Decorating takes (wicker) balls, but owning the book about it is easy

Catalog Living At Its Most AbsurdI love paging through home-furnishings catalogs and feeling that combination of envy and absolute astonishment. Have you ever looked through a spread and thought: “who the heck lives like that?” Of course you have.

Well get ready to laugh.

The new book, Catalog Living at its Most Absurd: Decorating Takes (Wicker) Balls, is every bit as hilarious as it sounds. You may already be a fan of comedienne Molly Erdman and her blog, Catalog Living.
It follows the life of Gary and Elaine and their ridiculous furnishings
in a mockumentary style that is such an addictive read, entry after entry.

The
blog-in-book format works really well here because it makes one of the
best housewarming gifts around. There is nothing like the irony of
seeing this book on an ottoman alongside a Pottery Barn catalog. Just
sayin’. -Eva

Catalog Living at its Most Absurd is available at your local independent bookseller or at our affiliate, Amazon. And don’t miss the awesome blog Catalog Living.

Eva Glettner is a lover of street art and skateboarding, the blogger behind Skate Mamas, and a former contributor to Cool Mom Picks

1 Comment

  • Reply September 8, 2012

    shelley

    uh oh. i just put out wicker ball in an IKEA dish today! :)

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