27 January 2012

23 January 2012

scarf love


i'm a big scarf wearer
so i was drawn to this,

but i totally love just watching 
this video

the creativity of 
this young woman
wonderful to watch !


  just a little monday break


in case you havent seen this....

it is the definition of awesomeness


22 January 2012

more blog love


sending a little more blog love your way


20 January 2012

jeanne d'arc living EASTER ISSUE


it's that time again

the latest issue of
jeanne d'arc living

is available for 

there really is nothing
like it here
in the states

the nordic style is so relaxing

if you know me...
you know i love
all the
white !

but no matter what 
the inspiration 
is amazing !

will ship at the end of february

just in time for
decorating !

i only get 10 !
so order now...
they go fast

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19 January 2012

on board .... literally


i have jumped on the bandwagon

or shall i say
i have jumped on the board(s)

well ..... hasnt everyone at this point ???

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i'm not sure i really get it just yet..

i suppose it's just a huge bulletin board
that you share with 
anyone who wants to share it ??.

you can 'pin' things you think are cool

things you want to look for

design ideas

garden ideas

clothing ~ style ideas

and some just bazaar stuff that you see

you sort it into 'boards'
(which i havent quite done yet)
and it seems it's just a way to sort out your stuff...


i have always done this anyway

i have thousands
(really... literally  thousands)
of pictures in folders
on my computer

sorted into all sorts of categories 

booth designs,
on and on

so now what.....??

do i have to save them all in 2 places?
one on my computer
and now one on pinterest for all to see....??

really...i'm not sure i get it

since i've always done this anyway ....
is this one more thing 
I should have invented?

(yes, there have been many...
i used hair clips to hold my potato chip bags closed, back in the 70's
never thought to market it? duh..)

but..are they making money doing this?
if so...how?
i dont see any ads...

who's paying for all that bandwidth??

 or is this another one of those things
that they get us hooked on. . .
and then start charging us??


oh well....
one last thought...

not to be negative... but....

arent we just sharing all our ideas?

is that a good thing.....

if ideas are how you make your living...

do you want people pinning your stuff and sharing these ideas 
for everyone to copy??

(you think etsy is bad for this, pinterest is a virtual smorgasbord)

oh well...
good or bad...
it looks like it is just one more aspect of
social networking
that those of us who do business online
have to get onboard

so............if you are so inclined....

you are welcome to follow my


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i'm curious . . . . what do you think????

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