Wednesday, August 29, 2012


A perfect look for September weather in my part of California. Mornings are starting out a little bit cool but the afternoons are still scorching.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Wants, Needs, Desires

Love. Wish I had this floor. Just in the wet and highly traveled areas, everywhere else I'll take wood with pretty rugs on top, please.
Dinesen via Blissful Blog

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Art Appreciation

The Artist's Wife by William Merritt Chase. So many shades of pink in one place. I just love the mix.
The Haggin Museum

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Fenced In

I adore the idea of hedges in place of fences. Not only are they beautiful but I imagine they are much less costly to maintain/replace. Our fence is slowly wasting away, maybe I should get planting!
The Blue Hour (a beautiful photography blog)

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


I'd never have been able to predict that I might someday fall in love with a drain pipe but look!
House Beautiful via Robynne's Nest

Sunday, August 19, 2012


I love the idea a souvenir but not the kind that has destination names spelled out on everything imaginable. Instead, I like to simply bring home a special something for myself that will remind me of my trip whenever I see or use it. This time it was gold stork scissors from Purl Soho which I hope will be nestled in with my notions many, many years from now and get put to lots of good use.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012


I'm a bit delayed in posting about my trip to New York only because I've been trying to figure out just what to say. It was an experience that can't easily be put into words. Put simply, I love New York. I love the pace , the attitude, the style, the variety and the simplicity. I don't think I'd necessarily want to live there but I am most certainly going to go back to visit...again and again and again!

Monday, August 06, 2012


Be back soon!

Wednesday, August 01, 2012


A trailer in the backyard would be so much fun and perfect for guests!
Abbey Hendrickson