She Just Needs a Top

“I just need a top,” says my daughter, who will be entering her teens in a few months. She reserves dresses for major holidays and special family gatherings. For all other occasions, that demand more than a cool sweatshirt and leggings, she prefers to pair a…

9 of the Best Back to School Desk Accessories

1. Wooden Crayon Holder for Beeswax Blocks | 2. Rainbow Index Cards | 3. Wooden Perpetual Calendar | 4. Cute Mechanical Pencil Set | 5. Minimalist Planner Pad | 6. Cute Cat Pen | 7. Kids Art Display Board | 8. Mouse Bookmark | 9. Woodland Zipper Pouch For my back-to-school desk, I’ve cleared…

Chihuly’s Glassblowing Color Inspiration

A peek inside Chihuly’s Boathouse Hot Shop One visit to Chihuly‘s boathouse studio in Seattle, Washington and you’ll grow an appreciation for his glassblowing work. An unassuming building, his boathouse studio housed a hot shop room (a.k.a. glassblowing), library, dining room, aquarium, pool, and personal boathouse…

Winter Water Factory Wildflowers

Via Handmade Charlotte on Instagram What do you think of this Winter Water Factory, Handmade Charlotte and Plaid Crafts collaboration? While I love the life-size wildflowers graphics on the Handmade Charlotte studio, the pint-size prints are still my favorite. Baby Romper (Wildflowers Blue) Short Sleeve Tee…

Ocean Park Blues

Richard Diebenkorn: Ocean Park #54, 1972 | Ocean Park #79, 1975 I have to confess. I’ve been playing hooky. In addition to a road trip to Orcas Island with my family (trip guide here), I’ve been spending time visiting museums and galleries looking for inspiration, taking…

Worlds Ocean Day

I love the sea. It’s truly a magical place of animals, plants and scenes that only mother nature could produce. And while protecting and conserving the world’s oceans is challenging, remembering its awesome beauty is easy. In honor of World Oceans Day, I’ve chosen a few…