Friday, February 26, 2010

A Few Things

Hello Friends! I am signing off early today. We are hosting a birthday party for Oscar tomorrow morning and aside from a list of notes and ideas, I have zero preparations in order. I will be spending today's hours running errands and making favors and keeping house. To keep you company in my absence, here are a few things I've been meaning to share with you:

lone house on a huge cliff. This seems unreal. Via Unruly Things.

printed jars from Burgon & Ball will make you smile.

-Have you been following the
Blog It Forward posts organized by Victoria? I'm addicted.

-Dying over this home tour on Decor8. I'm usually drawn to intense color. But this is muted and heavenly as well.

-The design blogs are all a buzz with the new
Liberty of London for Target line. Can't wait to see it in person.

-Japanese design love.

-Classy axes? Why not.

-Some Design Mom mentions around the web —
a) Chrysula interviews me about Work/Life Balance
b) Anna dissects my partnership with Mayflower last spring (it's like a how-to on working with blog sponsors)
c) Cool Mom Picks likes my maternity wardrobe. Thanks, ladies!
d) During Alt Summit, Studio 5 interviewed Grace of Design*Sponge, Heather of Dooce and little old me about blogging. I keep forgetting to share the link — here it is.

-The very best shots of the Winter Olympics.

-A bride in orange shoes.

-Let's all run away and join a gypsy caravan.

-What a fun sofa! Would this work in your home?

Have a wonderful weekend. Don't miss the gorgeous Jo Totes Giveaway (two winners!). And wish me luck with the birthday party. I need all the luck I can get with this one. : )

lovely image via Chelsea.

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Blogger Erin Wallace said...

Liberty of London for Target! Is there anything more wonderful?? I can't wait!

Friday, February 26, 2010 at 12:48:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Jan (Family Bites) said...

Good luck! Although if anyone can pull it off it would be you!

Friday, February 26, 2010 at 1:38:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The article says you live in New York. I thought you lived in Colorado, am I wrong?

Friday, February 26, 2010 at 2:24:00 PM EST  
Blogger Stacey H said...

Luck! You can have all the rest of my energy...I am taking a nap!

Friday, February 26, 2010 at 2:39:00 PM EST  
Blogger andrea nina said...

good luck with the birthday party!

i'm in love with victoria's blog it forward. i hope to be included in the next round.

have a great weekend xoxo

Friday, February 26, 2010 at 5:58:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love this video.
it was fun, encouraging, helpful and inspiring!
i do have to tell you that i have absolutely loved reading your blog from my first peek. you're doing so well! keep it up!

Friday, February 26, 2010 at 5:59:00 PM EST  
Blogger kalanicut said...

Thanks for all the great inspiration today. Loved the Studio Five interview and breakdown on the Mayflower project. Learned a lot and gained a bit of confidence too.

Friday, February 26, 2010 at 7:08:00 PM EST  
Blogger Eva's House said...

Good luck!I'm sure you will succeed! Thanks for sharing these lovely links ;)

Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 7:03:00 AM EST  
Anonymous Stacey said...

I can't tell you how thankful I am that you posted the video about getting your blog started. Although I've been blogging since 2004, under a couple different blog names, I felt like I kept jumping from on to another. I am struggling with the right type of blog and just ended up with a random format for family and friends to keep up with our life in CO. I'm not sure how to branch out, to create a blog that can turn into a career. I write every morning, sometimes even three times a day. I am a part-time art teacher and would like for my passion of blogging to become something more substantial. Do you have any more advice for those of us in this situation? Thank you! Have a brilliant party!

Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 10:32:00 AM EST  
Blogger Autumn said...

Awesome links, thanks! Love the orange shoes and cool caravan!

Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 11:00:00 AM EST  
Anonymous Alex said...

Terrific info. very useful. Thanks for the links!

Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 1:52:00 PM EST  
Blogger Emily said...

Love those links! I think you'll love this bride's and her her groom's footwear I know I do!

Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 9:22:00 PM EST  
Blogger a pina colada said...

Great round-up! Thanks for sharing those links. Nice interview, btw! You did great. Happy weekend and good luck on the bday party. My boy has his party next weekend. I have turned into a last-minute gal...aaaggghhh!

Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 2:10:00 AM EST  
Blogger Helz said...

New to your Blog & Luvin' It... So much Inspiration... Hope everyone enjoyed the Party !

Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 6:18:00 AM EST  
Anonymous Stephanie Smirnov said...

Am looking forward to a blow-by-blow account of how the party turns out. Will be exquisite I'm sure.

Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 6:08:00 PM EST  
Blogger Andrea said...

designmom, I think you did a good job with the Mayflower posts, though I must say that I was wondering how on earth you managed to keep blogging through your move--you seem to have held everything together admirably during the process. I think the Mayflower product placement was clever and well done.

Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 10:23:00 PM EST  
Blogger LLH Designs said...

Loved reading your interviews. Especially the work-life balance one. So glad you shared the link. That's a keeper! Admiring you from my little corner of the blog world!

Monday, March 1, 2010 at 9:51:00 PM EST  
Anonymous toddler girl clothing said...

Thanks for sharing!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 2:39:00 PM EST  

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