Thursday, October 27, 2011

Look At This: Miss Eve

Normally when I see a "look-at-my-style" blog I have one of three reactions: eye roll (oops, did I say that outloud?), overwhelming knowledge of how I'll never be that cool or I'm inspired to rock a huge flower and mix some patterns. When Bri (of designlovefest) introduced me to this teensy fashionista I was incredibly inspired.  Eve is the daughter of the amazing photographer Jen Altman and is only five years old! The little "about Eve" section declares that she puts her outfits together entirely on her own and then, when she feels like it, has her mama take her picture. Then it gets blogged to inspire us all. Adorable.
Little Eve
I am sincerely on the lookout for a pair of cowboy boots. Amazing.
(all images from Eve's blog)

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Meet: Seth Smoot

Hello my dear! I hope your week is off to an excellent start. We've been having a bit of off-and-on indian summer for the past couple of weeks and yesterday was another gorgeous fall day. This morning, however, looks a little gloomy and cold so today's post is a bit more grey than bright orange. You know how I love a moody photograph and Mr. Seth Smoot of NYC sure delivers. I saw his work on one of my all-time favorites, emmas design blogg, and had to scoot on over and see his portfolio for myself. What a talent. Here are some that I was drawn to.
Meet: Seth Smoot
Meet: Seth Smoot
Meet: Seth Smoot
Don't you just want to go outside right this minute and collect some twigs to paint the most vibrant mustard yellow imaginable? Me too! At least they're easy to gather this time of year. Have a good day!
(all images are from Seth's portfolio. Pop on over there to see them all!)

Friday, October 21, 2011

Listen To This: Cotton Jones

Oh man. Plaid, beards, scarves and honey-coated voices with acoustic guitar. This song has my name written all over it. Hope you enjoy it. (PS. Thanks miss Rachel for the introduction! Fall mixes are the best.)

cotton jones // i am the changer

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Meet: Mary Blair

Pinterest is blowing up! More and more of my friends are joining (which by the way means more and more of your friends are joining too - are you there already?). This is great news because the internet is humongous and I just don't have enough time to look at it all. Luckily my friends (real life or internet based) are pinning up a storm. One lovely lady I follow introduced me to the artist Mary Blair and I knew I had to share her with you. Mary was an artist with Disney from 1943 - 1953 and her hand touched some of my favorite Disney classics such as Peter Pan, Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. Her watercolors are so whimsical and sweet — I know you'll love them.
Mary Blair
Mary Blair
images from top left and across: flying // alice tea // cinderella mirror // caterpillar // apple blossoms // sleeping beauty // cinderella castle // tinkerbell // alices table // lost boys // cinderella + the prince

Monday, October 17, 2011

Look At This: Swedish Playground Design

Oh my goodness. As if I needed yet another reason to wish I lived in Sweden. How sweet and awesome are these playgrounds? I follow the blog of Elisabeth Dunker called Fine Little Day which chronicles her gorgeous life and her design inspiration. She recently posted about an amazing playground near to her home that has characters fashioned after a popular (in Sweden anyway) children's book. They got me interested in other playgrounds in Sweden and, of course, they're fabulous. Here are some of my finds. Happy Monday my dear! Get out and play!
Swedish playgrounds
Swedish playgrounds
image sources from top left and across: little blue houses // caterpillar // watermelon // dog // dog's behind // capped character // reclining man // egg // teeter totter

Friday, October 14, 2011

Listen To This: The Eels

Hello my dear! I hope you've had a good week - it's a gorgeous Fall morning here and I'm about to join up with a couple of girlfriends to hit, what has the potential to be, an awesome vintage/handmade sale. So exciting! But before I go I thought you might like a sweet song to start your weekend.

the eels//that look you give that guy
Don't you just love a bearded man? I sure do. Although his is maybe a little out of control he's adorable. See you next week!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Pretty Party: Pink + Blue + Sugary Sweet

I have many talented friends with many unique and awe-inspiring gifts but only one of them (sweet Lindsay) has the ability to make the words "key lime tartlets" look even more delicious than the tartlets themselves. I am not the only person that has realized she has amazing penmanship—luckily there are lots of people from all over the country that have asked her to create things for them. And, yeah for us!, one bridal shower she made art for was featured on Style Me Pretty last week. Which means I have some great photos for you that not only showcase her work but is a darn sweet bridal shower. Blue and pink is always a good idea and in this case, with all of the sugary sweet details, it's an important grounder for the decor. Without that pop of sassy blue the entire party (cutie guests included) would've floated into the sky.
Who needs a cookie? Me too - let's go!
(all images from Style Me Pretty)

Thursday, October 6, 2011

At The Design Blog: October Calendar

Well, it's only just October, luckily. With the month or so I've been having I'm surprised that I'm getting this up at all! It's one of my favorites though so I had to share it. Head over to the Design Blog to see the whole thing and download your copy.
October calendar sneak

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Hello My Dear + Welcome to the Laundromat

Hi there friends. I know you've missed me (I've missed you too!) but all sorts of new things are happening around here and I'm just plain ol' busy with life stuff. I'm not leaving, don't tear up prematurely, I'm just posting a little less frequently (obviously).
That said, my sweet friend Christina asked me to do a guest post on her blog while she's away from her computer for a bit. Want to learn a little more about me? Head over there.
Oh and I'll have something for you tomorrow (including, but hopefully not limited to, the October calendar). xo
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...