Work by local artist Leigh Suggs
Category: north carolina
Inspring me this week:
1. Ingvild & Olaf’s home (with that pretty blue wall) on Space for Inspiration via Sköna Hem
2. paintings by Michelle Armas via Let it Be
3. Anastasia Marie’s simple packaging
4. little welcome booklets on Lover.ly from Elizabeth Messina and Gigi Press
5. SF Girl by Bay’s dining room
Stuff to do in Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill this weekend: Cocoa Cinnamon opens officially next week, but they are also open until 10pm tonight and from 9am-8pm tomorrow // Aesop’s Fables performed at the Arts Center on Saturday // Home Movie Day at the Center for Documentary Studies, in which your 8mm, Super8mm or 16mm films will be projected // “Dinosaur Saints & Humble Robots,” a magic puppet bus tour // Strange Beauty Film Festival // Food Truck Rodeo on Sunday // it’s Triangle Restaurant Week
Have a good weekend!
A bright & sunny “take five” for you this week! Here are some favorite links for your weekend:
Stuff to do in Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill this weekend: Check out Liberty Arts “Making it Happen” tonight, for artist demos of welding, glass blowing and the like // Third Friday at Goldenbelt (come visit me in studio 129 from 7-8pm)// Performances, presentations and service opportunities all weekend, hosted by the Town of Cary for their MLK Jr Dreamfest Celebration // J.C. Raulston Arboretum is offering terrarium making for kids ($25) on Saturday in Raleigh, 10:30-12 // Dance inspired by “Where the Wild Things Are” from Studio A DanceArts on Saturday in Chapel Hill ($8) // Break out your dictionary for the Charity Scrabble Tournament in Durham, benefiting the Duke Pediatric Blood & Bone Marrow Transplantation Family Support Program // Thought-controlled wearable robots! Run for the hills, or come see them demo’d at the NC Museum of Natural Science Saturday night // 28th Annual MLK Jr Memorial Banquet at UNC’s Friday Center on Sunday at 6pm // Last weekend to check out Word Up: The Intersection of Text & Image at the NC Museum of Art
1. braided cinnamon wreath on totally love it via Nole Garey
2. Polka dot mobile from Puka Puka via Bloesem
3. black & white Christmas on Papermash
4. a Japanese postcard spotted on Karen Barbe
5. Alyssa Pheobus via Design for Mankind
Stuff to do around Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill this weekend: TODAY ONLY until 9pm: UNC student print sale. A great way to finish up your holiday shopping! / It’s First Friday in Raleigh / Lost in the Trees on Friday / Chatham artist studio tours this weekend / American art from the 1930s through 1950s, exhibition and print sale at Adam Cave / a talk on mental health issues and sexual identity in teen girls on Saturday / Get your ticket on Sunday for pop-up restaurant Hakanai (open for 3 days only in February)
Have a good weekend!
P.S. This weekend’s 24 Merry Days Giveaways are on Hank and Hunt from Gretel Home for a Sagaform teapot + small matching jar (today), on Funkytime for a Petite Cherie camera strap and Washi tape set from Bloom Theory and Wishy Washi tape (Saturday), and on Happiness is for a Queen duvet & shams from Crane & Canopy (Sunday).
On my Christmas dream-list? A brand new coffee table. Forget the hairpin legs we bought to make our own… this one’s perfect.