Tuesday, April 27, 2010


I WANT a t.v. in our bedroom.  What a luxury it would be to fall asleep watching a great show or movie while all snuggled down in my OWN BED.  One of the many things I love about staying in hotels is that I can watch t.v. in bed.  My husband?  Not so much.  He does not want a t.v. in our room.  SO I stayed up all night watching infomercials in our old house, SO "they" say a t.v. in your bedroom hurts a marriage, SO I got even LESS sleep when we had the t.v. in our room...  Doesn't one night of a Criminal Minds marathon and 3 am skin care packages (I mean, EVERYTHING you could need for only $29.99?!  And how can you turn off the workout package infomercial before you see the AFTER shots of the women being interviewed?!) make the purple under eye smudges and general crankiness worth it all!?

My husband gets a huge mark on his side because of the goofy size and shape of our bedroom.  A t.v. wouldn't really fit in there very well....  UNLESS!!  Unless we bought one of these corner tv stands from CSN stores (one of my online faves)!

It really is too, too unfair. For me. What would make me feel better? A little indulgence, that's what. And I'm going to share the indulgence with YOU. You get to pick between 2 lovely things from the yummy Allmodern part of CSN stores. YOU choose between this gorgeous Thomas Paul 10.5 inch Peacock Pouch:
OR because I love, love, love Alvar Aalto, and Iittala, you can win this 5.5 inch high Water Green Bowl:

What do YOU have to do to win?  Simply respond to this post in the comments section (don't forget to let me know how to contact you!).  Want ANOTHER entry?  Subscribe to our Facebook page (and leave a comment under this post on that page to let me know you did.)  AND get another entry by posting this on twitter.  Finally ("STOP IT" you are saying, I KNOW!!), post in YOUR blog about this and get ANOTHER entry.  Phew.  That is a lot of entries.  We'll pick a winner Monday, May 3rd at noon.  I hope you enjoy!!


  1. That water green bowl is dope! Me want!

  2. I love the green bowl. So pretty! We have a TV in our bedroom but luckily it is in the sitting area where there's a couch. I don't watch it much since I'm usually blogging instead :)

  3. I was lucky enough to go to the Iittala glass factory in Finland when I was in school, and watched the masters blow this shape! i'll never forget it, and still love it so much!

  4. You are so good about blogging Aleksandra! I need to be better... i need to work out... i need to... have a TV IN MY BEDROOM! ;)

  5. The amount of goods that CSN sells is amazing.
    I love the bowl it is just so unique.

    msgb245 at gmail dot com

  6. Love BOTH. Sign me up!
    mcbrady13 at hotmail dot com

  7. Too funny about the TV in your bedroom. Growing up in the midwest, everyone had TVs in every room, all bedrooms, even the kitchen.

    Pretty cool that you got to see the glass being blown! Being a materials chemist, Dan has a fascination with glass blowing and always wanted to take a class. Maybe some day he will find the free time.

  8. I heart that pouch!

    Best of luck with getting a TV in the bedroom - too funny. :-)

    - Molly (molomatic at gmail dot com)

  9. The Peacock Pouch just looks like something I should have!

  10. That bowl would look wonderful in my house with all my other green glass & ceramics!

  11. Hmm.. my contact info didn't show up.


  12. both so nice, hmm which to pick?

  13. Susan and Mike, I need your email to contact you if you win - you can email it to me separately if you don't want to post it here.
    Thanks for posting!

  14. I win by association, right? Ya!

    Ok, well, it's no surprise that Kris would love to have a chance at that bowl

  15. I'm sorry to tell you this but right now I'm in my bedroom watching the TV!
    It's the only time I can watch...while my husband snores!
    It's always fun reading your blog!

  16. Have I told you lately that I'm crazy about peacocks? Probably not, as I've been so crazy with life's events over the last few months.

    I don't have a TV in my bedroom. What am I saying, I haven't slept in my bedroom since Shelby died.

    There is healing and transformation in the color of the peacock.

    I will be in touch soon. Love you bunches, Tara