7.28.2011

this + that. & the zoku winner.

I would like to thank the wonderful people at Williams-Sonoma for giving away a Zoku Duo on my blog! I am so excited for the winner + hope that those of you who did not win do not wait over a year to purchase the Zoku like I did. I am having so much fun with mine and cannot recommend it enough.

A big congrats to the winner + a thank you to everyone who entered!

And now, for a little bit of this + that.

You may or may not have noticed, but this blog designer finally got a fancy new look! I wanted something to celebrate my 1 year in Chicago + felt that it was time I treated myself to some pretty extras. I am not set on this color scheme so don't be surprised if you come back to find a new one very soon. I especially love the buttons under "blog series" and "I love" up top. What do you think?

I finally caved and purchased the Wisteria wall clock {20% off} that I have been pining over for forever + a new mirror from Ballard {10% off + free shipping}. I had ordered another mirror but it was really heavy + I was afraid it would fall and crush my dresser. I will see these items in the middle and end of August.



I am having a pillow made {for my bed} with one of my favorite fabrics by Kelly Wearstler. Much to my own surprise, I did not go with the imperial trellis. The fabric should bring a much needed pop of color to my bedroom. My place is really coming along + should be done within a month.

Hanging a perfect grid of 6 frames on a wall is MUCH more difficult than one would anticipate. Fortunately, I was hanging these frames with a friend.

Made coconut ice pops last night + the recipe was an epic fail. One should probably add sugar to coconut milk and coconut shavings.

I actually enjoyed Weeds on Monday.

I have a great giveaway for the home coming very very soon. It's a good one.

13 comments:

  1. Love your new design! I think I'm going to buy the Zoku, such a great purchase it would be...now if I can find the room in my freezer. Excited to see what the giveaway is going to be!

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  2. As I told you last night, i'm LOVING the new design. Sad, I didn't win..but I may have to purchase one of these soon. Then we can bang out multiple pops at once. :)

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  3. Adore the new blog design! And congrats on your new purchases. How not satisfying is a back order though?

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  4. Love the way the blog looks and those buttons on the series and love pages are too cute. Really I just love all of your work. Im constantly tempted to order one of your premade's, I think it crosses my mind daily. That probably means I should just do it already. P.S the clock and mirror are too good, of course they would be on backorder. Hate when that happens.

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  5. Hanging a perfect grid is SO hard. Who knew?? Thank God for awesome neighbors and going from 9 frames to 6 :)

    PS- love your new look!

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  6. Love the new blog look! Need to purchase the Zoku stat!

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  7. New design looks so fresh and clean. Love it - very you!

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  8. I like your new blog design! I need to update mine as well...That sun burst mirror is on my wish list too. I saw a tutorial online that shows you how you can make one...but I'm probably too lazy for that. Congratulations on the great buys!

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  9. Yum! Coconut popsicles sound delicious! I am jealous of the winner!

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  10. Can't wait to see how your new pieces look when they FINALLY arrive. I hate backordered stuff! Instant gratification is way more fun!

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  11. The new look is great!! Kelly Wearstler fabric pillow?! Sounds fancy, fancy!! Must see when it's done! and coconut ice pops sound amaaazing!! I MUST get that little contraption!!

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