by gwen harlow

Posts Tagged "red"

Necklace a Day 6

Posted by on Feb 7, 2012 in craft, St. Valentine's Day | 1 comment

Necklace a Day 6

I’m a little behind, trying to catch up tonight…this one’s just for me because some of the the petals of the vintage red flower earring I used here are coming loose from the metal rims and I don’t expect them to hold up real well. Hooked up to a knotted strand of red coral.

Use coupon code FEBRUARY12 for 15% off anything in my shop through the month.

I’m making a necklace a day through February. See all my daily necklaces here. Then stop by to visit per:cent blog, who’s doing it, too.

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Valentine’s Day! Treasury

Posted by on Feb 4, 2012 in St. Valentine's Day, wishlist | 0 comments

Hey, I made an etsy treasury full of hearts and Valentine-y goodies! Check it out here.

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Day 3 Necklace : Red Heart

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in craft, photo, St. Valentine's Day | 0 comments

day 3 necklace

Buy this necklace on etsy.

Yesterday was Groundhog Day, which got me thinking about how this year is flying by and it’s almost Valentine’s Day already so I made this red-heart necklace for Day 3 of the Necklace a Day challenge.

The challenge is tougher than I thought it would be — not just finding the time to sit and make the necklace but trying to take a decent picture when the light is so bad this time of year. So today’s batch (which you can see on the etsy page) are not my finest. But that’s okay, I finished. Go, me!

Use coupon code FEBRUARY12 for 15% off anything in my shop through the month.

I’m making a necklace a day through February. See all my daily necklaces here. Then stop by to visit per:cent blog, who’s doing it, too.

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Happy Canada Day!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2010 in meme, photo | 1 comment

Summer Colour Week on poppytalk — today is red + white for Canada Day — have a cupcake!

Red velvet cupcakes at Santoro's
D'arby & Lily & red #2
Canal Street - Cemeteries
Feel Better
Local artist
April 14: Waiting for Wizard of Oz to start
Driving While Sleeping
December 2: My birthday!
Esther vs. the Tomatoes

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Daily links

Posted by on May 21, 2010 in gwen, photo | 2 comments

A gallery featuring a couple of my photos of the beach by our house.

Another gallery with a bunch of photos I’ve taken of Chad, alongside Salvador Dali and a couple burners. I’m not really sure what’s going on here but it seems like a good thing.

One of the perfect little purses Chad brought home from his grandmother’s for me. I don’t think it is the sterling silver but it doesn’t matter, it’s gorgeous.

A tea party look I put together over at rikrak studio.

A couple of my photos that I meant to ask you to go vote on but didn’t remember in time. There are other lovely photos there, too.

And here is the bottlebrush on the corner for Sharyn:

More bottlebrush for Sharyn

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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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Be mine?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2010 in photo, St. Valentine's Day | 0 comments

This is my favorite, it is part of the display at Ole’s Waffle Shop here in Alameda, which is the most perfectly oldschoolest diner around. I highly recommend the pancakes and bacon and hashed browns and sitting at the counter and grabbing a box of crayons so you can have drawing contests on your paper placemats while you wait for your order.

Remember Me

Happy St. Valentine’s Day.

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Querido

Posted by on Feb 12, 2010 in photo, St. Valentine's Day | 1 comment

Amour avec le SPARKLE
Draw back your bowGwen, House of Blues

1. avec SPARKLE!! at daisy’s 2. the calm before the storm 3. nola heart

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Are you ready?

Posted by on Feb 11, 2010 in photo, St. Valentine's Day | 0 comments

Caution: heart
My life, my love, m'lady!HeARTflow by Mari Upton
Unchain my heart

1. west oakland heart 2. community garden sailor art 3. heart art 4. tree heart

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Wasting a Saturday afternoon

Posted by on Oct 3, 2009 in photo | 0 comments

This one's for my sister

Yesterday was red for the end of Autumn Color Week.

I also have pink.

Blooming echeveria [?] at the Big Long's

And one more from the Handcar Regatta Sunday — I got to pet a baby lemur and it is SO SOFT AND CUTE AND HAS RUBBERY LITTLE PALMS AND HOLDS YOUR FINGERS AND OMG OMG OMG OMG. The naturalist said it is illegal to own one in California but no judge would ever convict me.

It is illegal to own a lemur in California

And, in case you missed it, my whole photo set, which is filled with all manner of delightful costuming and artwork.

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