Monday, April 13, 2009

Another Mark Ryden

Last weekend, we stopped by at B&N. It was actually just for using their restroom, but we wound up browsing a bit. I initially looked for domino book, thinking that it would be cheaper buying in store and avoiding the shipping fee. It turned out that it would be cheaper if I order it online. It can wait. Then my DH pointed out Hi Fructose magazine on their magazine section. I couldn't believe my eyes seeing Mark Ryden's painting as its cover. I just had to buy it.
The object of his painting isn't always my favorite, but his skill is amazing. I keep scrutinizing his works from books that I own or magazines like hi fructose and wondering how anyone can do such an amazing work like that.
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Saturday, April 11, 2009

Pretty Pillows

Urban Outfitters home section has gotten better and better every time I go there. They have their store in downtown and half of the second floor is dedicated for their sale section. I pretty much ignore their clothing lines sale. I feel like the quality isn't worth it for that amount of price. But I love love their home section.
I've gotten cheap pretty pillows from them. Those pillows also have zippers. Something that's quite unusual to find from throw pillow.
Here is what I bought last weekend

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The pillow is really pretty even my DH really likes it. It's only $14.99. Love it.
This is the other pillow that I also plan to get

Friday, April 3, 2009

I got myself a pretty thing

I browsed on ebay couple days ago at their home decor section and stumbled upon a pretty kilim ottoman. It was on clearance for around $25. There was already another bidder, but I just braced myself for the best. I won at the end:)
This will be so versatile. I can put it in our bedroom or living room. I thought of getting a floor cushion, but was worried that it would look so out of place in our living room.
I initially considered something like this. It was listed on amazon as a meditation zen yoga pillow, but I could picture that as something more than a yoga pillow. Something that will give your eyes their zen from joy of seeing a beautiful decor piece in a room. The price at $35 isn't too bad for a floor cushion.
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I picture that cushion above in something like this

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My pretty kilim

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

First posting

This is so weird. I actually feel nervous exposing myself through my first posting.
Anyway, I just got this Mark Ryden book. The book is amazing and inspiring. It has good quality pictures and includes some amazing sketches. I just love it.
I got it for a pretty good deal, too, by using B&N coupon. I was debating between getting domino the book of decorating or this book. Well, I chose this book because the coupon worked better if I ordered this.

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