This video is basically a love letter to Staten Island and its ferry. Its really lovely. Enjoy!
I ran across this gif on the internet today. Its just so random.
In honor of Valentine's Day I am posting some pink logos. Pink is a color that is not used nearly enough. Red, the other color associated with Valentine's Day, is used much more due to its association with strength. Pink on the other hand is soft and feminine, or bold and energetic. The London Olympics 2012 logo is all about energy!
Done! Well, almost. I still need to paint the heating pole, buy a shower curtain, lightbulbs for the fixture above the vanity, and a few more little things, but all in all, done. I love it! The trim tile is made up of small rectangles of marble that when placed vertically almost read as a zebra pattern from far away.
Just a heads up, that in my excitement, I took these photos before cleaning the space so ignore the smudges on the bath fixtures. Speaking of said bath fixtures, they are so blocky and perfect.
What do you think?
In case anyone is interested in where I some of this stuff is from...
- Sink, sink fixtures & vanity: Ikea
- Tub: Bootzcast from Home Depot
- Tub fixtures: Moen
- Toilet: Fresca
- Tiles: Tiles by Kia
- Ceiling light fixture: Ikea
- Vanity light fixture: Metro Park
- Towel Holder (above door): Ikea
- Paint: Wheat Bread by Behr
Things are definitely moving along! The tub, sink and toilet are in. I am so excited that someday soon I will be able to shower at home again!
In other news, I have a cold that is kicking my tush. I think I am going to spend the weekend under the covers sipping tea till this clears up. Hope everyone is staying warm despite the seriously cold weather!
Progress also known as demolition. Kind of scary looking! On the upside, I've been working out more just to go to the gym and use their shower. That would be one way to get those New Year's resolutions going!
Calling this post bathroom "Part 1" because I am sure there will be at least 3 parts to this. I am renovating my bathroom! This is huge to me. It sounded like fun, but its actually a bit stressful. I've never undertaken such a project. I've always rented. Decorating was all about furniture placement and choosing colors. That's fun and not the least bit stressful! If you choose the wrong pillow, just return it and get something else. If you choose the wrong tile, what are you going to do? You can't just take it down and return it.
Let's begin with some "Before" pictures.
I have a small bathroom. Its about 5' x 8'. The tile is not my style, but it was there. I don't like that it goes all the way up to the ceiling all around the room. I am also not fond of how wavy the wall is. You can see the waviness in the bottom right hand image.
Tomorrow I will post some images of our progress. Oh and by "our" I mean the two talented gentlemen who are actually doing the renovations.
I picked out and ordered everything and I have been to Home Depot more times than I care to admit. I've been told to get an Amazon Prime account and I have to agree. Its pretty great to get free 2 day shipping for a month!
2014 has begun and its COLD... cold and snowy. Not one to stay cooped up in the house for too long, I ventured out. I took a little trip to the Time Warner Center. I walked around in the warmth like a suburbanite in a mall. But hey, its a really pretty mall!
Have your self a merry little Christmas!
p.s. I love gifs of falling snow.
I got to see photographer Bill Cunningham in action! He was on the corner of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue snapping a picture of a woman in big furry brown coat.
In case you have no idea who Bill Cunningham is, he is a staff photographer at the New York Times. Mr. Cunningham is known for his street photography. He rides around NYC on his bicycle taking photos of people who catch his eye. To view his images, just click here.
There is a wonderful documentary on him. Here is the trailer for it...
He also seems to be a very kind person.