Honor Roll

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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  • Brianne Joy
    July 27, 2012 at 11:53 am

    Nicole, I’m so excited to have read this post. I actually ordered those peachy, Warby Parker glasses yesterday. I’m so excited to get mine in.

    Love this post.

  • Sayra Adams
    July 27, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    Man. They hammered you on the FB post about the Swedish Country look picture. BH&G should have featured the picture with the style board inspiration- that curtain fabric didn’t photograph well at all. So I stood up for you a bit…trolls and all. xo

    • Making it Lovely
      July 27, 2012 at 12:14 pm

      Ah, thanks. People were really mixed about that room! The funniest comment was “I don’t get it. Is this what’s popular now?”

      I think it’s a pretty room.

  • Beth
    July 27, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    I love the Wes Anderson color palettes. Thanks for sharing!

  • Alisha E.
    July 27, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    The Times article was an interesting read, thanks for the link. I think the Josef Frank fabric is awesome, and I loved the Wes Anderson link–we were just watching The Life Aquatic last night.

  • carla
    July 27, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    sorry for this question but was there a winner announced for the camera bag (jo tote) last week??? sorry if i missed it!

  • Friday Reader Roundup — SoEclectic
    July 27, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    […] I’m loving these color palettes based off Wes Anderson movies from Whorange. The Rushmore palette is my favorite. Love the saturated colors. (via Making it Lovely) […]

  • Jessica
    July 27, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    LOVE this color palette.

  • Martha
    July 28, 2012 at 2:52 am

    That NYT article really got me thinking. People have so many different feelings about Pinterest and I always hear people talking about their Pinterest guilt…honestly, I don’t regret the time I spend on it all because I’ve gotten so many great ideas and laughs from it. The blogs I’ve started reading from Pinterest pins are so great too :)

  • Holly
    July 29, 2012 at 8:24 am

    Thanks for the link to the Times article – very interesting.

  • Kelly
    July 29, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    I’m sorry, but that whole TAL article is just a heaping pile of contrarian B.S. The author is essentially doing the same thing she so laboriously accuses TAL of doing- carefully curating the facts in order to promote a very narrow narrative. In this case her narrative seems to be, “…but but, here’s ANOTHER reason why This American Life is Stupid!” The fact that it sometimes features people who are middle class is not a valid reason for blanket dismissal. The whole thing was trollish, myopic, hypocritical, and gross.

    Sorry Nicole! I don’t mean to trash your friend, but this made my blood boil (which was probably her point to some degree). I usually love your links- you have great taste is interwebs. The Pinterest article, in stark contract, I found to be well researched, fair, and an interesting read. Thanks for the link!