Thursday, March 28, 2013
I fell in love with this silk Peter Jensen dress while hopping around the internet. The "Lodge" print reminds me of the summer I spent in the mountains. I think it would go quite nicely with the nude Swedish Hasbeens that I recently acquired dreaming of Summer. I'm also kind of loving this model's up-do. Makes me long for those bangs that framed my face for so many years. I've been secretly considering taking the plunge and getting them again.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
They are finally finished... The chairs that took a great deal of blood sweat and tears. Between re-foaming the seats and backs and waiting for the fabric to arrive from the manufacturer, it was quite a lengthy process. I'd only ever tried smaller upholstery projects in the past and these were a little trickier. I had to shape the foam myself and apply decorative tacks to the seat backs. It was all worth it. Im very pleased with the results. I've already had a couple of offers to buy them, but i think these ones will be for me. I just like them too much.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Tonight is the night when the clocks slide forward and we get to have a little more light in our lives. The city is shifting - warming up to spring. I have been busy puttering around the house and have found a lot of joy in having some springy flowers about to muffle the sights of melting snowbanks. I image we will see some flakes again before it is totally safe to put away the puffy coats for good, but still something has shifted.