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coral chorale

By 7/31/2010

this pillow makes the room doesn't it?

i just got it in at furbish and it makes the store too.

wondering about

By 7/30/2010
ruthie sommer's book -
why did it never come out?
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this ring.  why don't i have it?

this dress - should i start carrying it at the store?  it comes in white and blue too
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pillosaurus rex

By 7/30/2010
the pillow fairy made a deposit this morning
la fiorentina by david hicks in coral

mo velvet, lighter colorway.

and these yummers

dorm room design

By 7/29/2010
lots of design bloggers are posting their takes on a fun dorm room design today.  here's mine (which is based loosely on the bigger than reasonably sized bjork poster that stuck with me through college)
bedding is delias, parson desk and side table from west elm, cheetah flor tiles from flor, chevron frame and foo dogs from furbish, mirror from zgallerie, dresser from ikea, pouf and desk chair from west elm, bowls from urban outfitters, harajuku lovers notebooks from target

here's a list of everyone else participating:
6th Street Design School     http://6thstreetdesignschool.blogspot.com/
Aesthetic Oiseau        http://www.aestheticoiseau.com/
Caitlin Creer Interiors    http://www.caitlincreer.com/
Design Darling            http://mackenziehoran.blogspot.com/
Emily A Clark        http://emilyaclark.blogspot.com/
Haven and Home    http://havenandhome.blogspot.com/
High Heeled Foot in the Door        http://high-heelfootinthedoor.blogspot.com/
Kelly Green        http://www.kellygreeninteriors.com/
Loft & Cottage   http://loftandcottage.blogspot.com/
Matters of Style    http://www.mattersofstyleblog.com/
My Favorite
 and My Best     http://www.myfavoriteandmybest.com/

Perfectly Taylor'd        http://perfectlytaylord.blogspot.com/
Small Place Style        http://smallplacestyle.blogspot.com/
Three Men and A Lady    http://windhula.blogspot.com/
Visual Vamp        http://visualvamp.blogspot.com/

bookcase of the day

By 7/28/2010
that. is. great. looking.

little things

By 7/28/2010
i got a new sign this morning.  this makes me immensely happy b/c i had been hauling a 293784 pound wooden sign out every morning that was peeling and generally awful.

rowdy is making t-shirts for his birthday.
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it's too hot outside, here's what's inside

By 7/23/2010
for the birds ottoman

new chevron picture frames in pink, blue green and orange

ikat tea towels
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aren't they pretty?  (and big enough to make pillows out of!)
turquoise mirror, and my new h&m shoes.  (i may or may not be standing with my butt out so that my thighs do not touch)
shoes are super cute for $19

handpainted cherry blossom juice glasses, spotted in In Style mag

zeebs made friends with new elephant bracelets

speaking of elephants LOOK AT HIM!

that's some golden pig

new trina turk pillows

coral change trays

on my desk

middle kingdom vases of small delight


well haaay other elephant.

now i'm going to go home.


By 7/23/2010

black piped with white + 2 fabulous patterns + some luxe solid throw pillows + white lacquer = yes

middle kingdom porcelain

By 7/22/2010

saw this bathroom over at mfamb and did a tiny shriek b/c it has 2983493 lovely little vases from middle kingdom on the mantel. i carry them at my store, and no one's ever seen them before. they're just so sweet and come in 5 different colors, including PINK! and 5 different sizes.

oh sure

By 7/20/2010

you can come live with me, funky little chair.


By 7/20/2010

where's the fun top from?

bookcase of the day

By 7/20/2010
Christina Murphy 12
tiny chairs abound!

um, yeah?

By 7/20/2010
this new mirror from zgallerie is doing it well.
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i'd put him on this schumacher paisley wallpaper in a bathroom and call it guhd.
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By 7/20/2010
i'm a sucker for a big ole monogram, which is why i'm dropping off our duvet at the local monogram store to get mearesed up this week.  but i'm wondering, isn't it a little... unfair... to put my monogram smack in the middle of the bed?
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wonder if i did a mash up of both of our initials with the M in the middle.  is that a faux pas?
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images from leotine linens


By 7/20/2010
i have not been abducted. but i have done a wedding ni nyc, and a wedding at the beach, and now. NOW! i am home. and my bag is unpacked.

nyc was a blast - all of our friends were in town for the festivities. we saw the evolution of women exhibit at the met (what happened after the 30s - just straight to gaga?), the crazy bamboo on the roof, walked around highline park (i loved the stained windows that were colors from the hudson),
and had pose offs with subway and bus posters (brian won, clearly)

the wedding at wrightsville beach was equally fun. the bridesmaids gifts were cute monogrammed towels, and a goodie bag with our favorite snack and cocktail and a funny card.
there was a massive lightning storm right after the ceremony that the bride and groom got amazing photos in.