Inspiration {plus links you’ll love}

Succulents and Roses

Happy weekend friends. 

The weather here in Atlanta is going to warm up a bit so I’m planning to head to the park for some sun and a good walk.  While you’re enjoying your weekend, take some time to check out the links below.

And if you want to learn now to make that succulent and rose arrangement for Valentine’s Day, head here.


Design Tip:  Painted doors and trim can really transform the look of your home.

Painted Doors and Trim



Kristin’s kitchen makeover is filled to so many chic touches and features one of my favorite color combos–black, white and gold!
I want a do-over on my first apartment out of college so I can decorate like this.  You won’t believe this space is only 635 sq. feet.
Check out this resource list of companies that will help you hack simple Ikea furniture into super stylish designs.
This is the every-thing-you-need-to-know resource of design information and definitely worth pinning (or even printing) for future reference.  Thanks Jenny for sharing this with me.


DIY Inspiration: If you’re looking for some DIY inspiration, find out which thrift store items make for the best diy projects.

Thrift store finds



Stores are having lots of great sales right now and it’s a great time to do some early Christmas shopping or buy a few things for yourself.
This Smartphone Speaker is a great gift for a teen or any man in your life.
A cool gadget to store in your car, just in case!
This would make a fantastic father’s day gift.
If you’re always cold like me, you’ll want to buy one of these.  Plus you’ll look like a celebrity when you’re out and about.
A whimsical accessory for a tabletop or bookcase vignette.  
These shower curtain rings I mentioned a few weeks back are on sale.  I ordered some and am using them for something totally different.  Stay tuned.


 Wise Words: My favorite quote this week…



Here’s a great list of books you might want to check out in the new year. 
If you’re on WordPress, you should check out this post.  It caught my attention and put me into action.
Want to know what all those blogging terms mean, check out this glossary.

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