Thursday, August 04, 2016

Sweetness and Light

Lovely shades of blue, to inspire thoughts of warm summer days by the seaside or pool.

(photo: justine hugh-jones)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Mid Century Modern Meets Victorian
Take a tour of a lovely cottage with great vintage style, effortlessly mixing mid century pieces with other eras for a look that is beautifully timeless.

This App Puts A Museum On Your Phone 
This is such a great idea. The new Google Arts and Culture app brings together over 1,000 museums in over 70 different countries — point your phone at an unfamiliar work of art and the app will identify the work and give you the scoop on it, too.

Read Books, Live Longer?
A new report says that book readers live an average of almost two years longer than those who did not read at all. As good a reason as any to curl up with a good book, I'd say...

10 Best Micellar Waters
Beloved by models, micellar waters cleanse off makeup without exposing the skin to harsh chemicals. Vogue picks 10 of the best, with price points for every budget.

Reassuring Advice For Struggling Artists
In his book Getting There: A Book of Mentors, "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner candidly reveals his years of struggle — and his eventual path to success. Follow the link for an excerpt.

Has Waiting For Things Become the Ultimate Luxury?
In an article for T Magazine, Heidi Julavits discusses how, in an era of instant gratification, waiting has begun to acquire a new cachet and meaning.

Nine Easy French Desserts
Epicurious has put together a tempting list of 9 classic French sweets that are as simple to prepare as they are delectable to eat.

(photo via snake ranch)

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