Teabags! Perfect cookie for a Tea Party! For my boss's birthday I made these shortbread tea bags...
I was inspired when I saw some wooden tea bags as part of a kid's play food set - I thought hmmm one day I could do shortbread dipped in chocolate! I made little tags with cupcakes and used embroidery thread. I used a round icing tip to punch a little hole in each one before I baked so that I could thread it later. ps... shortbread recipe from: Source. Books Acquired, 1.17.2012—Or, Here’s What’s New from Picador This Month.
The kind people at Picador sent me a box of books, including a memoir (Margaux Fragoso’s Tiger, Tiger), a few novels (The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan; Ralph Sassone’s The Intimates; Alan Glynn’s noir thriller Bloodland; Dieter Schlesak’s The Druggist of Auschwitz, which purports to be a “documentary novel”; and Zoë Heller’s first novel, Everything You Know), and a work of political science (Ari Berman’s Herding Donkeys).
A box of books is a bit overwhelming, but I make it a point to spend some time with every book that comes into Biblioklept World Headquarters. Here’s some thoughts on these. I actually ended up reading almost all of The Lover’s Dictionary, despite it having the word “lover” in the title, which, jeez. Geek. Thanks to nelson bourrec-carter. 1001 Books To Read Before You Die, Explaining Old Book Smell. Marjan Teeuwen: Crammed Spaces « 15 Nov Click to enlarge An anxious feeling infiltrates my chest a bit when looking at Dutch artist Marjan Teeuwen’s photographs, and yet I find it hard not to be pulled in.
These crammed spaces that evoke a sense of claustrophobia and obsession are so jam-packed with objects that in some cases ceilings, floors and walls are hardly recognizable. Some of the photos have the objects set up by function, others by texture and color, but all have them packed in creating an oppressive and confined feeling. Avoiding Traffic Jams. LinkScroll down for today's pictures & links.
Avoiding Traffic Jams ... in Russia (highly dangerous and illegal, of course). See another method in this video. Link. Seite 17 - Akt Now: Diana Scheunemann - Aktfotografie - Kunst. That autumnal feeling. October 11, 2010 that autumnal feeling rockin' back inside my heart/bookishness/bouts of Holmesian energy/colour coordination/brisk constitutionals around Malmö/hats & coats & gloves & investigations.Autumn leaves viahere, here, here at 2:12 PM Labels: autumn, books, houses, julee cruise, malmö, sherlock holmes Email ThisBlogThis!
Typing (new edition) Visual-Poetry. Pictures of the day: 22 November 2011. Grandmother Tips on the Behance Network. Discoveries by Brian Vu I Art Sponge. Cut It Out. Objects in mirror may be distorted by societal... The Word On The Street: Good Advice. Hey Oscar Wilde! Pic of the Day. The Graphic Works of Ben Barry. PreviousProjectNextProjectHomepage This is an ongoing series of self initiated screen printed posters I produce and put up around the Facebook offices.
Some of the quotes, like “move fast and break things,” are mantras at Facebook, others are just personal favorites I’ve picked up from various sources along the way. They are meant to inspire, motivate, and question our internal ideas. The Graphic Works of Ben Barry. Marc Johns — Prints - Available. Cat versus human. The most common one in my home is the Pillow Takeover.
It's okay. As long as they're happy, I guess. A few things: 1. Here's some pics from the Changing Hands Tempe book signing. 'tis the party season ...