Monday, December 30, 2019

her eye on design

finding so much inspiration in tiffany lusteg's art installations. the color, the texture, the layout and design of everything has me so excited, by all of it...

Sunday, December 15, 2019

happy (leading up to the holidays) sunday!

hi friends, hoping you are having an amazing sunday!
are you buzzing around christmas shopping or laying low? i am going slow and trying to enjoy each day leading up to the holidays, which can be hard right?!. on black friday i put in an offer on a house!!! i'll keep you posted on my new home purchase adventure (it's been a total learning curve for sure!).

have a great rest of your weekend. and some fun finds from around the world wide web if you're interested:

prettiest fanny pack ever.

can you say dream dress?


i'd use this as an amazing fruitbowl. rather like this ring in wood too.

cute for kids.

these too! and what about waffles?

suddenly (back) into these fair isle sweaters.

a pretty gift idea.

get if for the pasta lover. um, me.

get them for the plant lover. um, me again.

just ordered this for my son for christmas.

loving this winter wrapping paper.

i love a good compliment card. another fun gift idea!

this site has so many last minute beautiful gift ideas.

this shimmer halter top is perfect for every single holiday party.

this charm throw.

my favorite lighting shop has this on sale.

secretly always wishing it was summer, i'd be wearing this just about every day.


Thursday, November 28, 2019

hey, happy thanksgiving!

happy thanksgiving everyone! i have been a bit mia, life, stuff, writing, house hunting yada yada. but wanted to pop in to say that i am wishing you all a relaxing holiday and weekend!
where are you spending your holiday? anywhere fun? i'm laying low this year, house hunting is in full force and a current time taker in my life but i'm embracing the process and hoping for just the right fit soon. when i do, i'll definitely post some before and after images as i make changes to spaces, because we have to right? :)

as you eat yourselves silly, some fun finds from around the world wide web:

we are making a charcuterie board for thanksgiving appetizers. wishing i had this beauty to display it.

also wished i had thought to add this in, i mean baked feta? yes please!


absolutely loving his artwork, just bought two pieces.

wanting this scarf.

ooh, wait, this one too.

could live in these merino wool t-shirts all day long.

coveting the textural quality of this gorgeous lamp.

i have a popcorn problem. this is the perfect time of year to use this. and a great christmas gift idea!

just bought this top in navy blue.

the prettiest bow neck blouse
(loving the red liberty print). (would wear it with this too!)

love these blouses like i do? here's another beauty.

complete and utter pillow love.

been getting waaaaaaay back into pottery pieces for the table. currently coveting these pieces.

wishing for this fleece parka.

wish i had alot of money to spend on this bag in nude. ok, this sweater too.

a sweet stocking stuffer. these too.

how fun is this?! could you do it?

been obsessed lately with wanting to spend some down time doing this. oh and have you seen this app?


Sunday, October 27, 2019

sunday & colors

happy sunday! i'm swaying around the house this morning to black pumas and colors...cannot get enough.

i hope you are having an amazing weekend. come dance with me!

Sunday, September 29, 2019

happy sunday!

hope you are having a relaxing weekend!
what are you up to? anything fun? i'm finally (slowly) letting go of summer and embracing the fall season. it's hard not to want to run to the beach for a swim! my favorite thing. today i'm hunkering in, going to eat a giant breakfast, write for a while then watch the patriots win. :) i hope that you have an amazing sunday!

and if you're interested, some fun finds from around the world wide web:

lamp shade love.

also loving this matchstick holder. this is cool too.

the best thing ever.

love everything from block shop.

just ordered this. :)


really like these earrings.

making these this sunday morning.

and maybe this for the football game?

this mirror.

etsy love.

alot of interior eye candy going on here.

loving this door knocker.

would love to rummage around in this vintage shop.

this dreamer couch in velvet is πŸ‘

a beautiful vase concept.

a pretty planter.

wishing for this rattan egg chair.

this one too.

intriguing hotel installation.

a great jumpsuit (and on sale!).

fun in dark green.

really feeling fall lately, especially looking at these.

a cool sideboard.

veeeeeery into this color lately.


Monday, September 2, 2019

happy long weekend!

hope you are having an amazing long weekend!
i've been grabbing gobs of beach time, before the summer says goodbye. swimming, laying, breathing, sipping beers, wishing i had a giant pink flamingo float, and listening to the waves all day long. my idea of a perfect end of summer weekend. i hope that your weekend is everything you want it to be too.

oh, and some fun finds from around the world wide web for ya, if you're interested...

want to find some of the best independent shops in the world? head here first.

these re-purposed hermès silk scarves have me re-thinking scrunchies.

i want one of everything in this shop.

super fun outdoor seating option.

ceramic love.

for fall, i'm loving these corduroy pillows in rust tones.

the coziest furniture. (wish i knew where these are from)

a pretty little bar cart for small spaces.

this hat for fall. or just forever.

this tobacco tufted leather sofa is perfection.

really liking this rattan mirror with a fabulous price tag.

yum. the perfect way to use up your summer tomatoes.

and my team is in for a long work week this week. might make these for a treat.


a very pretty dress (and on sale).

a gorgeous console.

chandelier love.

i have serious wanderlust lately. next trip might be here, here or here. do you have a fun trip planned? i'd love to hear.


Sunday, August 11, 2019

sunday & springsteen

dancing around the house this sunday morning to the brilliance of bruce...

his new album western stars is nothing short of perfection. enjoy!

Saturday, July 20, 2019

have a fun weekend!

it's a hot hot weekend in new england. so i'm planning a few indoor activities. what are you up to? anything fun?
i'd like to see this exhibit, sounds interesting! i'm plugging along on my latest sewing project and i hope to get an ocean swim in after the day cools down a bit.i'm also getting super excited about my upcoming trip here. cannot wait to take in the culture, the food, the music, just all of it.

wherever you go, whatever you do, have a fun weekend! and some fun finds from around the world wide web...

loving this beach towel.

yum, i want to make these this weekend.

just wow.

this feathers rug is another wow.

ok, one more. πŸ‘…

for fall, veeeeery into this leather shirt jacket.

for the bedroom, i'm currently in love with this line of linen bedding. & the prettiest bamboo fan.

light love.

just bought this surf's up pillow.

tile love.

this tressed palm tree lamp is flirting with me.

i hope to have a front porch soon. if so, i'd line it with these, how gorgeous on summer nights?!

fresh from france.

pretty in marigold.

and when you just want to where white.

more white gorgeousness. see it on her here.

wishing for this bamboo plant stand.

this too in bamboo.

these sconces have my heart.

and of course with the anniversary of making it to the moon, why not celebrate with these chandeliers.

in love with everything in her shop.

super inspired by all that they design.


Thursday, July 4, 2019

happy 4th of july and happy week!

it's the 4th of july, what are you up to? anything fun?
i have had a BUSY couple of weeks and so today, looking forward to plunking in the sand on the beach and being still. in between beaching it, you'll find me finishing a little painting i started, and finishing this book (toward a research project of mine) i hope that whatever you do today and towards the weekend, you have a blast!

and if you're interested, some fun finds from around the world wide web...

just booked a week here. have you ever been? i can't wait. staying here. looking to hit many of her suggested spots.

trying to decide which one of these hats to take on my trip, really loving them all but this one in particular.

just bought this little black dress. (secretly wishing for this one too!)

oh, and snapped up these shorts too.

how pretty is this wrap dress?

a genius do it yourself outdoor pool idea on a budget!

loving all of the pattern and texture in these spaces (that tub!).

in love with this rose suspension globe.

this rattan hanging planter.

it's apple pie season. this deep dish recipe looks mouth watering!

loving these jeans for summer.

a suede woven bed? yes please.

this jellyfish lamp, wow lighting.

more wow lighting.

drawn to the texture and shape (the stillness really) of this cement coffee table.

just a pretty gold ring.

over the MOON for this natural bent hand-made chair. but *cough the price...

a sweet embroidered smock dress.

i just left a job that i was very good at. i enjoyed this article as i challenge myself in a new role.

looking for sales this july 4th? she has some goodies.


Sunday, June 9, 2019

oh hey, hi!

hey it's been a while! hoping you are enjoying the heck out of your weekend!
i have been busssssssssy at work, it's that time of year at harvard. also changing jobs, so lots going on the past month! i may write a more personal post about that soon. i experienced sensations about job stuff/change that i didn't think i would. ok, enough about that for now.

my son is with me this weekend so we are off to the beach today to lay like a lump and watch the waves. that's it! and some fun finds from around the world wide web:

these pretties for the kitchen. and this pillow in pale pink.

veeeeeery into earthy sunset colors right now, so these sheets might be my next splurge. plus this furniture line, i could go crazy.

camping this summer? take along this suitcase grill.


this commencement speech is perfection.

these freshwater pearl drop earrings are gorgeous.

i'm currently reading this. have you heard him speak to oprah here? reminders we all need to hear.

and just picked up this book. can't wait. read more about the author here.

get married in a national park, amazing idea.

these pillow chairs are super fun for summer.

this floor lamp is a statement piece.

the most beautiful console i've ever seen.

a very wow kitchen table set.

a pretty kitchen backsplash.

loving this one piece swimsuit.

what? i want my office to feel like a vacation too!

are we forgetting how to cook our own food?

if you are in the mood for a chunky sandal, these are super pretty (but um, that price).

an oozy boozy gorgeous commercial interior.

such precious things here, my favorite is the noah the whale rattle.

omg these ice cream cones! i seriously want one!


Saturday, May 4, 2019

have a fun weekend!

hey hey it's the weekend! what are you up to? anything fun?
i'm off for a few days, soaking up some quiet time before a busy month of work ramps up. it's been grey and rainy for quite a while, usually this doesn't zap my energy but for some reason, it is. so to combat that i've been getting in some runs for energy, heading out to places that inspire me. might visit this, this weekend. and in between that trying to just relax!

i hope that your weekend is everything that you want it to be! and it's friday saturday so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

ooh, this wallpaper for a children's room. this one is neat too.

loving this flatware set (and it's on sale!).

shelving a different way.

just fun.

moon quilts, i want one of each.

pulling at my plant loving heartstrings for sure.

pure love for this sconce.

into this panton wire series (that last photo, the floating nightstand is a total yes!).

in the market for some unique vintage finds? head here.

for cinco de mayo, yum.

take a hike.

i love a good (gorgeous) bowl. everything here is gorgeous though, even her dinner napkins.

i've never been on the high waisted jeans bandwagon, but these i really like.

not sure if you want a one or two piece swimsuit this summer? this is a good happy medium, and on sale!

this rick top for summer. the gold lurex version is oooooh! 😍

these coffee tables.

& i could wear this all summer long.

i take a lot of photos on the train, but this one though is so great!


Friday, April 26, 2019

have a happy weekend!

what are you up to this weekend? anything fun?
i've had a nutty week at work but have taken a long weekend off, much needed! i hope to work on some writing, get a couple of runs in and move slooooooow. sometimes it's hard to intentionally move slow, at least for me. so here's to trying and cheers to the weeekend!

and it's friday so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

man oh man do i love this red jumpsuit, please come back in stock.

staying on the jumpsuit theme, this is cute too.

can we please talk about this eternal dreamer sofa? wowzers.

and their celestial pebble single pendant is like finding the perfect piece of beach glass. gorgeous.


a pretty porcelain platter.

kind of funky but i like them. plus it's fun to play with the fabrics!

how about these nesting tables sitting right beside it?

loving this terrarium do-it-yourself! different size glass vessels arranged would also be interesting.

just bought this in black (shhh, it's from walmart & great price!).

pair it with these.

this coffee table.

what are you reading these days? i just finished this (awesome!) and thinking this looks intriguing. have you read either?

ok, this ceiling lamp & that color! perfection really.

and this outdoor seating line...i want one of each.

pretty much a wow stool.

this soft cylinders line is eye catching.

and it would have been my dad's birthday today, his absolute favorite day. happy birthday dad!


Sunday, April 7, 2019

sunday & local natives

dancing around the house to this, this sunday morning...

come dance withe me! & enjoy.

hey! how is your weekend going?

how is your weekend? are you up to anything fun?
i've been trying to slow it down this weekend, get outdoors to enjoy the spring air and disconnect a bit from all of my electronic devices. also shopping for spring blouses (i love the drama of this green organza blouse!) & eating pizza at my favorite joint. i hope that your weekend is everything you want it to be...

i also wanted to share some fab finds from around the world wide web, so here goes:

just bought this book, so good!

wishing for these platforms in putty.

such pretty knit french market totes.

loving this snug candle holder.

and this koppa wall basket.

dying to spend time outdoors, these atacama outdoor chairs would make me smile.

this ocean chair is pretty much perfection too for outdoors.

i just can't.

loving this quilt, like having ocean waves and wash all over your bed. these pillow cases would add for an extra dreamy beachy feel.

pillow love.

wishing i had room in my house for this daybed.

new blog love.

vintage chair envy.

this butterscotch metal bed is fun.

this home in provence is pulling at my when am i going to actually decide to go to france heart strings.

would make for a textural bedroom nightstand.

loving her painted lip series.

his black cloud series is stirring. how amazing if set against this wallpaper?

my favorite mirror right now.

this takes eating outdoors to another level. scroll down for recipes...i mean basil madeleines? uh yeah.

fun wrapping paper.

can we please talk about how gorgeous this couch is?


Sunday, March 24, 2019

happy sunday!

hoping you are all having a relaxing & happy weekend!

in between playing pool with my son, eating more slices than i should have at my favorite pizza place and getting a mammogram (rewarded myself with said pizza :), i've managed to get in a run and do some quiet time writing.

enjoy the rest of your weekend! sharing some fun finds from around the world wide web too:

this wave necklace.

i'd wear it with this ring.

i just liked this.

oh my goodness this too! yeeeeeessssss!

this ombre sofa is πŸ’₯

these blouses!

pretty cushions,

this popcorn grid coverlet would offer a much needed punch of summer color!

would make for jazzy dining chairs.


need a new good book? check out this interesting spring reading list.

pillow love.

the cutest overalls (that smocked back!).

loving this ribbon clutch.

wishing for this rattan lounge chair.

ooh and this pacha lounge looks comfy!

seriously hoping this skirt comes back in stock. how pretty?!

think i could live all summer in this navy number too.

want a pair of these in every color! (and they're on sale! so...)

summer cocktails in this set all season long.

statement lighting.

a wow mirror in marble.


Sunday, March 10, 2019

sunday & beirut

dancing around the house this sunday to beirut and elephant gun...

come dance with me! & enjoy...i just love their sound and all of that brass.

p.s. if you like them, check out this full npr concert under my likes and listens :)

Saturday, March 9, 2019

have a happy weekend!

what are you up to this weekend? anything fun?

i'm thinking of heading out to see this. i also have a seeeeeerious case of the winter ughs. might head out to shop for a couple of spring outfits. i did purchase this pair of bright red patent leather sandals at nordstrom's rack the other day, (they were WAY cheaper in the store by the way) on a whim...hey! anything to get you in the spring spirit! i'm also very into my next sewing landscape scene, as it builds a bit more i'll share photos.

whatever you do, wherever you do this weekend, have a blast! and it's friday saturday, so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

just ordered this book. have you read it? sounds soooo interesting.

want to have some serious fun with wallpaper? go here.

pretty little pots.

are you stuck in a loop of busyness? i really liked this.

this space, that floor!

want. need. love.

vintage sideboard gorgeousness.

instead of raw raffia, this colorful bag would be fun for the upcoming summer.

wood love.

fun rugs.

um, can we talk about this sofa? wowzers.

wow pieces.

more wow pieces.

these geometric concrete stools (you can purchase a felt top too) would add a nice textural element to spaces.

vacation inspiration

and this just made me smile.


Monday, March 4, 2019

monday inspiration

super drawn to these fashion shots today, filled with drama and flowers and texture...

just saying...

Sunday, March 3, 2019

sunday & i guess i just feel like

dancing around the house this sunday morning to the gorgeous voice of john mayer and i guess i just fee like...

come dance with me! & enjoy...

Saturday, March 2, 2019

have a cozy weekend!

what are you up to this weekend? anything fun?
we are in for a snowy one in my part of the world. might take in a walk here and look for deer tracks. strangely one of my favorite things to do! see lots of deer too, so bonus! and if the snow accumulates enough, might go sledding. plunk a six pack in the snow, meet up with friends on a good hill and voila, a good day! :)

whatever you do, wherever you go, have a fun & cozy weekend! and it's friday saturday so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

loving how she places the human figure against nature and animals. stunning really.

i have a real love affair with risotto, this one looks delish.

maybe the perfect black one piece swim suit.

for the love of gold. that sideboard though!

ok, in wood, this cabinet is πŸ’•

and crushing on this rust velvet couch.

i'm looking for a serious skin glow boost after this long drying winter. wondering if this would do the trick?

how to learn a foreign language faster.

about to pull the trigger on this indie cushion cover.

loving this slip dress in ochre. plus the entire sale is crazy full of beautiful picks.

also on sale and would be gorgeous alongside a beautiful dining table.

very into these sheet tones lately.



Saturday, February 16, 2019

have a lovely weekend!

what are you up to this weekend? anything fun?
i'm taking my son to see this, this weekend. then we are grubbing down on pasta at one of our favorite little joints and getting even fancier by staying overnight in a new hotel. i mean rooftop heated igloos? can't wait!

but it's also a long weekend in my part of the world. so you'll find me writing, running, sewing and sipping some good red wine. yes! whatever you do, wherever you go, enjoy! and it's friday saturday so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

how fun are these cushion covers?

really like this stone vessel.

this jewelry line is the prettiest i've seen in some time.

too cool for stools.

this christmas tree blows my mind! LOVE THIS.

this lighting line might be my new favorite.

this chandelier is pretty darn eye catching too.

blouse love.

i've been bringing a variety of rice bowls to work, almost every day. this would be perfect for toting.

this porcelain bowl is wow.

this faux leather trench would be pretty for spring.

a pretty sweater for spring too.

she's gathered up some great president's day sales if you're in the shopping mood.

pretty in pink.

enjoying this new site find for sure.

i kept watching his trip to vietnam on his instagram stories. really beautiful (the fruit!).

loving these illustrations.

like a mirage.