Speaking of potatoes…

Yup. I’m hot for potatoes. Preferably fried, but this time…

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…..I can’t get enough of printing with potatoes, especially when they can transform one of the most widely-owned pieces of furniture from Ikea.  Continue reading

Serape Sunday: my DIY Mid-Century stool

It’s Sun-DIY, folks. Time to bust out the staple gun. For this project, I’m combining my affection for all things Mid-Century modern and my Linsanity for Southwestern, folksy, tribal textiles.

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Thrifting Thursday: heavy metal edition

I’m mad about metallics. They sparkle. They shine. I guess I’m like a crow. So I thought I’d browse Craigslist in our lovely San Francisco Bay Area for all things shimmery today. We all know that brass is back but I’ll always be crazy for chrome.

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Of yoga and air plants

Whenever I go to yoga, I do everything in my power to tune out the outside world and the 101,345,678 thoughts racing through my jet-fueled mind. Once in a while Most of the time, I’m unsuccessful. During my most recent practice, I was fixated on air plants.

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Thrifting Thursday: sake bottle edition

Sake to me.

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I’m mixing it up this week with a focus on specific items at Sally’s Army (Salvation Army, Valencia Street, San Francisco). Let’s talk about the fabulosity of sake bottles, or tokkuri.

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Throwback Thrifting Thursday

I’m thinking this will be a regular thing for my blog, because it gives me another excuse to indulge in my obsession treasure hunt. It’s a looney tunes habit disguised as motivation for fresh content. I know you see right through me. But here’s how *I* see it: when I hear from readers who get inspired to thrift at this very store, I feel gratified and it only encourages my behavior. So deal with it. You might actually score something.

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