Surely someone besides me insists on cool tissue box covers. There's really NO REASON whatsoever to tolerate mass-produced cardboard boxes with huge logos...give your bathroom something to sneeze about!

Etoile by La Maison Luxe; Wooden box by Julie B Boutique; Decoupage by Vintage Reinvented; Shells, Airplanes, by Lil Tin Purse; Gear Jammers by Fondue; Bambi by Maude Designs; Butterflies by Nila Poff Custom Crafts; Ballerinas and Boats by Fondue; Bird by Robin King Designs; Shells , Balloons, Hummingbirds and Deer by Shandells; Farm scene by Lil Tin Purse.


A Fool and His Gold Are Soon Parted

Fool's Gold! I love the chunkiness and the sudden epiphany of the tasteful that Fool's Gold is an honorable metal, just as Pluto is, damn it, a real planet! (I have also listed some items that are not technically Fool's Gold but are gold-looking, making them a kind of foolish gold...)

Bird ring by Kenneth Jay Lane (thanks to Toutie!); Necklace by Rack and Ruin; Nugget earrings by Lemonade Handmade; Pyrite necklace from Novella; Cortes necklace from The Peach Tree; Lucky Seven necklace by Ball and Chain; Protection Stone necklace by The Loud Lion; Earrings by Andromedii; Ring by Ball and Chain; Rock with figures by Ida's Tiny Works; Pendulum by Alli Pasha; Necklace by Allure Silver Jewelry; Necklace by Lavender Field; Necklace by Red Chair; Necklace and Earrings by Leaaux; Bangle from Bijules NYC; Glow Girl necklace from HSN; Stacked Rings from Kevia; Ring from Kevia; Ring from Kevia; Flower rings by Kevia; Stacked Rings from Kevia; Linear Cube earrings from Kara Ross; Bracelet by House of Harlow; Butterfly necklace by Lisa Black.


Sun, Sun, Go Away!

For the delicate-skinned, ultra girly-girl, buy yourself a parasol and USE IT (I never go outside in summer without one). You will be viewed with delight, awe and some goofy stares.