October 27, 2010

Round the World

My quest for the perfect resin Buddha continued on the trip to Portland. At Cargo we met all manner of supreme beings. A small collage of hand painted and alabaster Buddhas, a beaded chair and a group of carved wooden deities (most of them smiling):

October 26, 2010

Portland Pop

Solveig and pal, Celina arrived in Portland for She and Him and the Schnitzer Hall for a rainy weekend. Zooey has been a been a hero of Solveig's forever and she was thrilled to attend the show. Shopping and dining in the Pearl was choice - thoughtful and well-prepared as always. We shared tapas at Andina before the young ladies went to the show.
Solveig and I outside French Quarter Linens
photo via Celina Stilphen

She & Him - Thieves from Merge Records on Vimeo.

October 20, 2010

Golden Afternoon

Enjoying the last days of sunshine before the rain.

October 18, 2010

Dining Room Inspiration

Inspiration for the dining room redo from top left: Secretariat, wall paint from decorpad post, Room and Board parsons table, west elm pendant lamps, brass sconces from a church sale, williams sonoma home five-panel mirror.

October 16, 2010

Big Night

Sena's final high school homecoming dance and Seamus' first!

October 15, 2010


This weekend we are celebrating Guy's birthday, high school homecoming and we are redecorating the dining room in our new place. We are going for a look that is cooly chic -  industrial + antique and a wee bit of glamour. I love it! Goodbye red room.

Here is the room before:

October 14, 2010

Vintage Eyewear - Frivolous and Fantastic

I'm on the prowl for sexy eyewear - two pair. One practical and one for fun. I'm leaning toward Warby Parker Colton for everyday:

The other pair of eyeglasses will be vintage, chic and fun. These lovely looks are found on ModernMaude via Etsy:

October 12, 2010

Home at Last

Hello blog, it's me, Kath, happily relocated to Seattle!