It’s Sunday favorites with Mary Ann and Cindy. This past week, Mary Ann lost her sweet mom, Louise. She was able to be with her and I’m sure that brings her comfort, but she is still very sad. Mary Ann will be writing about her mom and will save her favorites for next week.
1. Keeping in Touch
Someone I have followed for years, Lori Christensen has a subscription service for sending mail. Snail mail! Subscribers receive five themed greeting cards and a matching pen. The program is called OPW – One-Per-Week. It encourages people to express themselves with pen, paper & postage. (There’s an add-on stamp option too)! Subscribe for around $25 per month. Follow @one_per_week on Instagram.
2. A $10 watercolor paint set to Make simple DIY Cards & tags
Several years ago I bought an inexpensive paint set and some watercolor paper. I have been making cards and tags for those times when I can’t find the right card or for when we just want to get creative. Add a paper cutter and maybe a craft punch or two and you are set! You can see our watercolor stripe cards here.
We have Garnet Hill bedding on all our beds. They have the best bedding whether you like linen, percale, or flannel, it’s all luxurious. Patrick loved his Flannel Ticking-Stripe Sheets so much this winter that he insisted on taking it back to college. I was about to order another set of flannel to replace it, but as I was searching, up popped new Hemp Chambray Bedding in Hazelnut. See more of Patrick’s room in this post.
What I love about Garnet Hill is how everything mixes and matches from season to season with a few changes or additions. Like in Madeline’s room where we have warm colors of linen sheets, we added a beautiful new Isa Stonewashed Organic-Cotton Blanket in Baked Clay. See more of Madeline’s room in this post.
4. My New Favorite Design Books
I still love to pour over a design book. Sure we have Pinterest with never-ending inspiration, but there’s something about a beautiful design book that will never be replaced with technology. These are a few new ones that caught my eye recently.
Sheri creates the most beautiful and delicious treats. You may recall these cookies that she made last year around St. Patrick’s Day? This year she has created rainbow fudge and well…I think the photos speak for themselves. Go here to read more! And please come back and tell me if you tried it!
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