Friday, February 26, 2010

Weekend


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What are you doing this weekend? I am going to take in the last of the Olympics here in Vancouver. I have to post some photos here. I was originally not a fan of the Olympics coming to town but it has transformed Vancouver into a lively vibrant hub of activity. I even got to wear the ice dancing gold medal! There are big hockey games coming up and what should be some exciting curling!

Swinging in the living room.


Red is the new black!

Corset Craze setting in this season.

The Killer heel of the week.

Chalk Boards..re-made

As good as Wood Gets!

Weekend outfit of the week!

Interesting collection from Dolce & Gabbana

Vintage inspired prints

A pothole garden.

I want to live here.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Death by Cat


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How cute? I am pretty sure if I tried doing this to my cat bubbles, i wouldn't have any eyes left!


Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Killer Heels


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Yay or Nay?

Friday, February 19, 2010

Weekend




Great in yellows.

Don't these make you want to sew?

Clinically white....maybe too much.



Fashion faux pas...according to me.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Wood and Diamonds


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Amazing right?I would take this any day over gold.

Blog it Forward still going strong!



Make sure to check it out! Super inspirational.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010

Have a Sweeeeeet Weekend



Big Weekend coming up for me here! Olympic opening ceremony party at our house (Canadian themed of course!), Valentine's day with my honey, and Chinese year celebration (some dim sum please).


Art Display Walls.


A bit of classic clothing.


Adorable Stitching.


A yummy giveaway.

Book planters.

Sad news about a legend.


And I have to say if you have not checked out the Blog it Forward happening across our blogging community, I encourage you to check out the incredible bloggers that are part of this fun event. That by the way have great taste! Here is my Inspirations in case you missed it.

What are you all up to on this eventful weekend? Please share! Also please share your Vday moments!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Blogger Mash Up: Lovely Words, Pictures, and Shoes

Thank you to Victoria from sfgirlbybay for organizing this amazing feat and thank you to Creature Comfort for introducing me and sharing her very touching inspirations! So what inspires me? Well that is a big question, and I have been thinking very hard about what it is that really inspires me, to keep on trekking on with many things. But for the purpose of this fun drill I will focus on what inspires me as a blogger and keeps me excited to check out my blogroll in the morning and write new blogs. In the end I think it is all the great people out there who are doing amazingly creative, innovative and daring things that keep me inspired at night!

Books and Book Shelves
Books inspire me everyday. Fiction and Non-Fiction, old and new. We have so much to learn and so much knowledge to acquire, and books are such a wonderful escape to do so. Books and the stories they tell inspire my work, and my personal life in such important ways, everything from religion to food choices to great love. And hey one of my greatest weaknesses are book shelves, I adore them. Greatly designed and effectively used bookshelves, make or break a space, but they also bring the importance of books into your every day life and into the world of design!

Design
















From furniture, to houses, to interior spaces, to the plates we eat on design CAN be an inspiration. Good design makes life Bad design makes life difficult. When you see great design you can't help to be inspired even if you don't have a creative bone in you!

Shoes









Shoes can be the make of an outfit and the lead of your expression. Great shoes are not that easy to find (or purchase), but when you do find them they inspire my whole wardrobe, mood, and motivation.

Fashion








Male and Female fashion, street, designer and couture fashion all inspire me. Both good and bad! It is after all made for us to explore our creative expression! And frankly everybody makes mistakes even Anna Wintour :)

Art










Because it is art, and it is beautiful, and all brings you to a world outside of your own!

Love
Love is such an inspirational force. It inspires you to be better, work harder, love harder, and give back. I feel love all around me with friends and family.

Blogging Communities and the Success of Bloggers
Where else can a group of 300 people interested in design and fashion, who have never met each other, who are not in the same city, state, country or even continent, essentially work together to make this happen! We often forget about the strength and amazing power that this blogging community has, and the inspiration and possibilities are just a click away! And look at all the bloggers who are inspiring the rest of us!

I could probably blab on here forever! About photography, knitting, crafting, do-it-yourself, and on and on but I will leave it at this because there are so many more wonderful blogs to check out! So you must come back to visit!

Please check out this awesome Blogger Tomorrow! A Beautiful Party

Also don't forget to check out these lovely up and coming bloggers to find out what inspires them!



Thursday, February 4, 2010

Nate Duval

I want this in my living room!


You must check out Nate Duval, and his building art! I think we may be investing in the 133 Buildings print. It mesmerizes me!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Vancouver



This is why people love this place!

Geek Map


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Oh how I love being a geek, nerd, bookworm hehehe. I love this Geek map of all these different 'types' of Geeks. What type of Geek are you? I am sort of a combination of a bunch of Geek types, such as Design Geek, Collector Geek and of course BLOGGER Geek.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Mood Boards


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Great idea for mood boards.

Monday, February 1, 2010

BLOGGER MASH UP


You may have seen our creative stream of consciousness on twitter the other night, and the birth of the ‘blog it forward’ mashup! if you’d like to participate, please go visit sfgirlbay to find out details and register.

The general idea!• we’re going to share a connected stream of blogger posts on ‘what inspires us the most’ on our individual blogs, but link back & forward to the other blogs participating, a bit like a chain letter (but, hopefully a lot less annoying!).

Feel free to repost this on your own blog & tweet about it, and link back to this sfgirlbybay.com post url or a link to my email info, so people can get the details, how to participate, the theme, and how to contact me. i’ll then make a list of bloggers who want to participate (perhaps alphabetically) and post it on monday, february 8th, and everyone will see when their post is due, and the order of the mashup. we will post one day at a time, starting with mine and move on to the next blog, and then the next — you get the idea.

A Kitchen Nook


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Good use of space