friday round-up | Somewhere in Middle America

I adore these vases from Feinedinge, which means “fine thing” in German. Ceramist Sandra Haischberger handcrafts these pieces in her Vienna studio. (via More Ways to Waste Time)

Beware of phony CNN email alerts. I actually have a bunch of them in my Spam folder right now. I’m so glad I didn’t open them; they contain a link that will infect your computer with the Storm Worm virus. (via Simply Stated)

I stumbled upon a gorgeous design blog, Katiedid. The Wayfarer’s Chapel reminds me of the Holy Family Shrine in Gretna, NE, which I visited with Krissy when she was here in May.

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Abbey Goes Design Scouting posted an inspiring round-up of gallery walls, including the photo above, which is something I’d love to do once I have more framed pieces of art to hang.

David Littlejohn, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, did not enjoy the Chihuly exhibit at the de Young as much as my mom and I did.