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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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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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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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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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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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