Archive for January, 2009

Iced In

We had an ice storm last night, and school was cancelled for the second day in a row.  Hopefully we can get out and about this afternoon.  Carol and I have been entertaining ourselves watching Lost on Itunes.  Here is a pic of my girls staying warm in front of the fire…..

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Feather Feet

From Selvedge Magazine

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Carolyn Quartermaine

It' a gloomy overcast Monday in Dallas, so I wanted to post something that sort of takes you away.  The work of English Designer/Artist Carolyn Quartermaine….I hope you enjoy! Photos scanned from Elle Decoration UK.

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Tea Party

This is my dream tea party…. From Australian Vogue Living

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DIY Jeans

I'm wearing my DIY 501's today.  I was able to sew all of the patches on by opening the seams on the side with a seam ripper.  I sewed leather patches on with my old Elna machine and a leather needle–it was quite fun.  I'm wearing my jeans with my Dries sandals, Christopher Ross Lion [...]

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Vicente Rey

I've been obsessed lately with images of Vicente Rey's shoes… I can't find much information on him other than he is a Spaniard living in Paris making exquisite handmade shoes. Aren't these fantastic?  I wish we could see more of the boot on the left. This is really a work of art. Two above pics [...]

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More Christopher Ross

I'm sure some of you were in front of your computers last Sunday when the big collection of Christopher Ross went off on E-bay.  (I know some of you collect too)  It was a great chance to own some of his more hard to get pieces.  I managed to get two, the Rabbit: I got [...]

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Happy Birthday!

My youngest is 14 today!  Happy Birthday Carol, you are much loved, and I am so proud of you! We are sneaking off today for a makeover and lunch at Neimans.  

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Fantastic Plastic

I have had several e-mails regarding the black Louis XV type chairs that always appear in photos on both my blog and Jane's. These are the Fantastic Plastic chairs by Studio JSPR.  They are dipped in rubber so they can be used either indoors or out.  I have used my pair both inside and out, [...]

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I Can’t Get Enough Of…..

The girls and I don't have a TV, but one of our favorite guilty pleasures is to watch re-runs of Top Design on Itunes.  We love Kelly Wearstler's wacky, over the top outfits.  I've been a fan of Kelly's for years.  All of my Kelly books are dog-eared and I love her boutique in Bergdorf. [...]

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