This post includes Project Runway spoiler alerts so don’t read it if for some insane reason you haven’t watched it yet or if you don’t care is my fave

October 30, 2010
Ryan jumping in a photo he was not invited in, so now we both have crazy Mondo stalker photos. Photos from Leslie

I’m sure the topic of the tragedy that was last night’s finale has been hashed and rehashed too many times to count but what kind of fan am I if I don’t throw in my two cents? And my two cents is this: if midriffs, crocheted booty shorts and wearing glossy jackets without anything underneath is fashion forward, the 2000 teens are looking mighty ugly. I have nothing against Gretchen but I would feel better about her victory if I had even remotely liked her collection. I sort of liked one dress. That’s it. I just don’t understand.

Mondo of course was gracious and held it together as he watched the results in a room with 500 other people, several sporting mustaches and shorts in his honor. He’s such a champ. Was anybody else kind of obsessed with his use of the bright skinny belt?

Love Mondo as much as I do? Gabby shared some great photos and a video of the party last night.

Origami on a string is my fave

October 29, 2010

It’s no surprise that I love these origami garlands from Etsy shop Jikits. You could hang some stuffed squirrels on a string and I would like it.

The mobile homes mobile is quite genius too.

Handprinted paper for a fete is my fave

October 28, 2010
Picnik collage
Picnik collage

Christine Schmidt of Yellow Owl Workshop shares how to make your own handprinted goods (with templates!) over at Sunset. I love the painted look and her pretty handwriting. I’m going to start calling all my parties fetes so people think I’m fancy.

A warm welcome is my fave

Picnik collage

I just had to quickly share photos of Alicia, Ryan and Lucas’s homecoming. Don’t you love the crowd of adoring fans? I’m so sad I couldn’t be there.

Thank you to everyone for your sweet comments about the adoption and for reaching out to my sister. Lucas is so loved.

Spotted and hearted

October 27, 2010
Picnik collage
Handbags made from vintage prints spotted on Head vs Heart
Big round balloons never get old spotted on Grey Likes Weddings
A pretty corner (love the ottomans) in Sara’s home spotted on Decor8
A homemade shimmery chandelier (Martha’s crew think of everything) spotted on The Bride’s Guide
A triangle nook spotted on Where the Lovely Things Are

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