STILL A VASE
Roost's Serpentine Vase comprises 10 glass bottles linked with zinc-finish metal brackets, and can twist and turn to fit the wonkiest of side tables. $57.95, Scarlett Alley, 241 Race St., 215-592-7898, scarlettalley.com.
A DIYers dream, the various wallpaper patterns of Mark's Inc Masking Tape have been used for everything from wrapping presents to adding pizazz to MoMA's lobby floor. Mini packs offer a sampling of eight rolls. $15, Omoi, 1608 Pine St., 215-545-0963, omoionline.com.
THE LATEST DISH
Thomas Paul Melamine Plates are easy to clean and picnic-friendly. Roots Inc. sells them in sets of four in a variety of sea-themed, summer-ready patterns. $32-$40, Roots Inc., 8436 Germantown Ave., 267-385-5753, shoprootsinc.com.
Heads up, locavores: Terrain's 2012 Buy Local Kitchen Towel, adorned with a mini calendar and each month's in-season produce, is the ultimate farmers-market cheat sheet. $20, Terrain, 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, 610-459-2400, shopterrain.com.
Give snooze-y family photos a punch of vitality with these Colorful Frames from Open House. They're stocked in all sorts of hues in 4"x6" and 5"x7". $26-$30, Open House, 107 S. 13th St., 215-922-1415, openhouseliving.com/openhouse.
PUT ON THE SPRITZ
Your window boxes and patio greenery will never go thirsty with these Jewel-Toned Misters from NoLibs' City Planter. They come in handy when you need a cooling face spray, too. $14, City Planter, 814 N. Fourth St., 215-627-6169, cityplanter.com.
Made from fired clay and wrapped in real tree bark, three sizes of Bark-Covered Planters give your urban abode that extra hint of earthy chic. $22-$40, Earth, 8433 Germantown Ave., 267-297-6868, earthgardenhome.com.
STAKES & POTATOES
Peg and Awl's cedar and oak Garden Spikes are made from scraps of antique lumber. A colored pencil accompanies each set of 10 for creative herb and plant labeling. $20, Peg and Awl, pegandawl.etsy.com.
HOME TWEET HOME
Spring's winged pals will fly for miles to grub in Terrain's clear, bubblicious Seed Drop Feeder, made from recycled glass. $68, Terrain, 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, 610-459-2400, shopterrain.com.
Bring on the summer downpours and heavy-footed house guests, Urban Jungle's array of colorful Coir Doormats are weather and foot-traffic resistant. They're nice and hand-stenciled, too. $29-$39, Urban Jungle, 1526 E. Passyunk Ave., 215-952-0811, urbanjunglephila.com.
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