Posts Tagged ‘ the world ’

friendship bracelets

May 4, 2010

thought id share my bracelets with you all today. caitlin brought me the marigold and orange thread-wrapped bangles from her travels in india! and dorothy brought me the maasai beaded bracelets from her travels in tanzania! i’m also working on some necklaces and bracelets out of some vintage embroidery yarn that i found the...
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buns in the oven

April 3, 2010

yesterday was good friday and trina brought some deliciously traditional HOT CROSS BUNS in to work for us to share to ensure good friendship and good luck. legend has it, if you break the bun together and say, “half for you and half for me, between us two shall goodwill be,” that you’ll be...
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pink & blue

March 21, 2010

these mindboggling photos are part of The Pink and Blue Project by korean photographer, jeongmee yoon. she photographs children in their bedrooms surrounded by every single blue (for boys) or pink (for girls) item that they own. the project stemmed from her daughter’s obsession with all things pink, which is apparently common all over...
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holi rainbow!!!

February 28, 2010

today is HOLI, the indian festival celebrating of spring and togetherness! EXPLOSIONS of colored pigments! too bad they’re so toxic….god i wish i was there!
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oh, the turbanity!

February 27, 2010

i wore a scarf on my head again today and got thinking about turbans…ever seen the lofty blue turbans of the nihang sikhs? quite impressive! the nihangs are an order of sikhs known for their bravery and successful military endeavors, especially when outnumbered. they carry spears and knives, even during peacetime. do you think...
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am cams

February 23, 2010

don’t you just love animal cams? err, i mean “animal-borne imaging.” mr. lee’s cat cam! national geographic’s crittercam!
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be mine?

February 14, 2010

happy valentine’s day! some inspiration from a book about the history of valentines for all you lovers out there. hope your day is full of love, no matter what size, shape, or form!
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nice handiwork

February 2, 2010

yet another gem of the digital collection of the new york public library, the peasant art of subcarpathian russia published in 1926. great inspiration for patterns, embroidery, and your (and my) spring gypsy looks.
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just married

January 14, 2010

i mentioned l’aviva before, but she just launched the third series of curated trunk shows- dowry! gorgeous world design. zulu wedding baskets! check them out here.
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