Category Archives: JumpHouston

Adventure Time: Ziplining in Austin

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Watch the snippets via Instagram video:

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Click on the picture to see us zipline!
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Our thoughts before we zipped. Click picture to watch.
Made it to the top!
Made it to the top!
We had a blast! Special thanks to our great tour guides.
We had a blast! Special thanks to our great tour guides.

Pop Shop Houston 2013

We parked the cars and walked a couple blocks to the PopShop Houston event on Spring Street. I felt like I had stepped into Austin. I’ve never seen so many hipsters in one place in Houston before. The Heights is turning into mini-Austin.

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Cute teeny chain necklaces by #abbiedrue popshophouston
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Hair on hide clutch by @Modmadegoods. Yaaaas.
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Cute elephant earrings by @yokovintage #popshophouston
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Dooney & Bourke #popshophouston #vintage


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Beautiful display by @shopbirdsonawire

We met Laura, the owner of Birds on a Wire, and I she was very sweet . Laura was a teacher, like Bunmi and I, and we were surprised  to see that Birds on a Wire was a non-profit. Head over to her blog to see the story behind her shop (it’s a good one!). Her jewelry display was creative and chic. I loved the necklaces hanging from the branches and the door-knocker necklace.

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Checking out the #UrbanIzzy fashion truck.
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@bunmi_ishola trying to find Waldo unsuccessfully at @thebptl (Billy Pilgrim Traveling Library)


Outside there were vintage business trailers all over the place.

Height of Vintage

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We stopped by PhotoMoto, a vintage truck with a photo booth set up inside with props included. We paid $5 and got a set of two photo strips.

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I stopped in the middle of the street for some jumping pictures. I’m a little rusty.

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Special thanks to Bunmi for the great pictures!

Houston: High Fashion Home

Today, after a hard day of PPR test prep, I went to check out High Fashion Home with my friend/co-worker Adrian. High Fashion Home is like, according to Adrian, IKEA-meets- Urban Outfitters. I’m inclined to agree with her. Their fabric store across the street is like a JoAnn’s craft store. As someone who loves interior design, I loved the way they decorated living rooms, couches, and beds with bright fabrics and bold prints. Adrian was having a hard time not drooling too.

I felt like a kid in a toy store. There was so much to see!

I saw cute little armchairs, delectable low beds, and I finally saw the stupendous floating bookshelves I’ve been seeing all over Pinterest. The best part was that everything was all out in the open and you could sit on the furniture to see if you liked it:

We saw some chairs with a lot of character!
We got to try several couches…not all were a good fit.

It was a great trip. We didn’t buy anything but we sure were inspired to upgrade our living spaces.

Highlight of the trip:

Adrian finally providing me with proof that chartreuse is a real color and not a bougie invention of her imagination. Please forgive my ignorance!