my week in objects (mostly).

December 21, 2012

five little things that made my week.

1. these orange peels.
simmering orange peels, etc. {plus the cloves and cardamom and juniper berries simmering away}.

2. these postcards.
holiday postcard {because i’m glad i decided to make them. now if only i had ordered enough. if you don’t get one it’s because i can’t do math, not because i don’t love you}.

3. this glue.
nori glue {because it was acid free. which is what i needed. and i already had it}.

4. this white contact paper.
contact paper windowsill {because we put a strip of white contact paper on our nasty, pitted, unpainted window sill. it’s the most ridiculous fix, but it’s also kind of amazing}.

5. these french lentils.
lentils7992 {because we’re on a major lentil kick lately and french lentils are the prettiest. all grey and green and blue}.

other things:
these words.
my latest favorite twitter feed.
a pine tree dress!
speaking of pining.

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  • Reply Jen December 21, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Your blog is lovely. Thank you so much for the Morgan library link. And everything else.

    • Reply erin December 22, 2012 at 2:47 pm

      Isn't it the sweetest twitter? I love it. Equal parts whimsical and informative.

  • Reply Neurotic Workaholic December 21, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    I especially love your postcards; that's such a great picture! I haven't tried lentils before. I should, especially because it might help balance my obsession with chocolate.

    • Reply erin December 22, 2012 at 2:48 pm

      Ha! I love lentils–101 Cookbooks had an awesome red lentil coconut soup recipe that we had this week and it was amazing! I think it'd be a good introduction!

  • Reply Maria December 21, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    I love the orange peels simmering, they are the greatest smell ever.

  • Reply Ms. Dear December 21, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    WOW! I love the contact paper fix.
    As you can see, my sills are shredded too:
    I'm going to try that when I get home from vacation! Genius!

    • Reply erin December 22, 2012 at 2:46 pm

      It's the silliest thing, but it looks neat and clean and for now that's all that matters!

  • Reply Annabelle December 21, 2012 at 8:18 pm

    Oh my gosh, are those your Christmas cards?! They are simple and stunning and perfect. I feel like I've seen so many different kinds already and yours are by far my favorite.

    • Reply erin December 22, 2012 at 2:46 pm

      Oh, shucks. Well I'm glad they have an admirer in you!

  • Reply Cake in a Crockpot December 21, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Mmmmm orange peels simmering and cardamom. So splendid!

  • Reply chelsea December 21, 2012 at 11:24 pm

    thanks for the link, erin! happy christmas to you! xoxo

    • Reply erin December 22, 2012 at 2:45 pm

      Of course! Merry Christmas, Chelsea!

  • Reply Mary December 21, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    Merry Christmas to you! :) You make the best posts ever. The first pic especially has my sense of smell working overtime. Beautiful scent, that combination.

    • Reply erin December 22, 2012 at 2:45 pm

      Thanks, Mary! Merry Christmas to you, too! Hope yours is filled with the smell of simmering orange rinds!

  • Reply sweet harvest moon December 22, 2012 at 10:48 am

    Beautiful postcard!

    Merry Christmas!

    • Reply erin December 22, 2012 at 2:48 pm

      Merry Christmas to you, too!

  • Reply Sarah Dee December 26, 2012 at 4:47 am

    I just love your blog.


  • Reply Love January 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Can you send me a postcard Erin? Loved your wedding! Happy new year!

  • Reply Lucy October 9, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Hi Erin! Would you mind sharing the source of your holiday photo card? Thank you.

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