For some reason—with designer everything—no one has ever thought to make designer tents. These tents by Field Candy are just that. Unless you are camping in a spot with grizzly bears, why not have a tent that stands out?
When I saw this adorable knitted record player on All The Beautiful Things I Want, I realized that my son Oliver will never know what a record player is. Or a cassette tape. Or even a compact disk for that matter. It got me thinking of other passé technology that he'll never know and how I can introduce it to him in a toy version. Just trying to keep the nostalgia alive.
Apparently time moves really quickly once you have your baby (that's what everyone is telling me), so it's definitely important to capture what you can. Here are some of my favorite baby portrait-makers...
Mila's mom illustrates her versions of her daughter's dreams in photographs while Mila is sleeping. The results are hilarious and so clever. Check out her blog, Mila's Daydreams.
If you live in Atlanta and you want portraits of your baby, toddler, cat, or family, here is your photographer. Traci Gingold has a very natural style—she follows your child's lead and captures beautiful, sweet, interesting moments.
If you want a fun way to document the first 12 months of your baby's life, buy a 4 x 3 foot Stendig calendar and lay/sit him in the center. Found via Ohdeedoh.
I have such a thing for lined paper...graph, handwriting, or just the traditional notebook paper. In fact, I have a whole drawer of vintage ledger papers that I've collected over the years. Still looking for something to do with them...any ideas?
"This is the violet hour, the hour of hush and wonder, when the affections glow again and valor is reborn, when the shadows deepen magically along the edge of the forest..."
- Bernard DeVoto "The Hour"