These little trays by Jill Rosenwald (love the pattern and gold rim detail designed by Erin Gates- it looks exactly like this rug). I've posted on Jill's work before here.
Mint julep cup vases from WOM perfect for storing pencils, straws, or fresh blooms
Marble slabs for your kitchen counter top- I just purchased the largest one for my new kitchen. It's a substantial size, quite heavy, and I selected one with the veining just the way I like it. Only $49.95!
This notepad adds a little playful appeal to your list of to-do's. I'm always writing down and crossing off my tasks for the day
I'm still loving colorful pieces for my closet. Above I've chosen a palette with soft hues and interesting silhouettes, fabrics and patterns. What's your favorite piece above?
Some people don't care for kitten heels but I love them! So comfy and the rick rack detail on the above pair is phenomenal! The only item I would alter is the side tie stripe dress. I think the hemline would have to come up for me to pull it off. Oh, and then there's the price of the flare dress, I'd alter that too!
I was in desperate need of a reality check and am so excited about my new makeup regime. Chapstick and mascara are just not cutting it anymore and I seriously needed to step up my game. My mother made me aware of this in a way that only a mother can. So I bit the bullet, put on my big girl pants, and committed to a routine. I've never been great with makeup. I spent most of my college days with my hair up in a ponytail with a ribbon in it (cringe) having just come from lacrosse practice. I've done OK on my own piecing different products from various lines together over the years. But I've found that I'm a little allergic to YSL so the famed Touche Eclat actually made my eyes water and sting! I've always had good luck with Bobbi Brown (sans my proclivity for dropping the shimmer brick and breaking it EVERY SINGLE TIME) so as my mother picked up all her products this afternoon I got my own as well. I love everything and am particularly excited about my under eye products, bb cream, and lip balm (aka fancy Chapstick). I'll keep you updated as to how it all works out. I have a feeling I may be turning over a new leaf here. Do you have a makeup routine? Any favorite products you can't live without? Would love to hear.
Have you all had a chance to check out Sarah Sherman Samuel's new product line? Remember when I posted here about her cabin renovation? The line has a similar design aesthetic featuring handmade picnic-wear created by Sarah, her father, Lee, and local artisans.
My new home is a few miles from the beach so this line is super attractive to me. I'm particularly drawn to the picnic basket, small walnut serving board (love the shape and handle!), and these mint napkins. Check out the entire line and let me know what your favorite piece is! You can also find Sarah over on the blog she pens, Smitten Studio.
The spindle chair is at the very tip top of my wish list! I've been thinking I need to do something to mark this exciting change and celebrate it. I rarely treat myself and want to have something that will serve as a symbol of this new endeavor. Do you reward yourself?
The chair is from Waiting On Martha which is an online boutique that just celebrated their first birthday yesterday! It can be fully customized from wood tone, to fabric, even the piping on the cushions. If you haven't had a chance to check out the site, you must go now- seriously!
Hope everyone had a fun and safe holiday. I've had some requests to create an account on Instagram for the blog- so here we go. CG on Instagram. Going to give it a whirl and see how it goes. I've started with a few "latergrams". If you'd like to follow along head on over and find me here. Given the sampling above you're likely to encounter copious amounts of pictures of my own feet as well as various inanimate objects ;)
Happy July! My trip to the Hamptons for the fourth just got scratched! Grrr. I hate when real life gets in the way of fun. Regardless, I still plan to celebrate. Do you have any exciting plans or traditions for the holiday? I'd happily grab any of the above items for a little picnic or drinks out.