Wednesday, March 31, 2010


I love children's book illustration and this is one that I found at the flea market. The book is called "Surprise, the story of Molly and Mops" It is about a little girl and the surprise present her dog Mops gives her for her birthday. It was published in 1935 by the Whitman Publishing Company of Racine, Wisconsin and the author is Charims, (Charlotte Helen Smith) whom I can't find any information on.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Flea Market Find

I found this nifty stainless steel coffee container at the flea market. I love the little red handle on top. It's missing the glass insert but still comes in handy for storing my binder clips.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Inspired by Lace

So much lovely lace
Top: Vintage Lace Brooch (ThatOldBlueHouse2), Ceramic Lace Vessel (raquelmasri), Pincushion (brendasbag)
Middle: Pincushions (namolio), Lace and Linen Storage Buckets (Ornamelle), Leather Cuff (LemkaB)
Bottom: Rennes Lace Necklace (FoxAndClover), Purse (afra), Lace Sea Stone (Kfirsten)

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Shades of Green

I fell in love with this vintage cup and saucer (left) made by the Swedish company Rorstrand. The pattern is aptly named Triangla. It inspired the little drawing of the bird and flowers (right) which is available in my shop. The illustration is done on a paint chip that has 4 different shades of green.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Spring is here

The lupines in my yard are blooming. What a brilliant blue!
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