26 May 2010

outdoor oasis

These pictures are so inspiring.  The colors are perfect and the ocean is the pefect backdrop to amazingly elegant design.  I still don't know what they do with all of those pillows and cushions when it rains!  Though I love these designs it wouldn't exactly be practical in Florida to have cloth couches and pillows when it rains everyday of the summer.  Any ideas for practical outdoor design ides that are not made of PVC pipe?

pillow talk

I love this pillow.  The texture is great and it would add a little pop either in your living room or even on your bed.  Check out this BLOG to get a how-to to make your very own.

20 May 2010

where i want to be

Though my body is at work my mind is wanting to be here:
Surrounded by these:
Wrapped up with one of these:
Drinking this:

I can't think of anything better than a great couch with colorful pillows, a cashmere throw and yummy tea.  All I need now is a good book and I'll be set.

twinkle toes

I have been looking at baby clothes like crazy...partly because I have been going to a lot of baby showers and partly because all I have been thinking about lately is babies.  My mother would probably shout for joy knowing I was even thinking about children.  But who wouldn't after seeing these darling shoes.  It's crazy how fashion can even make ME want a baby.

18 May 2010

organization i have met and liked

There is nothing better than a beautifully organized stack of notebooks.  If you are anything like me your papers are piled up with ideas and phones numbers and bills all scattered every-which-place.  I try to be organized, but my organization never looks that pretty unless I throw it in my closet and shut the door.  Enter the notebook.  Though it is a little on the expensive side for a notebook I can't help but want to buy a million of these and write down all my thoughts and ideas and stack them like the picture for everyone to admire

17 May 2010

sweet dreams

Living in an apartment limits my decorating to hanging up pictures, mirrors and curtains. I am always pining over beautiful and thrify decorations that are budget and apartment-deposit friendly. I saw this headboard and think that I have found a small project to keep me occupied.

Check out the super cute blog All Things Thrify to find out how they created this marvelous headboard. 

11 May 2010

stop and enjoy the view

The view from my apartment is nothing like these, but sometimes looking at the view gives us a little perspective.


Reese Witherspoon has always, to me, been a fashion inspiration.  She is a mom and an extreemely sucessful actor and she pulls off day or evening wear flawlessly.  I want to try to pull off her casual looks more in my own style.
This last picture is more of a picture of Reese's accessory...Jake.  You can't leave home without a little bit of arm candy :)

06 May 2010

hello color

I heart COLOR.  Sometimes you just need a bit of spice in your life.

talking pillows

I'm loving these pillows from alex andrea ferguson at etsy...just not their price.  As Julie would say, "Just make your own!  It's so easy!  You could totally do it!"  I probably could but for now I'll just covet the pillows from here.   This pillow is a nice reminder for me to suck it up...it's almost Friday.

05 May 2010

organized space

Organized spaces make me extremely happy.

Now if only my life looked like this.  Sigh.

life is a beach

Today is suppose to reach a high of 70 degrees and my heart is longing for a lazy day at the beach getting a tan, reading a good book and taking a nap after the sun has zapped all of my energy.  These pictures help to make the time go by and give me a little beach fix.

04 May 2010

costume institute gala

Last night was the Costume Institute Gala, one of fashion's biggest nights. Here are some of my favorites courtesy of cocoperez.com

bachelor pad

My husband and I are still obsessed with Friends.  (Yes we know it's 2010 but Friends is a classic.)  I'm not just posting celebrity houses, but I couldn't help myself when I stumbled across Matthew Perry's bachelor pad.  The modern home has spectacular views and sleek contemporary design. I would move in immediately.

Pictures by Real Estalker, Sotheby's, Big Time Listings