 2016. Permalink
Here's hoping you have an excellent Fourth of July weekend. We'll be taking the rest of the week off to spend time with people that don't annoy us. Be safe and have a great holiday weekend! Shown above: Bodum Fyrkat Picnic Charcoal Grill, $68.50. Also available directly from Bodum. Shown below: Litho Hammock: American Pride, $80.75
Tom Dixon Sale
Written by Katie on March 1, 2016. Permalink
While you may not be able to splurge on Tom Dixon's Wingback Chair, you should be aware that all of Dixon's goods are now on sale. Save 15% until March 15th and get free shipping (on most orders). What should you put your eyes on? The Arc Bottle Opener and Corkscrew, shown below, or maybe the Scent Water Diffuser? The Brew Coffee Set? The Cube Collection? So many choices! Wingback Chair, $5,400.00 $4,590.00 Cube Collection, sale: $47.99 -$67.99 Offcut Stool, $245.00 $208.25 Arc Bottle Opener, $60.00 51.00 Arc Cork Screw, $60.00 $51.00 See the collection at YLiving or Hivemodern.
Knoll Classics Sale
Written by Katie on February 25, 2016. Permalink
It's that time of year again, and you've got a tough decision to make. Just which Knoll Classic do you need want? The Knoll Classics Sale is on, and you've got until next Tuesday, March 1, to save 15% and receive free shipping. If you're wavering and can't decide which piece to get, don't worry, just employ your reasonable decision making skills and you'll know the right one. My pick would be the Bertoia Diamond Lounge Chair ($1,201.00+ $1,020.85+), hands down.
Happy New Year!
Written by Katie on December 31, 2015. Permalink
Happy New Year! Have fun, stay safe, etc. We'll be back on Monday with posts as usual. Shown above: Champagne Sabre, $112.45 $95.98 This sabre is meant to break off the neck of a champagne bottle. Good luck!
Written by Katie on December 22, 2015. Permalink
Happy Holidays to you and yours! Have a superb break with lots of fun and/or rest (whichever you need the most). We'll return next week with posts as usual. Cardboard Holly Wreath, $32.00 21" dia., 4" depth
Cyber Monday Sales
Written by Katie on November 30, 2015. Permalink
Ugh, how are we supposed to keep up, with all the Cyber Monday deals clogging up our inbox? Here's just a few that we know about... good luck making some tough decisions! Herman Miller Sale at DWR- Save 15% with free standard shipping Areaware: 35% sitewide (code: CyberSale2015) CW&T: 20% off Hem: up to 40% off select items Poketo: 25% off (code:GIVEART25) Zady: 25% off (code:9ROMXOQJWXU) GreenerGrassDesign: 20% off (code:holiday2015) Owen & Fred: 15% off (code: SECRETCODE) CRAIGHILL (code:GIVE15) Horne: 15% off (code:Monday 15) MoMA Store: 20% off sitewide plus free shipping Crate&Barrel: 15% off (code:SAVE15) CB2: 15% off (code:SAVE15)…
BLTD Site Update
Written by Katie on October 23, 2015. Permalink
Expletive! We finally got our site updated! That affects several things that you probably don't care about, as we didn't change much visually. However, you probably do care about the fact that we no longer need the app that you may have on your mobile device. Yes, the app worked, and yes, it looked okay, but now the normal BLTD site will load on whatever gadget you're on without the occasional hang-ups and weird landing pages that we had before. So, please say your goodbyes to the app we had, and say hello to the newly updated BLTD. Please add…
Ikea’s Sinnerlig Collection
Written by Katie on October 5, 2015. Permalink
If you haven't heard of Ilse Crawford's collaboration with Ikea, you must have been hiding away under a rock. Now that you've crawled out to enjoy the sunshine, you'll be happy to know that the Sinnerlig collection is finally making an appearance at some stores. You'll find tables and stools with cork tops on metal legs, woven baskets, bamboo lampshades, frosted table lamps, stoneware pitchers, pots, glass jars and bottles. It's slightly overwhelming, but you'll do fine. Just breathe slowly, stay calm, and take your pick. Personally, I couldn't resist the coffee table in dark brown- $99, can you effing…