Friday, March 30, 2012

I'm off to....

Be back in a week. I can't wait for some sunshine!
image via google images

Monday, March 26, 2012

A bowl of sunshine.

...enough to brighten a gloomy day.
Happy Monday!
(from a recent issue of House Beautiful)

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Slippery slope.

The Seattle Times had an article about the current exhibit at the Wright Exhibition Space in Seattle this week, "Collecting: Art is a Slippery Slope." The gallery is only open Thursdays and Saturdays 10-2. So I headed over yesterday, met a friend (with a car) and saw this wonderful show. You might have to be a collector to really appreciate it (or a hoarder, or a picker) or maybe just an artist. These collections all belong to local artists or art collectors. Here's the Times review. I loved the electirc mixers and the folding chairs, but my favorite was definitely the quilts.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Living above the shop.

I've always had a dream about living above a shop, my own shop where I would sell my handmade wares. I would always have a pot of tea on for visitors and a selection of my favorite English magazines on hand (like this one). It would be like my living room and guests would just want to stay. This story from the U.K. edition of Country Living - April 2011 makes me want it to come true. (click on the images for a better view)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012


You know how I save everything. Well I'm cleaning house and I came across these old issues of W. I'm hoping  I can get some cash for them on eBay!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Heart rock walk.

I found all of these heart rocks on one walk! Saturday, after it had snowed in the morning and it turned into a beautiful day, I walked on the beach and my pockets kept getting heavier with rocks. Of course some days I find none.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Retro poster.

Found this fabulous poster at Paper Products here on the island. I love it! Too bad these aren't still the ferry prices. It's now $12.75 for a car and $7.50 for a passenger.
Poster is by Lantern Press.
Happy Monday Everyone!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Target marketing.

This arrived in the mail from Safeway yesterday. Obviously tracking what I buy....lots of Tazo tea to drink and do this! They even got the varieties right.

Friday, March 9, 2012


Remembering when life was simpler (is that a word? more simple?).
Happy Friday! Enjoy your weekend!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Sweet peas.

 Well, I put my sweet peas in the ground yesterday after work.
And this morning woke up to find the bed covered with a little blanket of snow.
Let's just say they're well-insulated!
 A view from the garden this morning...

Friday, March 2, 2012

Happy Friday!

Love this print by Nikki McWilliams.
Saw it here first.
Have a great weekend!