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We Heart Japan Part 1 | Binchotan Charcoal

Believed to have a multitude of beneficial effects, charcoal not only absorb odors, but it can also purify water and air, remove toxins and excess oil from the skin, and more. Unlike the commonly known Black Charcoal, Binchotan (White Charcoal) leaves no residue and is dust-free once it has been washed. It’s a natural product with a […]

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A Walk Through Copenhagen

We’ve all heard about Danish Design in one way or another. It is one thing to admire a beautiful Bauhaus table in the middle of an art gallery or a perfectly symmetrical bowl in the lobby of an architecturally significant building. Walking through the rainy streets of Copenhagen, I realized that Danish design isn’t just a […]

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Unison | Mix it up for Fall

Just in time for Fall, these printed pillows from Unison are ideal for mixing things up at home. Combine a variety of prints and sizes to create a dynamic composition, or pop a few select prints along with some solid pillows, new or old. Try the warm tones of the Maritime Square in eggplant or the Stitch Squares in Khaki… […]

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MT Tape | DIY Project Round Up

One of the most widely used tools in industrial areas such as construction sites, the Japanese MT masking tape has now burst into the DIY world. With endless possibilities, the rice paper tape has been used in decor, gift wrapping, scrap-booking projects and more.  Anxious to play around with the cute patterns and colors, the minute […]

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Scrappy’s Bitters Are In Stock!

The Scrappy’s Gift Boxes are back in stock. If you’re running low on your supply, or you just want to see what all the fuss is about, these sets of 4 flavors are a great addition to your home bar. Each set includes four .5 oz bottled flavors, plus a bonus recipe card to help […]

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World Toy Camera Day

It was World Toy Camera Day yesterday (October 15, 2011) and there’s no reason to stop the celebrating! We’re definite fans of the plastic analogue fun. Check out our staff Lomo contest on our Facebook page. Each one of the Homewerx team was given a Diana F+ with three rolls of colored film, then our top […]

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Demistifying Orchid Care

Often the question is asked, “Can you please show me a plant that I can’t kill?” Olla Urban Flower Project does not deal in plastic or silk plants so this is a challenging question to field. However, for those looking for an elegant, low maintenance plant for a gift or home, you really can’t compete with orchids. […]