Celebrate Earth Day with the Department of Everyday

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Creative doesn’t begin to describe the thoughtful, unique, and often playful products that Department of Everyday churns out. Their innovative seed bombs have long been a Neighborly favorite, and it’s no wonder why. Michael Stout, of Department of Everyday, strives to “create meaningful places and community experiences,” whether it be in a garden window box … [Read more…]

2017 Here We Come

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Resolve to usher in 2017 with a sparkle. DIY decor, party plates, cocktail recipes, and modern calendars are the best way to ring in the new year from eve to morning after. DIY tassel garland by Pomtree (Ottawa, ON) – $13; ‘Woo Hoo’ cake topper by Three Eleven Design (Fayetteville, AR) – $13; Copper stripe … [Read more…]

Better Together: Local Gift Pairings

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Still crossing names off of your list? We’ve collected more of our favorite holiday gifts to help, and we’ve paired each one with a coordinating gift from other small businesses in Chicago, many of them neighbors… it’s the “Neighborly” thing to do!  Make their spirits bright with recycled glassware and liquid libations from Ravenswood’s own, Koval. Their dry … [Read more…]

Gift Guides: For Her, For Him, For Everyone!

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Time for ice skating, hot beverages and pine scents in the air, the holidays are here!  Whether you’re shopping for just a little something or for that perfect something, we’ve curated our favorite gift-ready goods to help with ideas. Click on the images to see our full lists. You can shop online, select Local Pickup at … [Read more…]

New at Neighborly

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Woohoo! We have a brand new webshop! It’s full of old favorites and new products (and more being added every day). Some of our favorite recent additions to the shop… Faceted gem olive bowls, handmade by Bean & Bailey in TN – $22 each 2′ x 3′ flatweave geometric rug, designed by AELFIE in Brooklyn, … [Read more…]

More on makers: DittoHouse

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Modern, playful, and inviting are three of the many glowing adjectives we could use to describe Ohio-based textile artist Molly Fitzpatrick of Dittohouse – not to mention her blankets and pillows – but it’s her commitment to eco-friendly materials and practices that really won us over. As Molly puts it, “It is important that while … [Read more…]

For the love of October

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Print – $10 by Vichcraft Forget about the pumpkin spice for a second, we’ve got some great games to watch! Whether it’s a playoff push for our Cubbies or cheering on the Monsters of the Midway, get ready for game day gatherings with our favorite picks for our favorite sports season. Serve snacks with a … [Read more…]