We went to several antiques stores in Aurora, but the one that blew our collective minds was Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage. Even the outside of the building is impressive: I didn’t know anything about this place, and had no idea just how amazing it would be. Portlanders, this place makes Hippo Hardware look small. There […]
Kuba cloths that were given to us by a friend. She bought these at the Smithsonian in 1980.
Found a cache of old still life photos…the rope and feather photo has all the colors I want in my living room.
The past week has been filled with extra work and activities, including a mid-week training and an extra work stint on Saturday. There was the epic closet cleanse of 2012 which resulted in a dozen bags and boxes going to charity and several trips being taken to the dumpster and recycling bins (what on earth […]
AHEM. Decorating…what did you think I meant? While doing some chores the other day, I decided to challenge myself to finding and documenting objects around the house to use as a source of color inspiration for our purple-curtained bedroom. Part of my son’s rock and gemstone collection: coppery tones, smoky topaz, icy blue, amethyst, and […]
I had some time off and was alone over Spring Break which gave me the rare opportunity to work on household projects without interruption. While I was at IKEA picking up some strictly practical items like sheets, dish towels, and picture frames, I had an overwhelming desire to buy curtains for the bedroom- purple curtains- […]
A few good books that I’ve read in the past few months: Timeless Interiors: Rooms Inspired By The Past by Barbara + Rene Stoeltie I‘ve actually read this one before, I just love it and should probably buy my own copy. The Well-Worn Interior by Tim Whittaker Another book that I’ve read more than once. […]
Two posts in a day- the apocalypse is nigh. A dear friend came by today and took me and and The Boy on an unexpected thrift store run. It cheered me up and I scored a red wool coat and some great knitwear, including an Esprit cardigan (I’m a total nerd for vintage Esprit…I feel […]
via Wikipedia Derek Jarman’s house and gardens. So beautiful.
via London Evening Standard