Where it’s always cool o’clock

Where it’s always cool o’clock

There’s a curious trend right now, a vicious but lovely circle in which interior design for adults takes inspiration from art for children, which was in turn inspired by interior design for adults. To put it succinctly, as we mentioned recently, design is going...
Martha Stewart Crafts says it with flowers

Martha Stewart Crafts says it with flowers

While the gorgeous spring weather is here and I want my kids out out out of the house, I still need to keep our craft supply drawers stocked for those stormy days. My kids have been going nuts lately for the Martha Stewart craft punches, and especially the new flower...
Little Red Writing Hood

Little Red Writing Hood

There’s a fine line between too cute and too dark, a special gray area where only the hippest fear to tread. Artist Emily Martin of TheBlackApple is there, jitterbugging in her tiny red slippers. There’s something for everyone in this fabulous hodgepodge...
The fairest of the wall

The fairest of the wall

Mirror, mirror on the wall…move over. We need the wall space, because there’s a new princess in town. And something tells me she’s not going to be running away from a wicked witch any time soon, because she looks pretty self-reliant, despite her...
Custom hearts for the one you heart

Custom hearts for the one you heart

I think I’m in love. The object of my affection: The selection of decorative artwork embellished with handcut paper hearts from the brand new Etsy shop Paper Cut Works. Ania Alyson, Seattle artist by way of Poland, creates artsy, anatomically-inspired hearts out...
Talk about Pop Art

Talk about Pop Art

I’m a huge fan of Robert Subuda and Matthew Reinhart’s pop up children’s books. My son’s copies from the Encyclopedia Prehistorica series show the wear and tear of well-read books. So why am I not surprised that I am awestruck by their...
Prints Made Easy

Prints Made Easy

It was somewhere in my mid-twenties that I vowed to never again buy a cheesy reproduction; adults collected art, not dog-eared posters. Of course, it didn’t occur to me that most work I would consider “art,” would probably be far too dear for my...
Psssst, your roots are showing

Psssst, your roots are showing

Traditional family trees may be great for tracing your family’s history back several generations, but this handmade custom family tree print from the Cozy Blue shop on Etsy is anything but your traditional family tree. Mainly because it only features your little...

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