Currently Obsessed With

Marble Fence

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Cats Being Jerks

I could watch these videos all day

 

Hand pulled prints from the Lions Nest

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These houses are amazing!

 

The most painterly dresses created by Stella De Libero

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The timeless Julie Christy

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and now at 71!!  Still amazing!

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Portlandia

I binged watched this show and I’m not embarrassed about it at all

 

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Also currently obsessed with Fred Armisten, since he came out and sang with my other currently obsession, Blur at the Hollywood Bowl last week  Of course he sang one of my favorite songs Park Life, only he changed it to fit the LA setting, calling it Echo Park Life!  Seriously funny stuff!

 

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Favorite Things for 2014

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I love January.  It’s a fresh start.  It’s a new begining.  It’s a second chance.  Okay, enough with the cliche’s, you get the point.
But seriously, it’s a chance to finally ‘let go’ of all of the above. A time to embrace the joy in life. My New Years Resolution was to be grateful for all that I have and to live life with as much of the 10 to Zen that I can.
Although I did get everything I wished for for Christmas; family, food and a Kuerag coffee machine, I still enjoy gazing, marveling at and admiring all the beautiful things life has to offer. Warm coats, NFL jocks, good books, the assorted bling. What else can you ask for?? So without further discussion (well, maybe a little), some of my favorite things for 2014.

Links can be found on my Pinterest board titled, Favorite Things 2014

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The pop of orange, the coat, the glasses, the bracelets…it’s all good.

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Love the green walls!

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Just everything.  I want to snuggle in that bed.

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Such adorable handmade little creatures!  Perfect for the new baby coming to our familiy!

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The 2014 Pantone color of the year is radiant orchid.  A few examples.  (clock wise left to right-radiant orchid ombre wedding dress and bouquet, flower pumps, metal bracelet, rug, lantern, the color of the year, nail polish, amazing bookcases.

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Colin Kaepernick.  Quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers.  No words.

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I love this Los Angeles based artists; illustrations.  Check out more of her work at Jessica Rae Sommer

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Inspired by my friend Kelli, who is a prolific blogger and lemon lover, I want a lemon tree.

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I need this.  I don’t know why, but I do.

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Loafers rock.

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Succulents are awesome because they cannot be killed.  Succulents in toys is heaven.

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Not usually a celebrity worshipper, but this kid has such a unique self deprecating humor, you can’t help but like her persona.

 

 

 

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Louis Vuitton gold foil envelopes.  Why not?

 

 

 

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Horses on a sweatshirt from J. Crew

 

 

 

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Just uploaded to my Kindle.  Can’t wait to read about New York City in the punk era.

 

 

 

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I got a pair of these and they’re perfect for yoga!

 

 

 

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A gift from my daughter.  Smells delicious!

 

 

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Alexander McQueen black sling bag with a skull!  Add a little bit of edge to a conservative black purse.

 

 

 

You Can Do It: Pick a Project to Cross Off Your List — January Cure: Assignment # 5

Color color color!

 

 

 

Pomegranate, Kale, and Wild Rice Salad with Walnuts and Feta

What a great combo…pomegranate, kale, wild rice, walnuts, feta!

 

 

 

white + wood

White and wood kitchens.  Classic.

It’s only a few days into January and I’m already in love with lots.  What are some of your favorite things of 2014?

Industrial Chic & Hardcore Furniture

Five Reason Industrial is Chic

1. Durable-Hey if it’s survived a public school (lockers), it’s gotta be tough.

2. Versatile- cubbies store wine, shoes, towels, books, office supplies…ect

3. Visually Interesting- these babies have a past and it shows.  Aged patinas and rust make these really cool and fun to look at.

4. Inside or out-They are durable (see above) and they are versatile (see above), so they work in the garden or in the luxurious bedroom.

5. Go Geen- Instead of ending up in a landfill somewhere, these furnishings are ending up in fabulous homes, offices and gardens everywhere.  It’s a WIN WIN!

Here are some of my favorite pieces and ideas.  Links can be found here Industrial Hardcore Chic

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Industrial storage to looking hot...love

vintage tanker desks get a facelift with brushed metal drawers and a fresh color

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Vintage industrial desk made from an old sewing machine table

Sleep Industrial...

i would clean this up as food dishes are here - however, it is an excellent bussing cart for when we have guests & want to set or clear the table. Love this idea.

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Neat idea for storing current art issues in the studio.

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My Favorite Style Icons

Style never goes out of style.  Some people just have it no matter what era.  Here are a few of my own personal favorite style icons both past and present.  To see more check out my Pinterest board titled Style Icons

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Last but not least, my groovy stylish mom and dad in front of her 1972 GTO!