In spirit of the long weekend, we’re sharing Friday links a few days early. Here’s to some time off filled with family and friends, a few fireworks, and your most favorite of Independence Day traditions…Enjoy!

It’s park season!

Dress up your phone with these wallpapers.

A love letter to the San Francisco fog.

In search of a fun weekender?

Lovely DIY flower pom pin and headband.

Do you read this NY Times column?

A firework cake topper via Oh Happy Day.


Rhubarb & orange? Yum…

Thinking of investing in an art piece

SF to Paris in two minutes… (hint: wait for the Aurora!)

Glam home in the Hollywood Hills.

In case you missed our boozy popsicles post…

Have a fabulous holiday!  We’ll see you on Monday with real weddings not to be missed! xo, Shanley

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Before Monday comes I’ll be heading to St. John for my first vacation of the summer. Wahoo! A week full of snorkeling, reading, hiking, kayaking, and a few nights at a local music festival. Do you have upcoming vacation plans?

A thank you note a day. My favorite.

Vogue does weddings.

An entertaining (and possibly musical) escort card display.

What are your thoughts on the jumpsuit trend?  I just took the plunge with this Topshop number…

A sophisticated mimosa.

Masking tape… who knew?

A beach bag to die for.

Fashion inspiration from the Valentino Runway, via This is Glamorous.

The perfect summer DIY.

Pretty vintage cocktail rings via SF Girl By Bay.  

Love this chalkboard printable – plus, it’s free!

Eco friendly sunnies. 

Have a great weekend, friends! xo, Shanley

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This is the last time I’ll say it, I promise… summer is officially here! Happy longest day of the year! I’m commemorating the official start to summer by camping in the Rocky Mountains for the weekend. Doesn’t a night under a big full moon and away from your phone and laptop sound nice? What are your weekend plans?

Image by Kelsey Gerhard via You Are My Wild – a weekly portrait project documenting how photographers see their kids.

The Happiness Advantage – a favorite TED talk.

A philosophy on modern manners. (Pretty script too!)

I’m itching to read this book.

This top ten list could certainly come in handy for your next long vacation.

Help I’ve Cut Myself (And want to save a life.)

A simply jaw-dropping dinner set-up  from Firenze Forever Via Julia Engel’s Instagram.

Loving this simple, preppy camera strap – perfect for summer travel! (Plus, this website, Given Goods, is fabulous. All their products give back!)

A happy elopement.

Bring home Mexico with this cocktail recipe.

American made wedding gifts via Made Collection. (Love the cutting board oil!)

Have a lovely one, friends! xo, Shanley

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There sure is a lot to celebrate this father’s day weekend! A special congratulations to Ryan who is his spending his first father’s day with baby Caroline. And to my dad, who is in Hawaii this week hopefully catching some strong winds on his kite board. (Hi Dad, I love you!) I’ve enjoyed seeing many touching father of the bride photos surface this past week – what are your favorite memories with your dad? Or do you have any fun father’s day plans to share?

Summer camps for grown ups – take me to Camp Grounded with laughing yoga sessions!

Clever booze bags from Lady Fingers Letterpress

Gorgeous collages made entirely of old maps.

Is there such thing as a classic summer pie? This strawberry rhubarb pie is definitely a contender. Via Joy The Baker

Wouldn’t this rescue dog coffee table book be a great wedding gift for a couple with a rescued friend who is close to their heart?

Love this paper pineapple.

BuzzFeed roundup of emotional fathers giving away their daughters.

Yes, I shared a video from Still Motion a couple weeks ago. But this one of a wedding in Ireland is too touching not to pass along…

Gold, silver, and rose gold candles. Yes please.

How beautiful is this lucent collection from Bliss & Bone?

Have a great weekend! – Shanley

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The beginning of summer is so magical. There are so many things to love about it – the first trip to the pool or beach, an early season family barbecue, anticipation for an upcoming vacation… But my absolute favorite thing has to be the light at dusk right before the sun goes down entirely. What is your most favorite thing about summer?

Pretty June downloadable calendar.

Take a ride on the world’s tallest bike!

The cutest citrus juicer from Honestly Yum.

Sometimes a fun new notebook really helps my productivity.

How much would you love to snuggle up in this pillow blanket?

We love the range of beautiful paper goods from The Lettered Olive, like this unique Just Married sign.

A vase that is designed to remind you to water your plants? Brilliant!

Artist Marc Johns has a unique sense of humor that I just love. This print of his is one of my favorites.

Learn how to make an ice cream cone with your Panini maker with this ice cream drumstick recipe!

I’ve loved lobsters ever since this scene from Friends where Pheobe tells us that “lobsters mate for life” – hence why I love this Top 10 Summer Wedding Gift roundup.

Check out this great inspiration for how to add a white denim vest into your summer wardrobe from Gal Meets Glam.

Congrats Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls on your new website!


Have a lovely weekend friends!

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