Tuesday, 20 January 2009

This month's obsession: silhouettes

By Linn Olofsdotter, a dreamy illustrator who also illustrated my Divine chocolate campaign.

All my favourite things come together here: Victorian styled silhouettes, cut outs and tasteless jokes. Weepingly wonderful.

From here.

Monday, 8 December 2008

More tattoos that don't totally suck

Found here.

Found here.

And some that are kind of funny ideas, but still suck a bit.

Found here.
Now why would you do this? Talk to me. Found here.

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Who knits jumpers anymore?

Why knit jumper, when you can knit a lamp post cosy?
By knitting graffiti artist extraordinaire, Knitta.

A slice of cherry pie by Knitting by the Sea and birthday cake by Let them Knit Cake.

This lady on Etsy will even knit you a wedding cake.

Actually, fuck it, lets knit the whole wedding: from bunting to confetti to the dress. This is too good, a perfect idea for the credit crunch bride.

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Tattoos that don't suck

Found here.

Monday, 3 November 2008

An ascii rose by any other name

When you're really in love, sometimes it takes more than just 26 letters to express it. Sometimes the only way to say 'I love you' is to write someone a rosebud in ascii. Here's a few variations if you get tongue-tied:

The longer stemmed rose, probably a hybrid tea rose:


A shorter stemmed variety, probably a Jacquard rose:


Looks like a David Austin rose, very hardy, double-flowering, my mother's favourite:


And if you're feeling really extravagant:

Or, to really impress the ladies:

.._.;88m a8___,8″”_”8
______”8,am888i”‘___ 3,mm”
______,8″___8″__ 3.m888″
_____,88P”"”"” 3I888888
______88.’_,mm”"____”8I88″m,,mm’” 8
______”8_m”"_________”I8 “”‘

Or, if she's the one:

Or you could create a YouTube declaration of your love. Hmm.

Thursday, 30 October 2008

Wednesday, 29 October 2008

Most French hotel in France. Fact.

Hotel Gallici in Aix. Rose petals on your pillow. Best wallpaper ever. Silver trays a go-go.