Monthly Archives: April 2012

To D.I.Y for…make your own paint splattered shoes

I’m very attracted to the paint splatter look. I love it as a way to combine bright colors and its just fun.  I made these paint splatter shoes in less than 30 minutes (not including drying time). Can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Thursday Evening Inspiration: Astral Boutique

I could not be more taken with this etsy shop I discovered today, Astral Boutique.  If you are a lover of bohemian with a side of whimsy, this is your dream shop. The photography and the fun model really pushed … Continue reading

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To D.I.Y. For: Vintage Magazine Rack Made Lovely with Paint

    I just became the owner of this lovely but lackluster mid-century magazine rack (thanks, Carrie).  While it has great bones, it was worn and a bit boring.  I decided to bring it back to life with a little … Continue reading

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What’s Black and White and Read all over? Etsy picks for the smart girl.

Here’s a sneak peak of an etsy treasury I curated yesterday.  I ended up liking it so much that I wanted to use it for a blog post. These are some of my favorite etsy shops and well as favorite … Continue reading

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Vintage Travel Guides

I’ve recently become the proud owner of a huge box (HUGE!) of vintage travel ephemera. In sifting through it, I’ve realized that the couple that collected this stuff lived quite the life.  I’m going to be posting limited amounts of … Continue reading

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Another shot for my future cat calender

My floral fabric covered suitcase makes a great cat couch… see the tutorial here

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April Showers

After spending four years living in Tokyo, I have become pretty obsessed with umbrellas and rain gear.  It rains a lot there and the fashionable ladies of Tokyo will not let the weather put a damper on their style. In … Continue reading

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