Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Whole Wide World

July 31, 2012

czech republic pink city

Do you ever have days where you wish you could quit real life and travel the world? That’s totally my day today (and possibly every other day). I’ve also decided to blame the world Olympics for my current obsession.

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Decor // Moxiedoll Hand Embroidery

moxiedoll hand embroidered hoops

I may have ranted about this once or twice before, but I’m not a huge embroidery fan until someone like Moxiedoll comes around  and helps me up on the fence. It’s definitely the witty quotes and modern graphics that she substitutes for the stereotypical bunnies in fields and Aunt Dorothy’s cats. Honestly, wouldn’t the “I’ll eat you up, I love you so.” make the cutest gift?

Never Take Yourself Too Seriously

July 30, 2012

DIY ikat vanity tray

Powering out DIY’s is basically the name of the game here at S+C.  Although sometimes I need a healthy reminder not to take myself too seriously, which was a dose that came along with this DIY ikat vanity tray* that I made. What I’m hinting towards is that not every project turns out pretty, or how I would hope for it to be, and I’m learning that that’s okay. You win some, and you lose some. And the losses seem to come when you take it a little too serious! Do you ever have these moments? I think they’re also cured by ice cream, but I’ll know for sure momentarily.

*You know you tried when you’re typing a post with one gold hand! :)

DIY ikat vanity tray

DIY ikat vanity tray

Favorites // Poketo Store

July 26, 2012

best of poketo LA products

1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8

Sometimes I have moments when I stumble across something really cool that makes me wonder if I live in the wrong city, especially among the blogosphere. Today though, we can all breathe a deep sigh of relief because Poketo, the downtown L.A. gem, has graced the rest of us non-Californians with an online store. Thank goodness. Here are some of my favorites –