This is Tess's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Tess's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
San Francisco
Writing, Styling, Exclaiming
Interests: All photos are by Tess Wilson, unless otherwise noted. Thanks!
Recent Activity
I love all the garlands/buntings/banners!
Toggle Commented Mar 4, 2014 on an oh joy party {giveaway}...NOW CLOSED at Oh Joy!
The Optic Triad blanket & pillow in Ivory, please!
Definitely the white & brass!
Toggle Commented Oct 30, 2013 on a bright light {giveaway}... at Oh Joy!
And now a few After shots to go along with my Grocery Store Flowers post for Apartment Therapy- yellow mums, lilies, alstro, and carnations in a teapot... Now joined by burgundy mums, alstro, & carnations in a spray-painted gold jar... And ooooh, in a rare spot of sun! Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at myrnamay
A few befores&afters to go along with my recent Flower Processing post for Apartment Therapy: spider Mums before & after... Goldenrod before & after.... And Wal-Mart's overpriced finest (not very fine, it must be said) before & after. Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at myrnamay
The camera is probably my favorite, as I majored in photography! And my little joy is home with my boys.
Toggle Commented Oct 16, 2013 on a little joy {giveaway} with twig... at Oh Joy!
In which I frantically attempt to get things out of the garden & into jars. The world's most low-key zucchini pickles, a combination of the Zucchini Pickles, Cafe Zuni Style from Poppytalk and Smitten Kitchen's Pickled Vegetable Sandwich Slaw. I didn't have any turmeric, I did not take the time... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2013 at myrnamay
Perfect grapefruits from a coworker's family orchard. The inevitable tangle after a trip home in my bag. Ah, much better: about-to-be-stewed, with sugar. The results: recipe from Pure Vegan, plate from Leah, tea from Blue Bottle Coffee SFMOMA. Happy birthday to me! Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2013 at myrnamay
Celery, hummus, almond butter, currants, pomegranate seeds, chickpeas, and peas. For a dreamy stoop picnic with Leah & Heidi. Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2013 at myrnamay
Wayne Thiebaud's Cakes, recreated in actual cake, with Leah Rosenberg. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2013 at myrnamay
The Big Shot sparkle headband is fantastic!
Toggle Commented Jul 2, 2013 on an everyday party {giveaway}... at Oh Joy!
I would hang it a work, to be joyfully smashed when we pop the Prosecco on our very last day!
Toggle Commented May 1, 2013 on a sparkly handmade {giveaway}... at Oh Joy!
Echinacea, little bluestem, blue indigo, spirea, & serviceberry, in a pit-fired vase by Nedda Atassi from Gravel & Gold For Christmas I gave a vase, along with a promise to keep it filled with pretty things. Stay tuned... In situ, with apothecary jar matchstick bottle by Jen Pearson, another gift.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at myrnamay
Hydrangea, buddleia, blue eryngium, eucalyptus Hyacinth, sweet peas, and lots of 'em Hyacinth, eryngium, and thanks if you can help me figure out what type of gentiana that is Peonies, sweet peas, dahlias Anemones, allium, blackberries, dusty miller I must admit: this one might be my favorite since it's as... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at myrnamay
Peonies from faraway lands, tulips, narcissus, bay (Le backside) Ornamental kale, hydrangea, tulips, more peonies Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at myrnamay
Because sometimes you need some fluuuuuuuuuff... Double tulips, every type of narcissus you could ever need "Something white, creamy..." Peonies, double tulips Sweetpeas, peonies, fireworks grass, tiny mystery flower "Something white" Roses, double tulips, carnations "Pretty, pink, from one little girl to another" Tulips, narcissus Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at myrnamay
"She likes dark things, but she's not goth...something pretty but edgy" Tulips, coral fern, magnolia branches "Something VERY cheerful" Viburnum, ranunculus, and...I forget the name of the darling little lanterns! I don't think they asked for anything in particular, so I just freestyled Double tulips, hydrangia, buddleia, some type of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2013 at myrnamay
"Something tall, maybe viney or branchy, white, textural, modern, artistic" Pussy willow, willow, hippeastrum, mossy branches (For the first time I tried designing the arrangement on the floor, since everything was so freaking tall!) "Tall, for an entryway" Magnolia branches, crespidia, hippeastrum, French Tulips "Something dramatic, for an artist" Magnolia... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2013 at myrnamay
Fun! The Dolce Vita flats & the Vince long sleeve sweater, please. And more!
Today, the lovely Leah & Imin hosted the 1st annual Jews For Dim Sum on the steps of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. I made cookies. Almond cookies are often given at the end of the meal at Chinese restaurants, though their fame is overshadowed by that of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2011 at myrnamay
My friend Mike and I go out for burritos & margaritas ('ritos & 'ritas) about once a month, so when his birthday arrived, I wanted to make a cake that related, somehow. (Actually, I think I promised him a cake-filled burrito baked into a cake...) A burrito cake seemed out... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2011 at myrnamay
...But you're going to want to get her back there as soon as possible. If you can swing it, I highly recommend living at one end of the Mission while one of your favorite people in the world lives at the other end. Over the years, Crystal & I had... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at myrnamay
#3, please, the perfect color combination! xoxo
Toggle Commented May 27, 2011 on a summer {giveaway} from hound... at Oh Joy!
I love this idea- it reminds me of the inside-covers of Persephone books!
Toggle Commented May 14, 2011 on Lining an Envelope with Ease at Posie Gets Cozy
As you might be able to tell from the light in these photos, I made some little autumn thank-you cards very, very early this morning. Well, not very very early, but early for a project to have been completed by me. I passed out with a fever last night at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2010 at myrnamay