With Easter right around the corner I’m ready to kick up my feet this afternoon and enjoy getting off work a little bit early. Sometimes a few extra hours to run around the city with no schedule is a blessing – I’ll be able to enjoy popping into my favorite consignment shops, grab a late afternoon tea with girlfriends and finally get my hair trimmed.
What are all of you up to this holiday weekend? Hope all of you have a wonderful Easter filled with family, yummy treats and hopefully a bit of sunshine.
I’ve been slowly cleaning out my closet putting heavy wool coats away and bringing out my linen tunics and seersucker jackets (although with this chilly weather I might have to halt the process). I’ve been assessing what needs to be added to my wardrobe and I think a pop of pink and a touch of floral will be the perfect addition to my neutral wardrobe. Plus, the fact that there are so many shades of pink and blush make it even more fun to work into my everyday ensembles. Are there any colors calling your name this Spring?
Back in February, I was asked to be a judge on Minted to pick my favorite baby or bridal shower invitation. Being a paper/stationary-aholic I jumped at the opportunity. After sifting through hundreds and hundreds of beautiful designs the one that stood out the most was called “Umbrella of Advice” designed by the lovely Carrie O’Neal.
What drew me to this baby shower invite was the use of beautiful typefaces and the vintage feel of the umbrella. Growing up my mom would give me old French books from flea markets to do crafts with – this brought back a lot of those memories. I’m hoping I can use this invitation for the next baby shower I host!
Tomorrow all of the shower invitations that won from this design challenge will be up for sale. I couldn’t be more excited for all of these amazing designers that put so much time into these invitations.
Well, I’m incredibly excited to announce that one lucky reader will win a $150 Minted gift certificate! Just pop over to Minted and then leave a comment here telling us which invitations or stationary you would purchase with the certificate.
A lucky winner will be chosen Wednesday, April 27th (ending at midnight PST) and please be sure to leave your email address if you don’t have it in your blogger profile.
Do you ever dream of having sky high ceilings? Well, feast your eyes on this beauty . . .
When I came across this stunning kitchen over on Delight by Design I was in awe – the ceiling, the stone, the cleans lines and of course a touch of rustic are all ideal elements I look for in a kitchen. It’s the perfect mix of old and new. What do you look for in a kitchen?
The saying “April showers brings May flowers” is what I find myself saying when a cold rainy day approaches in April. I always hope that it will turn my frown up-side-down. This year has been unseasonably cold throughout the entire country and I think we’re all ready for some warm days spent outside reading with a cold glass of lemonade and gathering around an outside table for late night dinners or mimosa brunches. So mother nature, if you can hear me, could you please send all of us some warm rays of sunshine?