Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Moments of Beauty


These vintage rolling pins are lovely to me not only for their warm patina, but for how they make me think of their generations of constant use, making people happy with lovely home baked sweets. From Sadie Olive on Etsy (where they're no longer available but do look at her other wonderful finds!), via oh hello friend.

Mid-City Modern







I love the loft-like home of Shawn Moseley, who worked closely with designer Scott Ball to design and build his new house in Atlanta (Georgia USA) after realizing that building from scratch was in fact a better option for his budget than renovating an existing loft. Inspiring — and a great example of thinking outside the box. Read more (and see more photos) from the Dwell article here.

Giveaway! Advanced Eye Area Therapy from Pericone MD


Does this chilly January weather have you feeling the need for a bit of extra pampering? Here's some news that will cheer you right up — a chance for an automatism reader to win a full sized bottle of Advanced Eye Area Therapy (retail value $95) from Pericone MD! All you need to do is leave a comment (and contact info if necessary) below about your winter skin care regimen (such as using an extra rich facial cream or hydrating lots more) for a chance to win. Contest closes at midnight (EST) January 21, 2010 — the winner will be announced on January 22. Thanks to Perricone MD for their generous donation, and good luck to you all!
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