Images: Portland General Store on Etsy Men’s Skincare by Portland General Store I’m a sucker for form over function. I have absolutely no need for aftershave splash or shaving jelly. Nor do I fancy smelling like whiskey. But I am rather taken with this men’s skincare range from Portland General Store. Using recipes from the …
Two paint jobs (of very different varieties) have caught my attention this week. First up, I was incredibly impressed by our friends, the Heffs, who painted their fence red, white and black in the hope that the Saints really do go marching in on Saturday – and you thought you were passionate! While the Heffs …
Have you heard that there’s a new acronym in town? Meet the Nettels – six figure income families who have enough dough, but ‘Not Enough Time to Enjoy Life.’ Nettel parents work full-time, and often overtime, whilst also juggling kids, meals, work commitments, exercise, friends and of course, keeping up with the Jonses. According to …
Just saying the word ‘babushka’ makes me want to don a black veil, drape myself around a Double Bass and sing: Babooshka, Babooshka, Babooshka-ya-ya! So you can imagine the state I got myself in when I laid eyes on these cute-as-a-button Babushka dolls by Morgan Wills! Images: Morgan Wills For big and little girls alike, …
Images: French Bull Kids Tablewear by French Bull I blinked, and the last six months flew by. In fact, the little champ is about to start eating solids. Although he doesn’t give a rats what he eats from, I couldn’t resist getting some monsters for his mash. Designed by Jackie Shapiro for French Bull, this …
Images: Ecoist Bags by Ecoist You ‘aint seen a sweet tooth until you see one of my friends. She’s a skinny minnie whose record is 18 Caramello Koalas in a day! To cover her tracks she distributes the wrappers amongst her colleague’s bins. Pretty clever stuff but it’s not nearly as ingenous as the folks …
Images: Mark Jenkins Street Installations by Mark Jenkins Get your Friday funnies on with Mark Jenkins. His street art installations are designed to shake passersby from their daily grind and get them to do a double – or maybe triple – take. From gaffer tape babies to parking meters that have been turned into lolly …
Images: My Folk Lover on Etsy 2010 Calendar by My Folk Lover There’s a real art to living in the moment. Try as I might, I often find myself pining, anticipating or worrying about what’s around the corner. But after stumbling across this 2010 calendar by My Folk Lover, I don’t feel so guilty about …
Images: Horst Glasker Art in Architecture by Horst Glasker Two geeks from the University of Vermont analysed the number of positive and negative words on 2.4 million blogs to determine that our collective happiness is lowest on Wednesdays. So, consider this post a community service – if Horst Glasker’s ‘Art in Architecture’ doesn’t colour your …
Images: Style.com Karen Walker’s SS10 Collection at New York Fashion Week Infectious. Upbeat. Nautical notes and polka dots. Romantic nostalgia for a 60’s seaside escape. Perfectly mixed and matched. What a corker Karen Walker! I want it all. Even the boat shoes – now that’s something I never thought I’d say!