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April 1, 2012 9:21 AM   Subscribe

Where in Seattle-ish can I buy a hanging mobile?

I want to buy a mobile to hang in my stairway. I need to get it ASAP (while the painters with tall ladders are there). Where in the Seattle area should I go?

I'm imagining something plexiglass or glass, as it'll be in front of a window. Colorful but not a nursery mobile. Long, not wide.

I don't have the budget for custom work, nor the time to make it myself.
posted by The corpse in the library to Home & Garden (7 answers total)
 
It's going to be tricky to find something you like on short notice. You might have some luck at Pike Place Market or the Seattle Art Museum gift shop.
posted by inkyz at 10:24 AM on April 1, 2012


I was going to suggest that strip of furniture and design stores in Belltown.
posted by miles1972 at 10:55 AM on April 1, 2012


Does Fireworks have anything like this? Their U-Village store might have some of these mobiles that they list on their website.
posted by MoonOrb at 11:08 AM on April 1, 2012


There's a place on Western at like Lenora that I've seen them hanging out in front of.
posted by Jawn at 12:29 PM on April 1, 2012


Try Click by Design in West Seattle. They have great stuff!
posted by jennstra at 4:05 PM on April 1, 2012


Check out the SAM museum shop on 1st Ave.
posted by donovan at 5:08 PM on April 1, 2012


Call and ask The Seattle Design Center.

Call Seattle's Ten Thousand Villages. They usually have a couple of mobiles.

Look for a mobile on Etsy.com. Sometimes you can get very nice handmade things at low prices.

Good luck.
posted by valannc at 10:28 PM on April 1, 2012


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