Tutu Celing Light

Wouldn’t this be fun in a little girl’s room? Or, AHEM, a not so little girl’s room. Did I ever tell you about my ballerina snowglobe? It was so cool! Okay, not as cool as my Liberace snow globe, but, you know, who doesn’t a love a ballerina? Especially since that Black Swan movie came […]

You can’t argue with facts.

Look y’all, I don’t advocate anyone trying to eat their feelings, but Lord, if life is going to get messy, it may as well come drizzled in hot fudge. Photo and recipe for Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie n’ Oreo Fudge Brownie Bar courtesy of Kevin & Amanda.

Spangled Flannel Lanterns

 I can’t stop thinking about these flannel lanterns from Free People‘s series of store displays. I’m not going to make them because 1. I don’t have space 2. I’m moving 3. I already have to pack 23 homemade light fixtures and for someone who lives in a 5 room apartment, that’s pretty effing impressive. So […]

It’s the Little Things

Look, if I have to box up and label everything in my possession, it may as well be cute, no? And, the movers are going to be so impressed when they see these precious labels! (Five bucks says that’s the first time anyone has ever put movers and precious in the same sentence). Making something […]

Welcome Home Inigo!

Months ago I googled up “Inigo Montoya painting” and found this thumbprint image… little did I know he was the real deal If by chance you should ever write about your love of black velvet paintings and Mandy Patinkin, and, you just so happened to post your wish to commission a portrait of Inigo Montoya […]

Veruca’s Wallpaper

Original images via Payton Turner. Click here to see more! Eeeeeeeeeeeeep! I KNOW RIGHT?  Is this not the most amazing thing you have EVER SEEN?! So. Flippin. Cool.  It’s from a 2009 multi-media exhibition by Brian Kaspr and Payton Turner. I’m so sad I never got to see it in person, although, it’s probably just […]

Sequins and Misker Puffs

A few folks asked about the sequin pillow featured in this photo from a few weeks ago, and I’m so glad you did! It’s one of my favorite things The pillow is made from an old sequin tube skirt that my cousins picked up in a thrift store in New Orleans and gave to me […]

Moving is going to be awesome.

Slowly packing up the house is drudging up all sorts of crap. Physical and emotional dust bunnies abound, not to mention a skeleton or two. This is typical with moving, especially for someone with  hoarding tendencies like mine. This morning I was clearing out a junk drawer and found myself debating whether to throw out […]