7.19.2013

fantastic find friday + winner winner art giveaway dinner!

First off, in case you haven't seen it yet, I just had to share the amazingness that is World Market's new striped Dhurrie:


The black and white version is a dead ringer for the ever (insanely) popular IKEA Stockholm, and of course the Madeleine Weinrib that the Stockholm was fashioned after in the first place.

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Only difference is, this little lady is only $129.99 - half of what the Stockholm will set you back, let alone the Weinrib. And while it's too bad that it only comes in 5 by 8, this is definitely an instance where breaking out the sewing kit to get an 8 by 10 would be well worth the trouble.

At that price I was initially pretty dubious of the quality, but then yesterday Sherry of Sherry H. Designs posted this to instagram:


And that right there is quality enough for me! I wish, wish, wish I needed another rug. I'm borderline considering buying it anyway and hoarding it in a closet, because I know it'll sell out quick and I know I'll regret not buying it later. And by "it" I mean one in each colour. Clearly.

But I digress, because we have important business to attend to! Without further delay, the winner of the Mary Ann Wakeley original art giveaway is:


Maggie!! 

You, my lucky friend, are the proud owner of this stunner:


Send me an email with your contact info and we'll get it to you on the double!

And with that, my lovelies, I'm off. I'm thinking it's a d.i.y weekend for me, cuz it's been far too long, and I'm gettin' the itch . . .

xoxo
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9 comments :

  1. Aww darnit!!! Congrats Maggie! You lucky duck:) Thats was SUCH a good giveaway. Now on to that dhurrie....I had NO IDEA World Market was selling them now. I saw one on Rugs USA and was seriously contemplating it, but now I know exactly where I'm getting it from. I've wanted that righ forever. I just really hope the color is truly white. I never got the one from ikea because unlike wht I see in every photo of it, it's beige/cream, not white. I was so disappointed. I also really wanted it in navy, not black, but that yellow will work, too. Plus i have a 15% off coupon so ill be heading there today. Thanks so much for sharing:)

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    1. Oooh, share a pic if you end up getting it! I'm in Canada so I can't go see in person for myself (no world market here!

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    1. Thank you so much! So so sweet of you to say Cara!

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  3. Congratulations Maggie on an awesome win!

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  4. Hi, lovely! I've nominated you for The Liebster Award! I think you're pretty darn amazing, and I'm so happy to have had the chance to promote your blog! The official post will be up at 8 a.m. tomorrow AZ time, here: http://www.kayliwanders.com ! x

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  5. I called my local WM yesterday cuz I've been side-eyeing that rug since it came out--they're out of stock until September here! So...naturally....I ordered online...and bought another $20 worth of shiz so I could get free shipping...(well, part of my order was a rug pad! That's worth it right? Right??). I'll let you know what I think of it!

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  6. I caught that dhurrie on the WM website and was bummed the largest was a 5x8. I need something at least 9x12, so even an 8x10 wouldn't work for me. Bummer!

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Your comments make me borderline giddy! Thanks so much for taking the time!