wilmington

  • painting furniture.

    For someone who can be eager to get rid of certain things, I develop fierce attachments to other things. And chalk it up to too much time spent in museums and studying about them,…

    March 10, 2014 36 Comments
  • lightning paw.

    i first read about olo fragrance in anabela’s space this winter and i’ve been dreaming about being doused in sweet smells ever since. i finally mustered the courage to order a new fragrance by mail, and…

    April 13, 2011 18 Comments
  • on chalkboard paint.

    while i’m not sure i can totally get behind chalkboard paint in my own home, in a restaurant or cafe, i’m in love. you can chalk it all up with different colors, change your…

    August 4, 2009 12 Comments
  • once more to the lake.

    i mentioned before that james and i spent my birthday on lake waccamaw, about a 45 minute drive from wilmington in a place that feels like it’s a world away. here, a few pictures.…

    July 5, 2009 15 Comments
  • 5th avenue.

    i’d be lying if i said that i didn’t miss new york. but when may rolls around and the wildflowers begin to bloom around this street sign in wilmington, i have to say that…

    May 6, 2009 15 Comments
  • plan a little trip.

    {well, actually click here!}i am crazy excited to go check out the goods at the new deal fashion show and handmade market this saturday! if you live in the southeast, you might consider planning a…

    May 4, 2009 7 Comments
  • leafy rings.

    i have a distinct memory of sitting in my high school physics class and sketching rings with my friends. i think the idea was supposed to be for us to sketch our dream engagement…

    April 8, 2009 8 Comments
  • tallulah.

    so while the azalea festival sometimes seems more like an excuse to binge on funnel cakes than anything else, i was able to stumble upon a lovely little booth on saturday afternoon. macon cathey,…

    April 6, 2009 3 Comments