by gwen harlow

Posts Tagged "decoration"

Dining room

Posted by on May 6, 2011 in our new home, photo | 0 comments

I cut a bunch of roses and put them around the house.

I had the last fish taco and a quesadilla for lunch. Remind me to stop buying flour tortillas, corn is superior. And cheaper.

I learned today that those wacky sideshow cars — the sedans with the giant wheels — are called donks. There are several of them in my neighborhood, one is a giant ad for Mickey’s Malt Liquor, another is a white Lexus with that says LEXUS in giant gold letters on the side. There’s another Lexus that has the Lexus logo styled a la that colored YSL one patterned all over it. A big brown 70s Cadillac.

Anyway. I am wondering if that “dum donk” song that I love [play] is not about booty after all. Or if the cars have something to do with ladies’ behinds. Also how I can convince anyone I know to go to the A-Trak/Little Sister show that’s coming up, it is going to be an absolute panic. I need more entertaining, entertainable friends.

Here’s my dining room, post-spring cleaning:

Books #2

My Fair LadyI beg your parden

May 5: With coffee and cream

put birds on itBooks #1

Ofrenda

By Katie, Jackie, Nic and Ras Terms

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Home inspirations

Posted by on May 18, 2010 in craft, love | 1 comment

I’m a renter and always have a hard time getting inspired to put a lot of work into doing decorating — even though everywhere I’ve lived, it always feels kind of fleeting because there isn’t the kind of commitment that you have with owning — we can pack up and move with just 30 days notice and then you have to start over.

Which is silly because everywhere I’ve lived, I’ve stayed for ages. And so what anyway! Half the reward is making something sweet and admiring it, who cares if it might end up being something left behind or changed. Life is too short! So I’ve been trying to keep an eye out for bits and pieces that I like to give me a little kickstart and am going to start sharing them.

Put this on while you’re admiring: Best Coast Should Be Your Sound of Summer. [And check out the whole Citizen Insane mp3 blog while you’re at it, it is full of sunny, poppy, fun summer music, which is my favorite kind. You can stream the whole playlist here.]

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Belinda’s March interior styling challenge at the happy home blog:

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Button Monday! with Lisa at Lil Fish Studios

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What are some of your home inspirations?

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