link luv roundup

i just can't seem to get enough of all the lemony goodness going around right now. click here to make this happy hour frothy mint lemonade.

i would love to be daydreaming on a quiet beach right now snuggled up in this quilt like sleeping bag - how divine!!! {via mer mag}

i'm feeling inspired by this gorgeous photo from irene l via fubiz.

here's some skirt tutes that are floating around the blogs the last few days:

2. men's dress shirt into a cute pencil skirt over on megan nielsen.
3. epicurean shows us how to turn a men's t-shirt into a child's adorable ruffle skirt.

oh, and don't forget to enter the shabby apple dress giveaway on grosgrain!!! i am crossing my fingers for that one! craftzine and singer also have a new contest going for all you sewers out there to come up with some fresh new swimsuit cover-ups! details here.

loving the sweet home tour of interior decorator tracey leigh over on made by girl.
mackenzie and i have been loving watching this animated video of the new chronicle book "wave" by suzy lee. i worked in the book industry for years and still have a soft spot for wonderful children's books and hope that i will one day find the time to write my own.

buy yourself some of the lusted after raindrop wall decals from elizabeth dunker's home tour that are finally for sale in her online shop "studio violet" {via nesting} and then learn how to keep those receipts organized with this video from AT. finally, check out the new summer issue of popknits! find some great tips on the art of paper cutting over on chica and jo, and then read some touching words with imagery on "i can read" along with this illustration by kevin cyr and click over to "one pretty thing" for her revamp roundup filled with some fun DIY's to fill your weekend with.

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