Monthly Archives September 2011

Rifle Paper Co – She Found Her Passion

I’m loving Anna Bond and the Rifle Paper Company.  Her cards, stationery, notepads and invitations are so unbelievable creative and unique.
Take a peek at this video about her…what stands out the most:
She wanted to CREATE a business out of her PASSION of illustrations and art.  Now that’s my kinda lady!
Do What You Love- Anna from The Panic Room Videos on Vimeo.
Here is something to ponder over the…

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The 40 Something Fashionista

I’ve got to admit, I enjoy fashion.  There are some darn good looking outfits out there.  However, being a 40-something, there are just some outfits that one shouldn’t wear even if they are some of the cutest pieces in the world.
So what is a 40-something to do?

Here are some options that would be oh so fab!

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A little gift…

I just love this DIY.  It does require sewing…but I actually think I could do it.
It’s a summer essentials bag – but I’m sure we could think of a reason to make a similar one for fall.
Beachside Sparkle D.I.Y. from Ashley Brooke Designs on Vimeo.
 

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{party} Donuts!!

Who doesn’t love a donut? I stumbled on the cutest donut inspired shower over at A Beautiful Mess Blog.
Check out the most adorable menu back drop:

Below is more donut inspiration:
How about using donuts as a garnish?

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Forget a cake – how about a donut cake?

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How about a little glittery sophistication?

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I know – you’re probably hungry for a tasty treat now so head on…

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{pinterest} the mini’s

I just LOVE mini desserts.  You can’t feel guilty eating the entire thing…and even having seconds or trying another guiltless pleasure!!
So this is {pin}tersting…

Do you want to know what has been the most popular pin on my pinboard over the last week?

40 or so repins…

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I know – I know…they look delish!

Here is a little more eye candy for you to feast your eyes on.

Look – FOUR spoonfuls…

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Knee Highs & Wine

I just stumbled on to this greatest website – Formal Fringe – special thanks to Lisa from With Style & Grace for posting Formal Fringes Bacon Salt – so have to make that….  OK – I know I’m getting off topic.  Anyhoo – So loving her style and DIY projects make we want to bust out my paper, scissors and glue gun!
Picture this lovelies…
Imagine you’re heading over to a friends house for…

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jcrew Fall 2011 Lovin…

Just saying!

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Just Simply :: Mi.Avril Garlands

Seeing these garlands makes me want to learn how to sew.  They are so delicate and whimsical.  It would add a splash of fun to any fête.  I spotted these over at Creature Comfort.
Head over to Mi.Avrilto see all her pretties.  They are just simply…

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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the inspired office :: office pretties

Tapehooks from Upon a Fold would add whimsy to any office wall.

You won’t be late with this Ultra Flat Wall Clock from the Elemental Store.

Imagine the inspirations you can have with this Pottery Barn rustic wall organizer.

Take notes in style with these chunky notepads from WH Hostess.
 

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pretties :: a dish, a vase, a hostess gift

 

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This is the airvase.  It’s simply divine!
 

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