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June 9th, 2013

Hello all, Amanda and I are back with another round of favorite picks from across the blogosphere. Enjoy this roundup of amazing spaces and ideas! 

This shared bedroom in sunny yellows and chic grays is home for three lucky girls with a full room tour over at Worthwhile Domicile. 

shared girls room worthwhiledomicile

 

Beautiful marble subway tiles and a porcelain hearth accentuate a new fireplace surround and built-ins at Marshall House Matters (don’t miss the ‘before’ !)

fireplace makeover and built ins marshallhousematters

 

This is one incredible kitchen transformation spied over at Design*Sponge, so light, bright, and modern compared to what it was before.

designsponge sarahs kitchen 5.30

 

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Weekend Reading

June 7th, 2013

Hello all and happy weekend! We’re excited to head out and do some wine tasting in the Alexander Valley on Sunday, can’t wait! I realized I haven’t written many lifestyle or Wine Country posts in the past few months, mostly because we haven’t gone exploring in our own backyard lately, so I plan to step those up this summer. Matt and I found a great sitter to come over every other Sunday afternoon, so we’ll be out and about in the region more, and I’ll be sharing our adventures.

I’ve written a few more articles over at BH&G in the past two weeks, here are the links:

marble in bathrooms

perfect patio

nesting tables

cabanas and sheds

Some favorite design bloggers have curated their own shops at a new home decor sale site called Joy & Revelry and every item offered is a gem! Discover new ways to furnish your home and get inspired by the beautiful products the curators select each week by signing up for Joy & Revelry to receive exclusive access to decor deals. (I have the gold studded stacking trays, love them!)

joy and revelry

Their recent write up in the Wall Street Journal shows just how savvy these bloggers and tastemakers are. I was delighted to judge a Pinterest contest earlier this week of curated boards showcasing a medley of J&R products and inspiring spaces, the winner was announced on their Facebook page.

  

And few other articles I enjoyed this week:

The Summer Tour of Homes hosted by Shabby Creek Cottage.

Apparently, this photo is the most Pinteresting of them all.

A mini mag of beautiful kitchens.

Should you yard sale, Craigslist, Ebay or donate?  This will help you decide.

One amazing flip.

Advertising that is both clever and functional.

Bill and Bono discuss their philanthropic efforts in Africa.

The important thing about yelling.

  

Have a fantastic weekend friends, I’ll be back on Sunday with yet another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ – plenty of inspiration you’ll love, see you then.

 

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