Monthly Archives for August 2012

Curated: Caitlin McGauley

Manhattan watercolorist Caitlin McGauley brings vibrant color and life to everything from food to fashion to furniture.  Her colorful interior prints {1,2} (featured by Kate Spade) are just as delightful as the illustrations you’ll find scattered throughout her blog and … Continue reading

29. August 2012 by susan
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Mixed: Enchanted Forest

I thought you might enjoy something new to shake up your Monday, so here is a “palette of products” so to speak.  Part one: inspiring image.  Part two: products that have the look/feel/color/vibe of part one.  Voila! This photo of … Continue reading

27. August 2012 by susan
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Fresh Picks: Lavender

I am not the lavender-scented-everything type (citrus + mint are my thing), but any herb this versatile–cooking, bathing, floral arranging–deserves some respect.  Start by sprinkling

24. August 2012 by susan
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Collection: Minty Fresh

 The perfect shade of mint green is one of my all time favorites.  It’s fresh with a little vintage vibe, and pairing it with a metallic puts it over the top.  A quick Etsy search for “vintage jadeite” will get … Continue reading

22. August 2012 by susan
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Bestowed: Gardener

Though summer harvests may be ending, it’s not too late to treat your favorite gardener to a few tools of the trade.  You can choose items to use for late season planting or to get organized for next year.  Consider … Continue reading

20. August 2012 by susan
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Collection: Painterly

When the work of fine artists and retail products collide, the result is wonderful, affordable art that can be sprinkled throughout your home and closet.  With beautiful brush strokes and watercolor effects these “painterly” pieces are ready for their debut. … Continue reading

17. August 2012 by susan
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Fresh Picks: Green Trick Dianthus

See these fun spiky greens that could be the official flower of Whoville?  It’s “green dianthus” or “trick dianthus.”  Easy to find (Whole Foods) and inexpensive ($6), it is a bright and playful addition to any arrangement.  Also try it clustered alone … Continue reading

15. August 2012 by susan
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Curated: Lola’s Room

Cassia Beck, of Lola’s Room Photography, has a knack for capturing vintage looks with a bit of whimsy.  From the nostalgic subject matter to pale palettes these affordable prints would be sweet in any room from little girl to grown-up-girl … Continue reading

13. August 2012 by susan
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Collection: Honeycomb

I’ve been crazy about several of these hexagonal products for a while and the more I see, the more I like.  Nature is really the best designer, no?  So here’s to the honey bees and their innate design genius…and several ways … Continue reading

10. August 2012 by susan
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Fresh Picks: Mint

Some herbs are a little fussy…but not this one.  Mint grows like a weed (note: grow in a container!).  Cut a bunch and place in a vessel for easy use and a budget-friendly alternative to fresh flowers.  Then pluck out … Continue reading

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08. August 2012 by susan
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