Weekend Inspiration

Cats + Big Plants

An outtake from my Instagram. Sometimes Adventurous is a photobombing pest.

Sew your own simple silk camisole with this tutorial. I plan to give this one a try soon, so I’ll have to post about how it goes.

Dye your linens with fruit and berries. As soon as the local blackberries (the ones that grow like weeds everywhere here) are in season, I’m trying this, as well as this blackberry whiskey lemonade.

Crochet a pretty bath mat out of a clothesline.

I need to get to my local aquarium store to find some water plants. My marimo could use some friends.

The prettiest damn pie I’ve ever seen. I don’t even know if I could cut into it, could you?

Make this Scandinavian-inspired DIY mirror with wooden beads.

The Memorial Day sales are on, and there are some good ones. All Colette and Seamwork sewing patterns are 30% off, Madewell’s got 20% off all sale (code META20), Beklina is 15% off sitewide (code memory15), Nordstrom’s half-yearly sale is on, and J.Crew is 30% off (code weekend).

Locally, at the West End shopping district at 10th & SW Washington, a 10 local shops are having a Memorial Day block sale. Woonwinkel, Backtalk, Wildfang, Radish Underground, Tender Loving Empire, Parallel, Poler, Hyden Yoo, Finnegan’s and Under U are all offering discounts this Saturday and Sunday.

The Portland Flea + Food is this Sunday, 11am to 4pm hosted by Rejuvenation and Jacobsen Salt Co at SE Salmon and 6th St.

The giant new(ish) Portland Anthropologie is having a pop-up market with local artists this weekend, Saturday from 10am to 2pm at 1115 NW Couch St.