Honor Roll

Sometimes I come across something so cute/sweet/charming/funny/pretty/inspiring/lovely that I just want to share it with you.  These are the things that have made my  honor roll.


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15 Responses to “Honor Roll”

  1. J January 13, 2012 at 5:26 pm #

    Shoes – nope, I cannot imagine walking around Paris (miles and miles) in non supportive J Crew ballet flats…my feet would ache and I’d feel each stone underfoot!

    • Making it Lovely January 13, 2012 at 5:29 pm #

      What would you wear instead? I wear ballet flats daily.

    • rebecca January 13, 2012 at 8:55 pm #

      I’m with you J – something tells me Joanna Goddard takes un taxi and le metro. Those ballet flats are tres chic but not for tromping around as a tourist.

    • Sarah January 15, 2012 at 2:50 pm #

      I love flats as well, but I agree that support is crucial. I have a pair of red patent leather Naturalizers that are sadly no longer available. These red leather flats by El Naturalista (not a rip-off company, promise!) via Zappos have a similar fun feel: http://www.zappos.com/el-naturalista-el-viajero-n284-otono-lila?zlfid=111&recoName=zap_pdp_cross

  2. Mandi January 13, 2012 at 11:30 pm #

    In two weeks we are moving into a mid century ranch with a built-in oven…. from the 1990s. I am dying to replace it someday with a vintage-style built-in oven, but can’t find any! It’s just not fair that the ’50s had all the fun.

  3. Cathy Byrd January 14, 2012 at 8:43 am #

    LOVE IT!! attractive – functional – YES – open for kids – teach them as they grow
    Love the idea!
    I’m saving this one!
    Cathy Byrd

  4. Brianna January 14, 2012 at 12:44 pm #

    When my mother in law was house hunting we looked at rancher with pink appliances and adorable glass drawer pulls everywhere. I was dying for her to buy that house! (She didn’t)

  5. Miss B. January 14, 2012 at 4:54 pm #

    I love the passion in the shoe discussion, lol. I am notorious for not wearing the right shoes for walking about. I almost always regret my choice of footwear and wish I wore something else. I had a pair of Vivienne Westwood pirate boots (very Mad Max) that were surprisingly comfortable and I wore them until they were no more.

    http://katemossfashion.com/2009/11/pirate-boots-vivienne-westwood-kate-moss-shoes/

  6. Nat @ Dear Little House January 14, 2012 at 6:14 pm #

    I would love to have amazing retro appliances! I saw an awesome light blue vintage oven on eBay and was very VERY tempted!

  7. Brittany Lauren January 14, 2012 at 10:40 pm #

    A retro kitchen is my dream. I’d love a red vintage refrigerator from here: http://www.nostalgiaco.com. Great website that sells vintage 1950’s Appliances — Might motivate me to cook more :)

  8. michele January 15, 2012 at 7:35 pm #

    The retro look is appealing. I think it brings back good memories for many.

  9. lindsay January 17, 2012 at 11:40 am #

    Lady, you’re so cute. I love seeing videos of bloggers I love, it makes them feel like more of a real person! I love love making it lovely, you’ve become one of my daily reads!

  10. Stephanie January 18, 2012 at 1:37 pm #

    Hey! That’s my oven / range in the ad on the right! Except, mine are a rather questionable brown color… I’m almost annoyed to think whoever put them into my house (50 years ago) didn’t pick that lovely light blue color… But hey, I can’t complain, they still work, and they work well!

  11. Kitchen Renovation Ideas January 22, 2012 at 7:14 pm #

    These vintage pictures do have a quite special charm. Let you remind you of the good ol’ 60s. I just came across your blog and I have to say, it’s great! I love all the nice creative things you have here and the decoration stuff. Amazing and really cute!

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