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you may remember a few months ago when i participated in the Blog it Forward project and shared a little bit of my California inspiration. Today is round two- a special post as part of Victoria's "pin it forward" project in conjunction with pinterest. Joy (love her style!) kicked it all off yesterday over on Oh Joy. in putting together my pinboard on our topic, "what home means to me", i realized that home is not necessarily a physical, enclosed space for me. that might be surprising, given the happiness i get out of decorating, designing, and dreaming about houses!... Continue »
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we used & abused the magnolia photo booth this past weekend. it was all kinds of fun. night-night. elsie Continue »
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Blog: Anastasia
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Mum and I haven't always got on well. We fight more often than not, we don't understand each other, we hurt each other. This has been happening since I was a teenager. My brother was the wonder child, I was the odd one out. I wasn't allowed to have a... Continue »
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A few gratuitous things/little odds and ends that make me happy: Tea at dusk. African pottery I brought home from Nigeria. Smokey in the mail basket. He looks nothing like this now -- I had his hair shaved off completely... Continue »
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Ethanollie's flower arrangements are so delicate and simply stunning. This is the best time of year! via seesaw. Continue »
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If you are a "thrifter", garage-sale frequenter, or flea-market fiend, one of the most common items you'll come across are glass bottles and jars, both vintage and newer. You can rescue a group of these beauties from the recycling process... Continue »
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Thank you for coming! £ Continue »
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Blog: Sea of Shoes
This is one of my mom's modeling head shots from when she was about 20 years old. I love this picture of her. (I remember the first time I saw this picture, I thought it was me for a few... Continue »
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via www.newyorker.com The subsconscious shelf is a recurring feature in which The New Yorker readers send in pictures of their bookshelves, and Macy Halford or Sally Law give loose leafed psycho-analysis: Is that bookshelf leaning dangerously to the left, or... Continue »
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german designer elisa strozyk is the genius behind these beautiful, flexible wood "fabrics". i think these are so inventive and visually inspiring. -- love YAYA -- photos from elisa strozyk via yatzer Continue »
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Wow, my internet is slooooooow today so hopefully this post will come together. Oi. Hope everyone had a nice weekend! Our's was filled with a movie-date with Cooper, birthday party, egg hunt and a soccer game. Busy, busy, but lots... Continue »
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I'm feeling a little generous . . . . you in the mood for a wee competition? A few posts back I wrote about one of New Zealand's much-loved desserts . . . . if you post a comment and include the answer to the simple question "What is NZ's... Continue »
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Blog: Lilac Saloon
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One of my good friends from work was telling me that one of her friends back in London designed the "telephone hat" that Lady Gaga wears in her Telephone video. I was excited to see it and to see more... Continue »
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Today is my regular guest post over at Love. Obsess. Inspire. and have chosen to feature Sunday Suppers and Karen Mordechai! Here I decided to post interiors but over at L.O.i. I promise your mouth will water! Continue »
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Blog: Lilac Saloon
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Although out of my price range, these rings by nOir are by far the most unique and cool out of any rings I've seen. I only wear one ring, ever, but I would totally cover my fingers in rings by... Continue »
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Hi fellas and ladies! This is Mandi with a useful and fun DIY project for you. I'm constantly packaging goodies for my vintage shop customers and friends across the world, but buying packaging products is expensive and also contributes to environmental waste. I wanted to find an inexpensive and sustainable way to personalize pretty packages without paying for envelopes, tape, and labels. I ended up coming up with a kraft... Continue »
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Blog: Backyard
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via www.foundshit.com Continue »
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Blog: Backyard
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via www.monster-munch.com i guess i'm feeling a bit cactus-y today. Continue »