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It’s officially summertime.

I realize it’s been weeks since I posted something, which means it’s officially summertime. There are backyard bbqs, concerts, and weekend festivals to attend. There’s sunshine to enjoy, yardwork to do, projects to finish. And on top of it all, … Continue reading

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Seeking Perfection

This is my new mantra for the summer. No point in wasting time trying to accomplish the impossible. Via Tumblr

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Everything looks cooler in slow motion

Even jello looks sexy! Shot by Modernist Cuisine

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I ♥ Typography!

These letterpress posters were designed character.by.character by Cameron Moll, a designer from Sarasota, Florida. The first, Salt Lake Temple, took less than a year to complete and represents the largest and best known Mormon temple, located in Salt Lake City, … Continue reading

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A Fort Without Flaw

Living in a small house, I love furniture that has multiple uses. Storage ottomans, game tables, coffee tables with toy storage. They just make sense because they are super practical. But this little DIY table…it’s not just practical, it’s fun, … Continue reading

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Tree Hugger

In my backyard, dangerously close to our house, is a dying ash tree. It’s big and beautiful and it breaks my heart to think of cutting it down….but like I said, it’s frighteningly close to our house. As a memorial … Continue reading

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Volvo Art Session

I realize I’m a few weeks late, but I just had to post this. Beginning February 9th, Volvo sponsored it’s own Art Session in Zurich’s Main Station. Over a period of five days, ten artists transformed the same white Volvo … Continue reading

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Soul Food

I don’t know many artists who use their craft to express a daily reflection of their lives. But Uzbekistani-born illustrator and calligrapher, Dinara Mirtalipova, does just that — posting sweet little drawings that let you know how she’s feeling and what’s … Continue reading

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The Greenest Playhouse EVER!

While I realize this is actually  a “suite” at the Kolarbyn eco-lodge in Sweden, how cool would it be for a kid — a super green playhouse in the backyard?! Put in some solar-powered lights and a couple of cots … Continue reading

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Words to live by

I found this poster on With Style and Grace today, and I have to say I’m moved. It’s a passionate reminder that life is too short to be mediocre or unhappy. *love* via One Sweet Party

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