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Apple Blue
Denver, CO
A soon-to-be shopkeeper navigating the world of DIY, design and all things pretty.
Interests: design, crafts, film, travel, magazines, the color yellow, labradoodles, music, records, mountains, sushi, writing
Recent Activity
What a cool kid. : )
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2013 on Sweet & Spicy Dal Recipe at Apple Blue
One of the perks of being a "temp" nanny is getting to meet and interact with different families all the time. I love the variety that comes with meeting new people and experiencing different home environments and cultures. One of the families I work for occasionally is from India. Their... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Apple Blue
I just had to share these fascinating, weird and creepy vintage costume photos with you guys. I found them via my favorite Denver radio station and thought to myself, "Hey self, what better way to start October than with a post full of pictures that will totally freak out your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2013 at Apple Blue
Yea totally! Its a trade off because the money is way better than working at Starbucks, I just hate not knowing for SURE where the money is going to come from that month. Very stressful! Lets both grow money trees so we can shop til we drop and go to Starbucks five times a day, k? ; )
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2013 on Good riddance, September. at Apple Blue
You're right Anna, it definitely will. It already is... slowly but surely. Feels good to get it out though haha : )
Toggle Commented Oct 1, 2013 on Good riddance, September. at Apple Blue
(I have randomly inserted cute pictures of pets in costumes to offset the "Debbie Downer"-esque vibe of this blog post but in reality I think what I've actually done is created this really sick emotional rollercoaster. And for that I am sorry.) The sounds of the masses rejoicing over the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2013 at Apple Blue
Thanks so much LA! ; ) You're the nicest!
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2013 on Truth telling. at Apple Blue
I can't explain why, but every now and then someone comes into my life that just seems like they were "meant" to be there. It might be a dear friend who I get to see every week over coffee or it may be someone miles away that I just develop... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2013 at Apple Blue
Hey Jenn! ; ) Thanks for your comment, starting a business is definitely still on the agenda. Moving cross country and then trying to get settled in has taken a lot more time than I thought and Im just trying to focus on getting things normalized a little before I add any more "crazy" to the mix. I love you for asking though! Its seriously so encouraging and mind blowing to have so many people curious and excited about it. : ) Have an awesome week!
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2013 on New things. at Apple Blue
Oh boy, where do I even begin? It's a story as old as time. Girl starts blog. Girl is obsessed with blog. Blog becomes business. Business is an adventure. Girl gets tired. And bored. And burnt out. Girl steps away from the computer. Very slowwwwly. Girl spends an infinite amount... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2013 at Apple Blue
I wish I knew the source of this picture because then I might be able to hone in on the bunny's actual location and steal him when no one was looking. But I'm moving on now because those fluffy paws are breaking my heart. It's Easter! And I'm back in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2013 at Apple Blue
I've been a fan of documentary films forever and this one that I saw earlier this week had a really prfound impact on me. I think I cried most of the way through. And while I want to keep the content on this blog somewhat light and happy, I also... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at Apple Blue
Unless you're completely new to this blog, you probably know that I recently moved from my old blog over on Blogger to this shiny, new one. I must admit it was a bittersweet moment because I had some good times over there. And while I considered importing all of those... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2013 at Apple Blue
I mean, I don't know how much more of this I can take. Are they trying to drive me insane? Yes, I believe they are. I have long been a fan of Marimekko and this season is no different. It's a pear pillow for goodness sakes. I'm just going to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at Apple Blue
It's late. And I'm so tired. Today has drained me almost completely. But earlier, in the midst of it all, I was hit with one simple word. Redemption. And in like a flood came the realization of all the beautiful manifestations this word has taken in my life. I was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at Apple Blue
I always feel fancy when I order business cards. And it's almost always been extremely rushed. Usually the week before a craft fair, back when I was still selling handmade. I never really ended up liking the design very much and I always ordered too many. I have over a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2013 at Apple Blue
Apple Blue is now following Studio Calico
Mar 16, 2013
Life is going really fast for me these days. It's probably moving at the speed of light for a lot of you, too. And even when the direction things are going is a really positive, exciting one it can still be entirely overwhelming. I couldn't be any more pleased with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2013 at Apple Blue
My oh my, if you're a blogger or just a reader of blogs then I'm sure you've caught wind of all the Google-Reader-got-voted-off-the-island drama. Fortunately for me, I fell off the "Reader" wagon a long time ago. But reading blogs is one of my favorite parts of the day, every... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2013 at Apple Blue
The whole vintage look with muted colors has served me well for these past 9+ years but I feel like I'm finally entering into a new style phase and it's pretty exciting stuff. I still love the whole vintage look but I am so drawn to more graphic, bold florals... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2013 at Apple Blue
Thanks lady ; )
So glad you can relate Sarah : )
Thanks MJ : )