Best of Market

Another market season has come and gone. Here are some of Gifts and Decorative Accessories' favorite finds from the Winter 2012 shows.

Caroline Kennedy

 

Caroline Kennedy

 

 

RECYCLED STATEMENT. Necklace and earrings are wearable art made by Margaret Nowak Dobos of recycled/repurposed rubber, aluminum and stainless steel. Necklace, $275; earrings: $45. My Sister's Art. www.mysistersart.com
CIRCLE #965

RECYCLED STATEMENT
BUILD WITH IMAGINATION.

 


BUILD WITH IMAGINATION. Aqua & Pyro Dragons can be built with high density foam pieces and plastic connectors in the kit, or kids can use their imaginations to create their own critters. Bloco Toys. 514.940.8410. www.blocotoys.com
CIRCLE #967

BLANKET WEAR. The Gunapod wearable blanket with convenient zippers for temperature control and easy access for changing diapers keeps baby toasty and safe. Three sizes. In solids, stripes and dots. Gunamuna. info@gunamuna.com www.gunamuna.com
CIRCLE #966

BLANKET WEAR.
Bessie Nestoras

Bessie Nestoras

PAGE TURNER. The Conde Nast beach towel collection features reproductions from archives from the The New Yorker, Mademoiselle, House and Garden, Gourmet and Vogue. 40"x70". $49.99. Home Source International. 404.682.9820. www.homesourceintl.com
CIRCLE #968

PAGE TURNER.
HISTORY LESSON.

HISTORY LESSON. Mary Wallace of Mary James Jewelry uses everything from war medals to watch fobs found around the world in her jewelry designs. She uses precious stones like labradorite, pearls, chrysoprase, Peruvian opal, coral, turquoise, lapis and carnelian in her creations that are set in gold fill and sterling silver. Mary James Jewelry. 615.604.3484. www.maryjamesjewelry.com
CIRCLE #969

GO FISH. The Angus toy is made of wool felt. A DIY kit will be available in the summer. Woolbuddy. 415.307.1932. www.woolbuddy.com
CIRCLE #970

GO FISH.
Meredith Schwartz

Meredith Schwartz

CRAZY COMBINATIONS. New Clump-O-Lump, the company's first venture into plush, features six animals from squid to bee that zip apart so kids can make mash ups. 7"x6½"x22"-32". $25. Knock Knock. www.knockknockstuff.com
CIRCLE #971

CRAZY COMBINATIONS.
UGLY DUCKLINGS.

UGLY DUCKLINGS. New quirky, hand-sewn stuffed birds are the brainchild of a children's wear designer and a children's movie and book creator, who plan to expand beyond toys in the future. Whirlygig. 323.397.3322. www.whirlygiginc.com
CIRCLE #972

HANGING OUT. Robot wall art doubles as a rack. A moveable bow goes from hair to neck to change the robot's gender. Two sizes. $150-$198. Hangups and Baggage. 215.990.0235. www.hangandbag.com
CIRCLE #973

HANGING OUT.
GDA Staff | News & Commentary

Lenise Willis, editor in chief; Anne-Marie Earl, managing editor; Cammie Collier, art director; and Brianna Glenn, assistant editor, love reviewing new products for Gifts and Decorative Accessories . The team stays on top of the latest trends in bath and body, candles, gourmet items, stationery, home décor, fashion and more, and love chatting about their latest finds. Check in each week for more of their latest picks on GiftRap, and see more of the team on their new bi-weekly video series, Thoughts That Count.

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