Fan Friday #71

This week has been a mixture of business & laziness.  I know I have a ton of things I could be doing & I've been doing the things I should be doing, but for the life of me there have been little vacant spaces during my day & I am not sure what to fill it with!  Perhaps my brain is a little bit burnt out from prepping for the 516VINTAGE launch as well as the eBook launch.  I've also found I've been putting off more & more mundane things: blog planning, post writing, etc.  I feel like this month may be filled with filler style posts & I really don't want that! One of my goals this month since I've noticed this is to continue to have a strong blogging month.  Now that I consider this whole creative thing my job, I need to continue to keep strong.

But here are a few things I am loving this week:
This super cool ombre & neon set DIY over at Shrimp Salad Circus.  How like retro-contemporary is this? I love the obre effect & then mixed with the neon...amazing.  I am thinking about doing just the canister part for our kitchen for coffee, tea, or flour & sugar.  I think it would be a cool addition!  By the way, is it pronounced om-ber or om-bray?

These free iphone wallpapers take it to the next level.  I love The Darling Blog & can't believe how wicked sweet these are.  Glitter & Gold = Happiness!

This photo filter DIY from A Beautiful Mess.  I love the home made effects of these.  I have some gels from my theatre class in college, but I don't think they are big enough to do anything with.

Kaylah from The Dainty Squid shared an entire post dedicated to my favorite bug: the Praying Mantis. I loooove them.  They are so alien looking & freaking huge!  I can't believe how many there were.  I would have loved it!

Link Love
++Miss Indie's favorite free fonts.  I love finding fonts & should do my own little post on them!++

++This post on beautiful bedding.  We went bedroom inspiration shopping last weekend & I have a bedding DIY coming up soon (when I get around to it!).  I can't wait to get into the house.  It's coming up soon, final touches!++

++This Adventure Kit.  I am just a sucker for DIY, notebooks, & luggage.++

++This isn't a link but I am really loving crocheting some blankets to add to the shop.  In the new year, 516 is taking a total turn.  All the planning I did with the vintage shop really showed me that I didn't have a clear view with the original brand.  I'll be doing a totally new artist/design website & moving to Storenvy for the store.  There may even be a better blog design around the corner.  I just need to focus on being more cohesive.++

Have a great weekend.  I think I am heading to Renegade in Chicago.  I am sorta hoping & see some bloggers/shop owners I know but the shy part of me is hoping I don't!

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1 comment:

  1. Oooh, great links! I would love to see your take on the neon ombre canister makeover. My husband isn't so fond of neons, otherwise I would be all over those bad boys!



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