FRIDAY FIVE: OF THE SEA

While surfing the web recently I stumbled upon an online boutique, The Maryn, which I am currently loving. Maryn means of the sea, so it was no surprise that I was attracted to the site for its coastal vibe and timeless aesthetic.This thoughtfully curated line of home and lifestyle products is owned by Michelle Adams, co-founder of Lonny Magazine and former editor of Domino. She has a great sense of style and a knack for mixing and matching pieces for that well curated and unpredictable look. You’ll recognize some of her products from well-known brands and you’ll find unique pieces crafted by artisans. To take a peek and Michelle’s Michigan home click here. I die, you’ll drool.

Narrowing down to five of my favorite pieces from Maryn wasn’t easy –maybe I’ll have to do another feature next week 🙂 but here you go. Think I’ll be placing an order sometime soon.

My best,

Carolyn

1. Maryn 20 x 20 Pillow Covers: $33. Did I mention I’m mad about stripes? I have the perfect spot for this pair. Each pillow is 100% cotton and hand crafted by West African trades people who have been trained in the art of weaving, dying and sewing.

2. The Maryn Stationery: $55. The set includes ten envelopes and ten flat cards. A collaboration with Dempsey and Carroll, purveyor of fine social stationery.

3. Hubb Ladder: $80. I don’t know what it is about this ladder but it speaks to me in so many ways. Its simplicity makes it a super versatile piece. Picture it propped against a bathroom wall draped with plush white bath towels. Or used as a hanging rack for clothes or to display accessories. The possibilities are endless and the price point is attainable.

4. Hand Made Paddles. $200. I find myself attracted to anything with this iconic four-color striped design. One thing’s for sure, they’re too pretty to use for paddling. Think I’ll just hang them on a wall.

5. Black and Red Plaid Dog Collar: $48. Maybe I’m drawn to this dog collar because I’m in puppy mode with my new addition, Penelope. Or maybe it’s the buffalo check print. Either way, it super cute.

“I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”

– Anaïs Nin

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