Gotta Love It – Visual Painting Tutorial

Gotta Love It – Visual Painting Tutorial

This reminds me of my grandmother in so many ways (down to the handwriting).  Makes me want to dive into watercolour experimentation… xox P.S. Source

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Links I Love – Light Reading

Links I Love – Light Reading

Nice placemats are impossible to find.  These DIY dip-dyed ones are gorgeous (think I’ll be making a few of my own this spring). This gif made me laugh. Bottega Louie officially made my bucket list.  One glance at this post and you’ll add it to yours too. I need this iPhone remote! How cool are […]

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Fashionista Finds – Saatchi Art

Fashionista Finds – Saatchi Art

If you follow my instagram account, you’ll know that the man and I are big art buffs.  Ever getting carried away in documentaries showcasing the talents and eccentricities of the masters (Bacon, Basquiat, Warhol, Rothko, Soulages, Pollock… you name it, we’ve seen it), it’s no wonder we approach our own ever-expanding collection with the same […]

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DIY Design – 3D Paper Liquorice Allsorts

DIY Design – 3D Paper Liquorice Allsorts

My grandfather eats them like chips (inhale may be a better word).  They are gorgeous in colour, and design-wise are as imaginative as candy come.  When I saw these paper printables, and read that they’d make for a cool kids mobile, I had to share.  What a fun afternoon activity (I’d even keep these as […]

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Marimekko Design Wishlist…

Marimekko Design Wishlist…

I’m kind of aching for spring.  All the pastels and bright hues have my attention.  I’m over the all black dress code that always comes with winter… bring on the fun graphics, stimulating design, and intriguing comfort I say!  Marimekko is an addictive site (you’ve been warned). Cocktail pillow sham Kurina 1 top Socks rolled […]

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Itty Bitty Update…

Itty Bitty Update…

My apologies, dear readers for the hiccup in posting lately.  I’ve been on a hellbent mission to finish tying up all loose ends as I make my way through week 38!  Mobility is increasingly harder these days, and my body aches for a slower pace (to which I have not yet had the chance to […]

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Fashionista Finds – Naomi Okubo Art

Fashionista Finds – Naomi Okubo Art

I love days when you’ve set everything up for yourself prior to make it all easier.  Dinner is already made.  Lunch is in the fridge.  Laundry is done.  Work has been sent out.  Dog has been washed.  All that’s left to conquer is unabashed enjoyment and relaxation. On the schedule today? Poking in on press […]

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Oil Art Splendor A La Yrjö Edelmann

Oil Art Splendor A La Yrjö Edelmann

Yes, oil paintings.  Not photographs.  Not actual wrapping.  Koons-worthy precision with a paintbrush and exceptional eye.  Check out more of where this crazy beautiful came from here. Have a gorgeous evening, xox  

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Changes – Prepping & Primping

Changes – Prepping & Primping

As of next week, I am officially off on early maternity leave.  My departure feels like something comparable to an early retirement, even though I fully plan on continuing multiple projects and collaborations after my 9 to 5 workweeks are behind me.  For someone with plans for a big family (I’m serious when I say […]

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Fashionista Finds – Indoor Clouds by Berndnaut Smilde

Fashionista Finds – Indoor Clouds by Berndnaut Smilde

Interactive art is always cool.  Mix some science in there, pair it with the unexpected/magical, and you’ve got something completely awe-inspiring.  Through controlling temperatures and humidity in varying spaces, Berndnaut Smilde photographs his man-made, of-the-instant clouds.  Incredible right?  You can read more about it here… Here’s hoping your day was enchanting! xox

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