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Delicate Elephant

Elephant creamer, sold at the Cross in Yaletown. Photo courtesy of the Cross.

O the mighty elephant, proud and majestic. And also pretty cute as crockery. I found this baby for about four bucks at the Yaletown store the Cross. Isn't he precious?


The Cross has distilled classic girlyness to a saccharine concentrate. When you walk in, you're hit with a profusion of feminine scents, pastel colours, and sparkling things. It makes me want to clasp my hands up to my chin and squeal. Every item is decadently beautiful, and bits of this store definitely belong in my Dream Home. But this elephant creamer might have been the cheapest thing in there, so you'll need a big budget if you want to buy much else. (Of course my Dream Home has no cost limits.)


They also carry an elephant teapot, sugar bowl, and salt and pepper shakers. But I prefer to mix up my crockery, so I will balance the cuteness of this creamer with a warm minimalist teapot and mugs by the Finnish design company Tonfisk.


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