Fancy Friday~Favorite Things

Every once and a while, we pause to share with you some of our favorite things!  These are items in our lives that make us smile, inspires us, make our lives easier or just plain makes us happy!  We’d love to see what things are tickling your fancy these days!! Link up your post so we can see!!

This bolt of rag ribbon from Anthropologie just sits on my desk because it makes me smile.

anthropolgie ribbon

There’s another yummy piece that came from Anthropologie that was given to me by my friend Diana over at True Character!  She has her own darling shop…stop over and say hi for me!

She gave it to me because she wanted to see what I would do with it!  It became home to all my scarves!  It’s wall art!

iron hooks

Recently I read a book that has stayed with me. Ishmael Beah’s story, is one that inspired me but also left me looking at my life and what is truly important.

A Long Way Gone

Since the beginning of the year, my husband and I have been doing a little detox.  Soup has been our friend!  I don’t know what I’d do without my immersion blender!  You can puree a whole batch of soup without transferring it to a blender.

emmersion blender

Another gadget that has gone straight to my head…

flat iron

Cana, my sister, drew my name this year for Christmas!  Yeah me!! She gave me a pocket full of treasures!  Including this beaut of a leather bracelet!

leather cuff

She also gave me this coaster that has made it’s home next to my sofa.

coaster

Right before the holidays, I ventured to the Charm City Craft Mafia show with Our Daily Chocolate and another “soon to be blogger”…friend.  I put it in my husband’s stocking.  Doesn’t it just scream for a shot of espresso?!

sip

This last little piece, is a piece I’ve had for years.  It use to be in my daughter’s room when she was a baby.  It’s been in storage for years.  I re-discovered it and made it my necklace hanger!

necklace display

Share with us your treasures!! We’d love a peek!


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  1. oooh you have the loveliest treasures. I don’t have anything close to that cool. Wishing I’d gone to the Charm City Craft Mafia thingy though….

  2. Oh Kirsten! I’ll let you know the next time it rolls around! We could gather a bunch o Baltimore bloggers and descend upon them! They wouldn’t know what hit them! :)

  3. I don’t think you ever showed your finished desk…

  4. That’s because I’m waiting to finish details around desk for big reveal!

  5. What a great necklace hanger! And I LOVE that bracelet! I’m stopping by from Gussy!

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