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be... inspirational paperweight

by Tamara Hensick $68.00
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Be Attitudes

Placed on your desk or countertop, this thought-provoking paperweight from designer Tamara Hensick provides a constant reminder to be your best self. Cast in solid pewter, the word "Be..." is accompanied by a series of cards printed with positive qualities, such as "reliable", "thankful", and "honest". The cards can be displayed in a slot across the top of the ellipsis as a prompt to remember a quality you wish to develop. Or choose a random card each day to focus on a different part of your personal growth. Made in Los Angeles, California.

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Handmade
Item ID
21583
Made from
lead-free pewter
Measurements
4.75" L x 2" H; Cards: 1.75" L x 1" W
Notes
Includes set of 72 inspirational cards.

Click here to see all of the included words!
  • the maker

Tamara Hensick

Born in Iowa and raised throughout Germany, Tamara Hensick creates small sculptures in sterling silver, bronze, white bronze and pewter. Her fascination with crafting intricate objects by hand started when she was a gemologist, working daily with jewelry and gemstones.

Her first piece was a chicken wishbone cast in sterling silver, made to inspire her to always make wishes. She has continued to create sculptures of natural shapes, from leaves to milk drops, and never forgets to maintain a sense of play with her work.

She creates individual pieces by sculpting in a soft malleable jewelers wax, then molding and casting into various metals. collection

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BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT
 
4.6

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (33)
  • Attractive (32)
  • Durable (16)
  • Bright (12)

Cons

  • Too small (6)

Best Uses

  • Gifts (31)
  • Office (25)
  • Living room (9)
  • Kitchen (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (32), Budget shopper (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (23), No (6)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (22), Child (5), Self (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (16), Other (10), Birthday (6)

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5.0

Great for Tween (But See Note)

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from Town, NY

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Office

    Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

    This was a gift for my precocious 9-year-old niece. I do recommend reading all the cards first and removing the ones that a bit too mature for a tween (I have a pretty conservative standard, and I only needed to take out 4-5). Also, blank cards are included for your own contributions. Excellent product.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Child
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Birthday

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Too small for the price, but cute anyway

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    from Tx

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cute Gift For Grad

    Cons

    • Smaller than expected

    Best Uses

    • Office
    • Paper Wt Or Office Decor

    Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

    Giving it as a gift for graduation. It is a really cute addition on a desk or nightstand. Thought it would be a little bigger for sixty bucks though! But it's still a cute gift.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Child
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Quaility Art Piece - love it!

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    from Boca Raton FL

    About Me Midrange Shopper

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts
      • Kitchen
      • Living Room
      • Office

      Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

      I bought 3 for my husband and sons and they love it! Very happy with the artist and the purchase!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Christmas or Hanukkah

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      I love the BE paperweight!! Thank you!!

      By 

      from La Canada, CA

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Bright
      • Durable
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts

        Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

        Each week I pull a word from the BE Pouch and it inspires me to live up to what it says. I love the design and it sits out for all to see. I have given the BE paperweight to my daughters and friends and it is a favorite to all. The delivery has always been prompt and packed beautifully. Thank you!1

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Other
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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        5.0

        Unique and wonderful

        By 

        from Elm Grove, WI

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Inspiring
        • Unique

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • By Your Bed
        • Office

        Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

        Great inspiring unique gift for a client. We all need reminders and to set our mindset for the day to be positive and enjoy life. This was a perfect gift. Would love one myself

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was as promised. Love the packaging and your culture. It made me stop and actually read the packaging. Also love that you donate to help others - right up our alley!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Other
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Birthday

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        4.0

        Be Inspired!!

        By 

        from PA

        About Me Midrange Shopper

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Unique
        • Well made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anywhere
          • Gifts
          • Kitchen
          • Living Room
          • Office

          Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

          I love this thing...some reviews thought it was small. I disagree...I think the size is great for on a desk or anywhere. I wish the manufacturer would provide some blank cards with it though. I'd like to be able to add some words that they missed.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Self
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Other

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          This is a great additiona to my desk at

          By 

          from Alexandria, VA

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Bright
          • Durable
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gifts
            • Office

            Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

            I have renovated my home recently and have a great new office. This will be a fabulous edition to my new desk.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Self
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Christmas or Hanukkah

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            A little small

            By 

            from suburb of Chicago, IL

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            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts
                • Office

                Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

                This gift was purchased for my boss, a female. It is unique and something you don't see everyday.

                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                5.0

                She loved it!

                By 

                from San Diego, CA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Thoughtful
                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts
                  • Living Room
                  • Office

                  Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

                  I bought this for my mother for her birthday. She loves different and thoughtful gifts. I thought that I wasn't going to find anything and then I came upon this. Its great because it puts your mind in a positive place and if you are a believer in "The Secret" You want to keep your thoughts positive, so you can attract things to you. I told her that she could take it to the office or keep it at home. My mother called me and said it was perfect she is putting it in her office and she is going to switch out the cards everyday, so when people come in she can tell them to be that for the day instead of negative. Its also a great reminder for herself. There are so far no cons for this item because I wasn't there when she opened it we live in separate states.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  The delivery was quick it was there in about 5 days in good condition and everything.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Mother
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Birthday

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                  5.0

                  Love it!

                  By 

                  from Fort Worth, Texas

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Bright
                  • Durable
                  • Unique

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Inspiration
                    • Gifts

                    Comments about BE... INSPIRATIONAL PAPERWEIGHT:

                    Great conversation starter for your desk. Visitors have fun selecting their own card to display.

                    Size is small, so it's perfect for a desk.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Self

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