Hugo Guinness love

As I was decorating my new apartment, I decided I needed my first piece of real art. Yep, I did. And so, my Hugo Guinness collection has begun. I have been having a love affair with Hugo (yes, of those Guinness’s – cousin of Daphne) prints for awhile now, and knew one needed to be

the trend board project

Sometimes, to take a break from the real serious business I do at my job, I like to create fun mood/trend boards for inspiration, putting to good use all of those magazines I have lying around. I love that my job is such a mix of left brain/right brain – just like me. Creative, but

travel diary: chicago part 1

I spent the majority of the past week in Chicago for work (and some play). I had never been there before and was so amazed by how pretty the city is – the river and the lake! My friend Kelly and I visited the Bean, hung out a bit in Millennium Park (prettiest gardens) and

New Dreams

After a couple days of traveling, getting back to work and getting situated into regular life again, I have finally gotten around to really thinking about the year ahead. About all of my new dreams for 2012. 2011 was an interesting and completely game changing year for me and helped me start to get some

stop and start

I love these black and white photographs of Michelle Williams and Heath Ledger. It’s so sad he’s gone from us. Their love…. its heartbreaking.. Has anyone seem ‘My Week with Marilyn’? I’d love to hear what you think **photos by Dutch husband-and-wife team Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin via

twilight fever

Guess what I am seeing tonight? Totally excited. Bring on the Vampire baby making. photos from the December 2008 issue of Vanity Fair (I remember when this came out! I was all about it and loved this spread) – right before the first movie opened. Look at baby Jacob!

daydreaming in san francisco

At least every couple of months I like to take a lazy Sunday when I have no other plans, grab a friend and just walk around San Francisco a bit in a state of daydream, taking pictures of things that inspire me. It reminds me of how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful

glitter pumpkins

I decided to create some festive glitter pumpkin decor for my kitchen table the other night (last minute, I know…). Inspired by DIYers Martha Stewart (the OG), Grace of Stripes & Sequins and the Glitter Guide. I used simple gold and silver and I think they’re pretty cute!