As I predicted would happen, my baby just turned a year old and I haven't yet managed to make a cute place for her to rest her giant baby head. (It's true, she really does have an exceptionally large cranium, which is why we call her Li'l Nefertiti.) She shares a room of a decent … Continue reading Projects: Li’l Nefertiti Needs a Nursery
Another snowstorm is predicted for this weekend and along with bread, milk and eggs (french toast for everyone!), these are just some of the books I wish I had stacked up on my library table while the wind howls outside: 1. The Way Home by Jeffrey Bilhuber 2. The Invention of the Past: The Interior … Continue reading Reading Material
Today's post features the final photos and stories submitted to our I Love My Vintage ____ Contest. Thank you so much for all your submissions. Reading your entries has provided a respite from a world of meaningless, throwaway stuff and given me a glimpse into just why it is that sometimes, stuff still matters. Read … Continue reading Collecting: I Love my Vintage House, Christening Gown, Toy Horse, Cookie Jar & Anchor Pin
I don't know if curatorial is really a word (and if I'm too lazy to even look it up online I don't deserve to know), but if not, it should be. Because we are all curators now. Has anyone else noticed the explosion in use of the word "curate"? Every blog and business has some … Continue reading Curatorial: The Dollar Store
This place in Madrid, which appeared in one of the most recent issues of Elle Decor, belongs to designer Lorenzo Castillo. This vast apartment is a study in contrasts. Both old world and absolutely modern, packed with objects but streamlined, intimidatingly sophisticated yet comfortable. The more I look at the photographs, the more impressive this … Continue reading Interiors: My All-Time Favorite Abode. For Now.