Monday, September 9, 2013

SS14

I have been so super pumped all weekend and today…oh yes Fashion Week is here!! I have been stalking the shows online and like always it makes my mind explode with ideas and new color combinations. Most of shows so far have kinda been well blah… a lot feels so already done, under innovative and you can see the poor constructions. But it’s far from over and I’m ready to be blown away! Actually THilfiger really shocked me with its crazy shirt color block pants/ skirts. Not sure if I like it yet…reminds me of being in the mall when I was 12 and seeing girls wear those Abercrombie shorts that totally shows their crouch…eeewww…but it was definitely different. Well from cramming nonstop… color and patterns start to fill my head and I see relations everywhere. I love it! Today for lunch I sat on the pier right outside my office and as I ate my amazing PB&J I started seeing color connections all over. The muted blues of the bay reflected off a purple tinted cargo ship and the soft reds of a Muni sign on the road reminded me of the Theyskens Theory and Opening Ceremony shows. As I walked back to my building I saw some broken glass with all different shades of dark denim blues….I instantly thought of the Band of Outsiders. 
I’m not really a dark faded color lover but it surprised me how cool they looked. Sometimes first blah impressions can turn into unexpected amazing inspirations.



Tuesday, September 3, 2013

color love


Happy Tuesday! 
I'm normally not a big fan of green paired with red but there is something so beautiful about these images.
 I love the saturated teal and coral mixed with the light sand and baby pink. 

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Sunny day

Hello! Hows your day? Mine is all sunny here in San Francisco! I have been busy with my new garden....planting...weeding.....identifying.
 It is my favorite place to be right now. I cant wait to grow some veggies!!


Friday, August 2, 2013



We just moved into our new place this week and I'm so exhausted. We found a great place in Richmond Ca.....right on the border of El Cerrito.  Its a 2 bed house in with a giant backyard. The yard is filled with all types of flowers, herbs, and even a blackberry bush. I am so excited to start exploring and maintaining my new beautiful backyard and home but for now all I want to do is sleep. Tomorrow is a day of true crafting and change. Hope you had an amazing week! See ya on Monday!

Friday, July 26, 2013

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Pacific Puffs


Amazing day here in San Francisco! The sun is shining and the breeze is perfect. Right outside my work today there was a local farmers market and a delicious food truck called Pacific Puffs. I got a chicken salad puff and a mini vanilla puff.....they were both super tasty. The chicken Salad was very fresh! I also bought a basket of strawberry’s from the farmers market and no lie one of the best I have ever ate! Yummmmm!!



Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Book love

 
 
 


I was introduced to this amazing book by my friend Becky yesterday. This crazy thick book is filled with pictures of printed book covers from France during the 18th century. I could spend days looking at each amazing little print. The texture of the paper really makes each detail come alive and the colors are so beautiful. The price tag is up there but I can see why….it’s a true gem.
Lucky for you I scanned some in to share!

 
 
 

Monday, July 8, 2013

something beautiful

 
 
San Francisco.....It has been such a crazy adventure but I have to say
 San Francisco is a cool city with tons of sunshine and color.
These are just some things I saw on my way home last Friday...every where I turn there is magic!
 
Happy Monday!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Camping across the country

 
Wow it was such an amazing adventure! Most of he nights we would roll up to the campsites in complete darkness. It was hard to set up but in the morning it was such a surprise to see the beautiful landscapes. Colorado, Sequoia National Forest and Zion National Park just took my breathe away!

Friday, June 28, 2013

Woooo hoooo! Its been crazy but oh so exciting and awesome! I just moved to San Francisco and I love it! We drove across the country (camped the whole way) and I loved it! It has been an amazing adventure and I am so freaking happy! :)
 

Friday, April 26, 2013

Crazy Friday

It's been so crazy lately but I'm loving it! I hope you have a incredibly awesome weekend!  Here is the view from my office today. It makes me want to go swimming! Can't wait till summer!

Monday, April 22, 2013

Happy Earth Day!!!

 
 
 
All I can think about today is how great it feels outside.
 
What a wonderful day to celebrate Earth!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Some green color love

 
 
 
 
I'm just loving the warm weather! Its so beautiful outside! I've been obsessing over greens ever since I saw some grass peaking up in my yard yesterday. I can wait to go camping and just see shades of green everywhere. Oooo and have a barefoot picnic in the park. Spring you are awesome!

Monday, April 15, 2013

Everyone can use a little sun!

 



 
Just bringing you some sunshine today!
 
 I found these ever so amazing rose cupcakes!
 It was like the sun was right there happily beaming on my face!

Friday, April 12, 2013

 
I heard some awesome people say this morning that they want to design something amazing but only one ....  not 500...not to sell...not to mas market.... just to make and have one person love it. It gave me a spark and a whole swimming pool full of ideas. 
So this weekend I'm going to design like no one is watching.
 
Happy Friday!
Hope you have a super awesome weekend!
 

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Hi!


 
Just wanted to say Hi and see how your day is going?
Hope its sunny and filled with happyness! 
 
 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Friday, March 29, 2013

Color Love

Happy Friday!
 
These flowers are from a very beautiful bouquet I received from my friend’s wedding.
They were dying so I took off the petals and found these beautiful colors.
I love the intense pomegranates splashed with the light lemons and ochres!
 
I hope you have a wonderful weekend!
 
 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Happy Holi

 
Happy Holi!
Oh I wish I was in India. The Holi festival celebrated by the Hindus marks the end of winter and the coming of spring and also commemorates the victory of good over evil. To commemorate Lord Krishna, a god who defeated a demon and liked to pull pranks, people throw colored pigment at each other. The throwing of the muti colored pigment also signifies equality.  
Its a day to give each other happiness, love and a great big burst of color pigment in the face!
I love it!
 
check out some of these pics of the day on CNN
 
 
 

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

sweet treats from a sweet friend

 Today is a great day! I just received these amazing marshmallow treats from my friend Dana for watching her dog Lucy while she went away for the weekend to Japan. She got them at a place called Marshmallow Elegance. I'm obsessed with marshmallows and these are by far one of the best assortments I have ever seen. She also got me some salted cherry blossoms which were actually pretty good and fun to eat. Got to go try another one! Hope your day is going as great as mine.

Monday, March 25, 2013

office space



Some some coolness from my office today!  
 
 
We have a new puppy here and he is so tiny. Say hi to Cricket!
 

Friday, March 22, 2013

Thursday, March 21, 2013

oh happy day!


"Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” 
- John Lennon

I hope you find some smiles today!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

a whisper of spring

 
Spring is finally here! I can only feel a slight whisper of it in the air today and its wonderful!
 
 
 
I started painting some petal whispers to make a new spring print and I'm pumped!
 
 
 

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

some color love


 
Today's color love comes from one of my favorite blogs- Street Dept
 It beautifully captivates undiscovered street art in Philly. 
 I find such great inspiration from every post and love walking on the street and seeing an artwork that he posted!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

some color love

 
I love this artwork by Brandi Milne
I'm in love with the bright coral pink next to the dark dusty teals.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Oh Monday

 
 
 Just creating and designing today!
 
Oh Monday you turned out all right!
 
 

Friday, March 8, 2013

Happy Friday!

 
 
 
Just some scenes from my office today.
 
I'm so happy its Friday! I hope you have an extra awesome weekend!
 

Thursday, March 7, 2013

my new found love and I'm smitten.

 
 

I will try just about anything once especially teas or juices. I have tried Kombucha at Wholefoods a couple of times. It always looks pretty but the taste is not so great.
Despite my bad experience I kept hearing about how great Kombucha is from friends.
I decided do some research and to try it one more time.

 
Kombucha is a green or black tea that is fermented twice.
Once with sweetener like organic evaporated cane juice the second infusing herbs, flowers, and spices. Kombucha is rich in probiotics and anti-oxidants that improve digestion and boost your immune system.

 
 It’s a great healthy beverage but I have never seem to dig the taste until I tried this batch.
I work right next to The Jharoka at 543 in the Philadelphia Navy Yard and they recently acquired a new juicer named Amberleigh Krough. She has been whipping up some fantastic juices that I absolutely love and she completely changed my mind about Kombucha. Its called Forever Fruit and it’s all organic, homemade and tastes like sparkling grape juice. After I felt so great and ready to take on the rest of the day. 

 
It’s my new found love and I'm smitten.

 Try to find a local Juicer or a Juice bar that makes their own Kombucha. It probably will not only taste better but have more of those awesome anti-oxidants!



 

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

ax and apple

 
 
 
I'm in crazy stupid love with the ax and apple lookbook.
 
They are all so beautiful.
 

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Monday, March 4, 2013

 
 

Happy Monday!
 
This is hard but so important! I'm trying to really focus on this today.
 
Hope you have a great day!

Friday, March 1, 2013

Have a super awesome weekend!



Have a super awesome weekend!
This is a cool tie dye I made a while back with Karen!
It makes me so Happy!