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Friday Finds

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Hello hello and happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend! Do you celebrate? I always make the classic corned beef dinner and spicy mustard, so I’m looking forward to the traditional feast! I’ve spied some lovely links online this week so here’s another round of spaces and articles to enjoy this weekend. 

I really loved Michelle Adams NYC apartment feature in the March issue of Lonny.

march lonny


The Spring Issue of Sweet Paul is also brand new and as always filled with glorious recipes and inspiration.

sweet paul raspberry swiss roll


I’m not setting a St. Patrick’s Day tablescape this year, but if I was, it would be fun to do it with these green and gold favorites. 

st patricks day table

dinnerware / napkins / diy celtic tablecloth / hammered goblets / gold flatware


Two very cool ceramic studios I discovered while browsing on Etsy:

ceramics on etsy

 Pigeontoe Ceramics and Ingleside Pottery


And a few other posts I enjoyed this week:

Nate Berkus has a new TV show

The prettiest 600 square foot condo in Montréal

Over 100 designer’s tips and tricks

Very cool houses on wheels

The 96 year old (with 7 decades of experience) who shares marital advice

The power of “I don’t” versus “I can’t”

A tantalizing tour of Les Madeleines (I also sampled a few in January, yum!)

She refuses to be airbrushed

She gets to be his mom forever 


Wishing you all a lovely weekend! I’m finishing up my daughter’s room, stitching up some curtains for the closet and a few pillowcases too, I’ll share it all on Monday!


Have a great St. Patrick’s Day,

irish kate



Friday Finds

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Hello!  So glad it’s Friday and the forecast is no rain! We’re doing a major “stuff purge” this weekend and getting rid of all that is unnecessary in our lives – I predict several trips to Goodwill. The trick will be not to go in the front and grab any more. :) Here’s a roundup of some favorite spaces and links from this week.  

It’s not often I find a home tour where I love each and every single room and not one but TWO caught my eye this week. The first is by Julie Nightingale Design, so fresh, modern, and welcoming, take the tour.

nightengale design window seat


The second is this Lake View Residence by Staples Design Group, I love all the contrast, lighting, and furnishings in this home, here’s the tour

staples design group


Holly opened an Etsy shop and the knitted blankets she sells at Hey Oyster are the perfect sofa accent – I love them all.

knit blankets hey oyster


More articles I enjoyed this week:

Well duh!  DIY measurements made easy with This Trick

25 Ways to display family photos with style

Adding white space to your home and day: The Power of Quiet

One blogger’s showdown: Benjamin v. Sherwin

A little paint + pillows + thrift store finds = a cozy and colorful living room.

Thoughtful words on why you should Fall In Love With Your Home

An Open Letter to All Paint Companies

How to eat oysters (Matt loves them but not me, it’s a texture thing)

Golden Age of Hollywood Stars at Home

Clever paintbrush packaging

A fun Best Picture guessing game with Oscar statues 


Another round of BOTB coming up this weekend . . .

. . . lots of great spaces + ideas to come!

Have a great weekend.

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