design for mankind.


“Home, to me, is where the dirty dishes gather after a night of long conversation. It’s where Band-aids are stocked in medicine cabinets, waiting to fix mistakes and mishaps. Home is where the coffee is extra hot, the sheets are extra worn and the windows are extra smudged. It’s a place for muddy paw prints. For scribbled reminders. For overgrown grass. Simply... 
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a cup of jo.


“Home Is Where People are Happy to See You. Whenever I see (or call or email) my mom, she always acts ecstatic. Even though I’m usually regaling her with something super boring (“I’m ordering Mexican for dinner tonight,” “I’m kind of sleepy today,” “Did you see that it snowed?”), she’s always thrilled to hear... 
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pinning it forward.


a beautiful bedroom, as pinned by megan charland. have you been following the pin it forward posts? there’s like 300 of us, so it’s a lot to take in, but oh, so worth the time. i’m so impressed with the pinterest pinboards that have been put together by all of you participating! i think what i like best about pinterest is the feeling of sharing, and discovering... 
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pin it forward: what home means to me.


the day has arrived! it’s time for pin it forward to launch, and i’m very excited to share my pinterest pinboard, and ‘what home means to me’. home is where you put your heart. pin via Kevin Bauman’s 100 abandoned homes project. i’m finding pinterest a great tool for blogging, for creating a visual reminder of the beauty and creativity i... 
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pin it forward – here’s the schedule!

i’m so excited, everyone! thanks to all 300 of you who joined pin it forward! the response was huge, and i’m sorry it closed up so quickly, but hopefully you’ll join in next time! it’s definitely always hard to turn anyone away, but it’s a logistical management issue and nothing more. and, those of you who signed up, but didn’t make this... 
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