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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MEAT THIEF

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) -- Is that a roast beef in your pants? Or are you just happy to leave the store without paying? Police in New York State say a supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants. State Police say Gregory Rodriguez, of Ossining is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny in the case. A spokeswoman for the state police says all the meat was swiped in just one day. But she says she doesn't know if it involved more than one trip to the store.

SINGING ROAD

TIJERAS, N.M. (AP) -- You've heard about cars that hum along on the road. How about a road that sings along with cars? There is one under construction in New Mexico -- where transportation officials are trying to curb speeding along historic Route 66. Tigress Productions is creating a "singing road" between Albuquerque and the mountain community of Tijeras. The road uses a series of rumble strips to create music. The driver will hear the tune -- so long as the speed limit is observed. There are only a few of these singing roads in the world. The one in New Mexico will be featured in a new National Geographic Channel series dubbed "Crowd Control" that will make its debut in November.

COMPANY CARD-STRIPPERS

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Here's one for those who worry that the bean counters at your company's accounting department might get on your case about your expense account. A former TD Bank executive has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. The Press Herald of Portland, Maine, reports Jeffrey Burnham used his company credit card to run up a tab of nearly a quarter million dollars at strip clubs. The card was swiped for thousand-dollar bottles of champagne and $750 lap dances -- which Burham said he needed to ease his stress from work.

 
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