i've been tagged!

{test print gift tags, available in my etsy shop}

today i've been tagged by the lovely jess gonacha... i'm sure by now you've seen her amazing blog, treasuring, and her etsy shop.  she is an amazingly talented and sweet lady, and i really enjoyed reading her answers.  now it's my turn!  here goes...

What is your current obsession?

paris.  and shoes.

What is your weirdest obsession?
i can't have any trash or clutter (straw wrappers, empty sugar packets, etc.) on the table while i'm eating at a restaurant.  my family and friends know this and they drive me crazy with it!

What are you wearing today?
yoga pants and a purple tank (so funny, jess was wearing yoga pants too)

What's for dinner?
all i know is that it involves sweet corn on the cob!

What would you eat for your last meal?
this is a tough one... maybe an assortment of tapas from my favorite place down in maryland,
jaleo.  to drink, bonsai martinis from buddakan, and for dessert, my dad's sour cream cake.

What's the last thing you bought?
toothpaste and trash bags... my life is so glamorous!

What are you listening to right now?

What is your favorite ice-cream flavour?
mint chocolate chip or coffee heath bar

What do you think of the person(s) who tagged you?
like i said, she is an amazingly talented lady, and she is one of the nicest people i've "met" in the blogosphere!

If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
see question number one.

If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?

Which language do you want to learn?
italian... i think it sounds incredibly beautiful, and it just feels right to me.

What's your favorite quote (for now)?
"do i contradict myself? very well, then i contradict myself, i am large, i contain multitudes." 
- walt whitman

What is your favorite colour?
this is really hard... i really like color!  right now i tend to gravitate toward shades of pink, aqua, grey, and cream.

What is your favorite piece of clothing in your own wardrobe?
at the moment... simple, striped t-shirts

What is your dream job?
artist, travel show host, or singer :)

What is your worst habit?
procrastinating... a lot.

If you had £100 now, what would you spend it on?
shoes from topshop!  maybe
these... or these... or these!

Do you admire any one's style?
charlotte gainsbourg, random people on

Describe your personal style?
i love fashion, but i also like to be comfortable.  normally i'll just wear jeans and a cute top, and make it interesting with shoes, jewelry, and accessories.  i really like clothes and accessories with a vintage look, and simple garments with interesting, unique details.

What are you going to do after this?
get to work...

What are your favourite movies?
amelie, eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, wet hot american summer.

What is your favorite fruit?

What inspires you?
nature, technology, art, fashion, honesty, old stuff, stuff that is ignored, stuff that has never been done before.

Your favorite book ?
everything is illuminated by jonathan safran foer, the hours by michael cunningham, the wonderful story of henry sugar and six more by roald dahl (trust me on this one).

Do you collect something ?
vintage fabrics and lace trims, silhouettes, etsy art!

What is your favourite smell?
the smell of clean laundry wafting up onto the street from someone's basement on a cold night in the city :)

now it's your turn! i'm tagging eight fabulous people who recently commented on my blog:

here are the rules:

1. respond and rework; answer the question on your blog, replace one question that you dislike with a question of your invention, add more one question of your own.

2. tag eight other people

have fun!



bananas. said...

thanks for the tag lesley!

Amy said...

Thanks for the tag! Imagine my surprise when I saw Amy and hovered over it for giggles and saw it linked to my site! :-)

OmnisLucis said...

just when i was thinking i might be the only adult reading roald dahl! not many people know of his contributions to grown up literature, his stories are amazing. also i read the other two books too and loved everything is illuminated. we might have to start recommending books to each other :)

down and out chic said...

oh wow, thanks for the tag. i think i did this a while ago but the questions have changed a lot since then...

i'm a huge fan of roald dahl, huge!

Slices of Beauty... said...

Shoes and Paris, luv that too!

315thomas said...

so happy to hear i'm not the only one who loves roald dahl's short stories for adults. i actually have the anthology of all of his published stories, and they are all amazing. so creative, and morbid, and hilarious.

henry sugar is my sentimental favorite, but parson's pleasure is not far behind.

and omnis... i would love some book recommendations!

Creative Minds said...

Those tags are soooo cute!

315thomas said...

thanks, creative minds!