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The daily lifestyle blog of a designer with a bohemian heart

The daily lifestyle blog of a designer with a bohemian heart
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My Paradissi cafe noHut nanaCompany I almost feel like I should be hiding this bit of my history because it makes me sound dinosaur-old, but... when I was a kid, my friends and I would walk to a little antiques store after school and buy penny candy to stuff into our backpacks. Then we'd head over to the library to hang out. The beloved store, which we all called the "Red & White," was in a building old as dirt ~ rickety and possibly haunted, just like a lot of the old houses in the small Connecticut town of my childhood. Only recently have I learned the store was actually called, "The Homestead" ~ a sign hanging outside said so, clear as day, but I never noticed it. { Snapped this pic on a visit home in 2012 } "Perhaps built as early as 1815 by Danforth Richmond, the building at 46 Tolland Green in Tolland served as a general store for a century and a half. ~ Daniel Sterner, Historic Buildings of Connecticut My parents told me the other day that Mrs. The Red & White truly was a gem in our small town. xo amy

sfgirlbybay / bohemian modern style from a san francisco girl schorlemädchen The Plumed Nest Taking Notes. Stories about a big old house in the country. - Home Posie Gets Cozy Well, it finally happened. The knitting mania I was experiencing burnt itself out, and I'm not really sad. I had been eyeing the Teru sweater for a while and really wanted to make it but after only one evening it had already bested me. You can see it above, that piddly little amount of neckline knitting in the cream-colored donegal with the beginnings of blackberry-colored fair-isle starting. The house is a disaster. So, the house is a mess and Amelia's room is completely nuts with tiny things covering every surface, rugs bunched up under bed legs, and clothes stuffed into corners, and instead of knitting, I'm now crocheting. Luckily, my new spring cross-stitch design is finished. A cautionary tale (or two): My best friend, Martha, lives near Boston. On Wednesday after school, Mimi and I had gone to Fabric Depot to get some interfacing and ribbon for a blouse I'd made for myself. Sugarless Haribo Gummy Bear Reviews On Amazon Are The Most Insane Thing You'll Read Today And then she goes:

IDA Interior LifeStyle 79 Ideas elephantine Enjoy any good books lately? Here's four I've recently read and would recommend: a dystopian novel, a strange and luminous collection of short stories, and two books for writers: the first because it contains a superb collection of excerpts, and the second for all of its advice from great writers. Snippets from the four books: 1. The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood) — "We play two games. 2. 3. 4. fellowfellow erleperle