Thursday, July 31, 2008

Tanya AguiƱiga


Tanya AguiƱiga
mixture of furniture and textile design and design aesthetic is right up my ally. If you know me you know how much I love felt! Looking forward to seeing the rest of her work under accessories which is not up yet.


sea of shoes

I stumbled upon Sea of Shoes via Ali's tumblr and I must admit that I read every single one of her entries in one sitting and I can't get enough. Not only does Jane have amazing wardrobe for a 16 year old but I think the fact that she includes her mother and sister (all who are gorgeous!) regularly in the blog is absolutely precious. Now I just wish that they would adopt me so I could also share shoes with them!

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Etsy Love


I have been combing through etsy like mad to find items that I only wish I could afford! (Someone give me a job! PLEASE!) I have been on the look out for the perfect cloche hat for a while and this one is just about perfect in every way.

Grey cotton blend cloche hat at lizarietz etsy shop


The other day while I was teaching over in Greenpoint I stumbled upon Brooklynski/a>
over on Driggs and was quite surprised because I was not expecting it at all! The store is small yet charming and I managed to pick up a small present for my sister for her birthday!

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Internet problems :/ + Puppies

Sadly the internet has not been working at my apartment which has made it extremely hard to blog but most importantly to email with future roommates. I have been running back and forth from Mino's apartment and the Pratt computer labs.


In the meantime check out my friend Fallon's blog Livin’ the pUPscale life! because it is ridiculously cute and making me want to add a new puppy addition to my apartment even though it is not feasible at the moment!

Anyone need a home?

Nicole and I are still looking for a roommate for August 1st. Everything just seems to be falling through :/

Our craigslist ad is here!

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Etsy Shop is up!

Pillows at Renegade

I was in a bit of a blogging funk but I am back with new ideas for posts, and new products!

A big thanks to Amy over at GreenJeans who blogged about my pillows at Renegade!

Today I am snapping some more photos of some of the left over pillows from Renegade and the Brooklyn Flea and putting them up on my etsy shop. I will post the link when they are done!

Saturday, July 26, 2008

What I Wore Today: July 25th 2008

Wardrobe Remix July 25th 2008

I thrifted this dress in NH over a year ago because I loved the pattern and bright colors and it was also only $2! What a steal! It had been sitting in my closet in my sewing pile/refashion pile for a while and I rediscovered it last night while getting ready to go out to a party.. I hemmed it so that it now just skims the tops of my knees and lopped off a good 7 inches. I then repositioned the buttons in the back so that it is now more fitted look and tada! A perfect summer dress!

Dress - Thrifted in NH -$2
Belt - handed down from my mum - free
Shoes - Aerosoles, sooo comfy! Clearance rack at Steinmart in Knoxville TN with my sisters discount total= $8
bracelet- recent garage sale find from NH - 25 cents
necklace - stoop sale find in Brooklyn -$1
vintage silver earrings (not shown) - flea market find in Colinsville Alabama $8

Total Cost: $19.25

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


Trying to keep up with the reading one book a week deal.

In the past two weeks I have read:

Classic, that everyone should reread. I just picked up a WW2 edition at a thrift store. Love, love, love.


I'm not even sure if I should even count this, but hey it is the story of my life!

Currently working on


Almost done!


I've been reading this one for a while, but since they are short stories I can only take so many in at a time.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Brooklyn Flea

Brooklyn Flea 7/13/08

Sunday was the Brooklyn Flea with Aimee and it was hot!! We initially didn't set up our tent as seen in these photos but the sun was brutal so we then spent about 45 minutes trying to piece it together without any instructions! Lesson learned- get an ez tent!

Brooklyn Flea 7/13/08

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Monday, July 07, 2008

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I know it has been blogged about to death but just for the record.
I think that Fifi Lapin is amazing.

Sunday, July 06, 2008

Brooklyn Flea


I will be at the Brooklyn Flea next Sunday the 13th. I will be sharing a booth with my friend Aimee. I will be selling my handmade wool felt applique pillows with new designs on irish linen and wool felt. I have also been cleaning out my closet and have a bunch of vintage clothes, shoes, lots of yarn, and lots of other random items for sale.

Aimee is selling an assortment of vintage designer women's clothes straight from the closet of a a local Clinton Hill-er from years past.

Brooklyn Flea takes place every Sunday from 10am to 5pm—rain or shine—at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, on Lafayette Ave. between Clermont and Vanderbilt Ave.

A/C to Lafayette Ave.
G to Clinton/Washington Ave.
2/3, 4/5, B/D/Q, M/N/R to Atlantic Ave.-Pacific St. (use Hanson Place exit/elevator, walk up Hanson Place to Greene Ave., then follow Greene Ave. 4 blocks and turn left on Clermont Ave.)

For more info go to:

Saturday, July 05, 2008


I was thrifting the the other week and came across an American Apparel romper, just like the one above but in rust. It was my size, $3 and I thought ehhhh.. I can wear it around my apt, really like the color and maybe use it as a costume for something and threw it in my basket. I went home and threw it in my laundry pile and re-discovered it the other day while folding my clothes and I have been wearing it non stop for the past few days. I haven't left the house in it, more just lounging clothes but I have now been scouring the internet looking for the perfect one that I can wear and actually leave my apt in. I have been lusting over a few on shopbop.

If I had $350 lying around I would buy this in a heartbeat. So perfect.

Elizabeth and James Summer Romper


Johnson Doty Romper

I am drooling over the back detail on this one.


Marc by Marc Jacobs Aster Double Knit Romper

Let's go to the park and have a picnic. Any takers?

So rompers? love them? hate them? discuss.

Blogger inspiration

I have been quite the fan of Kristatomic's work and not to mention she seems like an all around awesome nice person! Her daily drawings/gouache paintings over at her blog have inspired me to start my own daily drawing sketchbook. Keeping a daily sketchbook is something that I try often but usually only lasts for a few days. Although last summer while in Copenhagen I kept one for two months which was sort of a mishmash of drawings, color studies, collage and writing. I am starting one today and hoping that I can break my two month record from last summer. I can only hope that my drawings turn out as half as lovely as hers!



Yummy cocktail rings

Stumbled upon these cocktail rings by LaPatisserie




nom nom nom I could just eat these!