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mundane aesthetic: eggs

Since tomorrow is Memorial Day, I thought it’d be fun to make egg salad. But oh how quickly I forget the drama that is boiling eggs. You would think something as mundane as boiling eggs wouldn’t be such a hassle, but I have come to realize I am not gifted in the ways of the art of egg boiling. Prior to today’s experience, I always just boiled the water, threw the eggs in, and then let it go for awhi
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Little Friends of Printmaking

It’s been really refreshing to see the resurgence of hand crafts, especially the strong return of printmaking and silkscreening. I love artists who are making bold graphic, and mildy subversive statements, and these guys are a perfect example. The Little Friends of Printmaking (love the name) are a husband and wife team based in Madison Wisconsin. I was first introduced to them via their supercoolness wallets f
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Target Home: Kitchen (an UPDATE)

My first post a few weeks ago for Apartment Therapy was for Target’s new HOME brand line of organizational/storage products. I really loved their “Kitchen” category, and had to have this neat under-sink-organizer thingy. Here is what my dark and scary under-the-sink area looked before:And now, finally, after a week or two of just sitting in the pretty box (no help from my lazy-ness) , here is the AF
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book review: At home with Color

At Home with Color is a new book written by Matthew and Grainne Dennison, with the most amazing photography by Chris Everard. What I love most about this book is that every room shown is perfectly layered and has so much soul. I love “colorful” rooms that are not so “cut and dry”. For example, I’m not attracted to rooms where all the colors match exactly. This seems to be done a lot on m
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Serendipity

Ever randomly look at something you have had for ages, and really look at it, only to discover something you’d never noticed before? I’ve had this great lucite lamp that my friend Em gave me (ok, to be honest, she kinda stole it from her Dad- ok – well, I guess technically her Mother “granted permission”, cuz I think she wanted to get rid of it…) anyways- love it- had it in my offi
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