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I couldn’t be more excited that we’ve finally reached the month where Spring shall begin!  The weather was in the 50s this week, YES, 50 degrees, WOO HOO!  It’s time to bust out those tank tops (layered with a sweet ruffled cardigan), skirts, sweater dresses, tights, and strappy sandals! I can’t wait to box up those winter coats, chunky sweaters, and long johns pretty soon here. Oh wait, I don’t wear long johns, but if I did, those would get boxed up… anyhoo, here’s some pretty Spring inspired images that have put a smile on my face this week!

inspire: mini farmer’s market flowers on postcards and pretties
decorate: the owls are hunting lamps featured on decor8
wed: keira and dan’s quirky new england wedding on ruffled blog
embellish: a vintage journal/scrapbooking giveaway bundle i won on rachie’s place
wear: yellow dress by lela rose for agnes lopez shoot on style me pretty
eat:
flower topped sugar cubes on bake it pretty
craft: printable pattern gift tags by natalie jost
see: blireiana plum trees photographed by georgianna lane

{P.S.}

The two GIVEAWAY winners for janie liu jewelry will be announced on this blog on March 8, 2010 so please check back on Monday to see if you won! And if you haven’t entered yet, hurry up and do so before Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 11:59PM CST. It’s FREE JEWELRY, what are you waiting for??

24 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Emily
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 9:07 am

    Such pretty images sandy! I can’t wait to box up my winter stuff too, it is going to be 60 here on Sunday…yahooo!!!

  2. sooki
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 9:54 am

    ooooh, i am in-love with keira’s dress! wish i wore that for my wedding! the plum trees photo series is amazing. yay for spring almost being here! can’t wait to hear the winners announcement!

  3. postcards and pretties
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 10:05 am

    thanks sandy for featuring my mini farmers market favors… have a great weekend

  4. michelle @ blissful musings
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 11:35 am

    This inspiration board just makes me smile. I’d like to add that lamp to my house.

  5. Lita
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 12:15 pm

    Thanks for your visit to my blog. You have a lovely blog! Love it. I bookmarked you already ^_^
    have a fabulous weekend.

  6. Amanda @ Ruffled
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 12:39 pm

    Thanks for the mention!

  7. Meg Sylvia
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 2:03 pm

    Just lovely! Definitely can’t wait to break out the summer clothes either!

  8. Alli (One Pearl Button)
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 2:17 pm

    Gorgeous – I can’t wait for spring!!

  9. Stephanie
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 4:54 pm

    Oh so pretty! I’m loving all the soft colors out right now!

  10. Georgianna
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 8:50 pm

    Ooo, yummy! Thank you so much for featuring my blossoms, Sandy!! Have a great weekend! xo

  11. Cristiana
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 10:33 am

    I love that wedding dress (and the post)! I love your blog, Sandy! So pretty and useful! You’ve inspired me to get back into cooking and writing :) I’m actually going to try out your mochi recipe today– I didn’t realize how simple the ingredient list was!

  12. this chick's got style
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 2:17 pm

    Cute pictures!!

  13. Vyviane
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 2:29 pm

    The gown is breathtaking.

  14. ++MIRA++
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 2:40 pm

    u like bake it pretty too!?? then u should totally enter my bakeitpretty gift card GIVEAWAY !
    (i also used their flower idea…teehee..)
    http://www.mirauncut.com

  15. The Neo-Traditionalist
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 3:55 pm

    So much inspiration! It warmed up a bit here too and we’re loving it. Can’t wait until everything is in bloom like all the pretty flowers in your collage… XO

  16. Ayumi
    Mar 07, 2010 @ 2:56 am

    Yay!!! Spring! By the way you just solved a mystery to me about what those beautiful blossoms are (blireiana plum trees)… seriously I’ve always known they weren’t sakura but now I know they’re plum blossoms! Thanks!

  17. Shannon O | Confessions of a Loving Wife
    Mar 07, 2010 @ 1:54 pm

    I can’t WAIT for Spring Sandy – thanks for reminding me that it’s on its way. I am so excited to soon bust out my tank tops and patio furniture!

  18. In Honor Of Design
    Mar 08, 2010 @ 9:09 am

    Just discovered your blog…so fun! Looking forward to following:)
    BEAUTIFUL photos:)

  19. Shannon of ** Happiness Is...**
    Mar 08, 2010 @ 1:42 pm

    Ah Spring. I can’t get enough of it. I definitely have Spring Fever. Lovely photos! :) xo

  20. Kristin
    Mar 08, 2010 @ 7:04 pm

    What a gorgeous collage. Loooooove the teacup!

  21. jenny
    Mar 09, 2010 @ 4:21 pm

    you’re so good at finding these super cute things! i love love love that dress! it’s probably super expensive though~

  22. Allie Spencer
    Mar 09, 2010 @ 10:00 pm

    oh wow! I love all the photos! so cute.
    your sites is so clean and pretty! LOVE.

  23. Suze
    Mar 15, 2010 @ 4:04 pm

    Fab Selection Sandy!
    I’m big fan of Georgianna Lane too!
    Looking forward to spring, hopefully you can start feeling it in the air here in Italy… (But 25 cm snow last week!)
    Thanks for stopping by at my DailySuze!
    Ciao!

  24. Meredith from Penelope Loves Lists
    Mar 16, 2010 @ 10:05 am

    Ohhhh, I love the lamp! And Natalie’s stuff is so awesome.

    The site is looking so pretty, Sandy!

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