Last Thursday I took my sister and my cousins who were visiting from London to The High Line. I love going there for a leisurely afternoon or evening stroll. Even though it was still fairly hot that day, we had a good time walking along The High Line and taking in the views. There were also several roving mini-bands playing music, which was kind of fun to watch. To keep cool, I was happy to be snag a cup of shaved ice from one of my favorites, People’s Pops.
On Sunday, I met up with my friend Babe to check out Renegade Craft Fair in Brooklyn. I love browsing at craft fairs because there’s just so many goodies to see! Of course, being the stationery addict that I am, I had to stop in nearly every stationery booth, but I only allowed myself to purchase the one set of blank cards above. I also saw several booths that belonged to members of the Etsy New York team! It was also really hot that day, so we were craving lots of cool beverages and even had to sit down a couple of times to regain our strength. Luckily, the weather has cooled down a bit here in NYC- in fact, yesterday was gorgeous!
Tell me: Have you had any adventures in your city recently?
As promised, here are a few more pictures from my weekend visit to the Brooklyn Flea :) Hope you enjoy these snapshots and you can view the full album on my Facbeook page!
Pesto, mozzarella, and olive pizza
Loved the architecture of the nearby buildings
Asia dogs- cheap and oh so delicious!
Pretty borders on mirrors
Vintage typewriter- I want one of these so badly!
Trying on vintage goodies
Perfect way to cool down
I squealed when I saw these- I LOVE DONUTS!
Earlier this week, you may have heard me raving about this paper store that I went to twice this week! In fact, I love it so much, I decided to dedicated a whole post to it. =) Ladies and Gentlemen, if you are a lover of all things paper and you live in or near New York, you must visit Paper Presentation.
This store has row, upon row, upon row of beautiful paper goods! From this post, you guys already know what a huge stationary fan I am. Well earlier this week, I wanted to pick up some supplies for my shop and I decided to stop by this store. Lucky for me, I work right across the street from it, so I just popped over during my lunch break. I have no idea why I waited so long to go inside because it is absolute heaven in there! :D Seriously, anything paper-related that you need I’m sure you could find there. They have a fantastic selection for a variety of paper goods, including but not limited to envelopes, notecards, notebooks, plain paper, wrapping paper, tags, and on, and on! In addition to paper supplies, they have creative little gifts and cute office supplies. If I didn’t have to go back to work after my lunch break, I could have wandered around the store for hours. In fact, I was there for nearly an hour and I still didn’t have enough time to explore the entire store.
Another reason why I love this store is that it’s where I finally found an item that I had been trying to track down for a while: these dainty numerology trinket boxes.
I’ve been coveting these little pretties since I saw them online a while ago. However, they were sold out online and I couldn’t find any store that carried the complete set. Finally, my good friend texted me that she had spotted them in this very store! Needless to say, I snatched them up right away! =) Now I have a place to store all of my little trinkets, including the many colors of studs that I own.
I went back to Paper Presentation yesterday to pick up some birthday gifts for friends and I am so excited to give them their presents! I know I’ll be going to Paper Presentation all the time now, to stock up on stationary or just browse through all the pretty papers.
Tell me: Who else out there loves paper/stationary like I do? :)