Handmade flower vase

December’s lovely little surprise is sure to be a bright spot in your month. This flower vase is wrapped with care and features dainty lace edging and will add the perfect splash of color wherever it is displayed. Like all our of items, the December surprise is handmade and hand wrapped, then shipped directly to our subscribers from the artist that created it. We know you’ll adore this little flower vase as much as we do!

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Marianne Demartini, owner of Marianne Demartini Ceramics, is the featured artist for December and we love her wrapping on this month’s surprise. The ceramic heart ornament is the icing on the cake.gift wrapping ideas

Each monthly surprise includes an artist’s card that tells you a bit about the artist and the surprise gift. The porcelain vase that our subscriber’s received this month was made at Marianne DeMartini’s studio in Northern California. She makes each piece by hand on her potter’s wheel and then hand carves the delicate details on each of her pottery pieces. This small flower vase is made from pure white porcelain clay and no two pieces are alike.

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Unique and designed for everyday use, this ceramic flower vase features an aqua green glazing and eyelet lace detailing along the rim. The lead free glaze is food safe and is created from scratch by Marianne.

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We love the simple beauty of this ceramic vase and hope you treasure this lovely gift as well. To see more of Marianne’s work or pick up a vase for yourself, head over to www.adventuresinclay.etsy.com or visit her website at www.mariannedemartiniceramics.com.  As an added bonus, Fair Ivy subscribers will find an exclusive discount code on the artist’s card that can be used until the end of the month.

Turo Promo Code

Turo is a car rental service that allows you to rent from other car owners. You can get $25 off your first Turo rental. Sign up via this link.


What is Turo?

Turo is a fun new additional to the peer sharing economy. You can either lease out your own car, or rent someone’s car. Prices are usually a lot cheaper than at a conventional car rental place. Additionally, it’s much easier to coordinate, and a lot more fun too.

What is Turo? Get $25 free with a Turo Promo Code

You can find ANY kind of car on there. From simple compact cars, to convertibles, SUVs and even sports cars. We’ve found it super useful to borrow a simple car for a couple days when ours was in the shop. And once we needed to pick up some big lumber from Home Depot—so we rented a pickup truck for a day. And guess what? We even found a car on there that had a proper camping setup in the back. So instead of tent camping, we slept in super comfort in the back of our Turo car.

We haven’t yet rented a convertible, but that’s next on the list. When my relatives come to visit, it’s time to drive up PCH with the top down.

An added benefit? If you hate the smell of rental cars, this is a clever way around that. The cars on Turo will smell like a clean, used car. Which is actually preferable to that weird car rental smell. To us at least!

Sign up for Turo here. You can also find a Turo Promo Code via this link.


Turo Promo Code

Click this link to sign up for Turo. Once you have an account, you can share your own Turo promo code link with friends. Each time one of them signs up and uses Turo, you will earn $25 in Turo credits. And each time one of them rents out their car for the first time, you’ll earn $75 in credits. Woohoo!