1. REALLY NEAT WALLPAPER, PART 1

    vegetal motifs.
    metallic mint and beige; found
    upstairs and downstairs.

    is that flower a lotus? just curious.

     
  2. POST-IT NOTES SKETCHES: MARK CROSS GRACE KELLY BAG EDITION

    sign me up for one
    in matte black. love the “double-
    cantilevered” form.

    (if you split the bag in half, you have two cantilevers! go with me on this one.)

    illustrated by the author of this blog.

     
  3. NOT YOUR AVERAGE PICNIC BASKET

    vintage find: 2 bucks.
    straw bag with Lucite handles
    precedes the “Ghost Chair”.

    purse: Tropical. c. 1950-1960. acquired at an estate sale.

     
  4. CHAINMAIL FOR FORMAL OCCASIONS

    brilliantly cold gold.
    vintage; almost antique. pair
    with a strapless gown.

     
  5. COLOR FIELD THEORY, PART 2 [continued].

    …this one?

    answer: neither shoe should look more silver than the other. that’s the beauty of color field theory, folks! nothing like a little optical illusion to start your weekend.

    silver single-soled pumps: Michael Kors. background: a velvet-upholstered living room chair.

     
  6. COLOR FIELD THEORY, PART 2

    which shoe looks “more silver”?

    this one, OR…(stay tuned)

    single-soled silver pumps: Michael Kors.

     
  7. COLORFUL CHAOS.

    my biggest source of inspiration? observing the spontaneous juxtaposition of textures, finishes, textiles, materials and hues. 

    just keepin’ it real.

    photo taken during the fall of 2011. <3.

     
  8. MORE PAISLEY, PLEASE.

    I’m posting a detail shot of this scarf because it’s just that gorgeous. oh, and it features hand-rolled edges just like the scarves of a certain luxury brand we all know (cough—-Hermès—cough).

    acquired from an estate sale for $1 (!).

     
  9. POST-IT NOTES SKETCHES: “THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY” EDITION

    antique leather bag—
    saw her from across the room.
    shell was stiff and cracked.

    illustrated by the author of this blog.

     
  10. USES FOR A PIERRE CARDIN BELT BUCKLE, PART 1

    I’d sincerely hope
    you wouldn’t use this buckle
    to chop up your meat!

    photo credit: lil bro #1.