Entries from December 2008

inspiration board

December 31, 2008

I have come to conclusion that perhaps all my blogging comrades have this mystical object called an “inspiration board.”  Sadly, I do not.  Which is strange because I cannot tell you how many times a day I am inspired.  I am inspired by my surroundings…Oregon is a magical place.  I am inspired by all of you and by what you blog and/or create and I am inspired by photos.  I can’t get enough.  I am completely addicted to flickr and we heart it.  I peruse these sites daily and often become so full of inspiration and loveliness that I feel as if I am ready to burst.  Rather than exploding I have decided to share them with you.  I am going to use this blog as my virtual inspiration board.  Why?  because it is fun to share and for selfish reasons, I need to get a handle on the crazy-beautiful ideas floating in my head…
these were taken by me

these were taken by the photographers that cause that bursting sensation via we heart it (photo credits listed on my page)…
I hope I was able to make your day just a bit prettier…xo mrs. french

little friend

December 31, 2008

I have admired this little guy for too long…It took some quick clicking, but I did it…I finally was able to get a picture (after countless blurry attempts) this morning.  He (or she) has graced me with the prettiest little chirp since at least May…he is as beautiful as he sounds…night, night my dears…xo mrs. french

~for those of you who have been curious…this little birdie is a hummingbird…

a skona hem new year

December 30, 2008

I am finding it hard to believe 2008 is coming to an end.  Oh the dreams I had….dreams of a home with soft white walls, accents of warm wood, dreamy fireplaces, pops of color, and warm accessories.  I have decided to turn my discouragement into inspiration.  2009 is my year friends, I just know it.  The beautiful home I hope to create is still in my head, remarkably unchanged.  Now moving it from my skull to my not-so-inspired home is the challenge.  In order to keep my inspirational mind flowing I turn to my old friend Skona Hem…I immediately feel invigorated.  This is just too good to keep to myself.  I hope these photos from my favorite Swedish mag get your lovely head wheels a turning in 2009…

photos courtesy of skona hem~
xxoo mrs. french

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