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Entries from January 2011

immense midwest cold generates innovative get-togethers.

January 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off on immense midwest cold generates innovative get-togethers.

If I weren’t working all day today, I would be cozied up at the Empty Bottle in Chicago for their First Annual Synthesizer Chili Cook-Off.  I’ve never been much of a chili gal, can’t do spice and don’t do a whole lot of meat…but this bizarre pairing of experimental music and homemade chili has got […]

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Tags: current events · etc. · food

woven plastic rugs: perfect for people with pets.

January 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on woven plastic rugs: perfect for people with pets.

I absolutely adore our dog and couldn’t imagine life without his little scruffy face in it. However, since introducing the four-legged gremlin into our lives, we’ve had to make some decorating concessions. For example, when it comes to floor coverings, there’s just no way we could ever have a luxurious, high-pile rug (at least in […]

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Tags: design · interiors · trends

polaroid iphone decal, how fun.

January 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on polaroid iphone decal, how fun.

Buy the The Polaroid iPhone Decal at the Photojojo Store! It is somehow always cooler to make fancy schmancy modern possessions appear much less fancy schmancy and modern than they really are…case in point: iphone decal mimicking the front of a classic Polaroid camera.  

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Tags: art · design · etc. · modern objects · photography · technology · trends

beatrice coron puts a positive spin on papercuts.

January 6th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Bestrice Coron’s whimsical papercuts are incredibly intricate pieces of artwork.  They draw inspiration from various angles such as poems, current events, and even philosophical concepts…and quite frankly, I can’t stop looking at them.

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Tags: art · artists · etc. · paper goods

photojojo contest

January 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Hey everybody! As you may or may not know, I am a freelance photographer in New York City. I recently became a finalist in a Photojojo/CEA contest with the above photo and would love for you to support me! Just click HERE and vote for your favorite photos (mine is under PETS all the way […]

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Tags: photography

bodum’s chambord milk frother.

January 3rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

This Christmas my parents surprised me with a Bodum Chambord Milk Frother. I had technically asked for a milk frother, pointing my mom in the direction of the Aerolatte version. However, she went the extra mile and did a little research on the best milk frothers on the market, which led her to Bodum’s stove-top […]

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