thoughts for a friday.

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i am not crafty. i wish i were but apparently i haven’t got that gene. i like making things, but i think i lack the patience to follow through. i like buying handmade items though, and i admire the handywork that goes into a good DIY immensely. there’s several blogs out there that excel at DIY — i am not one of them. okay, every once in a while, but it’s... 
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so, about adding color.

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so you know how i was thinking about adding color to the living room, especially after consulting you guys? well, lookee what i found on etsy. i am so in love with this Guiloché pillow from oshka design. it’s just modern and quirky enough for my taste, and it adds a bold dash of color. and, it reminds me of spirographs, which i always loved as a kid. here comes some... 
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MAKE YOUR OWN ORIGINAL.

i recently posted about a vintage pan am travel poster via condé nast. well, reader shellie loved her so much, she was inspired to make her very own pillow from this image. shellie makes pillows and home decor for her etsy shop, pillow happy, and she really captured this image perfectly. bravo, shellie and thank you so much for sharing!  
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n.e.e.t. finds for your nest.

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Hi, Stephanie from N.E.E.T. here! My N.E.E.T. Finds for this week are homewares and stationery featuring our feathered friends. 1. Blue Jay Pillow $95 – moderndose.com 2. Magic Fairy Print $10 – peggywolfdesign.etsy.com 3. Round Conure Rug $78 – anthropologie.com 4. Bird Notebook $6 – poketo.com 5. Pink Birds Keepsake Box $30 – louchelab.etsy.com... 
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Weekend Finds: Karen Hilton Designs.

The British are coming…the British are…oh, umm, they’ve arrived! My Union Jack pillow from Karen Hilton Designs etsy shop arrived over the weekend and I just love it. It’s really well made, with lovely bright pink & green felt appliqué. Karen’s etsy shop has several other color combinations of her custom made Union Jack pillows as well as... 
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