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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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worth 1000 words: smart girl

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I was talking with one of the older dancers at Birdie’s dance school today, and she told me how impressed she was with my little girl at the spring recital. She told Birdie: “You’re small, but you’re smart.”. And then she heard Birdie repeating later: “I’m small, but I’m smart.” That’s right sweet child, and […]

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worth 1000 words: paper forest

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I could really use a little bit of the peace and solitude this midnight forest offers up. See Sonia Poli and more at All About Paper Cutting.

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worth 1000 words: embroidered moths

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I want all those boring old paper moths in my backyard to look like these instead. See more of Yumi Okita’s work via The Jealous Curator.

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worth 1000 words: crowded teeth landscapes

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There is really only one thing I have to say about these printables: I wish I’d designed them. Paper Island by Crowded Teeth, found via Mr. Printables.

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worth 1000 words: a different kind of rocker

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I don’t think it’s available anymore, which is just as well because we no longer need a nursery rocker. But if we did, and if we had a bottomless pit of a budget, I’d get this rocker by Squint Limited. via Hoola Boola.

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worth 1000 words: shape sorting shelving

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For those days (months?) when all I wish for is an organized home. This shape sorting customizable shelving system looks like the perfect answer, by designers Erik Olovsson and Kyuhyung Cho. via Dezeen.  

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worth 1000 words: mr. moon

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I loved the print, and I love the DIY hack just as much. Read more about it over at Mommo Design.

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worth 1000 words: face the foliage

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Such beautiful summer inspiration in these flower collages. See more of Justina Blakeney’s work at Uppercase Magazine.

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worth 1000 words: gorillas in barcelona

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My workload this week feels as massive as this gorilla, but also just as huggable and lovable. Afterall, I love what I do. See more amazing soft sculptures by Almacen Marabi.

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worth 1000 words: summer fun

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If Birdie didn’t already have glasses perched on her nose 95% of the time, I would hunt these glasses down so fast. See more beautiful summertime shots at Pink Wings.

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worth 1000 words: swedish candy kiosk

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I just found this on Pinterest, and now I’m craving candies I never even knew existed. Read more about them over at Poppytalk.

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worth 1000 words: a fiber artist’s house

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There are times when I consider myself an artist through and through, but never quite like this. Now I want to be a fiber artist too and make yarn wrapped kids teepees. Read the interview and see lots of luscious photos in The Red Thread’s interview with Natalie Miller.

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worth 1000 words: dangerdust quotes

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Students take to chalkboards once a week and create these beautifully rendered quotes – all in anonymity. I wish I was the professor who stumbled upon them first. Stop by Designboom to see more drawings by Dangerdust.

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worth 1000 words: the wooden cube

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When regular building blocks just won’t cut it … Ok, who am I kidding. These blocks aren’t for the kidlets. And that’s partly why I like them so much. See more at The Wooden Cube.

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