small biz round up / for the home


We’re living in incredibly uncertain and quite frankly, scary, times. I’ve been a small business owner my entire adult life, and I have many friends worried about their own financial future. With that in mind, I wanted to start putting together lists of some of my favorite small businesses for home decor.

I know we may not all have extra $$ to spend shopping right now, but regardless, recognizing the hard work that goes into every single one of these shops is worth sharing.

Etsy is one of the best sources for shopping small. I’ve included a few shops below from Etsy, and I recommend searching there first for any decor items, vintage or new.



Tamar Mogendorff — the source for my shell cushions! Tamar is an artist based in Brooklyn, and her shop has many treasures including, of course, her shell cushions.


Hudson and Oak Shop — Vancouver based shop for the prettiest hand painted planters. We have a large one and love how lightweight is is!


PurxiousbySQ — where I like to order my dried palm leaves from! They also offer pampas and other dried blooms.


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Pampa — Aussie based shop that makes our beloved pom pom cushions! They offer way more than cushions, including gorgeous handwoven rugs, photographic prints, and many other decor and lifestyle goods.


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Carly Wilhelm — it’s so important to support artists when you can, as nothing beats an original work of art! We have one of Carly’s paintings hanging in our dining room, and she has many paintings, big and small, available for sale. See her up-to-date offerings on her IG account!

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Year & Day — we have a pink and white set from here, and use them every single day. I especially love the quality, modern design, and curated color offerings.


Drift Home Collection — Moroccan textiles galore! I connected with Nat on Instagram and absolutely love following her to see the treasures she finds when she’s in Morocco. In addition to selling rugs and decor on her site, she also leads retreats in Morocco. BUCKET LIST.


Just for My Little Love — another Etsy shop with so many beautiful dried bouquets, it will have your head spinning! Marketed with wedding bouquets in mind, but perfect for every day decor IMHO. This bouquet is in my cart as I type this.


Adaptations NY — this shop here in Greenpoint recently closed to focus on online and IG sales. It was where I first laid eyes on Tamar’s Shell pillows, where we got all of our fun shape pillows, and their vintage furniture collection is to die for.


LE Harvest — a vintage shop with an aesthetic that’s right up my alley. Lots of gorgeous vintage clothing, decor, apothecary, and handmade items to be found here.

Stay safe out there, my friends! xo


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