I am searching for birthday presents for Una. Remember how weird and obsessive I am about present buying? How I always want just the right thing? And then talk myself out of buying anything much at all? Anyway, here I am, looking at painfully and gratuitously and for varying reasons unattainably beautiful things on the Splinter-nets. And I thought I would share my painful melancholy yearnings for these platonic ideals with you all. Because I am thoughtful like that.Kitchen toys made out of used olive oil tins by rafinesse and tristesse.
The above dolls house from Hase Weiss (we are into economically sized dolls houses)
And this one below by Jeanette Domeisen
Though I fully acknowledge we ought to be able to make our own version of this, just as this clever person has done (via We Heart Books). In that other spatial dimension where time is like soup (plentiful, easily padded out to go round, and you can store extra in your bread).
I want to live in this playhouse:
And I haven't even started on Etsy.