Happy Monday my friend. It's Memorial day here in the USA, which is actually a very somber occasion dedicated to fallen soldiers, but mostly we celebrate it with grilled meat and gardening. Hashtag: MERICA After an epic day of weeding and BBQ yesterday, it's now pouring rain and I'm feeling a little relieved to have a valid excuse to stay indoors and catch up on all the … Read More.
Contrary to popular belief, Scrunch Shibori is not the name of the hipster gas station attendant who sells poems about his goat; it's what you can do with a nifty die kit and a duvet. Want to make one? Yeah. You do! … Read More.
Welp. I did it. I painted my living room black. Okay, almost black. In my heart I wanted navy blue but the sample looked horrible in the space (I might even get rid of blue stuff in the room in general -- it just doesn't play well with others in here). I tried out a few swatches, but this was the clear winner and I'm delighted! In the can it looks like a true gray, … Read More.
Happy Monday everybody! Hope things are well by you. I sit here on my laptop next to an open window, relishing, no -- wallowing, in the sunshine and cool breeze. … Read More.
I have a strange affection for chain link fences. Cyclone fences, as some folks call them. Some of my west-coast friends think they are horribly outdated, but they … Read More.
Incredible must-see photo essay: The Chinese Art of a Crowd. Also, China has the weirdest nicknames for celebrities. My personal favorite: Lord of the … Read More.
Happy Mother's Day! The interwebs tells me this is the week to discuss things you can buy and make for mothers, so I thought it might be nice to share one of the … Read More.
Gut is a weird concept. It's a biological location, but it's also an abstract word for something nobody knows how to describe, we just know that it's important. We … Read More.
Today is a great day, for not only was the Duchess of Cambridge delivered of a daughter today, the world was delivered of a Lolabelle. Happy birthday, Lola! … Read More.