I believe this unusual dramatic flower is known as a frumusetea.
This is genuinely a real flower. Psychotria elata, also known as "hookers lips"
we'll call this the Italian Christmas Cookie. i believe it is better known as the Italian Wedding Cookie. i've also been informed, by an Italian, that if these don't show up at the party in some shape or form... well...it's just not a party. period. weddings, baby showers, birthdays, engagements, any and every celebration has to have these.
I can't believe this house is abandoned - what a shame!
Have you ever seen a cat with such unusual markings? It’s known as the Moscow Mutation and is believed to be caused by skin cell mutations.
And this is why I work in surgery, otherwise known as general anesthesia! Gotta love it!
Rugs & Mats
This Gorgeous DeVilbiss perfume atomizer stands 6 3/4" tall to the very top of the metal hardware. The body of this fabulous piece has what is known as a Rotten Gold finish. There are three panels encircling the bottle, each with a stunning display of wheel cut floral designs outlined in black. I believe that this was produced by Steuben Glass for DeVilbiss in the 1920's.
How-To crochet from a graph: this technique is known as Intarsia Brocade or Tapestry Crochet
Little known fact about me. I didn't start wearing makeup until after I turned 40. Which means I didn't practice as a teenager, and I don't do it well. If I could, this is what I would do!
Just a Pretty Face
"I believe nothing in this universe happens by mistake. You know, the universe has a divine plan. That sounds dramatic."
This is adorable. Fabulous Fall outfit. I do believe this is a mintish green:) sighhhhh.
This is the advice I will adhere to in my future home- no more useless clutter. Although I am strongly NOT a socialist as William Morris was known for being, on this point I do agree with him.
Israeli artist Chaim Machlev is a Berlin-based tattoo artist, otherwise known as Dots to Lines. Working primarily with black ink (“I believe that black is the nicest color for tattoos; it is closer to our source than any other color,” he said in a recent interview), Machlev’s designs are complex line-based works that weave across skin with fluid, stunning precision.