Friday, April 29, 2011

The Royal Wedding

Who's excited? I have the TV set for hours of recording. Over the top gitz, glamor, and royal English-ness ... I can't wait!

Here's some royal wedding inspiration ...

1. Sapphire Leverback Earrings, Days Jewelers - here
2. Beaded Leather Clutch, Chloe - here
3. Leather and tulle-embellished mesh sandals, Valentino - here
4. LSA Malika Spiral Champagne Saucers, John Lewis - here
5. Navy Blue Hat - Etsy - here
6. Faux Sapphire Engagement ring, Amazon - here
7. Prince William & Kate's wedding invitation

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Inspiration: Vienna

Images Via Pintrist

Monday, April 25, 2011

Inspiration: Paris

Images via Pintrist

Friday, April 22, 2011

Flea Market

When Mike and I decided on our apartment, we went meandering through the neighborhood to get a feel for the area. When we stumbled across the neighborhood flea market merely 3 blocks from our place, I was sold. Love me a flea market. This weekend I went to two markets. The first one I came across an awesome find ... a bunch of old watch faces that I thought would make a really cool collection. The guy told me $50 dollars for everything ... I said how about $35? He then proceeded to yell at me in Russian and throw the watches in my face. So I left. Apparently he didn't like my offer ... and decided to be dramatic about it. Anyway, I then proceeded to our neighborhood market which was much more friendly and enjoyable ... but I came away empty handed. I had fun regardless.

A few photos taken on my phone ...

These were cuff links which I thought were pretty cool.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Easter Table Inspiration

How chic is Gwyneth Paltrow? She has always been one of my faves. Remodelista invited Gwyneth to collaborate on a spring table setting in London. Completely inspired by the article and images, here, I've pulled together some chic finds to complete the look for your Easter lunch.

1. Spanish Moss, Factory Direct Crafts - here
2. Moroccan Plate, West Elm - here
3. Bunny Salt & Pepper shakers, Pottery Barn - here
4. NeoBaroque Dinner Plate, West Elm - here
5. Amco Egg Cup, Amazon - here
6. Candlesticks, Amazon
7. Nut Bowls, Fish's Eddy - here
8. Mint Julep Cup, Save On Crafts - here
9. Casa Recycled Glassware, Pottery Barn - here
10 Handmade Linens, Brook Farm General Store - here

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Eataly NYC

I had read about Eataly before, so when I stumbled across it this weekend, I knew I had to stop in. If you like Italian ... this is the place to be. It is a HUGE marketplace ... food ... wine ... produce ... desserts ... coffee ... books ... cooks' tools ... everything. Not only can you do your grocery shopping here, but there are 6 restaurants in the space plus several little cafes to grab a sandwich, a glass of wine, a gelato or a latte and just sit and mingle. There is also a rooftop restaurant and brewery that will be open this spring, something we'll have to check out! It was a bustling place this weekend, but I was able to snap a few photos on my phone to share ...


Monday, April 18, 2011

Easter Treats

1. Williams Sonoma, La Maison Du Chocolat Easter Gift Box
2. Jamie Oliver, New chocolate eggs, organic & fairtrade
3. Bunny Ring, vintage
4. Anthropologie, Watercolor Sketchbook Kit
5. Terrain, Egg Cookie
6. Anthropologie, Gardening Indoors Finials

Friday, April 15, 2011

Happy Friday

It's Friday! It's Friday! It's Friday!
Have a great weekend!

Music - Can't Tell Me Nothin, Kanye West

Jackie Paints

"I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things."
- Jacqueline Kennedy

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Pretty for today

Monday it was 75. We had dinner outside, we enjoyed a bottle of wine, we lingered, we walked home and it was still warm. A little glimpse of what summer will look like in New York.

What a tease. The last few days ... cold ... rain ... fog.

I needed a pick me up and came home with these.

Music - Josh Pyke, The Summer

Artist: Dale Frank

Works by Australian artist Dale Frank

Music - Citizen Cope, Sideways

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