DIY | Faux Marble Mini Bowls.


I think at this point it's fair to say I like plates more than I like food. Not that I don't like food, but I really like plates, dishes, silverware, bowls, napkins... Last weekend I did some DIY "faux marble" making. I made little salt cellars for everyone at the table, so we can each have our own, and a set of three nesting bowls that can be used for rings and whatnot. It's EASY AS PIE. and I've done a "faux malachite" version before, making napkin rings. You need: SCULPEY / Polyemer Clay OVEN Optional stuff: ROLLING PIN WAX PAPER OVEN SAFE BOWL SCISSORS SAND PAPER (Super … [Read more...]


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An Exclusive Look | Celerie Kemble’s Playa Grande


Remember seeing Celerie Kemble's Dominican Republic dreamscape in last month's AD? A magical resort of 13 bungalows that she designed on 2,000 acres along a stretch of sand called Playa Grande? It's a pastellica heaven that looks like it's made of celadon icing and Chantilly lace. After AD published them, I just wanted to see MORE? Know what I mean? I knew Patrick Cline had shot the resort for Celerie months before, and we got the thumbs up to share all his never-before-seen photos of Playa Grande on the blog! I've been so excited to share this with you all, and I could hardly narrow it down … [Read more...]

Justina Blakeney | The New Bohemians.

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Yesterday Justina Blakeney, the woman behind such genius as a "Face the Foliage" and the awesome blog The Jungalow, released her first book: The New Bohemians. It's spectacular. The photography is by Dabito, who is AWESOME, and it features 20 homes of New Bohemians. If you've ever liked a photo of a houseplant, moroccan rug, weaving, suzani, ikat.... etc etc etc... this book is like crack cocaine. I mean, I'm kind of a preppy New Yorker who in my own imagination is artist living in Venice, but this book makes me want to start making cement planters (I'm gonna DIY some, I already bought the … [Read more...]

A Cactus Dream | MARA HOFFMAN SPRING 2015


Do I even need to say anything? No. No I do not. Stuff of my photography dreams, I tell ya! Also, gimme all those clothes. Thanks. Via Mara Hoffman Photography By OLIVIA MALONE Creative Directing // RICHARD RUIZ.   … [Read more...]