my week in objects (mostly).

January 23, 2015

five little things that made my week.

1. these exhibit postcards.
matisse {because they’re always my favorite gift shop item.}

2. these un-paper towels.
rags {long-coveted. finally purchased.}
3. this corner.
sun {sunset in a north-facing apartment.}
4. this little vial.
portland apothecary calm {part of the very fabulous new mom kit i tested out for portland apothecary. so, so good.}

5. this dishtowel.
towel {for endless games of peekaboo.}

other things:
a very inspiring kids’ room.
just tried this. insanely good with a spoonful of this.
neon in nature.
to file away for someday.
so much to like, but eyeing those wide-legged pants, esp.
flowers in ice.
spring dreaming.
out of stock, but to consider.

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  • Reply January 23, 2015 at 4:17 pm

    Seriously love everything you find!

  • Reply Sarah January 23, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    I also bought up a bunch of those beautiful postcards when I saw the exhibit in London. šŸ™‚ The seaweed shapes are my favorite!

  • Reply Hannah S January 23, 2015 at 5:02 pm

    My sister in law had a baby about a month ago and she has had a little of a hard time adjusting since she had a c-section. How do you like the new mom kit from portland apothecary? Is it only worth it for brand new moms or will it be a good gift even when the baby is 3-4 months old?
    Those linens look beautiful, I will have to add them to my want list šŸ™‚
    Thanks and have a great weekend!

  • Reply Jenni Haikonen January 23, 2015 at 7:54 pm

    This is always one of my favourite reads of the week! I am constantly drawn into how the simplicity of each shot really does tell a story of how you live your life. And thank you for directing me to the Natural Linens Etsy shop…Aaaamazing.


  • Reply Allegra January 23, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    We hand-dipped beeswax candles when I was little! (For fun, not because we lived on the prairie, I swear…) If you get a bit more beeswax and use a larger can, say about 8 inches tall, you can keep dipping the candles and create lovely tapers.

  • Reply thefolia January 24, 2015 at 10:10 pm

    We have the same plant from above your door in our nest. Once I trained ours to grow up, it changed the energy immediately. Think up and positive. Happy Nesting.

  • Reply Jo in London January 25, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    I saw the Matisse exhibition in London last year too. Wasn't the huge seaweed piece stunning?

  • Reply Kellee January 26, 2015 at 2:14 am

    Thanks for the birthday candles link! I have leftover beeswax remnants from your own candle tutorial. Great way to use it up.

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