Archive for the ‘Want’ Category

May 22, 2013 1

JCP Goes Cute

By in Roundup, Trends, Want

You’ve probably heard all about JC Penney‘s image overhaul, complete with store renovations and a new business model. They’re shooting for a younger audience, enticing us with brands and designers we recognize and care about. They’re even going by a new, hipper name: JCP. The new stores feel more open, boutique-y and fresh. I had […]

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September 25, 2012 1

Spoonflower Wallpaper

By in Roundup, Trends, Want

[ aspergillus organica rust by Caroline Okun ] This morning when I woke up and checked my email in bed (I know), there was a newsletter from Spoonflower waiting for me. If you’re not familiar, Spoonflower offers print on demand, custom fabric and an always growing catalog of fabric designed by independent artists. And now […]

May 23, 2012 0

ICFF 2012

By in Furniture, Roundup, Trends, Want

The ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) and the NSS (National Stationery Show) are my favorite trade-shows/fairs. I had the opportunity to attend the show again this year (see last year’s post) and really enjoyed it. Although ICFF is typically a showcase for new and upcoming trends, I was really happy to see existing trends like […]

April 13, 2012 5

Sofa Craving

By in Furniture, I'm Obsessed, Roundup, Want

I want a grown-up fancy sofa. I want a tufted sofa with nice legs. What kind of sofa do I have now? A tufted sofa with nice legs, of course (you can see it here). I need a new sofa as much as I need to buy another chair that can’t be sat in because […]

October 23, 2011 0

Autumn

By in Inspiration, Roundup, Trends, Want

Ombre, reds, rust tones, some nice lines and good shapes. Images:  Swahili Lidded Basket / Circuclar Feather Earrings / Harvest Season Dress / Brass Arrow Necklace / Ombre Hair / Large Wire Pendant / Kilim Pillows / Dalloway Armchair / Symbols Baggu

May 21, 2011 2

These, Please: Summer Uniform

By in Fashion, Roundup, Want

I want my whole summer to look like me wearing these things. “Too dark,” you say? “What are you, depressed?” you ask? Not possible and no. Wearing bright colors makes me uncomfortable. Consider this a shopping list: 1. High Riser Jeans from Madewell 2. Aunt Bettie Boat Shoe from Madewell 3. Heather Platform Sandal from […]

May 2, 2011 2

Dirty Things for Money

By in Leaving the house, Want

This post’s title SCANDALIZED you, didn’t it? I’m going to my first auction tomorrow and today I got to take a look at everything before the bidding starts. It’s an industrial auction which I imagine is one of the more boring kinds of auctions. There was just so much dusty, dirty, grungy stuff. I learned […]