Month: July 2012

Quest Filled: ThomasPaul Octopus Shower Curtain

Shelterrific July 24, 2012 My quest for a cool shower curtain has been made much much harder by my new green and black tiled bathroom (recently dubbed “the mint chocolate chip bathroom” by house guests). After much Googling, I fell in love with ThomasPaul’s starkly beautiful Octopus Shower Curtain. While it is, unfortunately, distinctly out of […]

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Bookmarkworthy: 20×200

Shelterrific July 16, 2012 I just made the big move from Chicago to New York City and am beginning the long process of feathering my new nest. I started my quest at 20×200. The website is a mecca for great, cheap art and the perfect place to start a collection. There’s no crappy motel art here- no […]

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Summer Essentials: The National Parks Passport

Shelterrific July 10, 2012 In the past three days, I’ve visited the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island,Clinton Castle, Federal Hall, and the birthplace of Teddy Roosevelt. No, I’m not looking for clues to figure out who stole the Declaration of Independence, I’m collecting stamps for my National Parks Passport. The National Parks Passport ($8.95) is part […]

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Post Off: Who are You Pinning?

Shelterrific July 5, 2012 Whenever I need a break, Pinterest is my savior. A cup of peppermint tea and five minutes of browsing through the ever-changing, clean layout perks up my spirits enough to make it through the 3:30 lurch. From new guacamole recipes to lace shorts to Russian palaces, there’s always something that piques […]

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