We had old mismatched brass door knobs throughout our whole house. Sometimes I think our house was built out of scraps found in dumpsters—nothing matches! I’m not crazy about our flat panel doors either, but new doors are expensive and replacing the old knobs has made me feel a lot better about the doors overall. [...]
Archive for September, 2010
I need to get a denim pencil skirt one of these days. They are so versatile. I especially love all the seaming details on this one! 1 Caramel Ripple Top from ModCloth 2 Bloompop Leather Cuff from ColinFrancis Design 3 Weimar Earrings from Anthropologie 4 Denim Pencil Skirt from Charlotte Russe 5 Pink Studio “Bellina” [...]
The weather is starting to cool off a tad, and it’s reminding me that I gave up on my gardening plan when the hot humidity and mosquito swarms of summer hit. I’m trying to get motivated again by replanting a few terra cotta pots on the deck. I love how container gardens look, but they [...]
I’m a sucker for new pens. I recently picked up a pack of Sharpie pens to try. I put them to the test, and just as I suspected they are perfect for doodling!
The guest room was a blank slate when we moved in. I like how the room is looking, but I still need to add something quirky to personalize it—like the poop in the bathroom or the zombies on the mantle. Oh, and can’t you hear the bed crying out for more throw pillows? Before: After:
I’m so thankful for this long weekend! The plan includes bike rides, a visit to the farmer’s market, a cookout with friends and lots of relaxing. Here are some links I’ve been enjoying lately for your weekend entertainment… This interactive map visualizes who moved where in the USA in 2008. The Four Levels of Social [...]
I love trying new fruits! These are called champagne grapes, so naturally I thought they would taste like champagne. They actually just taste like regular grapes. Delicious, but not as bubbly as I imagined. I like to pretend I’m a giant when I’m eating them.
If I could rewind the past four years and redo my wedding I would want to carry one of these stunning brooch bouquet’s down the aisle. I bet I could even persuade Lionsgate Designs to include some of the brooches my grandma gave me from her jewelry collection. Now where can I get a time [...]