I don’t know how this week went for you, but for me it flew at the speed of light. Probably because it was my week staycation from work so of course it couldn’t take its sweet time. Not a lot that I had planned for the week came to fruition, but I did thoroughly enjoy spending my days not at a desk for 9 hours a day.
Here’s what I’ve been digging this week.
Domino Magazine has a podcast now called Design Time. So far, it’s been a good listen and you know me, anything to do with interior design is right up my alley. It feels like the host gets more comfortable every episode.
This week I took a design course by Create Academy instructed by Rita Konig. She is a designer based in London and is so good at what she does and she talks to you like you’re her friend which made the process fun. She was entertaining as well as knowledgeable. It was also fun to hit pause and translate British English to American English. I didn’t realize we called our house items such different names. From now on I’ll be calling faucets, taps. Also, if I could just spend one month in her North Farm house, that would be lovely (FYI, I immediately went out and bought an antique dish to use as my soap dish after one of her episodes).
Speaking of antiques, this week I did more antiquing than I probably should. At one of the shops I decided to ask about booth pricing, etc. Now, I am the proud renter of a booth #47 at Through the Years Antique Mall in Fort Smith, Arkansas. I get to start moving stuff in on August 1, and I already have plenty of goodies to fill the space! I’ve talked about getting a booth for a long time since I’m constantly finding great things and don’t always have a place for it or it doesn’t necessarily go with my house, but now I have a place for it! Not to mention I get to decorate my booth. I am thinking of having an idea booklet people could look through also. I don’t know, I’m still thinking through how that would work. As soon as I get it going I will for sure bring you along for a viewing of the space.
Last weekend my BFF and I went to Winterset, Iowa for a night. I can’t express how absolutely lovely the town, people, and entire experience was (I’m going to try in a separate blog post). Let’s just say, I will be back and visit the lovely places and people we meet. Keep an eye out for the love letter I’ve been writing to the town.
This week I have been eating fresh mozzarella, tomatoes from my garden, and prosciutto for dinner most nights. It’s super filling and cold so you don’t have to stand over the stove in 95 degree temps.
Other than staying up too late and sleeping in, I haven’t really been doing much else. Next week is back to my old schedule of work, work, work. I hope your summer has been going as well as anything can go in 2020.