Cribcandy is a Wists design blog, dedicated to everything for your home. Send tips to our editor, Erika firstname.lastname@example.org, or tag items in wists as 'cribcandy'.
Our editorial policy is to be the alternative to 'big box' retail, to champion smaller manufacturers, craftspeople, young designers and sustainable products. Above all, Cribcandy is not about mindless consumerism, but is still about fun. We constantly scour the web to pick the coolest, most unusual or best designed things as soon as they appear.
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Erika Chapin Managing Editor of Cribcandy and Popgloss.
Erika, co-creator of Builders Green Source, has a natural instinct for design and trend-spotting. Erika has a unique talent for finding the most interesting and occasionally off-beat furniture, fashion and household items as well as ferreting out useful and intriguing websites.
“Crib Candy. Hold everything! Just when you thought it was all doom and gloom, somes this little gem. It appears that one person at least, "gets it". Clearly aimed at the Digerati, or at least hoping for a ton of links from the (just check out the tagging etc), this one is actually interesting. It's got a stack load of novelty, weird and obscure products on offer, the kind of things that really are "impulse buys"
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"My wife and I spent almost an hour browsing through Cribcandy yesterday looking at home furnishings. We're potentially on our way to spending a chunk of change on a variety of ecommerce sites that we'd never heard of and probably wouldn't have found on our own, but for the efforts of like-minded potential shoppers. "
Michael Parekh: former partner at Goldman Sachs, and founder of its Internet Research effort.
"You may also be looking at the future of online shopping"
“del.icio.us meets Flickr meets e-commerce. Very interesting”
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"Its like crack for decorators"
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"If I could have enough money to rule the world, I would have these guys at Cribcandy do the shopping for my palace."
"It's the coolest thing I've stumbled upon in months!"
"The most amazing collection of ultra-cool things for your house/home."
"I got turned on to Cribcandy, “bookmarkable stuff for your home,” a few months ago and can’t get enough of it. Every day its RSS feed alerts me to neat products that I can add to my “wist” (wish + list) with a single click."
"Unlike some blogs who type on and on and on about some cool design or other [umm...], CribCandy knows when a picture is enough. Or when a picture and a link are enough."
"I'm embarrassed to contemplate, much less admit, how many minutes of my life have disappeared into the netherlands of Cribcandy"