The Week In Pictures: 8.17.12

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I loved this week. My mom has been in town visiting and I’ve also been working on a personal project over the last few months with some friends that launches next week — this pattern is from the project’s identity guide (my main task has been to get all the design elements together) and there’s so much other good stuff to share!

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Please excuse the terribly chipped nail polish but until this week I didn’t know that jumbo Oreo ice cream sandwiches existed! I’m now convinced that they’re one of the best inventions ever.

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Over the weekend, I attended a relative’s wedding with my mom and two aunts. When I heard that it was retro-themed, I knew just what dress to wear — this double-layered polka dot number that was a gift from my friend Mary Bee while I was in LA earlier this summer.

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Needless to say, the wedding was gorgeous. But there were a few entertaining moments like when my aunt walked in late to sit next to us in the crowd and TRIPPED OVER A CAT! There was also another couple in head-to-toe polkadots I matched a little too well (to the point that my mom was like “I think those are your real parents.” Haha.) I was enamored with the couple’s idea of picking berries together for jam and labeling the jars with Sweet Love for the guests. All those individual, hand-done touches are what make weddings really special.

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I love hanging out with my mom and aunts because I end up in a ton of places I normally never frequent…like farmer’s markets and crystal shops! It’s good to expand your horizons, right?

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A little still-life: my post dinner dishes in my office.

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Last night I met my friend for some chit-chat at the Doug Fir and ran into more friends and a fellow blog reader all the way from New York. Have a great weekend — I’ll be out on the town with my mom and wrapping up that personal project. I want this summer to last forever.

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