mama and me necklaces

I think I’ve given up trying to get a photo of Phoebe and I in our matching necklaces. I got them for her for her birthday and we love them so. They’re made by Kristina Klarin (http://color-stripes.blogspot.com/2010/04/mamma-me.html) and are the most gorgeous painted beads. The colors she uses are amazing.… More

so tiny

am I having a baby? no. are they for maggie? no. they are just because I had to have them. the most delicate, tiny, beautiful and meticulously made baby shoes ever. from catarina m.

stalk her etsy. get your own little works of art to gaze at wistfully. but be wary, if you sew, her workmanship is humbling.

more photos of her amazing work here.… More

Country of Origin: JP

I’ve received some of the most exciting mail lately – mail from Japan!! First I got a package of fabric that Jen in Tokyo helped me order. I chose the small cuts (30×54 cm) so I could get more patterns. Each piece should be enough for a doll dress or softies. Thanks so much Jen for helping me feed my fabric addiction! xx

The mail also brought me a package of Japanese goodies from a swap with Molly. Candy, … More

Hon no Hon

I just got a belated Mother’s Day present last week from my Mom.  Hon no Hon or Book of Imaginary Books by Junzo Terada. I’ve been wanting it since I spotted it on Last Gasp so my Mom ordered it for me and it was backordered and just came in. So worth the wait, it is the most beautiful book. I look through it everyday. The colors are addictive.

Jennifer in Japan clarifed that it is actually a book of … More