Weekend Inspiration

Sorry for taking an unannounced blogging hiatus. Last week there was a death in my family, and the situation has been really stressful. When it rains, it pours, so I’ve also been sick for a while, and all of the above, plus the general state of the world, has really been sapping my creativity and energy. But I’ve been slowly chipping away at some projects, so hopefully those will be ready to share soon! In the meantime, here are some inspiring links I’ve come across recently.

Lately I’ve been watching this addictive YouTube series by Bon Appétit called Gourmet Makes, where a pastry chef attempts to create gourmet recipes for processed junk food like gushers and cheetos. Watch out, it might make you hungry! I haven’t eaten a Twinkie in years, but this episode gave me a desperate craving for one. You better believe I started googling vegan Twinkie recipes as soon as the episode ended–thinking of trying this one

Although I haven’t talked about it much here, my husband Steven is a video game designer. I wrote about the surprising overlap between game design and interior design in this article for Curbly.  

Pretty sure my cats need one (they’d probably argue two) of these cool pyramid cat houses

These rose strawberry wine pops sound like just what the doctor ordered.

What do you think about Domino’s interior trend predictions for fall 2018? Maybe they’re totally accurate, but personally I’m not super enthusiastic about any of them. 

Now that fall is almost here, I’ve been thinking about knitting a little bit, and this herringbone stitch caught my eye. What would you use it to make? 

My birthday is next week, so you better believe I was all over this list of 13 fun things to do for your birthday. There are some great ideas here even if you’re not celebrating a birthday, but just want to treat yourself. 

Love this colorful jungalow makeover that Justina Blakeney and her sister did for their parents. 

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