As someone who really enjoys watching people, this video just delights me! On a vacation in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan, some people put their camera on the conveyor belt at a local sushi restaurant. I love watching everyone’s reactions as they notice (or don’t notice) the camera rolling by! It’s like a little seven minute vacation…
Remember this awesome music video by Lisa Hannigan that I posted a while back? The pop-up book is so cool, and the song is really sweet!
Well, I have some fun news! Lisa was so kind as to donate three t-shirts, three packets of adorable buttons, and three copies of her new album, Sea Sew, for me to give away to you! How awesome is that?! The stuff is all very cute too! And who doesn’t want a free new album?
So now is the fun part – the giveaway! For your chance to win a Lisa Hannigan t-shirt, album, and some buttons, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post and answer one of the following two questions:
What page in the pop-up book in the music video is your favorite?
What type of music is your favorite?
Three comments will be chosen at random, and if your comment is one of those chosen, you win! It’s just that easy! Don’t forget to include your email address with your comment, so that if you win I can contact you! I will announce the winners tomorrow evening! Yay! Good luck!
P.S. In Philadelphia? Don’t miss Lisa’s show at the World Cafe on this coming Thursday night! It’s an event not to be missed! See all her dates on her site!
I saw these gorgeous map quilts by Leah Evans on Design Crisis, and I am really impressed with them! I love maps, I love quilting, it’s a great combination! They sure look like they’d be difficult to make, though worth it! To see more of Leah’s work, check out her site, and for more interesting quilts, see here, here, and here.
Have you guys seen these behind-the-ear earrings that have been popping up lately?
There are pictures featuring them floating around the internet, but I haven’t really seen information about them. I like them! Do you? Would you wear them? Have you heard anything about them? How on earth do they stay on?
Pictures via Fashion Fille.
As you may have heard on the weather, Philadelphia is a little bit snowed in today…
…but the dogs love it!
We are really excited to be selling jewelry from Nikki B designing from Santiago,Chile. Nikki employs women in Chile to bead jewelry in their homes on their own time providing extra income. The extra income helps many of these women and their families, paying for running hot water or their children’s education.
Nikki’s inspiration is the beautiful country of Chile, it’s colors and landscape as well as her own intrinsic modern taste. The jewelry is made with glass beads, handmade sterling silver and vermeil beads, seeds, shells, semi precious stones, silk thread, leather and local mystical wood carvings from the mountain region of Chile.
Check out all of Nikki B’s styles on freepeople.com
Ah! I want a book ring by Ana Cardim! So cute, and I’d never forget anything again!
I am obsessed by the graphics on these antique German notgeld, or emergency money. Notgeld was printed by small municipalities and town banks in Germany from WWI through the 1920′s and 30′s. Though it was not legal currency, it was generally accepted, and actually proved useful due to the outrageous inflation in Germany at the time. These scans are all from Flickr user Iliazd, who has an awesome notgeld set with something like 900 different marks in it! If you love sweet graphics or history, or both, be sure to give it a browse.
Via Dark Roasted Blend.