Editor's note: For our last week at Style Lush, I've asked the writers to share both a favorite post by another writer, from over the last three years, and a favorite post of their own. You'll see these posts linked to at the top of their new post for the week. Enjoy a stroll down Lush memory lane!
As a way of helping send this site out with a triumphant fanfare (even as I've wept myself into a puddle over the loss), I'm going to try to answer the question "What was your favorite Style Lush post ever?" Three-plus years of archives! So much incredible content! How do I choose? Here's how: Knowing a lot of things that surround me are thanks to this site, I just closed my eyes and pointed, and when I opened my eyes I was looking at my perfectly organized boots, courtesy of a tip from Sara, featured on Style Lush in December 2010. A little bit of genius, that.
As for pointing you to one of my best posts for the site, I'll go with the biggest crowd-pleaser, which is this Balloon Garland How-To, from January 2011. This is a big hit with the Pinterest crowd, and I love it so much we're doing another version of it for my son's fourth birthday party this weekend. If you can make a bigger, more festive impact for less money, I'll eat my aforementioned boots.
Now onto my next, and final *sniff*, find:
Okay, I'm a little embarrassed this tip is something I picked up from a Pottery Barn catalog, but then you know what they say about inspiration: Sometimes you pick it up from a Pottery Barn catalog.
I saw this image and was instantly charmed:
Seeing that simple note on the o.j. carafe would bring a smile to anyone's face.
My first thought was that this would be a lovely touch to add to breakfasts when I have house guests--I wrap their towels in ribbon and leave a cookie on the nightstand, so why wouldn't I wish them good morning via juice?--but a beat later I realized this is a perfect, easy gesture for any old day, and any old meal. Heck, bring home pizza and tie a note around the 2-litre jug of Diet Coke that says "I dig you, so dig in!" (When kids roll their eyes at Mom, it means they love her best of all, right?)
Thank you, all of you, for reading and commenting here and helping build up a community of friendly faces that we're all richer for knowing. I dig you and hope to see you around!