Monthly Archives: August 2010

the september issue

seriously the most anticipated issue of the year in the fashion magazine world
september’s is always jam-packed with inspiration

though it’s arrival in early august is always a bit depressing…

something about looking a tweed while drinking lemonade on the beach-
it’s odd.
but the photos
and the fashion
ooooh, the fashion…
always lustworthy
and this year
was certianly NO disappointment
with my favorite leading ladies gracing the most coveted covers…
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julia.
always perfection.
(CANNOT wait for eat, pray, love!)
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HOT. MAMMA.
(and her babe…oooh my! ESPECIALLY donning rikshaw!)
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jennifer, as barbara
jen’s the switch looks to be hysterical
(can’t really go wrong with the producers of juno and little miss sunshine…)
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ahh, drew.

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violet

our next-door neighbors recently welcomed a little girl to their family…
the summer babe is named violet
and i thought it was the perfect excuse
to finally break into my purple stash
for a fun play quilt!

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this top was another project i managed to squeak out of girl’s weekend
inspired by one of the quilts in joelle’s book
but completely improvised with no planning or measuring
and i was thrilled with the ease and speed of which it came together
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i will definitely make similar quilts for baby gifts in the future!