Oh, I went to the decorator's showhouse. I can honestly say it sucked less than usual. And this mural was really good in person...which is soooooo rare.
We also worked on our planters. The girls like a multi-colored approach, and I had just seen this image in my pinterest feed so I was easy to convince.
We aren't quite there yet, but this is a good start:
And I went to Milwaukee and had breakfast at Holy Moly Donuts because I could--I had the Violet Beauregard (blueberry filled with blueberry cream cheese icing) and a cake donut with blood orange glaze. I ate half of each and they were delish. While i have no trouble eating an extra 1000 calories a day while work traveling, I always have trouble surfing the web--its like walking and chewing gum for me. Or it isn't...however that expression is supposed to work. Luckily I have stock piled links because this is all I saved while I was travelling: 70s amazingness.
Louis Feraud on the streets of Paris, via
Need those shoes. And the attitude.
Viva la Biba :) via That heavy bottom lash is really working for me. And turbans...that is a whole post.
Mrs. Blandings wrote a charming piece on hand drawn lampshades, among other things.
She has also provided inspiration for my next birthday:
And incase that pic failed to make you hungry, try this super chic cake shoot. Edible flowers can be found on amazon.com, btw.
Am I the only one who is in love with this? Hillarious DIY here.
This DIY is so hardcore...these are resin bangles. Like she mixes resin and has a bangle mold. This is too advanced for me but just knowing this is in the realm of DIY opens up a lot possibilities in the future.
Its not a weekly devotional without one home tour. And I compulsively point out every published home with Chiang Mai Dragon upholstering goods.
Amazing performance art and art.. Even if you are less obsessed with Spirographs than I am (because everyone is a little obsessed, natch), you will enjoy the human spirograph. Someone on the interwebs has tried this out...use photo backdrops if you need paper that big.