All Sorts of Pretty Pins

All Sorts of Pretty Pins - July 26The past week has felt particularly inspiring on Pinterest.  So much beauty popping up in my feed!  Both from others and things I’m finding around the interwebs that I can’t help but pin.  Last night I had dinner with a bunch of girlfriends and someone brought up this article that talks about a new concept called Pinterest Stress*.   The idea that the curated images and carefully crafted what-have-you are causing many to feel inadequate and like they’ll never be able to live up to all the cool things others are creating.  I find that so silly.  Pinterest has always been inspiring to me.  It’s helped me understand my aesthetic and what I’m most drawn to.  I also find it interesting to see how that aesthetic has evolved over the years of using the site (so many pins I should delete!).  Most of all, I just love absorbing the images, all so pretty and all in one place.  I can’t get enough!

This week I am loving:

This retro-inspired bathing suit sold on Etsy and this American flag scarf that would be just as pretty draped around your neck or hanging on a wall.

This gorgeous white cotton lace dress on a tanned and messy-haired beauty that is so pretty I can’t look away.  (PS – I have searched high and low for the original image source with no luck; if you know, will you tell me?  xo)

This DIY leather-handled box and this magazine-clipping art.

This painted screened in porch with mid-century furniture that I probably would never leave from April-October.

And finally, this tiny Big Sur wedding that had me gasping in awe.  Since our brief trip there recently, Big Sur holds such a special place in my heart and this wedding looked like an absolute dream come true.

*I’d love to know: what do you think of “Pinterest Stress”?  Is this a legitimate concern or something that makes you roll your eyes and say “Oh puh-lease!” ? :)

2 Responses to “All Sorts of Pretty Pins”

  1. Laura Dennison

    I am more in the roll your eyes and say “Come on” camp. I find much of it inspiring.

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