Wednesday, November 24, 2010

All you need is love

And amour.  And liefde.  And karlek.  Fell in love with this poster in the latest issue of Rue Magazine.

{Image via Rue Magazine}

After much sleuthing, I finally tracked it down on etsy and bought it!

{MadeByGirl prints by Jennifer Ramos}
See you in 3 - 5 weeks, love!  I have just the frame for you.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Make an entrance

I recently added some upgrades to my own entryway, and as such am inspired by these stylish foyers.

{all images via Canadian House & Home, of which I am a new subscriber!}

Monday, November 22, 2010

Vintage safari

Inspired by these vintage photos of intrepid travelers exploring the unknown.  (Yes, I'm still stuck on the "find new frontiers" kick.)

{Bag via Mullholland}

{via Domino Magazine}

{via Domino Magazine}

{via Domino Magazine}

{via Domino Magazine}

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

There is a light and it never goes out

For those of us with small spaces, a lamp attached directly to the wall frees up precious real estate on side tables.  And for those of us with really small spaces, it negates the need for a bed stand altogether!

*post title courtesy of Morrissey and The Smiths.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Keep searching

I can say with absolute certainty that the book that made me want to be a writer was Kurt Vonnegut's "Cat's Cradle."  As a way to inspire my creative writing, I recently re-read it and was struck by this passage:

"'Americans,'" he said, quoting his wife's letter to the Times, "'are forever searching for love in forms it never takes, in places it can never be. It must have something to do with the vanished frontier.'"

 {Photos by Marci Hunt LeBrun}

{Painting by Jeremy Miranda}

We must constantly be searching for new frontiers.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Ode to the ampersand

From T-shirt company Yellow Black & White:

"The Ampersand is the the symbol for inclusion. It represents that there is something else." {I just love that!}

{T-shirt by House Industries}


 {Via Design Milk}

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Carry on my wayward son

As I said to my cousin over the weekend:  I need a new bag like I need a hole in the head.  (AKA no, not so much.)  HOWEVER that did not stop me from scooping up this number at Rainy Day on Martha's Vineyard.

 {Feast your eyes}

Monday, November 8, 2010

The catch-all

How do I love thee, little plates and cups and bowls that I keep close by, on a side table, in the bathroom, atop a bureau?   These are the perfect spots to drop my earrings, some loose change, and a treasure or two. You keep my keys at the ready and guard my sunglasses by the door.  

{via West Elm}

{Purchased at Alley's General Store on Martha's Vineyard for $6}
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