Friday Reader Roundup


Mary’s Picks

  • Over at Happy Menocal they will design a custom heraldry for you and your new partner. They make them for wedding gifts or for invitations. Their designs are so unique and beautiful. Go check them out if you’re about to get partnered up with your significant one! (via Honestly WTF)
  • I loved Elizabeth Cline‘s article The History of a Cheap Dress over on Etsy. She highlights how in the past 60 years women’s clothing has changed so much as far as cost and quality. She says, “as prices fell our closets grew.” Living in a post-war house built in the 1950s, has always made me wonder how women organized their tiny closets. Well, after reading Elizabeth’s article it totally makes sense to me now. Also, her and I share a birthday, so that’s awesome. AND, she’s going to be writing up more articles on having a “good closet” which will discuss what it means to buy ethically. I’m really intrigued.

Jess’s Picks

  • I find myself really drawn to these all-white, minimalist rooms that appear often on the blogs I read. But, the truth is, I’m not much of a minimalist and I love color so I was excited to find a beautiful marriage between lots of white and lots of pops of color in the  Home of designer Rikke Juhl Jensen posted on DesignAttractor this week.
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