Friday, January 17, 2014

lady librarian

I work in a library.
Have I mentioned that?
It's a lovely job, really, although for the last two years I have worked in an office that is closer to resembling a closet than an actual workplace. 

Until now!

Over the past few weeks we have been settling into the brand new library building on campus.
It's absolutely stunning, and I have to say it has been rather thrilling being a part of the process. A small part, but a part nonetheless!

Before the official grand opening, Dusty and I wandered around the library after work one evening, taking in the peace and quiet before the onslaught of students in the upcoming days.
As you can see, there's a plethora of windows and it's a rather magnificent structure.
And there's a Starbucks.
Which is the only reason why I'm here.

Top: Old Navy, Jeans: Forever21, Boots: Zulily
Sweater/Vest: Gifted, Necklace: Inspired Tales on Etsy

This necklace was a completely unexpected gift from a friend of mine who owns an Etsy shop out of Canada. She's so creative and I always love seeing what she comes up with. 
She makes these little creature figurines using polymer clay for necklaces and other things (how cute is this Hedwig brooch?)
She does custom orders, and I had talked last year about how fun it would be to get a little necklace done of our two kittens, Luna and Eva.
She made it without telling me and sent it to me for Christmas!

It was such a sweet gift and she did such adorable detail on the little figurines. I would highly recommend her stuff, I love everything I've ever gotten from her (like this, this, these, all this, these, and this "i heart tea" mini painting!)

The bottom line is, I'm a cat lady, I work in a library, and I'm currently looking to buy a cozy cottage in the woods where I can wear shawls and make pottery and homemade stews.


  1. Seriously love the layering in this outfit! And that vest rocks!!!
    Thanks for all the kind words about my shop, friend! xoxox

  2. Thanks lady!!
    And double thanks for having such a lovely shop, and for my favorite necklace ever of my silly kits.