Friday Faves

Color Factory New York City / Oh So Beautiful Paper

Happy Friday everyone! Last Friday, I escaped up to New York City with a friend for a quick day trip. I’m up in the city frequently for trade shows and meetings, but I never get the chance to just go out and explore the city. We went to Color Factory, walked the High Line, grabbed lunch in Soho, and met up with a couple other friends before jumping on the train back home to DC. It was great! This weekend, I’m celebrating my daughters’ birthdays (they turn 4 and 6!) and looking forward to a quiet weekend at home.

My friend Gabrielle wrote an amazing thread on men and unwanted pregnancies. You should read it!

How are we feeling about the 2019 Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year? I personally think it’s very trendy, but best used sparingly in accents and details. For example, I love it as a pop of color in this pillow – but probably not on an entire wall. 

Modern political ads: Viral videos are replacing pricey political ads

I think about this every time I’m in New York: the empty storefronts of New York City

You guys, how COOL is this iridescent table lamp??

There are whales alive today who were born before Moby Dick was written (!!)

This shocked me: Deaths from 9/11 diseases will soon outnumber those lost that day

This image sums up my fall color palette

I was in Target earlier this week and fell in love with this sweater knit blanket. A bunch of you messaged me to say that you have one and love it! Well, they’re currently on sale in a bunch of colors. I’m particularly loving the light gray color, but it also comes in pink, charcoal, and navy! Here are a few other things I’m loving this week: