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Sunday, November 17, 2013

elephant's trunk flea

today marked what was probably my last visit to the elephant's trunk flea market this year. technically, the market is open until december 8, but it will soon get brutally cold on that connecticut field. even though it was a drizzly, foggy day today, the shopping was great. here's a little taste.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

spotted in the window...

this stopped me dead in my tracks last summer. how cute is this collection of spool knitters in an amsterdam window? i really do think spool knitting is about to make a come-back, don't you?

Saturday, November 9, 2013

book bench

i came across this genius idea last summer, during a daytrip to amsterdam: a book bench, appropriately in front of a book store. from what i could tell, the whole thing was mounted on a metal frame. i must try to make my own version...