I am going to make everything around me beautiful. That will be my life. -Elsie de Wolfe

Excuse Me While I Redecorate

  Hello My Loves. There’s a bit of change happening around my piece of the interwebs. As you probably know, I have taken a few months off from blogging. I even toyed with the idea of closing down the blog completely. Clearly I decided against because I love truly blogging… 

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In Defense of Beyonce’s “Life”

I know it’s a random post title and Beyonce doesn’t need any affirmation from me, but bear with me for a moment. Beyonce as a public figure stirs up a lot of thoughts in my mind. I literally see news about something in her life everyday on the Brooklyn news… 

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A Tuesday Texture Swoon

Since I’ve taken up crochet with a newly-minted verve,  everything for me is about texture and exploring the complexities of yarn. Oodles and oodles of yarn. {images via nancy flowers, the lane & dustjacket, items by designbird} I am finding that my explorations in craft and yarn are beginning to inform… 

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Paris When It Snows

Post Blizzard NYC, reminded me of Paris. Evidently is is a rare occurrence for it to snow in Paris. Lucky for me, while I was there it snowed for about 3 days. It was lovely even if a bit treacherous as I slid around the city trying to get from… 

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The World As I Pin it: Dip-dyed and Drenched

Hi Everyone! I hope you are doing well. I thought I’d pop in to say hello to my faithful readers. I haven’t written in a long while because frankly I needed a bit of a blogging vacay. Things have been amazing at work, but I found that I needed to… 

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Monday’s Musings: Alone in the Kitchen with A Strawberry

A couple of weeks ago I had pretty much taken a subbatical from my kitchen. Not easy to do, when I have to walk through it to get to my bedroom or my living room. After using it steady for months, the place where I found solace, became the most… 

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Monday’s Muse

After watching the Halston documentary, Ultrasuede, I’ve grown increasingly fond of the fabulousness that is  jewelry designer Elsa Peretti, especially images of her from the 1970’s. In a funny way, with her combo of stylish ease and oversized frames, her look reminds me of  the style my mom and her sisters… 

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{The Petal Pusher} Herbal Essence

Happy Friday All! As promised, Tina’s back with a bit of Herbal Essence. Enjoy!  Confession #72:  I am an herb waster.  Yes, I am.  Don’t you hate it when the recipe calls for sprigs of fresh mints or rosemary, the rest of the bundle that you must purchase from the… 

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Creative Studies

Hi Everyone! I hope you had an amazing weekend! I have a confession–I have been distracted from blogging lately. This summer, my job is paying for me to take an intensive web design class and for the first time in a LOOOOONG time I actually have homework. In fact, I… 

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Herban Outfitting

Hello Friends…I hope you had a good weekend. In the states, it’s after Memorial Day and the unofficial start to summer. With so much time spent outdoors this weekend, I decided to make this a special gardening week! True Story: I harbor a not-so-secret fantasy of having my own farm…. 

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