This has been one busy week. Miami was amazing, and then it was back to work! I’ve been busy playing catch-up. The boyfriend and I had a really romantic, cozy Valentine’s Day at the Darby… wine, scrumptiousness, live jazz, and then an early night – I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect evening. Another highlight of the week was dinner at Gemma with Alicia, Erica, & Lauren. Major yum. Last night, I was so tired that I fell asleep on the couch at 8pm. That’s fashion week for you. This weekend, it will be a lot more catch-up, and some (seriously much-needed) craft time.
A lil bit of important housekeeping. I’m finally moving to WordPress. The move isn’t scheduled until early March, but you’ll see some changes on S&S over the next month – I’ll be sure to keep you in the loop. The first change was removing Google Friend Connect. (I’ve always found it to be a bit ugly, and when I switch to WordPress, it will no longer be compatible.) If you follow me on GFC, there is a chance that you may no longer get my updates. So… if you want to keep getting my updates, please either add S&S to your Google reader manually, or follow along via Bloglovin’!
I absolutely adore Erika of Small Shop Studio and was thrilled to see her home featured on The Glitter Guide this week! Such incredible home inspiration… especially since the boyfriend and I are in the middle of our apartment renovations now… her home = my dream home.
I cannot wait to try this heart-shaped bokah photo DIY on Globe Trotter Diaries. It’s just so pretty. I can see myself making home-made Valentines using this technique next year.
I’ll always adore Emily’s (of Cupcakes and Cashmere) style. So I was excited to read this little WSJ Article, where she shares a few of her favorite styling tips.
Lastly, many of you have asked how I added the Instagram feed to my blog. It’s easy! Just install this little widget.
Happy Weekend, friends… I hope yours is wonderful.
by GRACE ATWOOD
The Stripe is a lifestyle blog for the stylish bookworm. Since its first post in 2010, it has aimed to be a daily source of inspiration for the modern woman. Written by Grace Atwood, The Stripe aims to leave you feeling like you just had coffee with a great girlfriend: savvier, more confident, and always learning something new.