Beautiful Budapest Brand


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I find myself obsessed with keeping my garden alive through these, the hottest days of summer. Nightly, mosquito-ridden watering rituals appear to be keeping the beauties in bloom, though I’m noticing the grass and ferns are already beginning their slow fade into fall (…can that really be?). So I have a bit of an appreciation for anything floral right now, and this lovely identity program by Hungarian designer Judit Besze made my heart go pitter patter…

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Today’s Track – Alright, Jamiroquai


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I need a little something to help put a bounce in my step today. Alright by Jamiroquai from the album Traveling Without Moving, 1996.

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Summer 2015 Atlanta Gift Fair – part 2


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A bit more for the senses from July’s Atlanta gift fair…

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Summer 2015 Atlanta Gift Fair – part 1


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And now – on with the show! Atlanta’s gift fair was filled with inspiration (and amusements) this year. Here’s a taste…

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Today’s Track – Inevitable, Scissor Sisters


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A summery tune to put a bit of breeze into this steamy day. Inevitable by Scissor Sisters from the album Magic Hour, 2012.



Atlanta Retail Scene – part 2


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Here’s another batch of images from Atlanta’s inspiring shopping landscape!

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Atlanta Retail Scene – part 1


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I spent last week in Atlanta, attending the gift show and taking in some local shopping. A LOT of shopping… 1500 photos later, I have oodles of eye candy to share with you over the next couple weeks! Where did we visit? Check out this link if you’d like to see the stores (and more) list.

Here’s the first batch of pics!

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Today’s Track – Music for Boys, The Suburbs


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An anthem from way back when will do well to capture the mood on this sweltering summer’s day. Music For Boys by the Suburbs from the album Credit in Heaven, 1981.

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