By Emily on August 7, 2013
A rainbow of mixers. Swan Lake, Montana. Close up. Day Five of The August Break. (photo by me, contemplating my options)
By Emily on March 23, 2013
+ Pete Goldlust’s Carved Crayons series. + My Brita water bottle. I own about twenty water bottles. This one is not especially attractive. I sort of wish it wasn’t a squeeze bottle. But I’m drinking way more water than normal (why is that the hardest resolution?) and it’s because water from every tap tastes great. […]
By Emily on February 13, 2012
By Emily on December 15, 2011
So I have this huge mirror: My mom bought it for me. I’m a big fan. It needs a little more crack-filling and a fair amount of sanding. Then comes the fun part: painting. It’s been sitting, propped up against the non-functional fireplace in the living room, for a long time as I’ve debated what […]
By Emily on August 17, 2011
Ordering purple suede shoes is the answer.
By Emily on June 30, 2011
This has been a good exercise, this 30 Days of Creativity project, for a lot of reasons. Not that I’d necessarily consider it a success, mind you. I struggled a bit too much, sort of dropped the ball more than once. It made me think a lot more about creativity in my days, or lack […]
By Emily on June 21, 2011
Thank God you’re here.
By Emily on June 17, 2011
Making some small changes around the blog, trying to prep for some bigger design clean up. It’s about time. In the meantime, these caught my eye. I am so, so incredibly tired of the rain and semi-darkness at this point. Flowers help.
By Emily on June 8, 2011
The other day at A Home in the Making, Jenn revealed the anglepoise-style lamp she repainted orange, saying how she was scared it would be too bright, too orange. But it turned out great. And reading it, I thought, “Too orange? Is there such a thing in a classic lamp?” and then thought, “Well, who […]
By Emily on April 8, 2011
At first glance, white does not seem like a spring color. It seems to belong to spring’s predecessor, no question. But white really is the color of spring cleaning. I’ve come to realize in recent years that, for the home, I do not like beige – I like the crisp, clean modernity of white. It’s […]