weekend recap

Weekend Recap: Progress

  1. Full House says:

    awesome finds, awesome company & I can't wait to see what you come up with.

  2. Averill says:

    I love your outlet finds. I haven't been to the outlets near me in ages but you've got me itching to go again!

  3. Bryn says:

    Oh I can't wait for the reveal! I'm so jealous you get to hang out with Caitlin and live by Jenny (soon), they are two of my favorites. Jenny is actually more like an idol haha.

  4. Dreams of Perfection says:

    SOUR PATCH KIDS!! Of everything you just posted…all I can focus on is SOUR PATCH KIDS!

  5. Lisa says:

    I love love love that parsons desk…i've been eyeing it myself for months. But I have nowhere to put it. 🙁

    I went to Homegoods and bought two orange lamps that I love but have no place for….they went in the basement. We are moving next year and I will find a place for them. (Maybe on top of my yellow parsons table!) Also got two 3×4 large framed corkboards ($50! how do you pass that up??), one for the kitchen and one for the kids artwork in the playroom.

    Aaaand also at Homegoods, a round green mirror that I wanted for my bedroom but is too small, but turned out to be the right size for the space over the toy cube. Which led me to switching all the blue bins out for green bins. Which made me think, hmm, I bet those Blad Ikea curtains would look great in here and finally tie in that ugly red sofa my MIL gave me. So! I gave the playroom a makeover in the space of one day, all based on a green mirror that I bought for a different room. Voila.

    I've been in kind of a decorating frenzy lately.

    I also attempted a pelmet for the kitchen window (for the third time), but it looks…eh. Not nearly as nice as my playroom. Crafty, I am not.

  6. LindsB says:

    You got some great deals this weekend- I love the desk and the rug. We need more pictures now, I'm dying here!

  7. Sit. Relax. Gossip. says:

    Amazing finds.

    And please start pitching your imaginary show for real. I can't think of anything better than Decorating Darlings!

  8. Becolorful says:

    I would love to find a blogging buddy near by but in the midwest nobody seems to get the concept.
    Love the color you chose for the chairs and I am enjoying that taupe and white striped wall in the background. It looks like a treatment my friend is pulling together in her space. Enjoy seeing what you write. Thanks for keeping me inspired.
    Pam @ Becolorful

  9. bluehydrangea says:

    Love that rug and desk!!! I need some outlet therapy!!

  10. Lavender and Lilies says:

    I have been loving that desk for a while myself. Great job.

  11. PS~Erin says:

    You had a wonderfully productive weekend there! Love the rug and desk scores!

  12. Jackie says:

    My goodness you are one busy bee! Where do you find the time?! Everything looks great. And I would totally be a loyal viewer of your TV show!

  13. Design Darling says:

    that rug is amazing. i can't wait to see the rest! seriously loving your blog lately.

  14. Jaime says:

    What a steal from Pottery Barn!!

  15. Scientific Housewife says:

    Your pieces look great!

  16. Shannon says:

    That is one sweet rug! Great finds! And ahhhhhhh!!!! I need a candy machine!!!! filled with gummi bears!!!

  17. Susie @ Maddie's Nest says:

    Love the rug and the desk. I never go out to our outlets….maybe I should re-think! I love the fabric you've chosen as well. Cannot wait to see the finished product(s).

  18. Tammy@InStitches says:

    You got some great stuff and I can't believe you have a West Elm outlet !!

  19. Chic Coles says:

    You really had quite the weekend! I love the rug and table and the color of the chair is so fun!

  20. Marija says:

    Where to start!??! First, I love sour patch kids – perfect for your vintage candy machine.

    Your dining room rug is a TERRIFIC find and I love the chairs. Can't wait to see the end product.

    I can't get enough Parson's desks – that yellow is great. Talk about a livening up a space!

    Great finds! Marija

  21. Anonymous says:

    I spotted your blog from the Cote de Texas site. This weekend at Pier One I spotted several different elephant things, esp a S&P set. I'm partial to owl things, but I am very picky, as are you about your elephants. ..but they were cute and I thought of your blog! ChristanBrannon@hotmail.com

  22. Hello Lover... says:

    love love love your rug! The fabric you chose is also really beautiful!

    The chairs are very Eddie Ross – I'm a fan.

    Lucky lady!

  23. Megan @ My Lovely Lane says:

    I thought I was doing pretty well making a topiary and spray painting my patio chairs this weekend, but you put me to shame! I can't wait for the reveal! I love it when you find the perfect thing unexectedly.

  24. Paige says:

    Awesome finds.. awesome ideas! Thanks for sharing.

  25. compulsively compiled says:

    I'm amazed by how much you've accomplished in two days! It all looks great. I adore the rug in the dining room especially. Obviously, I need to do more and think less because my greatest accomplishment this weekend was planting asparagus and FINALLY putting the Christmas tubs into the closet.

  26. Lovely Little Nest says:

    Great job getting so much accomplished! Love the candy dispensers ~ what a neat idea! And that PB rug is FABULOUS ~ what a fantastic deal, lucky! 🙂

  27. Kelly Green says:

    WOW – Some great projects!!! love the chevron rug – wish we could buy such great stash here in australia! KG

  28. Haven and Home says:

    Wow what a productive weekend! Everything looks great! Love the rug and the desk!

  29. Laurie Jones says:

    I don't know what to comment on first, the rug, the color of your dining room chairs, the Gilmore girls?? Everything is looking great!! I did not have as much fun this weekend, my home is on the market and we had showings on Saturday and an open house on Sunday which meant I basically didn't let anyone in my family even breath so as to not mess up anything!! Can't wait to see your dining room!

  30. Lila says:

    Love the birds. My friend put some on her wedding cake and they looked totally awesome!
    Lila Ferraro
    Queen Bedroom Sets

  31. kayce hughes says:

    Love all of your finds. We have no good outlets here in Nashville. so its thrifting or full price.

  32. Sandy says:

    I love that rug and i absolutely cannot wait to see that finished chair, what a lovely green color! And you OWN that candy machine!?!? I need one in my house, so cool!

  33. Hopeless Chest says:

    I would have mugged you on the street for that rug. It is perfect for my living room. DAMN!

  34. Mandy says:

    Congrats to Sandra & thanks for hosting such a fabulous give-away.

    Sandra, we'd love to see photos of your finished project!

    If you want to hear more about Olympic Zero-VOC paint check us out on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/olympicpaint or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/inspiredcolor


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