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elisabeth suttee
chapel hill, nc
every atom belonging to me, as good belongs to you.
Interests: travel, cereal, cheese, david sedaris, photography, family, crafts, socks, trees, public radio, hands, singing poorly, trying to be graceful, being nice.
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you can find us here: http://this-ephemeral-life.blogspot.com/ please visit! Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2011 at this i made.
elisabeth suttee is now following shauna & stephen
Nov 14, 2010
short post today! i just started a polyvore.com account, and i'm obsessed with styling outfits and visual lists! here's a few little somethings i made for those days when leaving the house seems nearly impossible: "i can do anything" outfit, by elisabeth "i can do anything" outfit by e.suttee featuring... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2010 at this i made.
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happy halloween postcard hooray, it's halloween! i can't decide if i'm going to take some of the little kids in the neighborhood trick-or-treating, or if i'm going ot stay and pass out candy. what i do know is that i'm going to be a tree, like i was last year.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2010 at this i made.
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it's been a while, i know. i present to you a lovely october (nearly november) afternoon. enjoy! __________________________________________________________ woods wallpaper vintage ceraminc deer bust charcoal belted woven skirt ditsy dots dress autumn hairpins cinnamon peanutbutter cookies __________________________________________________________ crafts snoozer loser d.i.y. botanical press acorn garland __________________________________________________________ our long-time friends, mike... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at this i made.
elisabeth suttee is now following Erin
Oct 6, 2010
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making strides against breast cancer - october 3, 2009 since i'm not in chapel hill to participate in the making strides against breast cancer 5k this year, i'm dedicating this post to all things pink, awareness, and support related. i'm also dedicating it to my aunt leslie shanahan, who passed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2010 at this i made.
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my messy bed i've been working on a light blue scarf for a few weeks on and off, but lately i've been feeling a bit uninspired. to remedy this, i've found some lovely out-of-my-league knitting projects, as well as some pretty possible ones to try in the future. even if... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2010 at this i made.
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happy autumn! i know, i know... the first day of fall was about a week ago, but since it's always been my favorite season i just had to make an autumn-inspired post. i think living in northern virginia has ruined my fall experience anywhere else-- the trees there are just... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2010 at this i made.
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time for tea by beth retro it's a widely known fact that i love tea. equally as widely known: i also love lists. here's a list about tea for you. liz's top 5 teas 1. good old green 2. spearmint 3.english breakfast 4. masala chai 5. earl grey _____________________________________________________ pretty... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2010 at this i made.
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little elisabeth, disneyland 1994 this look is pretty standard for me to this very day. like, literally today. dress, sneakers, short hair, pensive gaze from behind bars. as much as i love this general styling (if i may use that word loosely), i think it's time to step up my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2010 at this i made.
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paint-splattered grate outside the carolina union well, i'm back at carolina for two summer courses-- hooray? i'm really excited about one, a family history and genealogy course (american studies classes are generally pretty awesome, if i may say so myself). i'm hoping to get some great vintage photographs of my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2010 at this i made.
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inspired by these beautiful photographs by amira fritz, today's post is full of florals. nothing beats a fresh summer bouquet! well, maybe ice cream. ____________________________________________________ more amira fritz gorgeous! ____________________________________________________ meadow wear freelance fashionista jacket cherish floral shorts vivien corsage pleated floral skirt joy of gardening dress floral t-strap sandals... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2010 at this i made.
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surfer girl although i was born in southern california and grew up near the beaches of cuba, coastal north carolina, and australia, i've never really been much of a beach person. so many of my least favorite things manage to come together during a day at the beach. my top... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2010 at this i made.
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i love all of the fresh fruit and vegetables i get to really enjoy when i'm home, especially during summer break when mangoes, avocados, and clementines abound. thursday's lunch: spinach salad with shrimp and vinaigrette dressing, red bell pepper, fresh mango, and the perfect avocado inspired by the gorgeous colors... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2010 at this i made.
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it's may and i've been spending my days working with little kids and watching law & order (although admittedly not at the same time.) as entertaining as kids & tv have proven themselves to be, i'm looking forward to getting into some crafts and projects again. first project: clean my... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2010 at this i made.
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northwest river park, va - summer 2009 --- i'm done with exams, summer has arrived. need i say more? ____________________________________________________________ early summer bike ride 'round the neighborhood schwinn 2010 starlet "i heart you" dress lucy sneakers de la soul - 3 feet high and rising ____________________________________________________________ summer classics audrey elizabeth... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2010 at this i made.
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vintage-inspired photo by bethany obrecht i'm still in love with the vintage styles worn by the subjects of the sartorialist's photo contest, so today's post is full of vintage finds. hooray! ______________________________________________________________ more vintage-inspired photos by bethany obrecht ______________________________________________________________ ♥ aqua party dress cobalt blue swing coat absinthe party dress... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2010 at this i made.
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nola, age 19 luna park, melbourne, australia 1931 the sartorialist has been running a personal photo contest and the winners so far have been excellent! i especially liked the one above because i've actually been to luna park in melbourne, although my visit was not even in the same century... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2010 at this i made.
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yes, i watched "mega shark vs. giant octopus" and yes, i thought it was ridiculous on the whole. but as a break from papers and finals? it was awesome. awesome! keeping with the film's nautical theme, today's post is blue & ocean-inspired. ________________________________________________________ crocheted coral specimen crocheted jellyfish specimen wunderkammer... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2010 at this i made.
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while i spent my weekend indoors writing a paper, my roommate grainne watched a balloon launch! some people have all the luck. with that jealousy in mind, tonight's post is all full of the things i'm wanting and admiring in april. __________________________________________________________ here are a few more photos from the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2010 at this i made.
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luke suttee, age 7 i came home thursday evening for the long weekend-- exciting. my family gave me the rest of my birthday gifts that evening after some delicious coldstone cupcakes-- more exciting. _______________________________________________________ a few favorite gifts framed and matted paintbrush photograph - austin temple (rachel's fellow photography student)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2010 at this i made.
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olivia - ian falconer today's post is all about illustrators, inspired by the sweet illustrations of ian falconer in his "olivia the pig" book series. _______________________________________________________ ian falconer _______________________________________________________marc johns _______________________________________________________ nicole of sloe gin fizz _______________________________________________________ kate micucci _______________________________________________________ nancy mungcal at pretty little theives _______________________________________________________ shira sela _______________________________________________________... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2010 at this i made.
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dots and buntings sugar & cream set i've been wearing bright yellows and blues lately, but after seeing this gorgeous red, yellow, and blue dish tea set, i think i should start throwing some red into my outfits as well. large & small cake plates inspired by the sweet prints... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2010 at this i made.
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black balloons - colin michael simmons yesterday was my 20th birthday and it was such a lovely day. i made pink-frosted cupcakes, watched law & order, ate a huge dinner, and spent my evening with wonderful friends. this year will be my year! i just know it. today's post is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at this i made.