The alternate title of this post is Current Obsessions. Thus:
Current hairstyle obsession: partially braided pigtails. Slightly more sophisticated than your garden variety piggy, and so easy to do.
Current food obsession: Cookie + Kate‘s Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato and Broccoli Pasta. This scrumptious recipe comes together in a breeze and has been on heavy rotation in our kitchen of late.
Current space obsession: this amazing, airy studio. So completely jealous.
Current style obsession: orange-red lips and nails. Classic. Particularly when paired with a crisp white blouse.
Current DIY obsession: this genius daily calendar project from Design Sponge, which is reused each year and gets better the longer you use it. Each day you write down the year and something … Continue reading
The Christmas spirit has officially ensconced us in its twinkling, pine-scented warmth. I’ve strung lights, hung my first real mistletoe (love!), and last night I knitted up one of these fairisle globe ornaments.
So today I hope you’ll forgive me if I share a few Bits for the season. I understand, however, that if you’re anything like my sister, you won’t appreciate Christmas carols just yet (or maybe ever) so the video I’m sharing is an old, un-holiday favorite: the timeless Mrs. Eartha Kitt crooning “C’est Ci Bon”.
Once I’ve gotten out my knitting, it’s difficult for me to stop. I think my next single evening project will be these adorable miniature stocking ornaments. They, and the globes previously mentioned, are a great way to use up yarn scraps!
This grey morning I feel in desperate need of a pick-me-up. Enter The Lumineers, an East Coast by way of Colorado trio, playing “an amalgam of heart-swelling stomp-and-clap acoustic rock, classic pop, and front-porch folk.” This track, “Ho Hey” is probably they’re most famous, off their eponymous, self-recorded 2011 EP. I dare you to hold still:
This weekend, Jacob and I hit up our local craft store for the first round of wedding supplies (more on that anon). I am now kicking myself that I didn’t get the supplies to make one of these genius DIY magnets. All you have to do is buy the plastic animal of your choice, saw it in half, spray-paint if desired, and attach a magnet to the back! Next time…
Speaking of weddings, we have the nuptials of a dear friend fast approaching, and I’ve been searching about for an appropriate … Continue reading