Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Pug Love

If I knitted, I'd like to knit things like these.  The knitter calls this her "pug in a sweater".  Love.

Perfectly Placed

I saw these adorable place setting paper mats from Cake Vintage at Anthro.  Wildly unnecessary, but that's kind of the point.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Bergdorf, you've done it again

The best holiday window displays are always at Bergdorf Goodman.  This year was "Wish You Were Here" featuring all different modes of transportation.  Even the wind couldn't keep me from stopping to marvel.

This year they published a coffee table book on all their window displays.  It was $500.  I'll just have to stick to admiring these photos for now.

Inspiration by the Times

I was reading this article in the Times just before Christmas about neat freaks getting through the holidays (which I can't entirely relate to) and I loved this spread of tartan, greens and candy Mary McDonald laid out for her gingerbread decorating party.  Too bad I'm too old to be invited.  Maybe I'll swipe her aesthetic for a future Christmas decorating frenzy.

I can hardly contain myself...

... but I don't have to!  I've just stumbled upon a vintage Christmas blog that will shower me with visual yuletide ecstasy all year round!  The author makes wreaths out of vintage ornaments.  See delicious specimen below:

Thursday, December 16, 2010

tis the season for cards

This year I designed my own Christmas cards to send to fam & friends.  These will tempt me next year.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Jelly Apple

Got mani pedis at a baby shower this weekend and got Essie's Jelly Apple.  It's the happiest shade of red I've ever seen!  Now I must own it.  Anyone know where to find Essie in Ithaca?

Thursday, December 9, 2010

To the Point

A pretty, pointy structure.  More here.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Spacial Inspiration

I'll be moving in tomorrow, thanks.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Holiday Cheer

And in the "could you die?" category, Kidrobot brings you these for Christmas.

Friday, December 3, 2010


This rocker is perfect for cuddling up on cold winter days.

tree jewelry

This pom pom garland puts a kitchy twist on a classic.  Christmas, I can't get enough of you! 

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Guns n Sequins

Wouldn't this dress be the most adorable thing to wear to the business school's winter formal?  Maybe not the most appropriate, but certainly the most adorable.

short and stout

I love these mini teapot tea steepers.  I found this great action shot of one of them from Batik.

Dreaming of a Sunny Christmas

These tartan shades really put me in the mood for Christmas!  You know, for all the reflection off the snow.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

oh, baby

I'm in charge of the decorations for a baby shower that's coming up.  I did the necessary research on Martha, where I found these adorable and easy to decorate cupcakes.  Then I spend a significant amount of time at A.C. Moore.  There is definitely a hot glue gun in my future.