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Seattle-based designer inspired by all things sweet, simple, and vintage.
Interests: design, green tea, paper, photography, classic movies
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No, I didn't move. The photos are taken in my house and a coffee shop that I recently discovered in Burien. Happy Lunar New Year to you too! Can't wait to see you this weekend. =)
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2015 on february sun streaks at one fine dae
It sure is! Hope you had a chance to enjoy it. =)
Toggle Commented Feb 18, 2015 on february sun streaks at one fine dae
What a nice area to spend time at! I think the foggy weather also made for great photos. Love them!
You already know I love your shop, but thanks again for including my pencils in your line of goods!
Toggle Commented Feb 16, 2015 on Mignon gets a makeover at elephantine
Every morning this past week I've woken up to sun-drenched windows casting shadows and playful light streaks that could fool any person into believing it's summer. While much (I mean all) of the east coast is experiencing ridiculous amounts of snowfall and crazy blizzard temps, Pacific Northwest peeps are baskin' in balmy high-50s to low-60s weather, leaving me wondering if we're going to skip the rest of winter all together. Although I wish to have some pretty flakes around here, I can't help but admire all the pockets of light I've been seeing. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at one fine dae
I made this notebook sometime last year but didn't get around to adding it to my shop until now. It's called isosceli and it's decked out in tiny, hand-cut triangles with specks of gold shimmer. A perfect notebook for everyday writing or doodling. Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at one fine dae
yay!!! so happy to hear that. =D i'm sure it must be a great feeling to finish it right before the new year, too.
Toggle Commented Dec 29, 2014 on on finishing the first draft at elephantine
I'm sitting here, the last Sunday evening of 2014, trying to find some clever or noteworthy quote to bid farewell to this year, but can't find anything to sum up what I want to say. I have to confess, 2014 hasn't been the best year. It's not terrible, and there are a few highlights (like being brace-free after 3.5 years), but overall, I feel like I took a few steps back in life and still trying to make sense of everything. There's only so much I can do to control things before I have to let the universe do its... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at one fine dae
According to the winter solstice, days should be brighter and longer from now on out, but it certainly doesn't look or feel that way from where I'm standing. I'm really dreading winter. Mornings are especially hard this time of year and all I want to do is linger in bed ever so slightly longer as the weekdays progress. Life is a bit up in the air for me these days. As much as I want to embrace this uncertainty, who am I kidding? I always need something to keep me grounded and lately I don't have an anchor holding me... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at one fine dae
I'm so happy to hear that, Amy! Whatever your business means to you, stick to it...regardless if it's a "hobby" or a true business, as long as you give it the attention and love that it needs. Thanks for visiting!
Toggle Commented Nov 12, 2014 on let's talk business, ch.1 at one fine dae
yayyy!! congrats to you rachel! well deserved. =)
Toggle Commented Jul 8, 2014 on my story won! at elephantine
yum!!! happy 4th july rachel.
Toggle Commented Jul 4, 2014 on strawberry cheesecake popsicles at elephantine
I love the excerpt! sounds like a great beginning to a beautiful yet probably heartbreaking love story. =) and congrats on the feature, dear!
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2014 on a feature + a novel excerpt at elephantine
I haven't been to Victoria either and would like to go sometime in the future.
Toggle Commented Jun 27, 2014 on summer day in canada at one fine dae
Aw! Thanks for the notebook feature, Rachel! That ice cream also looks so yummy. =)
Toggle Commented Jun 27, 2014 on four faves at elephantine
looks so yummy! i bought some strawberry balsamic and mango coconut lassi popsicles yesterday, but will try making my own soon!
Toggle Commented Jun 24, 2014 on it's summer... at elephantine
Frederick and I spent the first day of summer in beautiful Vancouver, BC. My umpteenth time, and F's first. This part of the drive is always my favorite on I-5. The road curves softy between rocks and trees, and it almost forces you to take a minute to appreciate your surroundings. We had planned on getting some all-you-can-eat sushi and Korean bbq, and exploring Gastown, but diverted all plans after running into the International Jazz Festival, and decided to grab street food and enjoy great music under the sun. A change of plans made for an interesting afternoon of taking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at one fine dae
Shannon, don't worry girl. I'm sure you'll find ways to make this work for ya! I always have hope whenever this happens. =)
wow! such a happy accident. yeah, i wouldn't think this blue is your typical color palette, either, but against the gold wires it really stands out! happy friday, dear.
Toggle Commented May 16, 2014 on lucky in blue at elephantine
It's cool you're finding new ways to inspire yourself, writing wise. Whatever works right? =)
Toggle Commented May 12, 2014 on writing less, writing more at elephantine
Spent some time with friends strolling around West Seattle this past weekend for their annual garage sale. Didn't pick up anything good, but managed to snap a few shots here and there of the charming little neighborhood. Also found a cute nursery that I hope to visit again soon. Photos from Instagram: Lights at Cafe Ladro, pretty things inside Fleurt, sidewalk scene, and fuchsia golden gypsies at West Seattle Nursery. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at one fine dae
Looks like such a fun trip! These photos are so charming.
Toggle Commented Apr 16, 2014 on a long weekend in vancouver at elephantine
These are looking so cute! Nice progress. =) My mom bought seed starters from Swansons and they're currently filled with her plants. I wonder if different brands are better than others. Hmm..
Toggle Commented Apr 10, 2014 on garden notes / early april at elephantine
Regina from Oh, Albatross makes the sweetest little animal toys. The bear and the bunny are my two favorites. She has some great vintage finds, too. Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at one fine dae
oh, i've been meaning to visit those cherry blossoms on campus, too! they're always a delight to see when i was in school. i need to go on a day when there are less visitors though...haha. someone always inadvertently photo bombs my pictures. have a good weekend!
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2014 on Life In Five 04 at HAPPINESS IS...