Words of Wisdom

15 02 2012

The road to happiness does not end with a ring on your finger. Glass slippers are tucked within the hearts of strong and amazing women who have romanced themselves with adventures of hope and assurance. I believe that where there is hope, there is love. For the brokenhearted, there is healing. For the lonely, there is comfort. For the weary, there is rest. For the anguished, there is peace.

Via February edition of Underwired an essay (finding my own glass slipper) by Christy H. Williams
Work of Enoki Toshiyuki, found via Forest Milk.
Recovering slowly from my sickness.  The art work and the words of wisdom are helping me to feel better.  Enjoy your Wednesday everyone.
P.S.  Happy birthday Sarah K!




Drawings

9 02 2012

Falling in love with the beautiful illustrations.  These amazing work are drawn by french photographer & illustrator Sarah Esteje only by using a blue Bic pen!

You’ll find more at her tumblr.

Wishing you a brilliant Thursday.





The Great Master

8 02 2012

Vincent van Gogh
Portrait of Armand Roulin
1888





Nature

12 10 2011

The flowers are so beautiful.  Truly works of art.

Brilliantly shot by Keri Herer.

Found via Anthology Magazine.





Weekend Inspiration

22 07 2011

Beautiful hand drawn work and street installation by artist Miso (Stanislava Pinchuk) from Melbourne, Australia.

Found via iiiinspired

Enjoy the beautiful weekend everyone!





Black and White

26 04 2011

I can’t stay away from black and white colour combo even if I tried.

Images found here.

Come say hello to Velia at the shop today.  She is hard at work putting out new beauties from Bangkok.  We are so excited to get summer pieces.  Yay!





Weekend Inspiration

23 04 2011

I had to do a few double takes when I stumbled upon these beauties.  Isabelle de Borchgrave creates historical dress creations out of paper. PAPER! The one below is inspired by Marie de Medici from 1555. Her works are on display in a show called “Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgravea” at the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums in San Francisco.

This dress is based off of a Charles Frederick Worth dress from 1898.

Her works are about “loving something, absorbing it, and giving it back. My goal is to find myself in front of a dress that gives me the same shock I got at the Metropolitan.” Isabelle de Borchgrave

If you are in San Francisco.  You should definitely go check it out.  The show is on exhibit until 5th June.

Please visit Katherine today at the shop.  Enjoy this gorgeous sunshine in Portland everyone!





Magical World

7 04 2011

Swedish artist Johan Thörnqvist adds the most detailed city and character illustrations on top of ordinary photographs. The results are incredibly magical and imaginative.  Leaving me wanting to explore or even visit these miniature worlds . . .

Found via MyModernMet.

Enjoy your day everyone.  Sending M and K lots and lots of love.  Both of your fathers are in my thoughts.  Hoping that they will feel better soon.





Colour Hunting

30 01 2011

Getting inpired by series of colour hunting in Barcelona from photographer, Bernat Fortet.

Need to save pretty pennies and revisited Barcelona.  What a lively and a vibrant city.  The photographs will have to satisfy my craving for colours and adventure for now.  Thanks very much for reading.  Enjoy your Sunday everyone.

 





Weekend Inspiration

29 01 2011
I love Carl Kleiners photos. Specially those in his “Diary”. There is something magical about them. Like being inside a dream.
Wishing you a happy weekend.

 








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