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I wish I knew the artist of this print because I love it. Link on!
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  • I know I link up to this all.the.time but I really don't want anyone to miss the thoughtful posts, the simple recipes, and the great ideas for play. Rhythm of the Home has it all, seasonally.
  • Loved this bloomer-to-romper DIY. Looks easy and adorable.
  • Do you need an invite to Pinterest? It's amazing, and...addictive. Maybe I shouldn't tell you it's like a visual inspiration board you can categorize? Let's just say following me will give you amazing inspiration that will melt.your.face. Hair wraps, craft ideas, and recipes included.
  • reading this post about motherhood might have made me tear up. might.
  • As a personal reward after doing a lot of work this summer for a ministry I volunteer for, I gave myself this, this, and this. Happy mail coming Friday!
  • I am so excited for a couple movies this summer including The Help, HP #7, Forks over Knives, and Midnight in Paris. Who wants to go?
  • loved watching this wedding video. It seems like a magical wedding to have been at! So many hand-made details. Swoon! (PS-does anyone know the artist of that song?)
  • I have been absolutely blown away by this girl's photography for the last year. The baby pics and her relaxed style is so beautiful. (and hello, love her head-wrap idea!)
  • This will be my next crafty goal for myself. Goes with everything, no?
  • Eeepers! Can't wait to get my hands on the following books this summer: Growing Up Sew Liberated, Rhythm of the Family, and Playful Learning. Of course all blogs I follow and whose past books I own, love, and use.
  • We'll be perusing Pearl Street in Boulder in August. Excited!
  • I am so inspired by these cute hodge-podge recycled clothes.
  • I have been touched by the blog posts on Art House America.
  • My friend is a rock-star! And um, really, really good.
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What have you found that is inspiring or interesting lately? Leave me a link!

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Meg said…
You'll love Pearl Street!

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