This is truly a happy weekend post! Kathryn and Ryan welcomed their baby girl this week and the whole family is happy and healthy. As Kathryn heads into baby-landia (her word, can’t take credit), I will be taking over Happy Weekend posts. Don’t worry, I’m sure she will pop back in every so often with updates on life with Baby Girl Grady. My first post of Friday links includes new found gems, as well as a few tried and true places on the web I find myself revisiting all the time. Do you have any websites or blogs you can’t get enough of? Or maybe a video you’ve watched more times than you’re willing to admit?

Meet baby Caroline! How beautiful is she?

A “must pack” item for your next summer adventure - soaps to go! Such a genius idea  made even better with beautiful packaging!

Can’t you see these fun pins as bridesmaid gifts or shower favors? I especially like “ice cream aficionado”…

I love any kind of ballet, but this bird ballet is something else…

I’ll admit, I’m an obsessive desktop background changer. This background from the Design Love Fest Dress Your Tech series is fun AND functional.

Check out these DIY Projects – Rope Edition round up from Apartment Therapy.

Bet you didn’t know there were this many expressions of espresso! Via Fast Co. Design

If you’re a DIY bride, you’ll love these envelope addressing tips! (This post goes along nicely with our 50 of the best fonts for weddings invites post this week! Fancy that!)

Can you imagine stumbling across this geode art project? Via Knot and Bow

Still Motion has such a way of telling stories through their wedding cinema. One of my favorites.

Have you ever played around with the Adobe Kuler tool? Could be an awesome way to pick the perfect color palette for your wedding?

P.S. Thank you for having me, I’m excited to be here! – Shanley

 

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  1. Li Mei

    What a surprise! Truly happy for the Gradys!

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  2. Lorri

    Congratulations! She’s beautiful.

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  3. Rachelle {wiley valentine}

    Yay!! Congrats Kathryn + family. So excited for her and her gorgeous baby girl. And welcome Shanley!! xoxo Rachelle

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  4. Fiona

    Awww – she’s gorgeous!
    Congratulations to the whole family from Scotland.x

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  5. Koru Kate {Koru Wedding}

    What a beauty! Congratulations & best wishes~

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  6. melissa

    YAY! Welcome sweet Caroline! Congratulations Kathryn and family :)

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  7. Polly Alexandre

    A BIG congratulations to Kathryn & husband on their gorgeous new arrival! So happy for you all! xxx

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  8. Maggie at Eat Boutique

    Congratulations !!! WOOT. Welcome to Shanley. :)

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  9. silvana

    AMAZING!!! Congratulations to you both. She’s a stunner!!!!!!

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  10. Carrie

    Congrats to Kathryn and Ryan! Caroline is beautiful — enjoy this amazing time.

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  11. Jill Gordon

    Welcome gorgeous little Grady!!!! Congratulations Kathryn and Ryan. Such exciting news — and she’s so beautiful. Sending love to you all.

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  12. Kate

    Welcome to the world Miss Caroline! And enjoy your entry into parenthood Kathryn and Ryan!

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  13. Kristin – My Life as a Teacup

    Aw, congratulations! She’s a cutie!

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  14. Kara

    We love you so much, Miss Caroline!!! Can’t wait to squeeze those cheeks and hug your mama!

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  15. Kate

    Congratulations to the Grady family! I LOVE the name Caroline :)

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  16. J

    Beautiful! Wow, this is the first time I’ve heard of a first baby coming early, rather than late! I’m sure Kathryn is relieved, haha! Congratulations to the Grady family!

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  17. Karen

    Congratulation to Kathryn and Ryan on the safe arrival of Caroline. Such lovely news! Hope you are all doing well.

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  18. shira @ martha stewart weddings

    congrats kathryn and ryan on the beautiful baby girl. we wish you all the best!

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  19. Meredith

    Congratulations, Kathryn & Ryan – she’s absolutely beautiful!

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  20. maria + kelly

    Kathryn – We couldn’t be happier for you and your new little blessing. Thinking of your family and sending lots of warm wishes your way! xo

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  22. Kate@MagnoliaRouge

    Congratulations Kathryn – she’s just beautiful!! Enjoy this special time with your new family member!! xo

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  23. Karen Wise

    Congratulations Kathryn & Ryan on your beautiful baby Caroline! xo

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  24. Jillian

    We’re so happy for you Kathryn. Enjoy these precious first moments with your sweet little girl. Congrats!

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  25. Kates

    congrats…what a beautiful baby girl and i love her name.

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  26. Jess

    Congratulations! Welcome, sweet baby Caroline!

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  27. Caroline

    Great name! Congrats!

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