friday finds.

let’s do a happy dance, shall we? cuz it’s the weekend — hurrah! i’ve got some chores ahead of me (like cleaning out my garage, ugh) but it’s also the pasadena city college flea market on sunday, so there’s that! i love getting rid of old stuff, so i can get some new old stuff. i’m wacky like that! here’s just a few of my favorite... 
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make way for spring mantels.

spring is here and summer’s right around the corner, but it’s not as if you can just hide your fireplace mantel away until you need it again. it most likely still holds a pretty prominent place in your home and sometimes front and center. so its still got to look good while it’s sort of hibernating for the season’s warmer months. i¬†recently shared... 
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a desk with some ‘giddy up’!

design*sponge. hey there, just a heads up on a diy desk trend that’s affordable, and really functional. these sawhorse bases are an easy do it yo’ self, even for the crafty faint of heart — just add a table top surface like wood, or even glass and you’re good to go. if you need a place to start¬†(or don’t trust your skills to carry that at home... 
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junk in your trunk.

dust jacket. i have to admit, i’ve been known to stash some clutter in a trunk or two — but how stylish and un-assuming do they look nestled at the foot of your bed, or smack in the middle of the living room? it’s like hiding a crime right under everyone’s nose. these inspiration shots are sure to give you some great ideas on ways to low-key conceal... 
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dear grace. or something like that.

ever wonder what the heck to do with all this social media stuff? twitter, facebook, pinterest, instagram — it’s daunting, right? well over on design*sponge today, grace has compiled a guide to modern etiquette, and it’s a good one. grace invited me (thank you!) along with Joy of Oh Joy!, Greg from Apartment Therapy, Lucy from The Design Files, Emily Henderson,... 
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