Tag Archives: art

college scrapbook

One of my summer goals is to catch up on my scrapbooking. I love to scrapbook, but I got a little behind, which can be really overwhelming. BUT, I finally finished up my college scrapbook! I did my best to not overthink anything or try to make it perfect. I just had fun using a lot of my hoarded supplies, and I’m pretty happy with the finished product.

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museum of fine arts

We played tourists while we were in Houston last week. Our itinerary was thoughtfully arranged by Jon, and our first day included a trip to the art museum and bbq for lunch. We saw tons of gold, lots of Korean art, and stole peeks at the Monet exhibit.

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We had no idea there was a Korean exhibit! But I was thrilled to see all these pieces displayed in Jon’s exotic home country of Houston.

The colors on these paintings is so spectacularly vibrant. Must have been good quality paint.

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We wondered a lot about where you buy those huge gold frames.

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And then I found my favorite work of art, and we had lunch together.

It’s a bike and a table

This past weekend we made a game-time decision to head down to the Renegade Craft Fair on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the girl’s half-birthday. There was one vendor there called Mod-Tops that was pretty awesome because they made tables and other types of furniture out of reclaimed wood and other products. The bike-table was the coolest one there I think.

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window shopping

When I first heard of Fab, I thought, oh great, another one of those sites that will send me 500 emails. But I was wrong. They are awesome. I get to see all kinds of products and designers I wouldn’t normally see. And they are cool. For instance, I probably wouldn’t have seen these beautiful prints if it weren’t for Fab:

Fab Rome

Cool vintage-style world prints.

Fab Austin

Fun and simple city prints, like this one of Austin.

Fab Culinary

Sweet collection of infographic style prints, like a map of culinary tools.