I did this as a birthday gift for a friend a little while ago, and was just thinking there must be other scholar-gentlewomen. It’s still up on flickr, so if you know a scholar and a gentlewoman (or are one), you should download it and maybe make a teeshirt transfer or a balloon.
We recently visited the historic Adamson House, home of the family that at one time owned the town of Malibu (plus a bit of the nearby Santa Monica Mountains). I don’t need to be convinced to head up that way, it’s so invigorating just to spend time between the low, mist-watered hills and the cool sea.
I was looking for something in my archives and happened on this. I decided I had better release it to the digital universe before its pixels flicker and fade away.
I think these were done for the 1997 Halloween party, a Westwood tradition…
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I had posted a couple of these geometrics to Facebook and got requests for more colorways… so here they all are.
Kaffa! in Orange, California is one of the great, locally-owned cafés that inspired me to start the My Wifi Life review series. I’ve been going there for years whenever I’ve been in the area. My heart skips a beat when I realize my travels will take me near them.
Just checked out Adam’s Avenue Coffee in Huntington Beach for the first time last weekend. Online reviews were very positive, and my experience was no different…
Raffi Darrow at the R-Blog is big on highly readable, practical advice. I just spotted this great list she posted for WordPress users who want to embed content such as images, videos and feeds. If that’s you (or someone you’d like to inspire), head on over now and check out her Continue Reading →
Creative Market is “a platform for handcrafted, mousemade design content from independent creatives around the world.” They’re also “passionate about making beautiful design simple and accessible to everyone.” As I understand it, the spirit of the marketplace is to keep offerings carefully curated, and also affordable.
I’m delighted to be among the first […]
At last, the concertina book (or accordion book) tutorial folks have been asking for! Keep in mind there are much more intensive and exacting ways to make these little books (for example, with acid free materials and reinforced corners); This is meant to be a quick, fun and inexpensive little project.
I’m up to my ears at my new job, keeping many plates spinning and meeting daily challenges. My boss is a Type A poster child—constantly regrouping, relentlessly brainstorming, and perpetually squeezing every bit of ability/potential/experience out of everyone around him. We’ve got an amazing team, thank goodness. These are highly proactive folks who take […]
At a Craft & Folk Art Museum CRAFTlab Workshop this weekend, I got to try out some of my fabric patterns on these little accordion (or concertina, because it sounds fancy) books. Printed at half scale, the patterns looked really good on these little books (the square book […]
I happened to notice a few folks I follow on Twitter had posted sunrise photos today. Then the sun sent pink and gold rays into my own window, so I thought I’d join the chorus.
Then I got curious. Who else posted a sunrise photo today? How often do we do this? A Twitter friend […]
Here’s a another collection of beautiful things we spotted at the Unique LA Show. Everything but General Scooter “Foxy” McGee (bottom photo) was something we bought, either at Unique LA or the Renegade Craft Fair (last summer). The General, I’m still pondering: It’s pricey, but just […]
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