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round about: monster boxes & ghosts on a stick

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This week I began with an hour long meeting on the merits of brightly colored animals versus neutrals, another meeting discussing some top secret new projects that are sooo inspiring, a fever of 101 for 2 days, a new project on Smallful plus a Cricut Design Star entry, prepping for Christmas, and prepping for a photoshoot all […]

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worth 1000 words: leaf garland

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Chances are you have some extra leaves lying around your yard right about now. I know what I want to do with mine. See the tutorial over at Alisa Burke.

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worth 1000 words: fairy trees

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So much progress made today on my brand new business – it’s headed your way so very soon! In the meantime, here’s a little something to keep us all going. We just watched the movie FairyTale: A True Story, which I highly recommend. It focuses on the true tale of some young girls who took […]

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round about: cuckoos & cat bellies

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It’s one of those weeks where I look around at some of the other blog posts I’m loving and think repeatedly: why didn’t I think of that? Or why didn’t I find that, or why didn’t I get that opportunity? The comparison game – as many bloggers know all too well – can rear it’s […]

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worth 1000 words: cutest sidewalks ever

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It’s so refreshing to see kid-friendly street art. These little guys makes me believe in another realm, just for a sec. I couldn’t decide which of David Zinn’s illustrations to share, so make sure you stop by Colossal to see them all.

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round about: professor astro & tummyticklers

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I’ve been working in two worlds all week. On the one side it’s business as usual: blog projects, freelance work, Pinterest obsessions. On the other side is a completely new venture that I can’t wait to share with you. I’m fiddling with a new logo, researching website “stuff”, filling a secret Pinterest board with tons […]

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worth 1000 words: marbles on the table

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I believe this week’s slightly crazy tilt is a perfect match for the Marbelous table. Do you see all the marble channels? I just love the humorous and unusual designs from Collection Ontwerp.

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round about: cardboard tv’s & crafty books

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Another week has past. I don’t feel like i have much to show for it – and I think that’s just the beginning of how Fall and Winter always feel for me. Between the added school and extra-curriculars schedule, and the weather, things fly by without my knowledge. Somehow in the summer I don’t stress […]

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worth 1000 words: leather swing

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In my dream home with the endless budget, there is an old-fashioned attic painted entirely in white with fancy dormers, lots of play space, and a couple of these leather swings by Fritz Hansen & Louis Vuitton.

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round about: yarn benches & sharpie walls

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I’m currently sitting in the middle of Northern Wisconsin getting cozy with Fall, the forest, a big bike race called the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, and vegging out with my little family. It’s our annual Fall “vacation”, and we have all these silly little routines that I love to death. From where we eat, to […]

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worth 1000 words: a castle & a concrete printer

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I really want to meet this man, his 3D printer, and his 3D printed castle. What do you think it would cost to “print” one of these in our backyard? Read more about it in my local paper, the Star Tribune, or the more detailed 3Ders.

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round about: duck shrubbery & mod paper bags

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Well, folks, Birdie made it through the first week of school. In one piece, without any major tantrums, or forgotten lunches. And it sounds like she only ran around trying to kiss the boys twice. I guess that’s an acceptable amount in her eyes, but I’m not sure the boys would agree. I feel like I […]

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worth 1000 words: twilight fox

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I’m trying to embrace Fall, but not having much luck. Maybe this Twilight Fox Print from Little Paper Planes will help?

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round about: abstraction & the time to hustle

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School starts next week, and my little baby will officially be a big kid attending Kindergarten. In so many ways I am so not ready. But the universe has decided to throw me a couple of curve balls that are ensuring that I will find a way to be ready. As one opportunity ends, a […]

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worth 1000 words: take daddy for a ride

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Heh. My husband would probably hate this, but I think it’s absolutely positively hilarious. Would your baby daddy wear one? Would you? Corripapa design concept via Gumdesign.

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