happy year no. 2013.


we’re almost back to business here as usual, but i’m still gathering creative steam for 2013 and it’s a short work week, so i’ll really and truly be back on monday, january 7th. but i wanted to pop in and say i hope you had a lovely holiday. from SFO to LAX — i spent some good times with family down in los angeles and then came back home to roam... 
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luxe pins.


christmas is just around the corner and i’m sure you are all ready for some well deserved time off and quality time with your family or loved ones; i thought i’d leave you with a few beautiful finds. first this minimal interpretation of a movie poster for benny & joon designed by grégoire guillemin (no. 1), next a handmade rocket by pat kim made of solid... 
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a reader discount from ink & peat.


a lovely reader discount from ink & peat. simply click on the banner to take you to ink & peat and enter the reader discount ‘favorite’ at check out. happy holidays!  
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oh, and happy, happy holidays.


well, my dear readers, it’s been quite a year. it’s had some serious ups and downs and very some difficult days, but with your company i made it through. i find myself feeling most fortunate for your loyal following and friendship, for had you not been here, those darker days could have really swallowed me up. i lost my father this year, and your uplifting words... 
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tuesday’s girl: something’s hiding in here.


martha stewart has a gift wrapping challenge going on, and when i saw the something’s hiding in here submission, i about flipped my lid! these lovely ladies are the most clever bits of vintage-inspired diy wrapping paper i’ve seen in a while, and you know i love my vintage portrait paintings. so these, well these are right up my alley. shauna & stephen from... 
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