Friday, October 26, 2012

clips of the week

fave pens

picked up a stash of my favorite writing pens

little room

sat idly in the little one's room with thoughts of ordering a pizza

paint pants

ordered the pizza, then painted my castoff jeans with fabric markers

favorite bowls

took a picture of my favorite bowls for Tracey who drew them on the other side of the planet

lunch with jen
had lunch with Jennifer

lori bracelet

shrieked like a lottery winner when my coveted bangle from Lori arrived

pen and paint

ditto with these darling canvases from pen_and_paint for our kitchen

morning in soho
spent a morning in Soho

coffee with cindy
had coffee with Cindy

public works
went to the Public Works poster exhibition at Flos

dos caminos
then wandered down Houston Street

Raffettos pasta

bought pounds of homemade pasta at the hundred year old Raffetto's in Greenwich Village

ancient po boxes

ogled ancient PO boxes in my local station (I really have a thing for these)

doodle clips

and -- I made doodle clips! Karen, Beth and Jennifer came over for an art date and they witnessed the beginning of my new obsession. With the storm headed our way I'm going out right now to stock up on water, batteries, Nutella and clips. Just a warning -- there might be hundreds of them the next time I see you!

Happy Friday!

54 comments:

Marji {RainCityGirl} said...

Good luck with that storm heading your way. I was just in NYC last week and the weather was great. Wandering in SOHO and down Houston St.-Absolutely loved it there. I wish I had known about the poster exhibit and some of the places you show in your pictures.. guess I'll have to save that for my next trip. Loved your post!! Happy PPF

Katie R. said...

Stay warm and safe. Love the clips. I might have to try it and make the obsession contagious. Lol.

alpha shanahan said...

i love your week! your doodled clips are gorgeous. alpha shanahan #28

Kristin Dudish said...

I'm SO glad you put Nutella on that list! ;)

xo
Kristin

p.s. I'm absolutely crazy about those clips, and the jeans, and your bowls, and the photos, and, well... everything in this post! Wheeeee!

Mary Walker Designs said...

I enjoy visiting my daughters room taking a deep breath and thinking too. Maybe you thought of pizza because of the triangles on the curtain or maybe the circle rug? I've been bugging out about batteries too I'm planning a trip to town tomorrow for them. If the electric goes out stay calm, make art and see you on the other side.

Cindy said...

you are surrounded by color and it does the mind & body good. love that orange room and all your treasures, especially your doodle clips. so glad we got together - i wandered around a good few hours after we parted with my bag of fresh pasta and it survived until we cooked it - delicioso.

it's something with instagram - i see things when your photos are blown up large i didn't when i view them on my iphone.

happy weekend!

Kym said...

Re: Nutella. May I suggest Justin's chocolate hazelnut butter. I think you will love it. If I had a storm coming, I'd buy that too! I wish you well in that bad weather. ~Kym (aka blissartworks)

rachel awes said...

LOVE your clips + all you shriek + awe about!! i adore all you are drawn to + draw. xoxox to gorgeousyou.

Netty said...

Happy PPF its a fab post of paint and photos. Annette x

Tam Hess said...

OKAY! Whatever...I'm so jealous of your week. I want to come hang out with you. Those clips are adorable, can't wait to see more :) I'm so excited to see what everyone is up to this week. I love all the inspiration....feeds my soul. Lucky to have you guys!

Marcia (123 blog) said...

LOVE those clips and as usual I love seeing the world through your eyes :)

Mary C. Nasser said...

Your doodle clips totally rock!
Are you going to be selling these?
It would be such an artful way to stay organized!
♥♥♥
Happy PPF!!
Mary
Mixed-Media Map Art

Ruth said...

I'm usually a lurker but am slipping out into the fall light to wish you safety, warmth, and maybe a bit of adventure with the coming storm.

aimee said...

thanks ruth! and everyone! should be interesting to see what happens or doesn't. i also stocked up on art supplies (that was actually my first stop) so I'm set for at least a week!

Jessica Sporn said...

for a minute, I thought you did all this in one day. But then I realized it was your week. Whew. I was beginning to think you truly are super human! Sounds like a great week and I LOVE those post office boxes. doodle clips -- who would-a thought. What a great idea! I'm stockpiling for the storm too. Again on Halloween? no fair.

soulbrush said...

I want to come and spend just one week with you, it's all so exciting. Am going to pack up your art this weekend and send it to you so it's there before Christmas. xxx

Gloria said...

You sound like you have a lot of fun!! You go girl. Just love your work. You are an exciting person. Happy PPF!

lorik said...

What wonderful things you did with paper clips! Both the clips themselves and the photograph! Lovely, colourful post - and I love your daughter's room:)

Denise Mulligan said...

Your photos of the city are beautiful. I especially like the post office boxes. I used to have one of those in the town I grew up in. I always loved opening that little box.

I live on Long Island so I'm half getting nervous, half going "it's not gonna come here" wishful thinking I guess.

Have a great weekend & let's hope we make it through the "perfect storm!"

Rita said...

What a colorful and delightful group of photos...I would have loved to had coffee with you in that adorable cafe!

Triche said...

Another fan of old-style PO boxes! Those and library cabinets (one of which I use for storing art supplies)—love 'em both.

The clips are great. Nutella and doodling with friends...what a wonderful way to end an artful day!

Christine said...

what a great week! I love everything you did!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

What a great day you had ~ gifts and lunch and coffee and the very creative art clips ~ which are magical ~ love them ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

painted fish studio said...

your photos are so happy! love looking at them. happy weekend! xo

Introverted Art said...

I did not know the pens came in all those colors. I am completely addicted to pens, passion inherited from my dad who collects them. The binder clips are so cool Aimee. Love it!

Em said...

So fun to see your bowls here after seeing them over at Tracey's! How cool. (I love all this creativity. So fun.)

Diana Evans said...

oh what a super amazing post!!! this filled my heart with happiness and colour and fun!!! love these photos and the clips are fantastic!!!

Bella Sinclair said...

Be still my heart. Is your little girl's room orange???? My fave! And coloring your jeans is GENIUS!!! Oh man, you have just started the next big craze. Seriously! And those clips can even make my income tax returns look fun.

Aaaaaah, geez, I envy your life. I'd be too embarrassed to photo-document my day. It would be: here's my kitchen. Here's my desk. Here's my sink full of dirty dishes. Here's my desk. Sigh.

Be safe with Frankenstorm!

LilliBean Designs said...

I loved seeing your photos. And your clips are adorable! Have fun with the new obsession! x

Giggles said...

Awesome peek into your colorful life!! I see we both decorate with loads of bright color!! Love it!! Those canvases are adorable and I recognized your bowls right away!! The jeans turned out excellent!! You could market those!! So fun!!

Thanks for sharing all this yummy joy today!!

Hugs Giggles

Catherine... said...

Love the walk through your life. Tracey did a good job of your bowls.. :)

Tracey Fletcher King said...

Bloody hell my life sucks... yours is all exotic and wonderful and full of interesting things and places... the highlight of my week was seeing that you have the bowls in real life... shots of my life would not be anywhere as interesting let me tell you... xx

Cynthia Schelzig said...

You had an action packed week girl!
Can I come hang out with you:)
What a fun post! I hope "Sandy" does not get tooo belligerent with you all on the east coast.

NatashaMay said...

Your photos are fantastic! I don't remember to take my photo with me anywhere. :)

bohemiannie! art said...

Oh my goodness...what a delightful romp through your week. Each picture is a work of art. I especially LOVE your little one's room.

denthe said...

OMG I had so much fun reading your post, and looking at your overheard conversations. What a great idea! So funny. Now I feel like going out and eavesdropping everywhere! Your clips are amazing, and so is your jeans. Love love love it!

Theresa Plas said...

What a fabulous week! So filled with inspiration. I really gotta work on my social life. Happy PPF aimee and stay safe.

Linda said...

what a great week you've had-a little bit of everything in living color!! LOVE your doodle clips-what a clever idea! Good luck with the pending storm-I'm in NE PA and we're all holding our breath too. Happy PPF!

aimee said...

thank you!! all stocked up now & hoping for the best. next week might be more watery than colorful!

La Abela said...

Work hard and very nice. Saludos

storybeader said...

great bowls, great clips! {:-Deb

Enejy clemens said...

Oh my, your week sound fabulous. Love the beautiful pictures and everything here!!!

Lynn Fisher said...

What a great day you had...love your awesome finds! Thanks for sharing. : )
-Lynn

Molly said...

Thanks for sharing your week! Your photos make me homesick for New York.

Love the clips! Did you adhere paper to them or paint directly in the clip?

Stay safe!!

Pointy Pix said...

I adore your blog - it is always such a feast for the eyes - you take the most wonderful photos of everyday simple things and make them so special. I love how you did the turn ups on your denims - I would totally buy a pair of those! As for your doodle clips - I love them!!

minnemie said...

A very fun post. I love those clips! An that Nutella is on your emergency food list:-)

wednesday said...

Your world is so intensely bright and colorful, love it!

Hope the storm doesn't smack you too badly, but it sounds like you are stocked up on the essentials.

Marcie said...

Love seeing snippets of your color-filled life!

Carolyn Dube said...

Hope the storm passes quickly! Great photos - the clips are genius! Can't wait to see all you make!

lori vliegen said...

i love your little one's room (and that paisley bag sitting on the shelf!), love your newly painted jeans, love those post office boxes (i concur with your obsession!), and i love, love, love your new doodle clips! oh, and i love the idea of homemade pasta.....i'll come by
around six-ish? xox

Carola Bartz said...

Sounds like a really good week. I hope you're safe and sound.

Cindy Adkins said...

Your blog looks like a lot of fun! I was looking for a way to join it...or follow you, but don't see how? Maybe I'm overlooking something...it wouldn't be the first time (smile!) Thanks for stopping by and your kind comments on my paintings.
Cindy

Viola said...

I enjoyed this trip with you! :) lots of lovely photos! :)

happeningsonchaosranch said...

I love your blot and this post! I especially love those bowls! Where did you get them? I'd love to try to get some for myself.

Sharon