Wednesday, September 28, 2011

sneak peek...

as i mentioned in my last post, the wait to find a new place to call home finally paid off!  found this lovely duplex, just a few steps away from grant park, here in atlanta (and the grant park farmer's market and zoo atlanta!)

this past sunday, my wonderful sis and brother-in-law helped me move in... and while i'm still in the midst of mounds of boxes and dust, i thought i would take a bit of a break this morning and snap a few pictures of the progress so far.  mostly of the living room, where i've accomplished the most over the past few days... and, after looking at these images, i feel as if i may have been inspired by the hundreds of times i've read and watched jane austen books and movies ;)  
as soon as i have them framed, i'll have to share the lovely austen inspired prints my sister gave me as a house warming gift

still pouring over paint choices for the rooms... how to find the perfect shade of soft, pale gray?! any recommendations are appreciated

but in the meantime...

just starting on the bedroom and kitchen...

and this room will eventually be the dining room/ studio space... but for now, most of the room (just outside of camera range!) is still piled with boxes...

happy wednesday

Tuesday, September 20, 2011


this is what happens when i leave off writing the 'listening' posts for too long... there was just absolutely no way to narrow this list down any further.  so five (yes FIVE) beautiful listens for today 

sitting down for a bit, with coffee in hand, to enjoy the sounds... in an other wise hectic week of stitching and preparing for yet another move (be warned: there may be an excess of decorating posts this autumn as i settle into the new house!)

happy tuesday

Saturday, September 17, 2011

saturday shopping list - september 17th...


i dreamt of a foggy morning. fine art photography print, by joystclaire

"when despair for the world grows in me
and i wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be,
i go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
i come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief.  i come into the presence of still water.
and i feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light.  for a time
i rest in the grace of the world, and am free.

~  'the peace of wild things', wendell berry

 { 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!}


 chain scarf - short length in pink rose, by softspoken


the proper tea, by junkyardglitter


 sale marla sweater, by littlehouses


mexican wedding banners, by aymujer


reuse ecuadorian woolly sweater cowl, by woodroots


french bread basket for proving baguettes, from marmamamma


sheer obsession, by fineheartworks

$99 cad 

ace-metrical blouse (one-size), by adhesif


handmade beautiful ruby paisley boho cotton dress, by jenniferlillydesigns


leaf and stem pillow, by zoemacara


wooden bike basket, by offcutstudio


mustard yellow chelsea jacket ooak, by ileaiye


large woven basket, from boxofhollyhocks


limited edition giclee print - she waited for the ice to melt, by thisisalliknow

happy saturday

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011

saturday shopping list - september 10th...

double breasted military houndstooth wool coat, by riordanroache

"we seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like."  ~ alfred hitchcock

 { 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!}

50s bias linen circle skirt - vintage full party frock, from factoryandhook

girl's sweater dress - viola - in grey crochet, by themeasure

 little penguin in white and grey, by littleloveblue

black leather and shearling lace up boots, from westland

72,00 eur 
orange dress with abstract pattern - vintage - japan, from julesatelier

melange weave plain red linen bath sheet, by linenbyinga

custom order - cream wool dotted leg-warmers, by oursunshine

moving out cape - custom size, by oneaviandaemon

 one... two... three... jump - fine art photography, by siobhanphotography

garden rose print romper - made to order, by amourouse

alfred hitchcock & crow pocket friends, by goldencatstudios

suit 36/38l - handsome vintage hart schaffner & marx tweed, from armorofmodernmen

light grey sideboard, by poppyseedliving

happy saturday