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my sense of aesthetic was greatly inspired by my Bohemian-born great-grandmother. babička, alice madelin. she was whimsical, creative, and amazing.

i grew up the grandchild of flea-marketers and pickers on both sides of my family tree. my grandfather owned the flea market and i spent weekends skipping my way from seller to seller, hunting for lost treasures. a bit of an eccentric and circus-like childhood that i wholeheartedly embrace.

these days i find myself obsessing on prints and patterns. then my attention turns to glass and color. then eras and periods. collecting and preserving things from a far-away-ago.

i spend hours in junk stores imagining my life if i had this thing, or if i had been that person. today i'm victorian, yesterday i was a depression era lady saving up my chips to…

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  • Born on November 18
  • Joined December 19, 2010

About

my sense of aesthetic was greatly inspired by my Bohemian-born great-grandmother. babička, alice madelin. she was whimsical, creative, and amazing.

i grew up the grandchild of flea-marketers and pickers on both sides of my family tree. my grandfather owned the flea market and i spent weekends skipping my way from seller to seller, hunting for lost treasures. a bit of an eccentric and circus-like childhood that i wholeheartedly embrace.

these days i find myself obsessing on prints and patterns. then my attention turns to glass and color. then eras and periods. collecting and preserving things from a far-away-ago.

i spend hours in junk stores imagining my life if i had this thing, or if i had been that person. today i'm victorian, yesterday i was a depression era lady saving up my chips to trade for glass-wares. i think tomorrow i'll play the role of cool-aide mom storing left overs in tupperware.

whatever it is, whatever that place is in my heart that constantly imagines other lives, it brings me joy to walk down that road with hand-in-hand with my imagination.

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