Month: August 2012

Bookmark-worthy: Ontheway App

Shelterrific August 29, 2012 As far as I’m concerned, there’s no vacation better than a road trip. Laying on a beach in Tahiti? Too boring. Carving a path through the rain forest in South America? Too sweaty. Drinking hot chocolate in a cozy Aspen lodge while Ryan Gosling tells you how fantastic you look in […]

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Yea or Nay: Framed Shopping Bags

Shelterrific August 15, 2012 I’m not sure if I love or loathe framed luxury shopping bags. On the one hand, it is sort of slightly snooty and glorifying consumerism. But on the other hand, I love the graphic elements of some luxe brand logos (the pumpkin-bright orange color and horse-and-carriage logo of Hermes is a favorite).  Also, […]

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Weekend DIY: Ombre Stairs

Shelterrific August 13, 2012 Earlier this month, I moved into my new apartment and am finally not living out of boxes anymore. I’ve promised myself that this will be my Big Girl apartment. This will be the apartment where I buy furniture that isn’t made of particle wood, where I finally put paint on the […]

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Just for Fun: Kyle Hilton's Pop Culture Paper Dolls

Shelterrific August 2, 2012 Illustrator Kyle Hilton combined his love of pop culture with his fabulous talents to create a series of paper dolls that make me giddy! From Tarantino flicks to “Breaking Bad”, the colorful characters are rendered with their signature accessories. Leslie Knope (“Parks and Rec”) comes with a helping of waffles from JJ’s Diner, […]

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Food Allergies? Try the Soft Serve Fruit Co.

Shelterrific August 1, 2012 I hate frozen yogurt. I try to like it, I swear. The Pinkberry, Red Mango/, etc. invasion has been going on for a few years now, but every time I try a new concoction, it’s always the same. It’s not an ice cream replacement. It’s not even ice cream-adjacent. My search […]

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