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Retail Editor 2, GDA Staff, September 26, 2011

Hawaiian Pin-Up apron from Carolyn


Hawaiian Pin-Up apron from Carolyn's Kitchen is 100 percent cotton and made in the USA. $39. Carolyn's Kitchen, Los Angeles. 310.387.8964.













Balance necklace from World Shoppe


Balancing Act

The Balance necklace from World Shoppe is handmade in South Africa using brass. It features a reconstituted turquoise in the center. $75. World Shoppe, Chicago. 312.560.2715.












Owl iPad case from Tripe C Designs


Case Good

Triple C Designs' iPad case is good for both the iPad and iPad2. Features two standing positions: one to watch a movie and one for easy typing. Made from recycled canvas. $40. Triple C Designs, New York. 212.965.0626.










Good Enough to Eat

HollyBeth's Natural Luxury's Cherished Recipe & Snowflake Cookie Cutter Set includes snowflake lip balm, Soy - Vanilla & Peppermint Sugar Cookie Candle and Orange Chocolate Peppermint Shea Butter Body Cream. $50. HollyBeth's Natural Luxury, Atlanta. 404.549.7403.









Jac Zagoory Designs


The Write Diet

Here's the perfect writing instrument for weight-conscious customers. Jac Zagoory Designs' Diet Pen is a ballpoint pen and appetite suppressant all in one. One end of the pen contains an aromatherapy delivery system that the user clicks open and sniffs the Sweet Fennel essential oil fragrance to suppress a food craving. $4.99. Jac Zagoory Designs, New York. 212.777.6003.











LOVE-ly Sentiment

The Valentine's Day card from Shannon Martin/Girl Designer bears a quotation from e.e. Cummings on the outside: "I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart)." Inside message reads, "My heart belongs to you, Valentine." The 41/2"x61/4" card is printed on recycled paper and comes with a coordinating berry-colored envelope. $2.95. Shannon Martin/Girl Designer through the Madison Park Group, Seattle. 800.638.9622.












Kermit the Frog HydroCanteen from Zak Designs


It's Easy Drinking Green

The Kermit the Frog HydroCanteen is part of a new line of fun reusable water bottles from Zak Designs. The 25 oz. bottle is made of a BPA-free material that is shatterproof and dishwasher safe. It features a wide mouth design and a flip top cap to accommodate ice cubes. The lid is leak-proof and has a built-in carrying loop handle. Zak Designs, Spokane, WA. 970.985.4605.










Disney Showcase Collection from Precious Moments


Gentle Guardians

Always By Your Side vignette is from the Disney Showcase Collection from Precious Moments which features Disney characters in Precious Moments outfits and poses. Handcrafted in porcelain bisque. 41/4". $50. Precious Moments Inc.,Carthage, MO. 888.878.8148.










Piret & Tamara


Red for Romance

Piret & Tamara's Lip & Cheek Stain in Rouge is from the A Night In Paris collection. $39. Piret & Tamara, New York. 917.721.0023.

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