Saturday, April 30, 2011

saturday shopping list - april 30th...


julys one-piece half-sleeve swing dress, by julys

"the trees are coming into leaf
like something almost being said;
the recent buds relax and spread,
their greenness is a kind of grief.

is it that they are born again
and we grow old? no, they die too,
their yearly trick of looking new
is written down in rings of grain.

yet still the unresting castles thresh
in fullgrown thickness every may.
last year is dead, they seem to say,
begin afresh, afresh, afresh."

~  'the trees',  philip larkin

{ click on the price below each picture to view the listing on etsy, and on the shop names to see what other lovelies you may find!}


vanilla lace fifi pleated clutch, by bagatellesandco

 parchment paper origami lampshade - size xl - hanging, by nellianna


bright robins egg blue porcelain bottle, by suiteonestudio


organic cotton ruffle dress large, by riordanroache


major biddle framed vintage portrait print by artist thomas sully, from gareb28


v i n t a g e cast metal candelabra, from buffalowinter


dreaming puma hand carved slingshot, by mexchic


bird and floral etched round vintage filigree mirror, from clothandpatina


vintage ivory hand knitted vest, from thetailorsstories


the life of a sailor print, by estherfromthesticks


vintage 1940's soft blue blouse, from coldfish


ankle boots, from goldenponies

happy saturday

Wednesday, April 27, 2011


{ milk ; sea oleena }

thanks to my cousin, zach, for introducing me to the lovely music of sea oleena

and some more loveliness from matt corby...

happy wednesday

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

lisa warning...

sharing some stunning captures, by photographer lisa warning

be sure to check out her portland street style blog, urban weeds, as well...

happy tuesday

and the winner is...

first, a HUGE thank you for all of the lovely entries... i've so enjoyed reading all of your sweet comments!

so, without further ado, the winner of the textile orchid giveaway (as picked by the random number generator, using ...

number 49, soulyluna! congrats!

thanks so much again, to everyone!  

Friday, April 22, 2011

some of the beautiful looks of spring...

really loving this timeless, simple, feminine look of spring.  all of these collections make me long for a bike ride, with picnic lunch, through the country

... including these gorgeous pieces from fischer (not to mention the gorgeous photography of edwin tse)... you can find the online store here

and these hetterson pieces have been so popular, that the designer/maker hannah elise, has had to close the shop for a few weeks as she fills orders... but, not to fret, you can keep up with her blog to find out when new pieces will be available

another beautiful spring collection, from built by wendy

and finally, the exquisite spring collection from steven alan

* p.s. there is still time to enter the textile orchid giveaway!

happy friday

Tuesday, April 19, 2011


really, really enjoying the music of this young artist, misty miller...

as well as the music of lucy rose...

{ night bus ; lucy rose }

and don't forget to enter the giveaway for the orchid this week!

happy tuesday

Monday, April 18, 2011

giveaway time!...

as promised, i'm offering a giveaway, to mark three years of this blogging adventure... a huge thank you to all who have shared in my journey, and a welcome to everyone who is new!

so, i've decided to give away one of my single blossom textile orchids... a pretty white blossom for the warming months, which will be tucked into the white english ironstone bowl, pictured below

*** giveaway is now closed.  thanks for all of the truly lovely comments!

* to enter, simply leave a comment...


if you'd like to follow the blog, or are already a follower, i'll give you an additional entry.   (just leave a separate comment)

and i'll throw in another entry if you'd like to post about the giveaway on your blog, or facebook it, or tweet it (again, just leave an additional comment for each entry)

the giveaway is open to everyone, and ends one week from today, next monday night (april 25th).  i will announce the lucky winner on tuesday (april 26th).  

good luck! and a happy monday