Archive | May, 2009

children’s bedrooms

n o . 1 . & n o . 2 ‘ s . r o o m

g i r l y . r o o m
{we have some friends living with us while their house is being built, so i moved my office to make room for their daughter to have her own room. i just grabbed stuff that i had around the house {surprised to have found such girly things, since i have three boys}. if i ever do have a girl someday, i may go with this color scheme.}

n o . 3 ‘ s . n u r s e r y

and that’s about it for this little guy’s room.
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birthday gift

grandma nonna has great style. i love everything she does to her house and most of anything ‘cool’ in my house is from her. so when her birthday comes around, i always want to find just the right gift for her. this year, i brainstormed {while drying my hair … you know, all good brainstorming happens in the bathroom} and came up with the perfect gift. they love to eat ice cream, but have about three bowls. for someone who adores dishes the way she does, i don’t really understand where all the bowls are. but we eat ice cream out of the three bowls and then move on to coffee mugs {she does have my favorite emma bridgewater one that really makes eating ice cream out of a coffee cup quite pleasant}. but they needed some bowls.

i love them! and most importantly, grandma nonna does too.

h a p p y . b i r t h d a y . g r a n d m a . n o n a

so i started with these:

nice little white ceramic ramekins from fred meyer {$3.99 each}

and turned them into these:

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