Fabulous Finds

Fabulous Find: Anali

Do you have a place in your home where you keep little gifts on hand just in case you need one?  We have a closet at home and every spring, we stock it with pretty hostess gifts that will certainly come in handy over the summer season.

Anali Exquisite Needlework

Anali Exquisite Needlework

One of our favorite “must haves” when we entertain is hand towels – and not the ones the kids use when drying the puppies’ muddy feet, mind you!  The towels we use are exquisitely embroidered with beautiful blossoms and come in all the colors of the rainbow.

Lovely Linen Guest Towels

Lovely Linen Guest Towels

Made in Redmond Washington by Anali (a mother/daughter business like ours!) these linens guest towels are truly works of art.  A design begins as a hand-drawn rendering created with a kaleidoscope of colored pencils and watercolors to accentuate detail and shadings.  The drawing is then scanned into a computer and a special embroidery software program is used to plan each stitch and color change to bring the design to life.

Festive Gerbera Towels

Festive Gerbera Towels

Blossoms for the Bath

Blossoms for the Bath

Sensational Salsa

Sensational Salsa

Like in nature, perfection can’t be rushed so each order can take three to four weeks to produce but the result is well worth the wait!  And for those of you who would love to add a little botanical beauty to your home, Anali guest towels will be available on Diane James Home next week…

Beautiful Belize Pillow

Beautiful Belize Pillow

Photos via Anali

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  • Reply quintessence April 8, 2011 at 7:07 am

    I love that you’re adding these beautiful embroidered linens to the online shop. Will definitely have to stop back and check them out. They look absolutely lovely and would be a wonderful addition to my gift closet as well!!

  • Reply Decor Arts Now April 8, 2011 at 7:51 am

    Lovely. I am simply a sucker for embroiderie. Bon weekend!

  • Reply Stitchfork April 8, 2011 at 7:54 am

    xo Cathy

  • Reply The Zhush April 8, 2011 at 7:59 am

    The towels are lovely…excited to see what else will be for sale next week!:)

  • Reply stylelinx April 8, 2011 at 10:26 am

    What a great gift idea! My fav is a toss between the coral and the renaissance towels, but they’re all pretty wonderul! Have a great weekend.

  • Reply pretty pink tulips April 8, 2011 at 11:30 am

    Love beautiful handtowels….these are exquisite!!!
    xoxo E

  • Reply Dawn {The Alternative Wife} April 8, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    Those towels are just gorgeous! I would LOVE to receive those as a gift 🙂

  • Reply Stephanie April 9, 2011 at 10:05 am

    These are beautiful! Have a great weekend!

  • Reply Mona Thompson April 9, 2011 at 10:32 am

    Beautiful embroidered linens. I love guest towels too, and they make such a perfect gift. I need to adapt your gift closet idea. Have a great weekend. Mona

  • Reply designchic April 9, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    One of my favorite “go to” gifts. Can’t wait to go check your online shop!!

  • Reply claudia lane April 10, 2011 at 4:35 am

    What a lovely idea! Thanks! Can you believe that I don’t have any in my “treasure box”?
    Hope you are having a nice w/end

  • Reply Kate @ Travelmoon April 10, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    I am sometimes at a loss as to what to give as a hostess gift…very smart to just have things on hand-and this is such a great idea!

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