I suppose this is coming up rather quickly, now isn’t it? Kinfolk Magazine is hosting dinners across the country [and Canada! Hip, hip, hooray!] and this Saturday they’re coming here to Austin! We’re lucky enough to be collaborating with the great team involved, and we’ll be there to meet all the Austin Kinfolk dinner attendees to boot.
Below are some stunning images from last month’s Kinfolk dinner in Brooklyn to get the anticipating going. I’m so excited to meet the incredible guests who come out to celebrate everything Texas!
Sometimes, when you stop blogging [insert a myriad of reasons here] and you know you should start up again, instead, it just seems to get harder by the day. And so, in regard of this irrational rationalization, I’m figuring it’s best to veer directly off-course when starting up again and post things ultimately unrelated to flowers, events, and the like. So, some pretty things that I’ve come across recently.
IDS this year in Toronto was covered by the Kitka / Mjolk crew and I personally love the neon sign from MASON‘s entry, and it’s reference to my national anthem. Canadian patriotism at its restrained best. [In neon, obviously.]
This beautiful baby quilt created by Toronto photographer Celine Kim for her upcoming bebe is simple and striking. I’d like an adult-sized version if anyone has some extra time on their hands.
Never did I think that Beyonce would grace the contents of this blog. But this video. Watch.
I’ve been thinking a lot about passion. Intention. Actively engaging in life through both this business [and making it flourish] and everything else that makes me happy. My family. My relationships. Balance.
Intention is a big one.
[More on my SF trip, meeting Jill from Studio Choo, beautiful outtakes from an Oh Joy column and reviews of some of my recent work. I’m jazzed that as the season slows down I can catch up on a lot of back end business. See you soon!]
I’m overdue for this post. Here are some snaps from my trip to NY in … June! These were just some that I snapped around town that made it into the archives. Specifically, I’m perpetually on the hunt for interesting installations, beautiful interiors, and delicious food. ABC Home and Carpet always delivers, as does their new restaurant ABC Kitchen. Go, eat, relish.
I finally went. I’d heard of Round Top Antique Fair [a bi-annual antique show that folks travel far and wide for an hour east of Austin] well before we got to Texas, and somehow hadn’t been able to make the trek until last week. I also had a laundry list of supply items that needed to be tended to — which was the reason why I came back over 55 vintage apothecary bottles, among others. The loot:
I’m especially jazzed about the stool for my new workspace. It’s a beaut.
Editors note: Funny enough, the prices and supply weren’t that great in comparison to local antiques stores + malls, and other sources around the city. Most likely influenced my relatively small budget, thus, I couldn’t come home with a 12-foot-long-zinc and farmwood table. Bummer.