I spent extra hours at my local pottery studio this week, working on creating vessels by hand using molds and templates. It’s a quiet community space to work in and I’m so happy to have discovered it! I’m learning all about glazing and different colorization techniques, it’s been a lovely experience being enrolled in a two month course.
Yesterday Matt and I spent a whole day decluttering the family home here in California and coming up with plans for updating different spaces. Already it feels fresher but there is a lot more work to do. We miss our daughter’s presence but there is also a calm feeling in our home because it’s a little quieter. These are the adjustments that occur when a nest empties but I’m glad it’s happening slowly, not overnight.
Favorite links from the week:
Calm and lovely neutrals were used throughout this home. More images here.
Find an inspiring use of patterns and beautiful cabinetry in this full scale remodel.
What a fun Florida vibe captured in this Naples escape.
If you like wood paneling, you’ll be inspired by this cozy California coastal home.
This is a creative bathroom tile installation.
This rainbow runner makes a happy staircase! DIY install here.
A photographer found this rare rainbow inside ice caves.
Feel like a drive? Check out these 20 USA fall foliage trips.
It’s not just diet and exercise. Optimism leads to longevity.