Wednesday, February 24, 2010

staple art : it's a must.


How beautiful is this mural?
Would you believe it's made of hundreds of teeny tiny staples?
Cuz it is!!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

paradise


I want to go to there.

meet your match


I was inspired by Matters of Style, who obsessively collects matches like I do. It's one
of my favorite things about traveling and ultimately becomes a free souvenir - sweet!
Usually they're scattered all around my apartment in little dishes, but I gathered up some
of my favorites to show you. Thanks for the idea Matters of Style!

(Matches from Gueros Taco Bar in Austin, the now defunct Louis' in Pawley's Island, SC, Scoma's in Sausalito, Vendetta's in Vail, CO, Schmeltema and Roue D'or in Brussels, and my neighborhood favorite Union Square Cafe.)

Paris, 1962





I hope the Hot Tub Time Machine is real, because I know where I wanna go.

keaton on keaton



I love Diane Keaton's quirky style.
This NYTimes article about her other passions
(fashion, photography, etc.) is really cool.

Monday, February 22, 2010

How to spend a weekend

1. Eat lots of yummy stuff.

2. Go to the Aquarium and hang out with Jellies.

Olympic fever




Does anyone else have Olympic fever?
These Ryan McGinley 2010 Olympic photos are just so beautiful.

baby eggplant


These baby eggplants are so cute. And tasty too!
I just recently tried them for the first time and now I'm kind of obsessed.



Tuesday, February 16, 2010

my lil' anie


My cosmic soul sister has started a blog of her collages.

behind the seams





I am loving the recent trend of inspiration sections on designer's websites.
It's so interesting to get a peek into the design process and find out what informs their decisions.

Plus they look like scrapbooks so me like.


the grand dame



I love Grand Central. These old photos make me love it even more.

Grand Central Terminal, New York City, October 1941.

Photograph by John Collier Jr.



K.S.



Kate Spade always rocks it on V-Day.

Toastin'




Toast freakin' rules.
Why don't they ship to the US of A?

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

"Après moi le deluge"



Please see "Valentino : The Last Emperor". It's so beautiful. (and hilarious)
Just makes you want to get all dressed up and go to a party in Rome.

wants vs. needs




I need to go to a party in Lanvin.

happy happy



I love Happy Menocal's watercolors. You have to check out her sketchbook.
It's full of quirky drawings and little stories. See it here.
Plus, she was featured in Town & Country magazine. Be impressed!!

Life in Liberty




I love Liberty of London's iconic floral prints.
So delicate and vintage looking.


what i've been up to.


collaging, of course.

Snow day!!

I have a Snow Day today!! Yay!!

tres chic: Marais Usa




A couple of girls I went to school with have started an adorable shoe company called Marais USA.


The shoes are cute and super practical. (loving the oxfords)
Plus, their website has lots of fun, extra goodies.
Follow their blog here for updates about trunk shows here in NYC.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Rosy outlook

I love this Rosy poster. Would be cute framed in a little girls room. Or my room.

Haters gon' hate



I am loving the branding for this line of perfume.


DIY: Contact Me


How sad is this little corner in my apartment?

It needed something, besides our weird cameraphone. Something cheap.

I was inspired by Sabbespot’s DIY Chevron Pattern and this NY Times article about a young, married couple and their apartment re-do.

So, I bought a roll of Magic Cover for $3.99 at a hardware store and got to work.

Next thing you know….

Hello Gorgeous.

This project literally could not have been simpler. I just measured my stripes, spaced them evenly apart and cut them out with an Xacto.

I am so happy with my wall!! Now I just have to find the perfect little something something for it.

I was thinking something like this:

This seems like a pretty easy DIY copy.