Archive for October, 2008

and the best costume goes to…

We’re not going to a Halloween party this year, but I still wanted the chance to vote for best costume! I’ve seen a lot of great costumes online this week, but my favorite has got to be Micah Heiselt‘s Edward Scissorhands costume! Micah was a guest blogger on Black Eiffel last week, and I was floored when I saw his costume. It doesn’t hurt that he looks like Johnny Depp either! Happy Halloween!

love letter in disguise

this makes me smile…

Friday Finds: Odette jewelry

It feels like I’ve been talking a lot about jewelry recently, but I keep coming across some amazing and inspiring collections that I have to share… So sorry for yet another jewelry Friday Find! These beauties are from Jennifer Sarkilahti’s Odette New York collection… Love!

{found via housemartin}

Sewing: Vogue 8278 dress

Last weekend Hancock Fabrics was having a sale on sewing patterns, so I grabbed a few 99-cent patterns and decided that it was time to put my vintage Singer to the test. For my first sewing project, I decided to make the dress from the Very Easy Vogue 8278 pattern in a grey-blue lightweight gabardine. “Very Easy” might be an overstatement, but I worked on it a few hours each evening and finally finished it last night. It’s certainly not perfect (without a belt it looks like a potato sack), but it is definitely wearable and I’m extremely pleased with how my first project turned out.

Volksfaden fabrics

I’m loving the images Volksfaden has used to introduce different fabric categories… Overlaying vintage black and white photos with their fabric patterns is such a brilliant way to show them off!

pretty pretty pumpkins

Martha Stewart has some wonderful ideas for decorating pumpkins this year… a few of my favorites are cookie cutter pumpkins, lace pattern pumpkins, stained glass pumpkins, and celestial pumpkins.

{via unruly things}

font conference

Random, but funny. I’m still laughing about “Pencil Telephone Hourglass!”



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