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West Elm 2012 Gift Guide Preview

West Elm 2012 Holiday Gift Guide PreviewWest Elm is part of the Pottery Barn/Williams-Sonoma family…think of them as the hip, cool sister. I walk around their store and my eyes turn like giant pinwheels.  I can’t take the boys there…I must be alone to enjoy it with no distractions.

So of course, I’m thrilled to share their 2012 Gift Guide Preview…so many inspiring ideas to help you spread a little holiday magic…or perhaps keep a little pretty for yourself.

West Elm 2012 Gift Guide Preview makeup bags

Oh, wouldn’t a special lady in your life (or again, yourself) love a metallic makeup bag? You can even have it personalized  so it won’t walk away.  And the mercury jars…so pretty on a dresser top…

West Elm 2012 Gift Guide Preview animals

Winter creatures always make a fabulous statement…and there are plenty to choose from!

West Elm 2012 Gift Guide Preview bags

The Monogram Shop takes your gift to a whole new level…from throws to pillows, even candlepot lids!

If you can’t tear yourself away to visit their local store, you can always shop online and many items have free shipping.

West Elm 2012 PinterestSpeaking of shopping, check out Curator‘s Holiday Retail Guide on Pinterest;  they’ve pinned several of their favorite gift and entertaining ideas from local spots like Macy’s, basik 855, Whole Foods and Tacoma and Northgate Malls.

The deets:
(the Seattle store)
South Lake Union
2201 Westlake
Seattle, WA 98121

(the Portland store)
Brewery Blocks
1201 NW Couch Street
(Corner Of Couch St. And 12th Ave)
Portland, OR 97209

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