• ledger_paper_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_9955

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these felt sleeves.{because i felt like i was hunting forever for a super simple way of protecting my gadgets and i finally found it. i bought this…

    May 20, 2016 15 Comments
  • watercolor_skillshare_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_9918

    learning to watercolor with skillshare.

    This post is sponsored by Skillshare, an online learning community for creative skills.If you’d asked me six months ago whether I’d ever take a watercolor class online, I would have said no. Or at least…

    May 17, 2016 12 Comments
  • lilacs_reading_y_tea_leaves_IMG_9541

    my week in objects (mostly).

    my week in objects, mostly. 1. this bag. {for being just the sturdy buddy i needed. and because one person’s discontinued floor model is another person’s treasure. (psst: if you’re in new york, there are others here!)}2. this…

    May 13, 2016 12 Comments
  • chair_seats_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_8682

    doing it yourself.

    I’m an irresponsible DIYer.No.I’m a foolhardy DIYer.No.I’m a happy-go-lucky DIYer.Yes. That’s it. When I notice that something needs fixing, I like to try to tackle it myself. And I’m usually pleased with result by sheer fact…

    May 9, 2016 13 Comments
  • IMG_9243

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this colorful rag.{because some messes are more fun than others.}2. these boots. {because they don’t always get super frequent wear around here, but this week, twice.}3. this tea…

    May 6, 2016 10 Comments
  • pickled_radishes_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_9080

    make your own pickled radishes.

    I’m not ashamed to admit that there are foods I eat mostly because they’re pretty. This time of year, those foods are called radishes. Red radishes, watermelon radishes, Easter egg radishes in shades of…

    May 4, 2016 29 Comments
  • snowe_sheets_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_9156

    luxury bedding from snowe.

    This post is sponsored by Snowe, a home brand committed to making exceptional design attainable. In preparing our humble abode for a month-long sublet in June, I’ll admit that way more fun than drawing up…

    May 3, 2016 25 Comments
  • dresser_drawers_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_8542

    dresser drawers in a tiny apartment.

    This isn’t a post about babies sleeping in dresser drawers, but you wouldn’t be faulted for thinking so. It’s still the first joke people make when talking about welcoming a child into a small…

    May 2, 2016 7 Comments
  • rag_rug_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_8811

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this old rag rug.{for filling up the edges of faye’s room a little bit more. for no longer smelling like wet dog. and for being utterly eco-friendly.}2. this…

    April 29, 2016 13 Comments
  • bed_sheets_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_8364

    on bed sheets.

    Getting a new bed in a new size, meant needing to make a whole bunch of decisions at once about new sheets. Oof. Turns out it’s not as simple as saying, “I’ll take the cotton ones,…

    April 28, 2016 36 Comments