16 Springtime Finds Under $50 From Moms We Love

Sheri Reed | Mar 17, 2010 Home & Garden

  • Ula Green Multi Napkins ($4.95 ea)

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    Ula Green Multi Napkins ($4.95 ea) at Crate & Barrel

    Crafter and blogger Ali Edwards is wishing for these Ula Green Multi Napkins.

    "We love cloth napkins around here! Here's one set I have my eyes on."

    (see Ali's DIY garland project, as previously featured here on The Stir)

  • Asclepias Curassavica “Bloodflower” ($5.95)

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    Asclepias Curassavica “Bloodflower” ($5.95) at Annie's Annuals & Perennials

    Arts industry professional and blogger Tracy Bartley of jumilla stories is wishing for plants that attract butterflies.

    "I have been making a list of butterfly-friendly plants to add to our back garden (and to a science garden we are putting in at my girls' school). The asclepias are all so pretty I don't know where to start! I think a variety is the only solution."

    (see Tracy's home tour, as previously featured here on The Stir)

  • A Fresh Coat of Paint ($10-$20)

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    Brittny Drye, writer here on The Stir, wants a fresh coat of paint for an old dresser.

    "
    My current goal is to fix up a chest of drawers that I found on the sidewalk in front of my apartment. Currently thinking a grayish-teal coat of paint."

  • Liberty of London Dunclare Black Dining Collection ($12.99-$21.59)

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    Michele Zipp, another writer here on The Stir, wants Liberty of London stuff.

    "
    I want to replace all my boring solid dinnerware with this collection."

  • Forever Pink Hydrangea Macrophylla ($14.12)

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    Forever Pink Hydrangea Macrophylla ($14.12) at American Meadows

    Cynthia Dermody, writer here on The Stir, wants pink hydrangea.

    "I've always loved pink hydrangea. It reminds me of the beach on Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket where I used to vacation before I had kids. Let me correct that: I used to go on vacation before I had kids."

  • Globe String Lights ($15)

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    Globe String Lights ($15) at Pottery Barn

    Blogger and organizer Benita Larsson of Chez Larsson is wishing for these string lights.

    "I love these string lights. They would look cute at the back of my house once the four feet of snow has melted."

    (see Benita's home tour, as previously featured here on The Stir)

  • Flip Flop Doormat ($15-$30)

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    Walk All Over Me Flip Flop Mats ($15-$30) at Uncommon Goods

    Crafter and blogger Blair Stocker of wise craft is wishing for this recycled doormat made from flip flops.

    "I have one and love it so much I want another one for the other door. Really sturdy and so colorful."

    (see Blair's home tour, as previously featured here on The Stir)

  • PotMaker ($19.95)

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    PotMaker ($19.95) at Burpee

    Paper crafter, blogger, and Royal Buffet shop owner Mollie Greene is wishing for a seed pot maker for starting seeds indoors.

    "I think that if I had one of these, we'd never see a scrap of newspaper leave the house again. And little rows of sprouting plants, well, there's not much better than that..."

    (see Mollie's Butterfly Celebration Wreath, as previously featured here on The Stir)

  • Bare Root Roses ($21.95)

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    Jude the Obscure Rose, Ausjo ($21.95) at David Austin Roses

    Vintage shop owner Kim Ludy of Trampoline is wishing for a new rose bush for spring.

    "My biggest spring wish... David Austin Roses, to replace the plant that died last summer -- a variety that smells extraordinary."

    (see Kim's home tour, as previously featured here on The Stir)

  • Rose Trivet ($22)

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    Rose Trivet ($22) at greener grass design

    I really love this rose trivet. What a pretty thing to toss about the kitchen in spring.

  • Plucked Petals Measuring Spoons ($24)

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    Plucked Petals Measuring Spoons ($24) at Anthropologie&l

    Writer and blogger Kristen Kemp of BaristaKids is wishing for pretty measuring spoons for her kitchen.

    "I love these measuring spoons. I am about to renovate my kitchen, and I'm inspired by all things Anthropologie. These remind me of my grandmother's kitchen."


  • Kalla Dandelion Yellow Pillow Cover ($30)

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    Designer and shop owner Sally Shim of Shim + Sons is wishing for new pillow covers.

    "I love changing out throw pillow covers each season, and this bright yellow will instantly brighten up a room."

  • Kerr Votive Lantern ($30)

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    Kerr Votive Lantern ($30) at Pigeon Toe Ceramics

    Sewer and blogger Melissa Frantz of all buttoned up is wishing for a sweet little outdoor lantern.

    "These lanterns are like Spring screaming, 'Hello!!! SUMMER IS COMING!'"

  • Rose Garland ($32)

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    Kim Conte, writer here on The Stir, wants a lovely rose garland.

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    Because a girl can never have too many pretty spring garlands to loop around the house!"

  • Sixty Print Watering Can (about $46)

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    Sixty Print Watering Can (30 GBP) at Liberty

    Suzanne Murray, writer here on The Stir, wants this flowery watering can.

    "
    Even if I never get around to planting or watering a thing, this bright flowery watering can is like a burst of spring. Maybe I'll just use it as a vase."

  • Alessi Kiwi Watering Can ($49)

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    Alessi Kiwi Watering Can, orange ($49) at Speranza Design Gallery

    Photographer and blogger Lecia Phinney of A Day That is Dessert is wishing for an indoor watering can.

    "I use a Pyrex measuring cup right now. This bright and cheery watering can from Alessi is at the top of my wish list for spring; a perfect combination of form and function."

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