Boy Decor - 06/04/14

 Who needs an interior designer when you have a little boy?  Mine has an innate knack  when it comes to Feng Shui.  I've attached plenty of pics so you can get a feel for his rather avant-garde style. 

   Take that yellow golf ball in the flower arrangement for example. That incorporates all the principles of good design~ there's texture, form and a big splash of color.

   Then there's the addition of his 'sticky slap lizards & slap hands' stuck on our library ceiling  Hmmm...  You could characterize this as multi-layered.  Yet, another great design component.

   His legos are strewn from one room to the other, providing form and finish on most countertops and couches.  

   Finally, there's my favorite.  The use of fabric, specifically cotton, more specifically dirty socks.  He stuffed them in that bike in the pic to your right when I asked him to put them away.  Alas, a 'green' & sustainable design element.  No washing machine needed.

    I found this quote from some designer, "Designers are meant to be loved, not to be understood."  I love my little designer.

 

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DAVID LETTERMAN-CAPITOL GYROCOPTER

NEW YORK (AP) -- David Letterman will soon retire. But he's not letting a juicy target like the U.S. Capitol gyrocopter landing go unnoticed. Last night, on CBS' "Late Show," Letterman did the Top 10 "questions to ask yourself before landing a gyrocopter on the United States Capitol lawn." Here are a few examples:

No. 8, "Should I do this during Secret Service happy hour?"

No. 2, "Should I land somewhere unguarded, like the White House?"

And No. 1, "Will I be the only person who actually did something in Washington today?"

AIR PUMP THEFTS

NEW YORK (AP) -- Some New York City crooks are getting pumped. The NYPD reports they're looking for two suspects in a string of air pump thefts from gas stations in Brooklyn and Queens. Seventeen such incidents have been reported since late December, the latest being earlier this month. Investigators report the pump bandits attach tow chains to snatch the coin-operated air pumps. The pumps can hold up to a few thousand bucks worth of change apiece.

MARIJUANA-BIKE TIRES

DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) -- Two Arizona teens are in trouble -- after federal officers say they tried smuggling pot hidden in bike tires. Customs and Border Patrol Enforcement officers report finding a total of seven pounds of marijuana inside the tires. A drug-sniffing dog alerted customs officers as a 17-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl crossed the border. The bikes were seized. The teens have been turned over to Homeland Security investigators.

CELLMATES-HOLE-DIGGING CHARGES

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- It's no Shawshank Redemption. Two men are charged with digging a hole in a cinderblock cell wall in a western Pennsylvania jail. They didn't get very far. Somerset County Jail Warden Gregory Briggs says the hole was only about four inches wide. Joseph Lee Bockes and Billy Ray Naill now face charges that include institutional vandalism. Authorities didn't file attempted escape charges because the hole was so small. The Somerset Daily American first reported the story.

 
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