For this Friday Finds, I bring you the delightful and adorable etsy shop, PIP and BEAN. Pip and Bean make super hero capes for kids! See I told you they were adorable. You can buy a one of a kind cape for your little super hero, and customize it to fit their unique personality.
I don't know what my fascination with deer is, I really don't. Nevertheless, like birds, I love them. When I first moved in with A.P., I bought the cardboard deer head you see below, mounted it to the wall above our barrel. (Say what?!? It looks cool, and always gets compliments, so meh.)...more
This was A.P.'s first blizzard. Mr. Florida was amazed at how much snow could actually fall from the sky! Plus the whole experience of having a snow day and a city shutting down was so fascinating to him. I always make fun of the local news, calling it the half hour weather show, since that always seems to be what they lead with, but this is one time where I gladly watched every moment of coverage....more
I love beautiful things, and some day hope to furnish an entire home full of beautiful curiosities. I always think my favorite homes are the ones with magical things hidden in little nooks. C. Blonde, the woman who designed our invitations, had a home like this. In one corner she'd have a stereoscope, and in another a jar of old buttons....more
One of my favorite painters of all time is Rene Magritte. I was fortunate enough to see his exhibit at the Art Institute as a child, and the images stayed with me my whole life. I love certain things immensely simply because they reference this oft-forgotten surrealist painter (all the credit usually seems to go to Dali). The remake of the Thomas Crowne Affair was mostly awesome, in my mind, only because of the Magritte-fueled identity switcheroo at the end. The other day, I happened to find this awesome etsy shop that specializes in decals for your laptop....more