For the love of color

Image via Pantone announced its color of the year for 2010 as turquoise. I’m a huge fan, although I tend to enjoy a more dark and saturated version of the color – I think turquoise can mean many things to many people. Overall, I’m loving the image they created to promote this year’s “it” hue. The orange and yellow make the entire look feel very fresh to me. And I feel a courageous decision coming on for a bedding direction…this could be huge, friends. I’ll keep you posted. Here’s a bit on how the Read More →

Currently obsessing

All photos via Make Something. I can’t shake these beautiful prints from Karyn’s site. She makes things from Japanese dress books and she totally inspires. I just finished a tunic similar to the one above only it’s in blah, blah, boring black. Her dress makes me want to branch out of my comfort zone.

Where dreams begin

This dog-eared copy of “A Very Young Skater” by Jill Krementz (circa 1979) is one of many well-loved books from my childhood. I’m not sure what came first: this book. Or, my best friend from Kindergarten, Shiloh, who happened to be a competitive ice skater. And by competitive, I mean that she had a very fancy green dress that she had once worn in a skating performance. I coveted that dress during every play date. My skating career lasted just a few months. I never got a pretty dress but I would mentally choose one Read More →


This package of goodies arrived yesterday morning. Turns out my hubby reads this blog. During a layover in Paris he had some Valentine’s delivered my way. They took a bit longer than he expected and he ended up beating them home by a day. That’s o.k. I was more than happy to sit on the couch, watching Project Runway with him while devouring a box of sinful French macaroons. Thanks lovey. Happy weekend, friends.

Good on paper

Greeting cards found at Pop+Shorty and originally spotted on Dani’s blog. Snarky humor will get me each and every time. But I also have a terribly soft spot sweet little birds in trees. I am complex like that.

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