Sunday, February 1, 2015

Searching for a fireplace…

I Have long had an obsession love for

those vintage/retro metal fireplaces

Think ski lodge in the 70’s

or I do…cuz that is where we met

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We even have one in the Casita…

and it is used many a night.

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Look how cozy….and this is just filled with Christmas lights.

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But

lately….

I have been on the hunt for another.

for outside.

where we often sit by a fire. That is currently far less cool. Far less hip. far less ski lodge.

I would love this…

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or this…

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Hello gorgeous…

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Malm is still making these same fireplaces they developed in the 60’s.

They started out as a metal manufacturing company

and played around with designing fireplaces on the side.

Quintessential cool.

In my book.

But I am gonna keep on looking on craigslist.

Anyone have one? Or two?

 

 

Monday, January 26, 2015

Tiny herb garden…

A fountain
That had been duly retired
found a new job this weekend.
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oregano
It will be my new kitchen herb planter…Cuz I love cooking with fresh herbs
and hate spending $2.50 for a little packet.
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So much for retirement, dear fountain.
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In other news…..
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I truly don’t…
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I don’t remember planting this….
oy.
 
As many....I am tending to spend more of my time on Instagram and pinterest
Join me!

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Mark the date….2015!

I happen to have a love

for all things

Calendar.

hey it’s a new year….no?

I like to know where I am going…where I have been. And I prefer it on a wall

to a phone.

One that I have….and a couple that I want

you may too…

Linnea makes a beautiful artful calendar that I have been using, and gifting, for years

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It fits in an art frame….and it is always fun to see what month comes next

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except when I forget to change it

for, oh, maybe a month…

Next….is an I want.

a phases of the MOON calendar.

Beautiful in it’s copper screen print on soft paper.

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Ain’t she purrrrrty?

Find this lunar baby right here at etsy

And for you kinestheites…..you know who you are

the touchers…the feelers…

A calendar of bubble wrap.

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at 40 inches it is long…so find a perfect wall, and pop the days away.

at uncommon goods

Go….get thee a calendar.

if ya want.

no forcing, it’s 2015.

Monday, December 29, 2014

A hiatus, of sorts…

A day goes by

and then a week

and then a few.

Trusting you had a merry Christmas and beautiful holiday…

May the coming year be fruitful.

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and full of Love…

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hope to see you sooner

than later.

~~

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Happy pink…

 

two separate friends on two separate occasions

came over

and thought we were growing

onions….

on our table….

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Maybe we are.

ooops

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Oy…Christmas.

Maybe just me….but the thought of

pulling out Christmas

stuff

Isn’t intriguing this year.

I was all aboard two weeks ago…but petered out.

Did get a Charlie Brown tree decked him out with some

vintage ornaments

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Put him in the kitchen/familyroom

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Paperwhites are reaching…slowly.

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Lulu borrowed some branches from the tree…

In all of her merry-making style

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Happy Merry.

ish.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Everybody needs this…

A darling PINK hairdryer from the 50’s
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Turned into a nifty lamp
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A Charming new store has just blossomed
in our little beach town
Rife with perfectly imperfect  vintage finds…tattered couture….and lots of white.
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~~Romantic Country~~
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all of the hidden gems and goodies
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Owner’s Erin and Mo  have turned The barn that was only opened once a month
to a lovely store front in Miracle Mile
Vero beach
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And you can feel confident
that if you see something you need
It’ll go home with YOU.
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Come find them if you are in town….
or get inspiration if you are not…
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We all deserve a little bit of beauty…no?
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~~~

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