15.7.10

stella lace

I can't get over this image. It's from the Stella McCartney Resort 2011 collection, found via The Vamoose. Strawberry & chocolate ice cream. I love it. Also, it gives me an idea for a way that I could potentially cover up the ugly tattoo I got on my ankle when I was 18. Hmm. I wanted to put it here so I could remember it and think on it for a little while longer.

A few other things:
I'm in this video for a split second, around 3:51, which is so funny (sipping pink champagne, braid & glasses, closest I'll ever get to actually being on Facehunter)
a sweet post from the creator of my new header
&
we painted a first coat of paint in our dining room, and I really love it. The colour, which was picked on impulse (an impulse to match our decision to paint in the first place), is Para's "F-stop." A grey with violet tones to match the wallpaper. It looks so nice. $21 transformations.




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Kate: Aahhh, oh no! I guess we're night owls. I would be happy to stay up until 2 AM if I could.

Siubhan: Thank you! The material is a little scratchy but I'm hopeful that it will soften up over time.

heleen: Hello, and thanks for saying hi!

Katie: I'm rarely alert enough to do serious work on anything, but yeah, mornings are a good time for that.

abby: Aw, now I want one even more.

Carmel: Thank you! Yes, I like small, lightweight cameras myself. I may have to get one at some point.

erin: I agree, thank you.

jen: Ha! Yes, exactly. It's hard to get excited about leaving a nice, sunny apartment in the morning.

erica-knits: Oh, I'm not always productive. Today I didn't putter too much and made it in ten minutes earlier than yesterday! A triumph!

Moorea Seal: Oh yes, Caitlin did a wonderful job! Thank you so much for your kind words!

alice: Thank you! And yes, I agree!

ilovesasek: I feel pretty out of control with my puttering. It's really not good! I should be a proper adult and leave the house at a reasonable time. Sometimes I worry that I'm immature and too much of a slacker!

stephanie renee: Thank you! Good luck with your sewing, I'm sure everything you make will be beautiful.

beckie: I get mine at Presse Internatinale usually, but you have to get them around the time they come out. There won't be another issue available until around the fall, I think.

Lexie, Little Boat: Thanks so much!

yuki: Thanks so much! Yes, Lula is a fantastic magazine.

Jenni: There really is nothing better than SECRETS. Except maybe ghosts. Maybe the marshmallow cat and rose box are also haunted?

Concha: Thank you!

14 comments:

  1. This is delicious!

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  2. well that would be a nice everyday uniform haha..so pretty!
    ..think i understand and like where your tattoo idea is headed!
    look at you in that fancypants video! you're so beautiful! <3

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  3. Shin Ae15.7.10

    Beautiful! Everything. Wallpaper, paint, this clothing...I love to see you making changes that please you :)

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  4. I totally did not know which one you were and watched the whole thing :( glasses? Also that shade is one of my favorite colors. And Toronto has a lot of beautiful people? Eesh, Canadians.

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  5. jaw dropping gorgeous!!

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  6. Oh no, K.! Yes, that's me with my crooked smile in the glasses, sticking out like a sore thumb in my jean jacket. I've updated the post.

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  7. That was as cool as a split-second on video can get! I love the warm grey paint. And I hope you'll share the Stella-inspired tattoo with us!

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  8. ugly ankle tattoo! oh dear .. i've been contemplating a tattoo but hearing regrets makes me nervous!

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  9. i simply adore that picture. what pretty colors!

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  10. Amazing outfit! There's just something I love about that cloud-shaped cut on the edge of shorts.
    Strawberry and chocolate ice cream is the perfect name for it. It looks good in a way that you want to eat it.

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  11. omg! love the new banner anabela!it's so you! oh and this lace outfit is so cute! it looks like paper cut-out lace : )

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  12. Love all that lace!!

    Watching that video was so exciting! I thought maybe you would be in background, but nope. Right there! So neat. You looked adorable.

    I love the paint color. Grey is all over our house and I think it tends to change color with the time of day. Very nice.

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  13. Oh that resort collection is so gorgeous. Loved the lace and the floral prints too.

    Beautiful wallpaper too..

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  14. that lace outfit is yes very very very sigh perfect. are you swilling champagne :)

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