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Magazine Love (the printed kind)


June 18, 2012 by

Launched in 2008, apartmento magazine is an interiors magazine. Since I’m completely fascinated and could spend hours and hours looking and learning how people live, this magazine is right up my alley. I even spotted it in the recent special Domino issue, maybe they love it too. (Image Source)

A Few Lines a Day


June 5, 2012 by

Over the years, I have made several attempts to keep a diary. It generally only lasted a few days, or a couple of weeks at most. Keeping a diary takes time, but the 5 year Diary make it a less daunting task. With only a few lines to write in a day, I sure hope I can keep this up. (Image Source)

Hand Stitched Classics


May 30, 2012 by

Penguin books has come out with Penguin Threads: The classics with hand embroidered covers that are stunning. So far work has been done by Jillian Tamaki, and Rachell Sumpter, and the titles include The Wizard of Oz, Emma, The Secret Garden, and Black Beauty.  (Image Source)

Cocktail Swatchbook


May 28, 2012 by

I am a huge fan of trying out / making new cocktails, but always have trouble finding inspiration! I came across Mrs. Lilien’s cocktail swatchbook by Kelley Lilien, and am going to order it ASAP. In addition to its purpose of guiding you on drink making, it also has a cute design with lots of pattern! (Image Source)

The Burning House


May 25, 2012 by

The Burning House is one of my new favorite websites. In similar fashion to photographs taken of the items of your purse, or the items in your junk drawer, this site features items people would take if their house was burning down. If your house was burning down, what would you take? (Image Source)

The Wind Through the Keyhole


May 17, 2012 by

The saga continues! For those who have read The Dark Tower series, this new tale is sure to delight, and for those who haven’t read this epic series from Stephen King, this story within a story is a great stand-alone novel. I couldn’t put it down! (Image Source)