Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Hi everyone! Thanks for all the sweet compliments on yesterday’s dresser makeover post!  What are you up to this weekend?  We’re celebrating an aunt’s 90th birthday and more than anything I want to catch up on some books I’ve been meaning to finish. I have a few sitting on the nightstand, but what would you recommend for a good summer read? 

  book letters

 

And a few other links I enjoyed this week:

50 designer tips for choosing a sofa

Oooh I want one: a mason jar coffee brewer 

Have you seen GeoGuessr?  You have five attempts to guess where you are in the world based on Google map images and get points based on how close you get. My high score was 8,561 after three tries and a lucky guess. Turning the image helps.

This lip sync battle on Jimmy Fallon is hilarious (via Iowa Girl Eats)

Which summer movie are you looking forward to? For me it’s a toss up between Star Trek and The Lone Ranger.

I had no idea there were this many Sherlock Holmes.

Here’s a gorgeous (and educational) print on pairing food & wine.

I’m taking notes for the future on this stunning Sonoma vineyard wedding.

A reflection on surviving divorce and the rainbow after the storm.

A not to miss photo dress up series for girls.

Hexagons are so hot in design right now. Here’s a fascinating look at the Honeycomb Conjecture and why bees create this efficient and elegant shape in their hives.

   

Have a fab weekend! 

 

top image + book letters via Design Milk

Weekend Reading

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Hello friends! Excited for the weekend? I’m hoping to squeeze in some relaxation time, secretly planning a nap outdoors while the kids are at the ballpark with Matt tomorrow. Or maybe just some iced tea and a pile of shelter mags to catch up on my stack. The weather is so perfect right now I can’t resist being outdoors as much as possible.

flowering purple vine

 

Here are a few articles/features I loved reading this week, enjoy!

 

Sweet Paul Kid’s Issue

10 simple ways to love your home

A fun way to find similar design inspiration using Google images

Helpful tips for working with a kitchen designer

The 10 best jobs in America

This kitchen?  Yes please.

Upcycling your fireplace stones – clever!

 

Have a fabulous weekend!

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