Brightest Dawn

Gorgeous-ness by Setareh Mohtarez! I’m noticing a pattern emerging. ;P Via Shiny Squirrel


I ended last week with something space related; why not start this week the same way by admiring these stunning quilts by Jimmy McBride!

The Most Astounding Fact

Neil DeGrasse Tyson (who is quickly becoming one of my favorite people) explains poignantly why, when you look at the stars you shouldn’t should feel insignificant. You are, down to your atoms, part of those very stars! Have a happy weekend!

Lego Balcony

I’ve seen Legos used as design elements and details, but I’ve never seen it look so classy! … [T]he renovation also brought him something straight out of a toy-store fantasy: a wall and staircase made completely of Legos. Working with Suzan Wines, co-founder of I-Beam Design, Marks dreamed up the concept based on both Archie’s…


Been so busy recently, I haven’t really been following music news. But, I did come across this video, that’s been circulated around some of the music blogs. One listen and I was downloading the whole album of Visions by Claire Boucher, aka: Grimes. I adore the above song, “Oblivion” but most absolute favorite is “Circumambient”.…

Tatty Devine

Been going through Tatty Devine‘s shop… and WOW! So many fun and funky items! Mexican Embroidery Large Necklace – multicoloured Melon Earrings – watermelon

In Like a Lamb

Spectacular weekend, I must say! The weather was down-right magical (I hope this doesn’t mean the end of the month is going to be brutal). Saturday: Quickly ran down to Capitola to submit for the Begonia Festival, but no one was there… Grocery store for snacks and wine for the party. We had one of…

Busy in Work, Busy in Play

Today is a huge run-around-town errand day; printers, meetings, First Friday, etc. But, tomorrow, the big news is getting back into the Art Party swing on things! We’ll be at a new friend Andres’ amazing home (which has an incredible view of the bay), up here in the Dominican Hospital, Flea market Santa Cruz area.…

Garden & House

Bringing the indoors outdoors, and the outdoors indoors; I think I found Jack’s new dream home! The Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa designed this “Garden & House” in Tokyo on a very small lot of just 8 x 4 m. It doesn’t really have a facade or walls: vases, planters, concrete benches, plexiglass railings, full-height windows…

Etsy Prints & Paintings Storefront

Print, Paintings & One-of-a-Kinds to make your home, office or studio pretty! Come in and check out the shop!

Stayin’ Social


State Art Calligraphy

Website/shop dedicated to our Calligraphic States series!