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Another book from my shelf

I picked up this book at the annual Montana State University Library book sale, thinking that the lion would make an awesome belt buckle (book covers are so durable, they make great western-style belt buckles — think rodeo champions) … Little did I know what treasures …

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On my shelf

Check out this great typography book I found at a local book sale: Inspiration is always lurking if you know where to look for it. Book sales are one of my favorites — keep your ears open at your local public library for their next sale.

Monday Morning Joy : To Resolve

Visit the To Resolve Project to peruse the many, many resolutions by designers, formatted as iphone backgrounds, but equally inspiring to scroll through. I’m not much of a resolution maker, but I definitely have some goals for this year. I’m not sure where the line is between …

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Favorites for the weekend

I LOVE this: I tend to lean towards functional decoration, but this is such a lovely interpretation of the nativity. Creative folk keep me going! {via Plenty of Colour} Also, have you noticed the many beautiful, free online magazines being published these days? Here are a …

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For your weekend browsing

A few new-to-me websites that I think you’ll like: LITTLE POSTCARDS ~ beautiful quotes, beautiful photos, beautiful thoughts ~ _____________________________________________________________________ MISSED CONNECTIONS ~ Sophie Blackall illustrates the missed connections from Craigslist and other websites. Her interpretations are whimsical and enchanting. Tiny, magical stories. ~ _________________________________________________________________ PLENTY OF …

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Winter Skies

This is what the world looks like here these days. I love transitional weather — nothing else so immediately puts my “troubles” into perspective. I head out foggy and frazzled and come home wind-blown, clear-headed and ready to begin again. Today is the birthday of one of …

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