July 2010

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chas laborde

chas laborde was an illustrator and painter who studied in paris, eventually becoming known for his satirical & humorous portrayal of bourgeois life around the time between the two world wars. images from ma galerie paris

love / hate

this house is totally a case of oooooh i love the interior, but blegh why did they have to put that white block in the middle of a street filled with pretty old houses? really? way to ruin the neighbourhood guys.

i can hear my dad in the back of my mind saying, no sense of place. with a disappointed shake of his head… and i’d have to agree! but i can appreciate the interior at least.

discussion is welcome, i’m sure lots of people out there actually love the outcome. via contemporist.

now you know

a very informative series of cigarette cards on how to do…. just about anything how to draw a duck without pencil leaving the paper: how to extract a splinter: how to keep saucepan’s lid raised: how to prevent an ink bottle from upsetting: when boiling cracked eggs: how to cut…


inspired by… william morris – willow – 1874 i really need to get into some nature this weekend. images: fern ; leaf ; cactus ; palm ; succulent ; dandelion

fantasy outfit #1

a fantasy outfit from la garconne. total price? $2938.00 ps: it’s super cold here right now, hence the cardigan + jacket items: blouse / pant / sunnies / cardigan / jacket / bag / shoes