It’s on


Here’s my ghettofabulous Buffy the Vampire Slayer costume: {Yes, the “H” and the stripes are duct tape} I had the boys home with me today and the stars aligned (i.e. they took their naps at the same time) and I got to work on sewing my costume.  The “pants”/ bodysuit is actually a shirt turned upside […]

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October 30, 2010

“Spooky” evolution charts


I’ve been loving educational charts lately and have been running into a lot of German ones.  I thought this vintage evoluationary chart “Abstammungslehr II” was perfect for the season.  Christian calls skulls “spookies” and is pictured below eating his breakfast: {I’ve collected more topiaries on the table this Fall…  Look how unsuspecting they are sitting […]

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October 29, 2010

Halloween anyone???


Okay, I LOVE Halloween.  I always have.  When I was in preschool my grandmother made me a “Glinda” costume (from the Wizard of Oz)…  It was shiny pink with star sequins glued onto it.  I felt so pretty and special and wore it waaaaaay too often after that.  (Walk in the woods anyone?  Let’s put […]

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October 28, 2010

diaNoche


One of my best friends from high school has recently started a company with her husband called diaNoche , and a blog to go with it.  Her name is Veronica and the brand, diaNoche, is all about her versatile peices that you can wear both day & night. She’s American {half-Italian (from her dad’s side, like […]

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October 26, 2010

My Vintage Peanut


{Our dining room server } About a year ago, I came across a silverplated vintage peanut and snapped it up because it’s one of those pieces that just makes me happy.  It’s definitely not something to be taken seriously and adds a little fun anywhere it goes.  I’ve seen another 1 or 2 of them out […]

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October 23, 2010

How I begin a project & the beautiful mess


A project always begins with some sort of inspiration.  When I first get into a new project with a client, after talking about generally concrete things like color, fuction, style and general needs & wishes, we dig a little deeper and think about how the room should feel. To me, the feeling in a space- the […]

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October 21, 2010

High Point: the tiniest post


We got back from High Point around 1 AM last night & I’m swamped, so as soon as I can get a spare minute (or 30) I’ll fill you in on all the details about our trip.  All that I can really say right now is that I finally got to meet some of my favorite […]

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October 20, 2010

The Osage Orange & then some


{image from Rough Ideas by Catherine White…  her pottery is gorgeous} I might have found something I love more than mossballs.  (yeah, yeah, I read the posts, moss balls are so done- but I still love them 😉  Anyway, my client, Sandy, gave me some little green balls from the farmer’s market, saying they would […]

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October 15, 2010

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