currently loving: vietnamese airbnb design

Real talk: I don’t really like to Travel with a capital T. I get that it’s amazing and mind-expanding and the most important thing a person can do and blah blah blah, but unless you have a ton of money to throw around  it’s also stressful,  exhausting, and generally pretty  physically uncomfortable. If I could afford to […]

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i’m gonna be on tv!

A few weeks ago the Rachael Ray Show flew me out to New York to do a teeny segment about my kitchen project. It was super fun and super strange and super scary and maybe I’ll write a longer post about it later, but the two main things I learned were My brain turns to […]

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case study planter DIY, poverty style

  Can you believe that there’s no Wikipedia article for Modernica’s Case Study planter? (Of course you can, but I was legit surprised until I came to my senses.) I wanted to look up its history because sometimes the most boring things turn out to be super interesting–a bad example is how the Ikea Frosta stool […]

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fuck some shit up out there today, ladies

  Don’t hurt anybody or actually set any limos on fire, obvs. But still, fuck some shit up with your words and your voice and your overwhelming numbers and your refusal to tolerate any more of this hateful, plutocratic garbage. Love doesn’t trump hate–action does. And also maybe a good old-fashioned revolution.  

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some cool, old stuff I got

  I just spent the last hour writing the beginning of this post, but as I’ve been up since 4:30 am for a flight that didn’t end up taking off until noon it was less of an introduction and more of an “Eliza rants for 500 words about late-stage capitalism  in two giant run-on sentences” […]

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adventures in not buying particle board

  After I bought my Egon Ostergaard desk last fall, I decided to try and change the way I bought stuff for my apartment. At $220, the desk was WAY more than I would usually spend on a piece of non-essential furniture (that’s more than a month of groceries!) and I was pretty freaked out about […]

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#currentmood

  The holidays are almost over and pretty soon we can all go back to being normal human beings who don’t have opinions on confetti types or which kind of kraft paper looks the most effortless. I cannot wait.

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