my week in objects (mostly).

August 21, 2009
five little things that made my week.
 
1. this tea set.tea (1)
{because it meant that my mom and i could have a much needed cuppa together}.
 
2. this cell phone.phone
{because it is the first cell phone i have owned in two years. and it’s made of all recycled materials. and it’s cute}.
 
3. this light box cap.light cap
{because taking down the track lighting in this apartment was the best decision i’ve ever made. well, maybe not ever, but it was a good one}.
 
4. this jumble of cords.wires
{because even though i hate messes, all of these cords mean that i have internet access in my home, and i’m not ashamed to admit, it makes it feel homier}.
 
5. this tile.tiles
{because it’s clean, and i’m so thankful that my bathroom floor is covered in this and not something else}.
 
so, what little something made your week?

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24 Comments

  • Reply vintage simple August 21, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    Well, you know I love that tile floor! Glad to get little peeks into your new home!
    -maria

  • Reply Michelle August 21, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    Cool tile! It looks like mini soccer balls…

  • Reply Julia (Color Me Green) August 21, 2009 at 1:48 pm

    where is that phone from? can you add a link? it would be great to get a recycled phone when my current one dies. good job on the cleaning! my bathroom = still mildewy and grimy.

  • Reply Julia August 21, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    I love the tile. Love the tea set even more 🙂 And you must tell me, what convinced you to get a cell phone after two years of not having one?

  • Reply Amy@OldSweetSong August 21, 2009 at 2:43 pm

    LOVE IT ALL! So good to have you back, friend!

  • Reply our little love nest August 21, 2009 at 2:47 pm

    Love the tiles and the fact that you are finally able to be in your new space. So curious about the cell phone too. xoxo

  • Reply Amanda Nicole August 21, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    It seems you're settling in well! That bathroom floor is very cool.

  • Reply Beth August 21, 2009 at 2:51 pm

    This post made my day! I am off to Providence myself this afternoon and I can't WAIT.

  • Reply naomi megan. August 21, 2009 at 3:23 pm

    i love this post. the jumble of cords i my fave, and i love that the cords still look organized. not the case in our place.

    xo

  • Reply Olivia Rae August 21, 2009 at 4:09 pm

    love the tea set. makes me want a tea party. i always love your weeks in objects.

  • Reply Rachel August 21, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    You are so lucky you have that tile in the bathroom! Are you sure you wouldn't like to trade for some pink linoleum?

  • Reply Emily August 21, 2009 at 5:06 pm

    That tea set is adorable! I love a good cuppa with my mom too! Were did you get that phone? Mine just died and I am shopping around for new options (made from recycled materials work for me). Things that made my week were the sweet potato fries I had for dinner last night, air conditioning in this hot weather, and reading Julie & Julia to the wee hours of the morning one night.

  • Reply Carissa August 21, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    I don't even drink tea, but that is a lovely tea set! and I love your new phone, very cute, and that tile floor is so fun (though, the picture made me a bit dizzy, haha)!

    we totally have jumbles of cords around our apartment too, we just hide them behind dressers and such… if you can't see em, they're not there, right?

    something that made my week? well, it's not tangible, but my editor texted me this morning that he thought the two big stories I wrote this week were "awesome." so that's always nice 🙂

    happy weekend!

  • Reply Allison August 21, 2009 at 5:50 pm

    I really like your tiled floor! And the tea set is gorgeous.

    A little something that made my week: Going to the state fair with my sister and fawning over all the cute animals.

  • Reply Grace@PoeticHome August 21, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    Your beautiful, clean tile floor is striking!

    The jubilant smile on my husband's face as he opened his birthday present definitely made my week!

    Happy weekend to you Erin!

  • Reply knack August 22, 2009 at 12:13 am

    I'm so glad you're back…..this post made my week…..and the fact that my hubby surprised me with an upcoming trip to NYC!! woot!

    love your bathroom floor…it is knackalicious…..and your cool phone……that is awesome! xo

  • Reply jasmine August 22, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    your first cell in two years??? oh my gosh! you just didn't have one at all for two years?

    i am obviously in shock.

    and i obviously don't remember what my life was like pre-cellphone. haha!

    i love your tile, erin. it's so pretty. i'm glad your new place is starting to feel homier and that you have the internets back. 🙂

    hope you're having a terrific weekend.

  • Reply curious girl (lisa) August 22, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    glad you made it and are settling in. I love providence, I remember eating at a lovely diner there…I think it was called modern diner.

  • Reply denise August 22, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    Nice floor!

    What made my week?

    1) Walking to the farmers market with Chris this morning. We ate breakfast pizzas at Frog Hollow Farm and mine had peaches on it–yum!
    2) Crossing "making homemade paneer" off of my 41 before 42 list. It was a tasty task.
    3) Finding inexpensive jeans that actually fit!

  • Reply hoganfe August 22, 2009 at 11:10 pm

    Great cell phone! One thing that made my week is that summer is sticking around here in Alaska longer than usual & I am lovin this extra sunshine!

    mary
    hoganfe handmade
    handbag originals

  • Reply LENORENEVERMORE August 23, 2009 at 6:20 am

    adore those classic tradtional tiles! Have a lovely weekend dear~

  • Reply Dawn M August 23, 2009 at 7:40 pm

    Especially love the bathroom tiles

  • Reply Miss Amy O August 25, 2009 at 3:05 pm

    i have the same tile! lovely little pieces that come together so nicely.

  • Reply Linda Zimmerman August 26, 2009 at 1:48 pm

    tea with mom – conflicted
    SO jealous yet so happy for you both

    bathroom floor – gorgeous

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