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Angela searches the world wide web - February 6, 2012

The photographer of the week:

Amy Merrick

. Amy works as a floral designer and stylist and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her website is clean, modern, beautiful and depicts her styling in a way I'm sure she's proud of - and her blog -

An Apple a Day

chronicles her life as she ventures around the country designing venues with her floral decor talents. She also photographs other things - her various travels in Europe and the United States and food (gorgeous food photography) - as seen on her

flickr page

- and here are some of her photos.

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Sivan Askayo

created this series titled

“Intimacy Under the Wires,”

which photographs laundry lines from below.

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Her travel photography makes me want to jump on a plane and head directly to another country. Here are a few photographs of Buenos Aires:


Stay Here of the week -

Camp Wandawega

- located 90 miles from Chicago in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. This peaceful, lakeside, wooded retreat sits on 25 hidden acres and has been a "friends and family" getaway for years only opening up for rental "on a trial basis" this spring. It was also rated as one of the United States top six camp retreats by the London's Guardian newspaper.

There's a vintage boy scout tent rental - 3 canvas tents set around a camp fire, a two bedroom cabin, a one bedroon log cabin, a three bedroom cabin and the latest addition: a modern, vaulted-ceiling treehouse. Also, on the property is a main lodge, a three story hotel, an archery range and various other camplike activities.

The owners David Hernandez and

Tereasa Surratt

(author of

A Very Modest Cottage and Found, Free and Flea

) have done an amazing job with their camp. You can rent it




I found this cute food blog called



Kirra Jamison

of Melbourne, Australia. Kirra shares recipes and photos and started her blog while living in Tokyo, Japan.


image: David Mahon


image: Dale Lovett


image: Dale Lovett

Oh, yeah. There's an interview with me chatting about the Ace Camps in this


of UPPERCASE. Thank you to Christina and Janine. (I really appreciate it)

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Tif and I launched a workshop with

dottie angel

a few days ago. You can read about it on dottie angel's blog and find out about the deets right



Seattle here we come!

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oh...and...these tumblrs are pretty special:

Steal their style


Vineet Kaur




Let me know if you found anything interesting this week.