interruption explained : simone

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: paperfinger | 1 Comment »


On September 4th, we brought this sweet gal Simone into the world. Needless to say, it has interrupted my blog routine for the month (and maybe every other routine as well) but I’ll gradually return to the daily post in October. Best disruption ever, but I look forward to returning to the ‘buds!


paperfinger : advises for The Knot

Posted: August 29th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: calligraphy, paperfinger, press | No Comments »

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I had a chance to speak with the editorial team of The Knot to help brides-to-be with their calligraphy questions and make some suggestions for those who want to try their own hand at wedding calligraphy.

Check out the full article here!

a diagram of : telephone management

Posted: August 27th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: design | No Comments »



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sculptures : by crystal morey

Posted: August 25th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: art | No Comments »


Ceramic works by Crystal Morey of Oakland, California.

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art we heart : paper plants

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: handmade, home, paper, things | Tags: | No Comments »


Handmade paper plants by Art We Heart in Los Angeles ($75 ea).





(*via Design Is Mine / SwissMiss)

walter hugo & zoniel : streetside jellyfish tank

Posted: August 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: art, places | No Comments »


Artists Walter Hugo & Zoniel created this piece in Liverpool, an old garage door displaying a beautiful tank of jellyfish to street passerbys, entitled “The Physical Possibility of Inspiring Imagination in the Mind of Somebody Living.”



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summer sun : eric carle

Posted: August 19th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: art, illustration, the earth | No Comments »

Summer Sun - Eric Carle

(*from Eric Carle’s Blog)

pretty pretty : yoga mats

Posted: August 13th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: design, things | 1 Comment »


It may seem frivolous, okay it is, but I’d love practicing yoga atop one of these beauties.

Pictured, Magic Carpet Yoga Mats from Anthropologie ($98) and Eric Cahan’s mat for Grey Area ($80).



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tiny tapestries : combed thunder

Posted: August 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: art, design, handmade, portland, things | 1 Comment »


Natalie Novak is the weaver and designer behind Portland, Oregon-based Combed Thunder. Her Etsy shop shares current available mini-tapestries, all handwoven by her, along with custom commission options. Ready-made weavings range from $75-135.





moon pillow : donna wilson

Posted: August 7th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: design, home, kids, things | No Comments »


Love these pillows by Donna Wilson (approx 15″ diam).