link luv roundup

{images: honer akrawi}

feeling inspired by the softness of the images in the rita saardi "private garden" collection (via luphia loves).

dieters beware! creature comforts has a tummy growling cupcake roundup and also a tutorial to repurpose your paper to deck out your cupcake and your room!

ohhh, paris, i hear you calling my name. check out the gorgeous pics from lobster and swan.

i might actually go out in public in a bathing suit in one of these beauties! retro swimsuits fever over on country living

softie alert! i got a kick out of these little mammal finger puppets from sotosofties and who could resist this snake tie!

i was wowed by this diy on censational girl. see how she changed this lonesome old footboard into a pretty message center!

1. happy together shows us how to make your own vintage clutch.
2. check out this newspaper basket on how about orange!
3. make some of these fun bean bag rocks from salt and chocolate (via one crafty place).

there has been so many wonderful and exciting refashioning tutes floating around lately and this one on thimbly things is one to add to your list. i know we all have worn one of these old denim jumpers in our lifetimes so go take a peek at her tutorial on how to revive and refashion it into one cute dress!

i've been sitting here listening to "heavenly day" by patty griffin and staring at these gorgeous, gorgeous drops and drooling over sfgirl's inspiration board roundup, finding father's day gift ideas over on photojojo, entering to win a fat quarter bundle giveaway and hoping to try this "grilled lemon oregano tofu"!

make sure you take a look at this great site - {via tiny decor}to help make buying fabric on etsy that much easier. they help you shop by the color of the fabric you are looking for and there are some great free quilt patterns up at michael miller fabrics to inspire you as well. the lovely rachel of "p.s. i quilt" has a super tute up on how to make your own sewing labels - so handy! there's also a fun post on making bean bag letters for your little ones here and learn how to make your own golden goddess gown in 2 hours with no patterns - wow!

happy link luvin!