Clockwise from top right: ceramic Anouska piggy bank, $20, Urban Outfitters. Candle, $14, from Yolk in Silver Lake, (323) 660-4315. A traditional set (unnested bottom and top), $42, from Show in Los Feliz, (323) 644-1960. Melamine plate by Thomas Paul, $19.99 for a set of four, Urban Outfitters.
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