Shaping fruits and vegetables as they
grow on the vine is nothing new. John Czeski, an Ohio farmer, was
harvesting pumpkins with human faces in the 1930s. But these adorable
baby Buddha pears take playing with food to a whole new level. A Chinese farmer been tinkering with
modified pears since 2003, and this year he's reportedly grown 10,000
edible Buddhas. But are they too cute to eat?
I think I would eat more fruit if they were shaped like a purse or a shoe. How about you?
Source: Slash Food
Alexander McQueen's red leather ankle
boot with rounded toe and gold double buckle hardware will be sexy
and dramatic with any outfit ($1,095 at Alexander McQueen)
Posted by Amanda, in Shoes.
This translucent lace tiered camisole in onyx is
a sophisticated and feminine yet flirty addition to your wardrobe.
It has pleated and tiered details to add extra visual interest ($189 at 7 For All Mankind)
This gorgeous drape dress in silk charmeuse in moss
is made from 100% silk. This lightweight fabrication is airy and
elegant making it perfect for any time of day ($189)
Tory Burch offers advice to create a
- "Just try different things.
Patterns you wouldn't think to put together can surprise you, and
- "The kitchen is perfect for lunch.
I like casual dining, though it should still be elegant."
- "I love to mix blues. Turquoise is my
favorite, but it's more interesting next to other blues."
- "Potted herbs are a great way to
introduce plants to the table. They're beautiful, and functional,
Salt Cellar: Don't use traditional
salt and pepper shakers. "Small shell dishes are great for rough
sea salt." Cabebe Shell Footed Dish ($36 at Room Service Home)
Fluted Dinner Plates: Hand-pressed
china, in the prettiest shade of robin's egg blue ($60 at Frances
Flatware: Even with the natural bamboo
handles, this flatware is stainless steel and dishwasher-safe ($145
for 5-piece setting at Neiman Marcus)
Aegean Collection Antique Aqua Urn:
This handmade, richly glazed vase makes an instant centerpiece ($81
at American Country Collection) (505-984-2029)
Blue Carnation Place Mat and Napkin
Set: Tory Burch loves Porthault linens because they are so chic
($110 at Porthault)
Source: House Beautiful