1. friday finds & favorites // 38

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    1. Did you stop by the Babble Blog Awards to see the top rated blogs across multiple categories. Lots of good reads!

    2. Really great graphic design/artist portfolio with a unique style.

    3. Stop by TrendLand to keep up to date with the latest trends in fashion, design and culture!

    4. Invisible Film poem.A different way of viewing a storyline.

    5. I loving the graphic prints by Little Studio. The bright colors are glorious!

    6. The illustrations by Faye Moorhouse are a little bit odd, but a lot a bit awesome.

    7. A really great post about blogging with lots of photos. Great observation. “On Being Wordless”

    8. This Tumblr caters to my need to organize things neatly. Not sure this is a good thing

    9. A new favorite – digital version of Bodie & Fou Fall/Winter Catalogue

    10. This Pennyweight Pin Board (via Pinterest) is really great for showing how to photography found objects in nature.

    Happy Weekend!

  2. A Fresh Look for The Veda House

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    Hi guys. As you can see from just landing on my blog, things have been switched up a bit and in my eyes, improved greatly. I’ve spent that last couple of weeks compiling blog design inspiration and bookmarking web design elements that I’d like to bring into my own site. Once I knew what I wanted,  the design came together rather quickly. WIth the help of Bre of MOXEE, the hero behind the backend coding of this baby, I now have a design that I feel reflects my blog content.

    Ok, so let’s talk about Bre shall we. She’s sweetest and most talented chick on the internet….no really…trust me on this one. I stumbled upon her design blog a few months back and have been reading along every time a new posts pops up in my bloglovin’ feed. She posts inspirational design related content and she frequently posts content I haven’t seen floating around the internet, which is hard to do. It’s original and each post is designed specifically for her brand MOXEE.

    Did I mention that she’s a graphic designer by trade and a geek web developer by heart? I’d say that’s a perfect combination. This past week, Bre launched her portfolio website and now her blog and portfolio are working together to take over the design community. She’s a freelance designer always looking for the next exciting design project. If you’re looking for someone who is incredibly professional, extremely sweet and passionate, lightning speed fast with amazing communication skills, go to Bre. Please….it will save you SOOO much time.

    Stop by her BLOG and her PORTFOLIO.

    On another note //
    I’m Guest posting over at A is for Ampersand blog today, sharing a favorite fall outfit. Stop by Amy’s blog and say hello!

  3. Humble Abode

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    Last weekend I had my Saturday to myself to do whatever I wanted. I decided to flip flop my weekend routine and get all the “domestic” stuff done on Saturday so that Sunday could be in the running for laziest Sunday of all time. To my surprise, I got everything done I sought out to do and even had time to take the pup out for a mid-day walk. During “Domestic Saturday” I captured some scenes from around the ole humble abode.

  4. Chris Court’s Mushrooms

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    Chris Court’s work is ALL over the place and if you flipped through some Australian interior design magazines, you know what I’m talking about. I’d say the guy is somewhat of a genius with the camera and as a bonus, he has a wide range of subject matter.

    Today I’m sharing some of his food photos because they are just as fabulous as his interior shots which I drool over almost daily. He even makes mushrooms look yummy to someone who’d rather eat dog food than a mushroom.

    Take a peek at the rest of his portfolio here! His portfolio website was designed by Laura Baxter and developed by Nyssa Sutherland

  5. In Their Home // Weekday Carnival

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    I’ve got a magical home tour for you for today’s “In Their Home” feature. I stumbled upon Riikka’s blog, Weekday Carnival, a week or so again and when it happened, I was clicking through the archives with my mouth open in awe. She a photographer living in Ireland who has taken a few years “off” from her day job to be a stay at home mom. Her daily mission is to capture the lives of her growing children and capture the moments of every day life. Scenes from her home make many appearances on her blog and I love it all. Her style is spot on and the pops of color throughout her space bring life to every room. Enjoy! (Sorry. I went a little picture heavy, but its was all too good!)

    Stop by her blog to learn/see more or visit her shop.

    Previous Features:
    1 //  Annaleena Karlsson (Oct 3)
    2 //  Old Brand New (Oct 10)

  6. Trending Graphics // Collected Collage

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    Today’s Trend // Collected Collage
    Ever since I was a kid growing up, I’ve been a BIG fan of clipping magazines. I clip and clip and clip and then say I’m going to do something really great with the clippings, but they usually end in a pile somewhere. As a kid I would organized clipped letters and words into collages and fill entire pages of clipped greatness and then hang the finished product on my bedroom door.

    With a love for magazine clipping, collage style artwork always stops me in my tracks. Most collages are a bit odd and the combination of photos, textures and words get your mind thinking. I imagine each piece has a pretty big story to tell. Love it!

    Are you a chronic clipper? 

    Previous Trends:
    1 //  Back to Basic with Black & White (Oct 8)

  7. friday finds & favorites // 37

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    Florence Welch: Not Fade Awayfrom Tabitha Denholm on Nowness.com.

    1. Are you ready to quite your day job and make a living off of your creative endeavors? Paper & Stitch help you decide.

    2. Paired with the above link, Paper & Stitch’s Track This resource is a real big help while making the leap!

    3. I’ve fallen in love with the illustrations of Stranger In My Home (Art Prints and home goods)

    4. This engagement photo session is beyond adorable. I love adventure in these photos and you can tell their in love.

    5. OMG! This tea house is inside a vintage trailer. Awesome.

    6. Elise’s “No Stat Checking Experiement” post is exactly what I needed. I’ve now turned off all statistics on my own blog.

    7. Obama for America is seeking poster submissions for artists across the country to support President Obama’s plan.

    8. Favorite blog of the week. Such original content!

    9. I don’t know who this chick is, but I really love this outfit!

    10. I love this color post on LushLee Blog. “Six Servings of Green”

    Happy Weekend!

  8. Sibella Court: A cozy home

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    This fall, I got my Design Sponge book in the mail (see the DesignSpong Sneak Peek)and I’ve been reading through it slowly, soaking up all the little details. Within the book, Sibella Court’s home was featured and OMG…love. Seeing her space in the book drove me to look her up on the internet. Great stuff, people…everywhere. This chick is awesome!

    Sibella seems to be an extreme collector and it’s refreshing to see how she displays these collections in her home. She also has a storefront in sunny Australia. (jealous) Both spaces are extremely unique with unexpected combinations of color and objects. Hope you enjoy her as much as I have.

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  9. Elephant Magazine : buckets of inspiration

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    Elephant Magazine, issue no. 5 is sure to impress anyone who’s goo goo over typefaces. This issue includes 5 new headline typefaces and 1 new numeral set. It’s a real beauty to look at and a frequent page layout guide in my design arsenal. I’m currently drawing inspiration from this issue in my most recent design project…stay tuned!

    * you can buy this publication in both print and digital forms