Friday, January 14, 2011

a few fun things for friday

How about a few random things for this Friday afternoon?

Here are some things I've been thinking about/looking at/reading this week:

Have you discovered Joy the Baker? These potatoes will be coming to a dinner near us very soon. Yum. Her baked goods look amazing too...and I've tried a few of them!

I have been a daily reader of Emily's blog Jones Design Company for many months now. She has a great sense of style that I love. Beautiful (but doable) tutorial for projects like the above pin. She had a great tutorial for scarf tying that I've received many compliments due to her instruction! (and as a BONUS she has fun and gorgeous monthly giveaways!)

I get a TON of inspiration for parties from Kate Landers Events. The parties she creates and/or features are stunning...yet full of ideas that are able to be interpreted for your own (not-so-magazine-picture-perfect) parties. She also has a darling shop where I ordered this apron for Hadleigh. The apron was so much more than I was even hoping. The quality of workmanship is outstanding, and I just LOVE the fabric.

I am thinking about ordering Project Life when it's available at Amazon again later this month. I love the idea of capturing everyday life throughout the year in a manageable project. Trying to decide whether to just do the digital option or the hands-on scrapbook. I'll let you know.

Have you read Susie Davis' blog? I discovered it around Thanksgiving...and it's a daily stop for a little encouragement and fun. Susie is lovely. After reading her blog for awhile, I got her book The TIme of Your Life: Finding God's Rest in Your Busy Schedule. I have devoured it. I'm almost done, and I love the introspective questions at the end of each chapter. She has a great perspective on time...and I'm soaking it up. A definite read-again.

I love this Local Branch Library Cart from Land of Nod. It comes in red, espresso, and white...and I can't decide which I love most. (The red would have worked perfectly in our nurseries...but alas, no more nursery.) I'm trying to figure out a way to make this work in our office/school room. I love the idea of keeping current library books on it...and such good rollable storage! Hmmm.... And I found this site that has plans for a DIY inspired by the Land of Nod version!

I know, totally random post, right? Hope you enjoyed it anyway!

Have a great weekend!

(all pictures used here are from the sites mentioned)


Jennifer said...

fun stuff!! :)

{CuTe CaRd QuEeN} said...

LOVE these blogs!Thanks for sharing!!!!


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