house swapping musical chairs.

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since i’m in the midst of a remodel i have to temporarily move out of my house while it’s under construction. my very kind next door neighbor artist justin bua offered me his empty studio apartment in return for helping him spruce it up and make it liveable. so how could i refuse? i love a good challenge and this place has cute bones — it’s got beautiful... 
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friday finds.

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i’m not very good at making or keeping new year’s resolutions, per se, but if it’s more task-oriented then i might manage much better. one of my goals/tasks this year is to simplify. to clean out the excess, the clutter, the crap quite honestly that just gets in the way. i feel so heavy, like all this ‘stuff’ just literally weighs me down. i’ve... 
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friday finds.

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trick or treat, kids? for me, it’s still a bloody trick because this stupid bronchitis has been lingering for weeks now, so the treat would be a weekend of deep sleep. how about you? any treats in store? are you dressing up, or costuming up any kiddos? i love dressing up but my friends don’t seem to share my enthusiasm for that kind of make-believe, so i think... 
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friday finds.

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this week’s friday finds are brought to you by my codeine-laced cough syrup. i’m sorry — i’m a little silly, but i’ve got a bad bout of bronchitis and have been blogging from bed for over a week now, and i finally got into the doctor and got a prescription to rid myself of coughing my brains out. anyway, i’m loopy and sleepy and today you... 
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let there be light! a giveaway from katy skelton.

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jones single sconce — available in Black, Off-White and White. you may have seen katy skelton’s┬ámodern homeware designs on the blog before, she’s a furniture designer based in Savannah, Georgia that┬ádesigns and sells beautiful american-made homeware products with social responsibility in mind — products that come from socially sustainable and responsible... 
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