Archive for May, 2010

the coming days

May 30, 2010

source of image unknown

I’m not a big fan of busy but next week is shaping up to be just that. I’m either going to have a complete blast or be in total misery come a week from today. Which is basically to say, please forgive me if I post in the coming week without actually saying much of anything. I’ll be too busy knocking me week out.. one day at a time.. margarita by margarita.

My agenda thus far..

  1. Monday: Memorial Day, something fun with Graycen
  2. Tuesday: Night out, margaritas with a friend
  3. Wednesday: Night out, margaritas with another friend
  4. Thursday: Night in, margaritas while watching Housewives of New York
  5. Friday: Possibly dropping dead from exhaustion
  6. Saturday: Afternoon out, drinking anything available at an adorable 2 year olds party

quote love

May 25, 2010

I wish I could recall where I had plucked this from but I don’t. Needless, I like it.

weekend check

May 24, 2010

Lets see, I spent Friday night at the computer (with a double margarita) playing Pac-Man. I then proceeded to spend Saturday night doing the same.

Was anyone else glued to Google? How I miss thee already.

Googles celebration, Happy 30th Pac-Man

globe trotting

May 22, 2010

image from land of nod

I am in love with the map covered wall from Land of Nod. I have no idea when I will redecorate my sons room but I would love to do something similar. I think about that image often. Then a few weekends back I was at the Hester Flea and came across Severely Vintage. I wanted *everything* that guy was selling, including the old school class room maps. I did make one small purchase but perhaps someday, I’ll make a much bigger one. Check out some of his past sales below.

via severely vintage

via severely vintage

moving on: magazine finds

May 19, 2010

By Sunday I was able to move on from cleaning and organizing my Bookmarks to cleaning and organizing my folders of torn out magazine pages. Apparently I’m someone who despises clutter unless that clutter includes lust worthy images of interiors and other randomness.

Here go a few yummy pieces from Lee. All of which would look pretty in my home.

pillow from Lee

chair by Lee

chair via Lee

another thing saved: filed under sites i like

May 18, 2010

I think this is the last of things found while cleaning my Bookmarks. I could probably make another 10 post but that would take another Friday night of cleaning. Not to say it won’t happen again, I just hope that the next time I find myself doing this, I have a drink (or two) in hand.

Moving on…

Don’t you just love this! Visually it is beautiful and the rules are spot on.

via harmonie interieure

for saving things: filed under paper items

May 17, 2010

I have no recollection of how I discovered this site. It’s unfortunate because I would give a great big thank you to that person right now.

The people at Notion Farm only have one item for sale but here is the thing, that product is clever, witty, and charming. I think when you have proven to be all three you’re able to get away with such rubbish. I just love that about them.

Lets carry on. Now that I have you on the edge of your seat let me get to the loot – it’s an official Tooth Fairy Kit. Sounds kinda boring and absurd but please, keep reading… and then check out the yummy yummy photos.

Product Description:

The Tooth Fairy Kit contains one letterpress Certificate of Record for filling with your local Tooth Fairy and one reusable silkscreened cloth deposit bag for your first and all subsequent transactions. The official certificate keeps record of name, age, tooth lost, method of extraction and compensation information.

Tooth Fairy Kit

via Notion Farm, Tooth Fairy Kit

yummy yummy pretty pretty paper

My own mother still has my baby teeth which truthfully, it wiggs me out. She has them saved in her jewelry chest, stashed in an old velvet ring box. ¬†Talk about the last thing you want to stumble upon when your hunting for the matching earring. Are you grossed out yet? Cause I’m just saying, this clever certificate and clearly labeled envelope would be a much better storage option if you’re the kind of mama that wants to save your kiddos teeth.

Come to think of it, I really must get one of these for Graycen.

saving for someday: filed under interiors

May 16, 2010

I fear that remodeling my bathroom is years, and years (and years) away. It’s frustrating to think about but when we finally get there – I’m doing something gorgeous like this.

via Artistic Tile, design name Celestial

Company founder Nancy Epstein looked to Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night as source material for Celestial. Its polished-marble mosaic tiles interlock to form 12-inch squares that, in turn, create a single seamless design when installed. Custom colors available. 877-528-5395; artistictile.com. circle 436

things we save: filed under interior and stylist

May 15, 2010

photography by sam mcadam

I have this pesky habit of surfing the net when suddenly, getting carried away, I start to add random nothings to my Bookmark page. Which could be great and helpful except – I rarely ever go back though my Bookmarks.

Ugh!

Tell me I’m not the only one. Tell me everyone has a 100 plus bookmarks where things have random names that leave them scratching their head. It’s awful, and annoying… and sigh.¬† I always think to myself, I gotta get better with this stuff. Like make clever folders with descriptive names that trigger understandable thoughts. I wanna be able to say “that’s what that is.”

It’s never going to happen, is it?

Moving on… Given my sudden abundance of free time I spent Friday night cleaning my Bookmarks. I made folders that aren’t perfect or even fully understandable, but I did ditch a slew of links that made no sense. I also found a bunch of beautiful things and even a few projects that are once again calling my name.

For the next several days I think I’ll share some of the better finds. I hope you enjoy! And if you decide to bookmark anything, perhaps make a better attempt to properly label everything. It’s either that or spend an exciting Friday night cleaning up your online clutter.

And by the use of the word exciting, I’m exaggerating.

The first four images (counting the one above) are by Sam McAdam. I love the collection of pretty bottles in an assortment of colors. The purple is wickedly lovely. I love what appears to be a drum. That is a drum, right? And the pretty wallpaper with the stacked luggage. Lots of goodness!

photography by sam mcadam

photo by sam mcadam

photo by sam mcadam

via vivian artists, hair by marco guglielmino

Have something good to share that’s been filed in your Bookmarks?

May 12, 2010

Elle Decor UK photography by Fulvio Maiani via fashionation

My days are getting a bit easier and I forsee a break in my schedule. Once I’ve stetched out a bit, I promise to do a bit more posting.