14 September 2009

monday color: white

For monday color we are going with simple white. Easy for accents, it's never too hard to find something perfect for your home or outfit in this color. Keep it small or decorate a whole room in white for a dreamy feel.

Clockwise form top left: animal calendarletter lightdelightfully askew blousehong kong birdcage lanternlugano leather suitcasehalogen credenzaporcelain coffee carafefleur de lys serving bowlconversation platessnow white and the usual suspects

13 September 2009

letter of the month: a

A is for armoire. Exotica font at DaFont, bird-cut armoire at Anthropologie.

11 September 2009

friday links

Creating a welcoming entryway - I'm glad they stopped calling it a landing strip (Apartment Therapy)
Lovely linen - perfect little tea towels (Oh Joy!)

Chloe fall '09 - a.k.a. how to succesfully mix brown and black (unruly things)
Zombie Necklace - perfect for upcoming costumes (Ooh Shiny)

Glasses from bottles - just make sure you sand the edge properly (Apartment therapy)
Fabric covered hangers - the bow is a perfect touch (design*sponge)

Andy Gilmore - geometric, colorful, and slightly mesmerizing
Cassandra Jones - found photo collages, wish I had thought of this (Booooooom!)

Horizontal menus - some really nice inspiration mixed in there (Smashing Magazine)
Encyclopedia type - an encyclopedia for fonts, nice to learn about my favorites (I love typography)

DIY Ice Cream Soda - just plain adorable (eat drink chic)
Blackberry Ricotta cornbread - sweet & savory, will have to give this a try (eat make read)

10 September 2009

Picture Perfect Style: fly TWA

The picture perfect series: using art to create an outfit. This week we use Africa Fly TWA, drawing inspiration from the zebras and the bright sky to make an ensemble that would be great for a night out.

Clockwise from top left: Africa, Fly TWAOpaque TightsBustlings Avenue DressChaundra bangle setElie Tahari BagFergie Turnpike PumpPenny Lane cream BlushCatfight Lipstick

09 September 2009


If you ever were to look at my jewelery collection you would find gold acorns, wiener dog rings,  seahorse earrings, and much more like that; so it seems only natural to absolutely love everything from the company VeraMeat. Rings, necklaces, and earrings all are hand-crafted in precious metals and provide a little bit of quirk to the average outfit. Prices Range from  $34-$240.

08 September 2009

Eye Candy: Rex Ray

These bright colors and geometric shapes are right up my alley. Rex Ray, found via Whorange.

07 September 2009

monday color: mustard seed

This week we are going for color of mustard. A great color for the impending fall, it has been seen all over the runways and will definitely be a strong color in '09.

Clockwise from the top left: felix dreams of flightblackburn checkbook clutchmimosa brunch dressMadalena suede flatsruler mirrormustard seed paintmelon knobtimerdwarf wired lamptuscan urnsvineyard bracketpleat pillow

06 September 2009

letter of the month: a

A is for airplane. Existence light font at DaFont, Hawk's paper airplane mobile by Marnie Vellonhals.

05 September 2009

Belated Friday Links

My sad little internet died for the day yesterday so Fridays's link list is a little late.

The recycled house - beautiful low income housing using recycled items (NYTimes)
Turn this room into an outfit - similar to my own poster outfits (Design*Sponge)

Count to twenty ten - future 'seasonless' fashion (Kingdom of style)
The new Kate Spade collection - I want everything (Coquette)

Diy 3 fall accessories - tights could be cute in moderation, necklace is lovely (Refinery 29)
Queen Anne's lace flower pattern - this would look great on cloth napkins (Posie gets Cozy)

Katrin Schwulst - fresh lovely graphic drawings (Indie/Pretty/Perfect)
Scott Teplin - simple but oh so detailed drawings (Booooooom!)

Hand drawn typography - so many fonts.. (Smashing Magazine)
Polaroid generator v1 - amazing photoshop actions by rawimage (Deviant Art)

That's rich... - animal crackers chocolates are darling (Oh Joy!)
Spectrum garland - such a beautiful simple cake (d. Sharp)

03 September 2009

Picture Perfect Style: Bloomfest

Today we start the picture perfect style series; creating outfits inspired from art, and what better than strong graphic posters! This week uses strong hues of blue and yellow with a hint of red derived from bold bloomfest flowers.

Bloomfest PosterTaryn Rose BreezeCashmere Crew Neck CardiganCole Hann ClutchHigh Wire DressReversible Jagged Line Necklace 

02 September 2009

Mythical Cards

Mythical creature are always winners in my book. Sasquatch and loch ness cards available at The Curiosity Shoppe.

01 September 2009

Felted Rose scarves

Wishing I had a spare $200 for these absolutely stunning scarves by Jenne Giles. Available for purchase at Harlequin Felt Works Etsy