Wednesday Weekly Wish List #156

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Wednesday weekly wish list


DESIGNTHUSIASM • ON SUTTON PLACE • STONEGABLE

Welcome to the Wish List!

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Lory | Designthusiasm

1. Want to update your traditional decor without spending a fortune? These 5 Affordable Room Makeovers add a current twist to a dated style.

2. AMAZON PICKS: here are this week’s favorites from Amazon.

3. Looking to celebrate a chic Fourth of July? Here are two posts dedicated to decorating with patriotic flavor: Elegant Ways to Decorate with Red, White and Blue and 4th of July Champagne Brunch Tablescape.

4. THIS WEEK ON THE BLOG I shared this Kitchen Remodel on a Budget, how to Design a Functional Small Home Office and Adding Vintage flair with Antique Silver.

5. FASHION PICKS – SUMMER DRESSES:

6. CURRENT DECOR CRUSHES UNDER $50:

7. CURRENT DECOR CRUSHES UNDER $100:

8. CURRENT DECOR CRUSHES UNDER $200:

9. WHAT’S INSPIRING ME AROUND THE WEB: This stunning collection of spaces mixing old and new, the ultimate example of gorgeous rustic modern with neutrals, stone and lots of linen, this lovely updated traditional space with an English country spin.

10. UP NEXT: Summer entertaining…

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Ann | On Sutton Place

1.) Here are five practical tips to help you love and accept your imperfect home. Included are ways to combat comparison, appreciate your season of life, and be happy with what you’ve got!

2.) PRETTY BEDDING PICKS:

3.) FAVORITE QUOTE: “If you can lie down at night knowing in your heart that you made someone’s day just a little bit better, you know you had a good day.”
~Found HERE.

4.) BEACHY INSPIRATION: take a look at this amazing little cottage on Whidbey Island, and then steal these interior ideas from a photographer’s Victorian cottage in Melbourne.

5.) PAINT COLOR GUIDE: Choosing paint colors is not always simple, so I just put together an easy-to-use guide that names all the paint colors I’ve used in both of our homes. Get the guide HERE.

6.) FAVORITE FASHION FINDS:

7.) LATEST GARDENING POSTS: Even though I don’t have any peonies at our current home, I had success growing them at our house on Sutton Place. And I loved them! Get my basic growing tips, and then see all the different ways you can arrange these beautiful blooms.

8.) I just adore this bedroom. From the chandelier, to the shiplap, to the gorgeous bedding, it’s full of inspiration.

9.) That’s it for this week. June is almost halfway gone, so get out there and enjoy it!

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Yvonne | StoneGable

1. SUMMER HOME TOUR: Come over and visit my 2024 Summer Home Tour! Summer is the perfect time to bring the outdoors inside! Look around, and I hope you leave with lots of ideas you can use in your home.

2. AMAZON FINDS: See all the new things I’m finding on Amazon HERE.

3. FAVORITE FINDS:

UNDER $100:

OVER $100:

4. THE ANSWER TO LIFE’S LITTLE QUESTIONS: How do you get the pit out of the cherry? Straighten one end of a paper clip and create a hook at the other. Insert the hook end into the cherry until you feel the pit. Twist the paper clip a bit and pull the cherry out. How to remove permanent marker from wood? Gently rub toothpaste into the marker stain. Then buff with a soft cloth. How do you keep a hamburger from falling apart? Hold it upside down. The bottom bun is thicker, so it works to hold the burger together.

5. BEAUTIFUL HOMES: Visit this colorful home in Charleston, SC, and then visit this Spanish Colonial home in California.

6. CAPSULE WARDROBE:

7. FUN AND INTERESTING FACTS: Who is the wealthiest man in all of history? How long is a jiffy?

8. CULINARY CORNER: 7-Up Cake: Preheat your oven to 350 °. In a mixer, add one 18-oz moist deluxe white cake mix, 1/3 cup lemon-lime soda, 1/3 cup vegetable oil, 4 eggs, and a cup of sour cream and beat on low for 2 minutes. Pour into a greased, 9×13 baking dish and bake for 30 minutes. Frost if desired

9. THE DIGEST: Get 60 interesting and helpful bullet-point ideas for all things home in a new summer series on the blog called The Digest. Here are the latest issues.

10. LET’S LAUGH: You will get a good giggle from Nate Bargatze, called America’s nicest comedian.

ANSWER TO #7: Julius Caesar’s nephew, Roman Emperor Agustus, was worth 4.6 trillion dollars. A jiffy is 1/1000 of a second. Now you know!

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  1. Susan McKim says:

    Thank you for sharing the clips with Nate. Just love him.