Monday Inspiration | Oct 6, 2014

Happy Monday to everyone! Busy busy weekend for me. A friend and I helped the lovely ladies of Typecase Industries hand assemble invitations on Saturday for a very important event coming up in the DC area (squeeeee!). After five hours of meticulous curve cutting, gluing and mounting, I’m happy to say we helped make a dent in the 500 invites they needed to deliver. I don’t mind sacrificing comfort in the name of beautiful invitations. 🙂

Then, yesterday, my husband and I visited a friend and her husband for lunch and made our way to a local produce stand/market where they have a whole pumpkin patch type area set-up for children. Vee loved it and was running around all over the place. She picked out a baby pumpkin for herself, too. All in all, it was a success! After typing it out, it doesn’t seem like my weekend was that overwhelming but I’m still recovering! Boo these old bones.

Inspiration time:

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Hoodzpah Design presents, 31 Days of Halloween: The Washed Up Dead, where the careers of celebrities have long since “passed.”

I had the pleasure of hearing Dana Tanamachi-Williams speak at the HOW Design Conference this past May. Check out her new DIY lettering book.

Subscribe to James Victore’s “Burning Questions” on YouTube. Who couldn’t use good advice?

10 tips in opening a retail shop.

1000+ coffees is a project by Matt Kulesza where he plans to “have a one-on-one coffee with every single one of my 1000+ Facebook ‘friends’ over the space of the next three years, or as long as it takes to complete.”

Moleskine X LEGO notebooks. How could this get any more perfect?

Please check out Eoin Duffy’s Vimeo videos. So talented. And while you’re there, make sure to check out The Missing Scarf.

What’s your portfolio look like? Flaunt is working on its second edition.

The directing craft of David Fincher.

Check out Seth Godin’s new book, “What to Do When It’s Your Turn.”

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