I love reading novels on the iPad but, I will never be able to rid myself of physical books. There’s my beaten up Little House on the Prairie series that was given to me by my late grandparents. My thrift store deal of a 1971 first edition of the USLTA Offical Encyclopdia of Tennis. The Shel Silverstein stack.  All these loved books are artully stacked on our family room bookcase. I border on  obsession on how to arrange said bookcase. Bring on the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday, and I wanted to add some good luck charms in our house without appearing too four leaf clover. There are so many amulets that can bring you good fortune without appearing like a leprechaun is your personal interior decorator. Some inspiration…

elephant snuggled in tight to ensure longevity and luck


added tortoise shell for instant good fortune

Some good luck tchatchkes and how they ensure good fortune.

1. brass cricket $24.99 barnes and noble 2. elephant bookend $40 moma store 3. turtle paperweight $25 farfetch.com 4. seven $14 pottery barn 5. reed and barton ladybug music box$64.99 barnes and noble 6. 3D elephant puzzle $12.50 muji.com 7.bamboo price & location varies 8. dragonfly bowl $43 Kate Spade  9. elephant teapot $110 by jonathon adler for nordstrom’s 10.antique horseshoe price varies 11. yoga frog $40 pier 1

Have fun inviting good fortune into your home. I know I could always use some more bamboo. But first I am going to go bake some shamrock cookies, because I really am Irish, so kiss me.





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One Response to Welcoming Chic Good Fortune into Your Home

  1. Alisa Jordan Alisa Jordan says:

    I really like animal and other “nature” influenced decor. I didn’t know some of these animals were also lucky- I’ll definitely be looking for ladybug and dragonfly things on Etsy!!!

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