Tuesday, October 21, 2014

N E A T   O L D   T H I N G S

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while visiting my sister in northern virginia she took us to this absolutely amazing salvage store. not only did they have a great selection of vintage items from old houses but it was incredible how organized it was....something you'd never see in new york. the items displayed were almost art forms themselves.
















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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

B A B Y   M A G I C   H O U R

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we finally had some gorgeous photos taken of the baby while we were away in california in july. the photographer, renee hindman, shot us all at sunset in an empty field in carlsbad (part of san diego) and they came out so lovely. i was completely nervous being that it was right at madelyns bedtime but she had a blast.








renee had lots of fantastic vintage props and baby furniture. this was actually a doll bed.

last shot of the day in an antique high chair

a few of the shots ready to be sent out to the family

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Friday, September 12, 2014

I N   T H E   H O O D

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

B I K E   L O V E

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came across this fantastic bike store/cafe just south of prospect park. really cute setup and displays inside, tasty iced tea, and the repair 'shcak' in the back yard looked pretty sweet...as repair shacks go.








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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

T O O   C U T E   T U E S D A Y

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

I N   T H E   H O O D

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chickens are out-numbered by both swans and tv trays


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Friday, September 5, 2014

I N S P I R E D

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always on the hunt for some window box inspiration...these are pretty sweet for end-of-summer...mine are a total disaster!






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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

T O O   C U T E   T U E S D A Y

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here's my fantastic nephew vincent...came to hang but helped me with some terrible garden chores! how great is he?


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Sunday, August 17, 2014

C E L E B R A T E !

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it's August 17th.... Black Cat Appreciation Day!





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Monday, August 4, 2014

P H I L I P

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we got word yesterday that our wonderful friend philip had passed away at the age of 52. he was the savior who helped us with our entire lower level/basement renovation...he's a huge part of the story of how our house became a home. we spent a lot of time together during that project (he slept on site during construction!), we learned so much about construction and about life in general in those months with phil. one of the most interesting people we'd ever met....truly. 
peace to you philip.




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Thursday, July 24, 2014

S H E L F   R E F I N I S H

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when the open shelves in the kitchen first went up (what...3 years ago?!!) there was no finish on them...or maybe there was a light matt finish on them...i can't even remember. anyway...it got old fast having to thoroughly dry every glass and dish that came out of the dishwasher before putting them up on the shelves (do dishwashers not dry dishes anymore?) so as not to damage the wood with water. after talking about it for over 2 years the shelves got sanded and coated so they'd be indestructable. yay!





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Monday, June 23, 2014

T O O   C U T E   T U E S D A Y

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