My Favourite Articles and Links This Week
How to stay soft in a world that sees softness as weakness. I wish we honoured that softness in a professional work environment. And if you are feeling like that softness won’t ever be honoured, then perhaps you need to read these 5 tips for getting through a rough day.
Apparently bright yellow books are increasing in book cover design because it most easily catches your eye when scrolling through Amazon. This article made me wince a bit- I prefer beautiful book covers, not ‘the loudest’. I do like a colourful spin on a book, though.
Six questions a personal stylist would ask about your wardrobe. These are great for really thinking about what you love best in your wardrobe, and how to get more of that. Rather than having a closet full of clothes and feeling like you have nothing to wear.
I had a laugh over this – 10 Things You’d Never Guess by Looking at my Instagram Photos. I’m positive this is absolutely everyone with an instagram account, including me.
My Favourite Pins This Week
Stop everything- did you know you can legitimately have pizza for breakfast and have it be a healthy choice? You can! And hey, it’s also a very tasty dinner. I recommend picking up a pre-made pizza crust to make life easier, and if you make the pesto ahead of time, it’s a tasty addition to all kinds of things. Pinterest link is here, and the original recipe post is here.
How cute are these little popsicle cookies? Even if you think you have no icing skills, these are easy-peasy. You definitely want to use lots of fun colours, though- that’s what makes them so appealing! Pinterest link is here, and the original recipe post is here.
Summer is a great time for cocktails outdoors, and I highly recommend the pineapple mimosa, which comes together with 3 ingredients- sparkling wine, pineapple juice, and a lemon lime soda. Voila! Pinterest link here, recipe post is here.
I am super in love with this sweet pineapple bag. Here a kid is wearing it, but imagine a bigger version on a grown up- hello, perfect beach bag!! It’s worth seeing how this comes together, even a non-sewer like me thinks this looks pretty easy. Pinterest link is here, and the original DIY is here.
If you have ever wanted to carve your own stamps for all sorts of projects, this is a great tutorial on how to do it. Summer feels like the perfect time to experiment with stamping projects, doesn’t it? I love the idea of stamping on some cotton tea towels, or maybe linen napkins. Pinterest link is here, and the original tutorial is here.