bathroom

House dreaming

Every time I receive the West Elm catalog in the mail, I drool over its pages.

Not over the furniture necessarily but over the layouts, the space, the light, the space, the space, the space…

Will and I have been wanting to live in a house for quite sometime now.

It’s getting closer. 🙂 (changes to come in this new year of 2011)

a bigger bathroom with natural light

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GENIUS!

Have any of you seen this before? (pictures below)

Yesterday, when I went to use the restroom at the airport in Lisboa while we were waiting for Will to arrive, I saw this great invention in one of the stalls.

I seriously think it’s one of the most genius inventions EVER!

I mean, I don’t know about any of you other moms but, I could have used this a thousand times already!!!

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Photo challenge!

Joining The Paper Mama‘s photo challenge again.

This week’s challenge: SELF.

Continuing with my series of bathroom self portraits, this one was just taken at The Sanchez playhouse.

When I was first taking the picture I was mainly focused on the “women” sign and my reflection in the mirror next to it.

“Women”, I thought.

But now looking at the picture, I focus on the strainer for the sink. And I just can’t help but to smile with the symbolism of it all… 😉

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Think me

I’m joining Ariella (who writes one of my favorite blogs) who joined Juliana on a series of self portraits.

When I read Ariella‘s post, I could totally relate.

There is so much about me that I don’t like and that I would change. Physically, I’m never as comfortable in front of the camera as I am behind it.

I don’t like my left eye. (I have felt like this since I was a child) It turns in a bit and it is very noticeable in frontal shots. Profile shots are much better for me which is why I usually shoot myself that way.

When I read Juliana‘s post, I could also totally relate on the emotional level.

Just yesterday I cried about this. (yes, I cried)

Becoming a new mom has been wonderful but also one of the biggest emotional challenges.

As uncomfortable as I am in front of the camera, I have for the last 6 years started a personal collection of self portraits.

This is something that I have done mostly for my own artistic studies of…well, myself.

Just the other day I was thinking about doing a post about bathroom portraits. Most of my self portraits have been taken in my own bathroom, bar bathrooms, restaurant bathrooms, hotel bathrooms, you get the picture.

I have a thing for self and bathrooms. 😉

Right after I read Ariella‘s post, I ran into our bathroom and took these self portraits.

I have no make-up on, I haven’t showered and I’m in my house dress. (yes, I wear a house dress)

see my left eye?

much more comfortable this way

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