Moody Florals.

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Happy Monday! This weekend it rained straight through and both my kids had the flu- and so we were all going a little stir crazy. I had to try to keep my mind busy and do something creative indoors. I've been so inspired by dark moody florals, or "The Masculine Floral" this spring - in both fashion and design- that I took all the old flowers I had in the apartment, placed them on a black canvas … [Read more...]

Iconic Family Albums

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I have a  secret spot in my heart for romantic family blogs. I let it out once in a while. Maybe because actually having and running a family is so freakin tiring and frustrating that making it seem beautiful, idealizing and appreciating the romance of little having little children in your life does make it better. It's stopping to smell the roses while they are still blooming, because they are … [Read more...]

These New Prints.

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I updated my UPLO galleries last night at 2 AM in a frenzy.... Sometimes I try to only post perfect large photos, but I think sometimes my favorite photos are the ones that I take on the go, of nothing, sometimes with my iPhone, sometimes not. Usually they are just about shapes and colors, and this gallery reflects that. I also went into my archives and pulled some cool abstract photos out too, … [Read more...]

Emily Johnston at Home & Terra Incognita.

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A few months ago I helped my good friend photographer Emily Johnston shoot her apartment for Rue's February issue. Of course, Emily didn't really need my help but I kind of just hung out and give her some sort "styling" assistance while moving objects a millimeter from their original location, and also chatting about boys and stuff. It was fun! Perhaps you are familiar with the light bath that is … [Read more...]

Instalovin @Cutie and the Beast.

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Does your mother randomly tag you in photos of  "inspiration" children on instagram? Like pictures of kids that seem somehow overly cute and sort of fake and are wearing something Terese Guidice would put on her girls for a christening? Just me? Well, my reaction to all of those and to most kids that I don't actually know or have a vested interest in is "meh," but the other day Courtney told me … [Read more...]

Jemima Kirke, at home.

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Have you seen this piece on a day in the life of GIRLS star Jemima Kirke in NY Magazine? Cause it's fantastic. Of course she sleeps naked, lives in a brownstone that's like the set of a Wes Anderson movie, of course its in Brooklyn, of course she's young and effortlessly beautiful, of course she makes shabbat dinner, of course she's an artist and mother and has tattoos and smokes at home when the … [Read more...]