Uncommon Goods

November 8, 2011

I have a love/hate relationship with catalogues. On one hand: it’s so much paper wasted for stores I’ll just shop online for or conversely, could care less about (and wondering how the heck they found me!). On the other hand: I get to drool over my favorite stores latest looks (talking to you Nordstrom, J. Crew, Anthro and Bloomies), and discover fabulous new brands, too.

This week’s find? Uncommon Goods. Tons of unique gifts, creative finds, lots of items made from recycled items, etc.  Also, tons of awesome items for entertaining or for that gracious hostess in your life. Here’s a few I’m spying (good thing since I’m planning my daughter’s second birthday and Thanksgiving five days apart).  



1. satellite bowl ($35-$45) /2. recycled wine bottle platters ($20) /3soup and sandwich ceramic duo set ($30) - also PERFECT for ice cream and pie, cereal and a fruit, options are endless /face mug ($18) / rainbow hors d’oeuvres set ($44) / unzippered glass bag ($20)

So, fun, right? TAGG always recommends a fun (and functional!) conversation piece!

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  • http://bemerrykate.blogspot.com {be merry} kate

    Oh I love Uncommon Goods! I always check there for gift ideas.

    {Sorry I’ve been MIA lady! Glad to be back!}



  • http://www.pencilskirtsandlattes.com/ Pencil Skirts and Lattes

    hahahaa I’m with you! and I’ve probably not had a soup/sandwich combo at home EVER in my life but for some reason insist that I need item #3 here. sigh. [email protected] MARKETING GENIUSES!! :)


    • Alyson

      haha, right?? Like I NEED it. BAD!

  • http://www.haute-lunch.com Tara J.

    Great finds! I have that face mug. I keep it at school and everyone is super jealous of me because it’s so fun and handy! :) Love it!

    • Alyson

      You have it?? That’s so awesome. Of course everyone is jealous; it’s so cool!

  • http://www.stuffjewishgirlslike.com JewishGirl

    I spotted that Unzipped bag in a local kitchen goods store last weekend and it caught my eye immediately. So cute!

  • http://www.RealGirlGlam.com Amber from Real Girl Glam

    I seriously love this kind of stuff. The open zip lock bag is great and the soup and sandwich plate is so cute!

  • http://stripesandsequins.com grace - stripes & sequins

    That tomato soup/Grilled Cheese plate combo? I need it!!! Have a very similar wine plate and it is perfect for having company over!!

    • Alyson

      Love the wine glass/plate holder (and I even have a wine glass necklace from a food and wine event!). This does seem like an auto must have now, too!

  • http://atthepinkofperfection.blogspot.com Amy @ Aththe Pink of Perfection

    I just found this website recently too! They have the coolest stuff!!

  • http://confessionsoftheglitterati.blogspot.com/ Ashley

    I need that tomato soup / grilled cheese plate, after all it is one of my favorite meals! Thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.pennypincherfashion.com Penny Pincher Fashion

    Okay, this is so funny that you posted this. I literally just ordered the milk/cookies mug last night for my brother for Christmas! He is going to love it and I think it’s kinda’ creepy with the face, but also GENIUS! :)

    • Alyson

      LOL, so genius. Funny timing!

  • http://audreyallure.blogspot.com Audrey Allure

    These are definitely amazing conversational pieces & so unique. Loving that glass unzipped bag.

  • http://fashionbyalicia.com Fashion By Alicia

    The mug with the mouth/face is HILARIOUS! Such a strange but awesome find.

  • http://www.everything-pretty.com/ Venessa

    LOVE that glass zipper bag!! So cool! Thanks for the blog comment. We’re following you now, would love it if you did the same!


    • Alyson

      Thanks! My GFC is having some problems so a heads up you might need to try again in a few days.

  • http://www.iamstyle-ish.com Tiffany Ishiguro

    I’m the same way with catalogs! But yes, you definitely can find some good stuff. I love Uncommon Goods, that face mug cracks me up!

  • http://www.writebiteshop.wordpress.com Tee @ She Writes, Bites, and Window Shops

    I totally agree with you about loving/hating catalogs! I actually have one of the recycled bottle cheese plates - they’re so cute! And I WANT that mug!!

    • Alyson

      haha i know, that mug cracks me up! though i have to say i really want that bag for candy. :)

  • http://www.queenofla.blogspot.com Jordan

    oh my god! my post featuring the little toothpick platters is going up THIS WEEK!!!!!! great minds think alike! :)

  • http://www.gamedaystylist.com Sara @ Gameday Stylist

    Love the jelly bean holder - super cute.

    - Sara @ Gameday Stylist

  • AllisonK

    These are all really great finds! The great thing about Anthro and J.Crew is seeing the way they put outfits together or how to incorporate accessories! Love those fruit bowls. You could put some christmas ornaments in them for Christmas time for a little twist :)


  • http://pepperandchips.blogspot.com annabel

    all this stuff is so cool! lovely blog!


  • http://www.bravoerunway.com bravoerunway

    I like the rainbow h’ordeurves tray! I don’t entertain enough but this would be great to have!

  • http://www.mydressyways.com My Dressy Ways

    Um, so I’ve been looking for a bowl EXACTLY like that satellite bowl. For years. :) Seriously. Now, to pay $45 for it….

  • http://sprinklesinsprings.com Kara

    omg, that unzipped bag is genius! It’s a must have for sure. Love #1 also.

    xx Kara
    Sprinkles in Springs

  • http://rufflesandtruffles.com Katie

    Oh my gosh - sooo fun! The candy dish is my favorite…so cute!

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