Friday, April 15, 2016

Friday High-Fives = 5 nods + 5 winks + 5 makes + 5 finds

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>>>>> NODS


  1. Flower Power in China, via Flipboard photo desk. 14 crop-circle-like photographs of large-scale tulip farming in the orient. 
  2. The Abandoned Mansions of Billionaires, via BBC. Incredible frescoes to rival Pompeii, but in the heart of India’s Thar Desert. 
  3. How Genevieve Gorder is Making Mexican Décor Trendy, via Popsugar Home and MXCity Insider’s Guide. 6 video shorts that make me want to buy a plane ticket and pack my shopping shoes.
  4. Inside 3 Rarely Seen Renzo Mongiardino-Designed Homes, via The New York Times. La dolce vita deluxe and then some.
  5. Step Inside Tanzania’s Most Luxe Safari Camps, Conde Nast Traveler. After Mexico City, HERE.

Luis Monteiro


>>>>> WINKS


  1. Iris Apfel, via How to Spend It. Everybody’s favorite nonagenarian trendsetter in some fantastically fun fotos. 
  2. What Men Really Think of Our Favorite Décor Trends, via My Domaine. More fodder for an “Oh no! Boho” post, methinks. 
  3. Touching a Robot Can Elicit Physical Arousal in Humans, via Science Daily. Story plus video. Watch alone, bring tissues. 
  4. Why Babies All Over the World Are Now Sleeping in Boxes, via BBC. It started in Finland. 
  5. Grace Coddington: The Fragrance, via The New York Times. Proof that cats always come out of any mysterious mess smelling like a rose. 

Style By Emily Henderson

>>>>> MAKES 


  1. How We Transformed Our Studio Windows in 1 Day, via Emily Henderson. Stained windows on the cheap that look rich. 
  2. Knock-Off DIY World Market-Inspired Pillow, via This Is Our Bliss. Me? I would buy the original, but it’s sold out. 
  3. A Stylish (and Crazy Easy) Wall Hanging DIY, via Front + Main. Just don’t expect hubs to get excited over it. (See #1 under “Winks”) 
  4. DIY Speckled Tableware, via Burkatron. 
  5. The Minimalist Baker’s Almond Joy Bites, via Design Sponge. Alas! A homemade version of my favorite candy bar! 

>>>>> FINDS

  1. Let’s Run Away Flashcard Print, One Kings Lane, $59
  2. Blue Stripe Silk and Wool Throw Pillow, Cost Plus World Market, $70
  3. Sunshine Hand-Decoupaged Quote Tray, One Kings Lane, $45
  4. Threshold Oak Wood Tripod Floor Lamp, Target, $80
  5. Safavieh Morgan Accent Chair, Wal-Mart, $265 | 



That makes a very full lid for a way-too-full week at the Lawson house.


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