seven facts

hila tagged me in her seven facts post. i kind of love these things and have never done one… so decided to play along. i’m not going to tag anyone – but if you like this and end up doing one yourself, please leave the link in the comments!

Good times, noodle salad

pictures that induce happiness and somehow manage to distract from the realities of real life.

ps: have you called your mom & dad lately? do it now.

the spruce goose

the aviator is one of those films that i got really excited for, watched it once (i’m pretty sure i enjoyed it) and then never saw again. this seems like a running trend with films that star leo for some reason. but i love leo – i really do. my love for him can be attributed to the fact that he was our generation’s… wait, am i going to say it… bieber. i don’t know! what is the pre-teen obsession now? is it that dude from the vampire movies? whatever the case – leo’s face was all over our teen magazines at the time. we cut out pictures of him, he was on our walls. yes.

Alison: things i like right now

i’m so excited to share the list of alison aka teenangster, who i have been blog stalking for ages – in a totally creepy way. her blog has a completely unique & beautiful aesthetic that i can’t seem to get enough of (and she’s also one of those smart & funny gals who i wish i knew in real life.) she blogs at etsy too – so go ahead & stalk her there as well.

rainy day special

a series i love so much i actually have to hold myself back from making more. trying to keep these relatively few and far between because i know that if i didn’t they would become boring. it would be like eating pancakes every day. where’s the fun in that? pancakes are so good because you only have them now and then – usually when it’s raining. apparently only a south african / afrikaans thing … or … something only my mom did? consequently not a rainy day goes by without the thought of pancakes now. anyway, i think you get it. colour comparisons = pancakes in this roundabout analogy.

Albrecht

i know most people call artists by their surnames, but i would really like it if everyone referred to dürer as albrecht. it really suits his work, i think. i was just having a wee browse today and realised how much his stuff cheers me up – even though (probably because) most of it is remarkably wack looking. that’s probably not the best word to describe dürer (albrecht) … but it would be nice if art theorists used it now and then.

Hetterson

i first came across hetterson via anja who i also follow on flickr, she was the photographer for the beautiful new spring lookbook. wowsies. then i realised hetterson is the new name of designer hannah elise’s previous label bekvam. aah, it’s all making sense to me now. what a talent. shop the collection here.

college days

i think about university quite often and what i would have done differently if i could do it all over again (a dangerous game.) probably should have worked harder, dressed better & partied less. that would have changed everything, i swear!

welcome beyond

welcome beyond is a website “showcasing the most beautiful and unique vacation homes & boutique hotels around the world” or “hand-picked paradise” – as they put it. well, that’s handy.

Have a spare room for me?

to tell you the truth i don’t look at interior blogs & websites all too often. mostly because they make me so insanely jealous and fed up that i end up closing them almost immediately. now and then i go through a binge and purge phase of devouring as much interior inspiration as i can, though – this is one of those moments.