I don't even want to go around the house and count how many fake animals/ animal busts I have because whatever the count's up to, I already know the number is absurd. An older round up is here.
At least I'm in good company; Sherry Petersik from Young House Love shares the same habit (vice? addiction?). We even had the same ceramic ram head. For all you international readers, having a faux ram head in your house is a time-honored U.S. tradition.*
Unfortunately Ramsey, the Petersiks' ram, met his demise during a photoshoot for their newly released book.
The Young House Lovers were at the West Elm in my neighborhood today as part of their book release tour. I decided to stop by...
...with a ram's head.... in a bag. Just a normal Saturday! After enduring unexpected rain and enjoying unexpected cookies, I got to meet John & Sherry. My first move? Pulling Ramsey's resurrected ghost out of my bag.
Both of them were absolutely gracious and maintained a baffling amount of energy despite being in hour four of book-signing. (I, in comparison, lost any measure of grace and all energy somewhere around hour two of line-standing. Just ask my boyfriend).
|Just four crazy kids trying to make it in the big city.|
Lots of love for Young House Love!
P.S. Reattached sideboard hardware (though I have my eye on these brass and bone babies) + kitchen art:
|New shelves & paint color desperately needed for glass cabinets. At a loss as to color.|