Thursday, March 03, 2016

Sweetness and Light

A lovely still life of subtle textures for you today.

(photo: wo and wé collection via blueberry modern)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Vintage House into Vintage Clothing Store
Take a tour of a 1940s Japanese house converted into a vintage clothing shop. Great architectural details — love the high, open ceiling.

The Black House
An Australian country house goes against the rustic norm with dark interiors and modern furniture, to stunning effect.

The Best Ways to Save Your Smartphone's Battery Life
The New York Times has a great list of 8 helpful tips (and 7 exploded myths) to keep your smartphone battery running as long as possible.

Milan Coffee Drinking Etiquette
AnOther magazine looks at the history of and correct form of coffee drinking in Milan, in preparation for Milan Fashion Week (I'm a little late posting this).

10 Best New Fragrances for Spring
Vogue picks ten fresh new perfumes that will definitely get you in the mood for spring (even if there's still snow on the ground). I like the sound of Byredo's unisex fragrance Super Cedar. 

The 5,000 Year Old Dress
An over 5,000 year old linen dress unearthed from a First Dynasty Egyptian tomb has been confirmed as the world's oldest woven garment. Follow the link for photos — amazing to actually see something worn that long ago.

The Case for Unthinking
Fascinating article about unthinking (or what we often call instinct), as opposed to overthinking things.

Crispy Sage Potatoes With Fried Eggs
Perfect for Sunday brunch on a cold winter's day, this is easy to make, too.  

(photo via blueberry modern)

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Snow day outside, spring flowers inside

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