friday color is my fave

April 29, 2011

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I think I need to make a habit of ending each blog week with a burst of color. These pretty abstract oil paintings from Yangyang Pan definitely fit the bill. Love them as much as I do? You can find prints in her Etsy shop.

Go out to breakfast this weekend, you deserve it friends.

studio spaces for creatives are my fave

April 28, 2011

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I love getting a peek at studio spaces of creative folks. When they have a fantastic space it makes me think, “No wonder they’re always creating goodness, they’re surrounded by beauty.” I, on the other hand, am surrounded by ugly blinds, off white and clutter. I need to surround myself with beauty more often. I think only good could come from it.

Three sites that deliver great studio tours: Studio Sweet StudioBrooklyn Bride and The Maker’s Project.

images: Bash Please Studio photographed by Laure JolietEmersonmadePatapri studio photographed by Yuko UemuraSeesaw DesignsPoppies and Posies photographed by Jen Huang

spotted and hearted

April 27, 2011

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A party in card form spotted on Design Work Life

image: Scarlet O’Neil

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Painted jars in the perfect shades spotted on Creature Comforts

image: Jutta of Kootut Murut

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If I can’t have chocolate, I request this raspberry and pistachio combo spotted on Enjoy Events Co

image: Tara of Seven Spoons

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I need to move to Portland so I can go to one of Andrea’s polaroid workshops spotted on Hula Seventy

image: Andrea of Hula Seventy

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DIY ice cream cone holders (prepping for the first day of summer party!) spotted on 100 Layer Cake

image: Scott Clark

color coding is my fave

April 25, 2011

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These color sets from Present and Correct would make a nice addition to my pile of awesome things I buy but have no use for. I’m sure the hologram happy birthday glasses would welcome them with open arms.

Also, this book of pockets and bike light chart are pile worthy. I mean that as a compliment.

a fresh wreath is my fave

April 22, 2011

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I’ve always liked the look of a simple fresh wreath but was always too intimidated to try it out for myself. Turns out, it’s really easy. Start with a simple wreath form, attach fresh greens and flowers with floral wire and you’re golden. I’m thinking of making a series to freshen up the infamous half wall.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this week of spring ideas on YAMF. Have a joyful Easter weekend.


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