Friday, June 25, 2010

Travel on the mind

After reading the Times travel piece on Lerici, Italy this morning, all I want right now is to be near the sea.

Wishing I was here:

Monday, June 21, 2010

Design: Bookshelf Love

It's no secret that I love words, stories, books and everything therein between. So when I stumbled across BookShelfPorn, a site completely devoted to books and the the houses that hold them, I knew it was a good find.

A daily devotional for book and design lovers.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

To you, love me

If you haven't stopped by ThxThxThx, make sure you head over there as soon as possible; it's quickly becoming one of my favorite daily reads. In this daily exercise in gratitude, Leah writes thank yous to a variety of items, people and things, each inspiring and wonderful in their own right.


Amid these busy days, sometimes a girl just needs a reminder to give thanks.

Monday, June 14, 2010

In secret kept, in silence sealed

Some days I wonder if I should just work on developing my Tumblr a little more, rather than blogging as it seems to be a better platform for the miscellaneous photos and quotes I stumble upon. But I'm not quite ready to leave this space yet, so perhaps I'll just continue repurposing items from my favorite Tumblrs.

Stumbled upon this today from Karishma whose blog I adore. This Jane Eyre quote is one of my absolute favorites.

... The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, whose charms were broken if revealed.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

To the sea...

In honor of Oceans Day, Completely Coastal posted the most amazing round-up of oceanic artwork. As I've been feeling a little nostalgic lately for the sea salty smell of home, these paintings and photos give me a little something to daydream to.

Check out her post for the full round-up, but the work of Eric Piasecki (room 4) is to die for.

And I sure wouldn't mind coming home to this: