Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Check it! - v.01

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Hey, bloggers! One thing that I really love about Richmond City is the art scene, and how everywhere you turn there's something beautiful to look at -- be it murals, statues, art shows, or even just plain old graffiti. Another thing that I really, really love is supporting local artists and small businesses. I think that's really important, because where would we be without the creative backbones in our communities?

Each week I want to spend a little time highlighting some of the things I've discovered, and I'd love for you to include some links in the comment section of things you have found as well!

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One thing that caught my eye this week was this amazing print I found on Etsy. Maymont Park is one of my favorite places in Richmond, and this spot is a favorite for many weddings and outdoor parties. I encourage you to check out Art Skark Designs -- maybe you'll find an adorable print of your city!

Another obsession that I have is The Bungaloe Market, and although this isn't really ''Richmond'' related, I thought I'd share anyway.... because I can't tell you the amount of time I spend each week drooling over this shop! I love this knit hat, and a friend bought me this cowl for Christmas and I've worn it almost every single day (kind of sad it's getting warmer and I'll have to put it away for a while)!

Last but certainly not least, is one of my favorite places to look at art in Richmond -- Art Works. Sean and I had our wedding reception here, and every now and then we like to visit and look at all of the local art on display. They have a ton of cool things going on this month, and if you happen to be in the area I highly recommend checking them out!

[On an entirely different note, it's been exactly 1 year since the transplant. I don't really feel much different, other than a dull pain in my side that seems to come and go - which is normal. Mitchell seems to be doing ok for the time being, and my kidney seems to be working for him a little better than it had been several weeks ago. Crazy to think that this time last year, I was in a hospital bed! Time really flies, and this year has taught me so much about living for the moment and living life to the absolute fullest!]


  1. I can't wait to come visit! You should definitely get that print off of Etsy!


  2. I follow the Artist's blog that did the print of the 80s movies that you used in the heading. Hes awesome.


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