A kind Brilliant Weblog award and fun tag…

Aug 20, 2008 by

The wonderfully stylish, whimsical, and insightful master of color combinations, Monica from M&Co., was so kind to give Poetic Home a Brilliant Weblog award (my first tag and award!).  Thank you so much Monica!  Be sure to check our her fantastic daily blog M&Co. Around the House, where she combines her love of color, thoughtfully detailed design, vintage, and greenery all into lovely inspirations.  Her blog is one of my daily stops for a breath of fresh design air!

What are the last 3 things you purchased?

  • 2 mid-century modern nightstands (that look like Wall-E!)
  • 1930s Super Electric Fan
  • 1 flowering Oregano plant (whose flowers look like begonias!  Who knew?)

What are the last three songs you downloaded?

  • Just Jack – Glory Days
  • Shaggy – Church Heathen
  • Mellowdrone – Fashionably Uninvited

What were the last three places you visited?

  • Maui (just moved back…miss the sweet air so much…)
  • Portland, OR
  • Viva Las Vegas!

What are your three favorite movies?

  • Stranger than Fiction
  • Dan in Real Life
  • Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind

What are your three favorite possessions?  Although I try not to be attached to possessions….

  • My Sony dSLR camera (it is destruction proof!)
  • Sweet drawings from the hubby
  • My antique yellow writer’s desk

What three things can you not live without (other than family and friends)?

  • Mia and Maddie – my sweet canine babies
  • The glorious sun
  • Plants!  Lots and lots of plants!  :)

What would be your three wishes?  (Wow, this is a serious question!)

  • For all my loved ones to have emotional serenity and good health
  • For everyone to contribute their “little” part in not leaving a huge carbon footprint
  • To be able to split my time equally between Hawaii, California, and Paris!  :D   A girl can dream, right?

What are three things you haven’t done yet?

  • Bought a house (dang the speculators!)
  • Visited South America
  • Created with porcelain

What are your three favouite dishes?

  • Chinese roasted duck (the only reason I am not vegetarian)
  • Creme brulee with berries (extra crispy please!)
  • Moroccan mint tea (does that count as a dish?  If not, all Moroccan food then!)

What three celebrities do you want to hang out with most?

  • Danny Seo
  • Dalai Lama
  • Hilary Clinton

Name three things that freak you out?

  • Racism
  • Heights
  • Public bathrooms

Name three unusual things you are good at

  • Finding amazing vintage treasures in huge piles of junk or boxes
  • Accepting and cherishing people for exactly who they are
  • Re-purposing forgotten things and giving them new life

What are three things you are currently coveting?

  • An antique grand piano
  • A very old talking machine (to match the Vladimir Kush painting I have)
  • A super old house that I can fix up and call my own :)

Name 3 bloggers you are tagging (and giving a “Brilliant Weblog” award to)

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8 Comments

  1. Hi Grace!

    Thank you so much for the tag and award! I’m so glad you enjoy reading my blog-I enjoy yours as well!

    Hooray for nutella bonding :)

  2. Awww, I am so flattered, dear Grace! You are too sweet! :)

  3. Grace

    It is my sincere pleasure! :D You have beautiful, inspirational blogs!

  4. Congratulations! I love Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind too. Have you watched Science of Sleep by Michel Gondry? We just watched it over the weekend.

  5. Grace

    Thanks Sheau! I have not watched Science of Sleep yet…did you like it? I just read the synopsis, and it sounds like a good movie to watch this weekend.

  6. Grace I love that movie. The blur distinction between dream and waking. I love the animation about the clouds, water and boat/tree. Don’t want to give away too much…let me know what you think after you watch it.

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