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House Fenway Favorite: Oak & Co.

Happy Wednesday! I just wanted to share with you another fabulous Etsy shop I’ve come across. Oak & Co., located in Oregon and owned by the sweet Ali Waldron. It’s an up-and-coming shop, newly established in 2016. Ali creates the most adorable wood signs and adds such personal touches to each of her orders. You can definitely tell each sign is handmade with love. I have to say one of my favorite things about buying from many small businesses is the pride they take in their work and the added touches they put into each order.

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It’s the little details that make shopping with a small business so great!

 

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Oak & Co. signs are the perfect bridal shower or baby shower gift!

Oak & Co. not only has great quality but outstanding customer service. I recently placed a custom sign order for a bridal show gift and Ali had it shipped out same week. Gotta love it!

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Ali made me a sign for my bedroom, “I Love You (and stuff)”. The sign says it all!  I’ve paired it will some mini frames I flipped from Goodwill. I think it’s the perfect little gallery wall for above my dresser.

Make sure to check out Oak & Co. She is definitely one to follow! ❤️

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Friday Favorite: MNK Candle

There is something that is so relaxing and grounding about lighting a candle.  The calm flicker of the flame, the pleasant scent, the sound of it’s crackle —a candle can transform your surroundings. I’ve made candle lighting an evening ritual. After a busy day at work and running around with the kids, it’s a great way to realign myself for a decent nights sleep and let go of the daily stresses.

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I’ve found a great line of candles from MNK Candle, which I’ve completely fell in love with. MNK Candle, owned by Megan Kenney, specializes in small batch artisan soy candles. Megan offers a well-rounded candle line with a wide variety of candle scents from an apothecary candles to a traditional mason jar line. There are scents for those who love sweet and flowery and scents for those who are into deep and savory.

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I’ve completely fell in love with one of her seasonal Spring scents, Into the Woods. The scent is hard to describe, but complete heaven. It is a mix of sweet wisteria, earthy red wood forest, moss, sandalwood; rounded out sweet amber creating a scent that is both moody and feminine.

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Megan works hard to develop and create unique scent profiles for each season. It’s always fun to see what the next season will bring. This year’s Spring collection include: Honeysuckle, Magnolia, Clean Cotton, Into the Woods and April Fresh. Hurry and check these out! Since they are created in small batches, you have to snatch them up before they’re gone. To check out MNK Candle’s complete offering visit them here.

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Friday Favorite: L.A. Osborn

It’s Friday again, which means I have another maker to rave about! (Yay, my favorite!) This blog has given me such great opportunities to meet some of the most creative and talented makers around!

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This week’s Friday Fav is a jewelry maker from Lodi, California – L.A. Osborn. Owned and operated by Lani Osborn, L.A. Osborn specializes in handmade jewelry with a personal touch. Some of Lani’s most popular sellers are her personalized hand formed initial cuffs, earrings and necklaces. Her designs are perfect worn alone, layered, stacked and even great for collecting. 😍 Of course, I had her make a bar necklace with my favorite saying, “Lasso the Moon”.  The quality is excellent, her service was fantastic and it will definitely be a piece I will treasure for years to come. If you are looking for jewelry with a unique look or personal touch, definitely check out L.A. Osborn.

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Friday Favorite: Whatever Is Lovely Hand-Painted Signs

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a #FridayFavorite. The holidays always throw me for a loop, but now hopefully, I’m back on track! I’m so excited to share this new favorite with you. I just received a custom wood sign from a brand new Etsy shop, Whatever Is Lovely. Owned by Jordyn Elliott, this Texas-based shop specializes in custom wood signs of all kinds. Every sign is made with love with each sign stained, painted and hand-lettered.

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“Lasso the Moon”, is mine and my husbands saying. It has always been special to us. The meaning is pretty simple, we’d do anything for each other, even if it meant we had to lasso the moon. Of course, one of our favorite movies of all time is “It’s A Wonderful Life”, which the saying originated. It was only fitting to have a sign made with this saying to hang above our bed. It is truly special and extra sentimental. I was so happy Jordyn could create it for me!

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Check out Whatever Is Lovely and Jordyn’s beautiful work. I love supporting small business and that’s why it is this week’s House Fenway #FridayFavorite!

 

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House Fenway’s Favorites

It’s been such a crazy start to 2017! I’ve been very busy collecting my seasonal favorites and I wanted to share them with you. These are makers and sellers that I follow and love. Their products are simply lovely and I highly recommend them! Make sure you check out their shops. Enjoy! ~M

Sassafras Home

Sassafras Home out of Oxford, Mississippi has a unique selection of handcrafted decor, specializing in items made of rustic burlap. From pillows to garland, you can add a touch of  farmhouse charm and easily warm up your surroundings. Their pillows are an absolute HF favorite!

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A brand new addition to the Sassafas Home line.

Brave Season Design LLC

This husband and wife duo, Brave Season Design LLC, is new to the ETSY community. Fueled by coffee and faith, Wendy and Chad Franklin, create beautiful hand-painted wooden signs. Custom orders are always welcome!

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Hand-painted LOVE sign from Brave Season Design LLC.

Buntingsnmore

Oregon-based Buntingsnmore has the cutest handmade decor and gifts. Bunting is in the name but they do offer A LOT more! Pillows, throws, banners and trays just to name a few.

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Paper and crocheted handmade bunting from Buntingsnmore

O Sweet Goodness

Two sisters with a love for making unforgettable events, that is O Sweet Goodness. One of Katie and Emily’s most popular items — elegant floral mobiles. These mobiles would look gorgeous above a nursery crib!

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Thirteen & Market

You will always find beautiful and unique decor at Thirteen & Market. The collections they put together are simply amazing! Hurry, a lot of the items are seasonal and they go fast. How could they not? They’re gorgeous!

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Two-tier rustic wooden tray from Thirteen & Market.

Twenty Something Feet

I love soy candles and my favorite candles are from Twenty Something Feet. Made in their signature rustic zinc container, they are free of dyes and made from the highest quality essential and fragrance oils. Fill your home with some wonderful seasonal smells!

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Rustic soy candles from Twenty Something Feet.