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ERIN BOYLE

  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these watercolors. {no matter if my painting partner would. not. stop. mixing. colors.} 2. these clementines. {and the other 876 we’ve eaten this week.} 3. this classic. {and the birdwatcher.} 4. these pencils.…

    January 14, 2022 9 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this granola. {for coming from a sister.} 2. this longer cord. {for hanging more essentials.} 3. this grid. {what’s better than crayons on newsprint?} 4. this tree. {for curling up but hanging in.}…

    January 7, 2022 2 Comments
  • things i will do in january.

    There’s a mouse, or something else alive, scrabbling around our living room wall. It’s almost a comfort at this point—though I wouldn’t want to meet it—that this unseen tiny neighbor is keeping warm after…

    January 3, 2022 31 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this new little stocking. {and the others.} 2. progress. {on two of the bunch anyway!} 3. these little pleats {for being so tiny.} 4. these little shoots. {because things were looking dire there…

    December 17, 2021 5 Comments
  • ’tis the season.

    For consumerist dread? I like to fill this space with ideas for merry making and simple festivities, especially in this time of year. To me, conjuring a bit of reverence and a bit of…

    December 15, 2021 17 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. black tea. {don’t know. just been on a kick this week.} 2. this idea for a little mouse. {for being the best addition for a v. low-key advent calendar.} 3. these little pots…

    December 10, 2021 7 Comments
  • paperwhite season.

    It’s paperwhite season, which means it’s time for setting bulbs in jam jars or bowls or any small vessel you happen to have, and sticking them on a windowsill so you have something to…

    December 8, 2021 19 Comments
  • make your own: origami folder.

    I’ve been encouraging folks to skip physical presents in favor of experiential ones for long enough to know that sometimes the barrier to folks following through with the idea lies in the presentation. It’s…

    December 1, 2021 3 Comments
  • make-believe: parties after dark.

    Someone saw a picture of me yesterday and said it reminded of them of their mom in the 70s, so I’m leaning into the vintage mom look with a make-believe holiday party get-up, complete…

    November 29, 2021 6 Comments
  • at this table.

    At this table we sing with joy, with sorrow. We pray of suffering and remorse. We give thanks. Perhaps the world will end at the kitchen table, while we are laughing and crying, eating…

    November 24, 2021 6 Comments