Recovering with Pinterest

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I had a quick bit of surgery on Thursday and I have been down since then. Today is the first day I have been able to get up and around and sit at the computer. I have been busy on my phone though. I have still been posting pictures on Instagram, mostly from my trip to France earlier in the summer. I have also been back on Pinterest. I forgot how much I love Pinterest, when I have time to really obsess. I have started following a few new people. I have added boards and I have been pinning like crazy. I love going back through old pins to see what I was looking at before and how my tastes have changed or stayed the same.

I love having boards dedicated to different upcoming events so that I can put all of my ideas on a page and then edit down to what I can actually make happen.

I love looking at ideas for projects that will never happen, but I also have quite a few boards for projects that we want to make happen. I love the beauty and encouragement that you can find on Pinterest. You can find my old Pinterest account under Amy Hilton, but I am currently pinning on Brocante Treasures.

Some of my instagram photos are here:

My view from my bed. My husband found this court cabinet at a brocante warehouse in France. This piece is huge and I love it and I love that my husband loves it. The collection of items on top are all special to us as well and it is a wonderful thing to get to look at for days on end.

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My Sunday Round Up, a selection of 4 pictures from the last week. IMG_3190

I downloaded a new set of apps by Rhonna Designs. I am still learning how to use them, but I love being able to add text, borders and graphics to my pictures.

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While looking for organization ideas for plastic bags I found this tutorial for neatly folding plastic bags. This idea seems so absurd to me, but to my mom it seems totally normal. This might be instituted for our children

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My favorite hash tag party right now is #MagpieMonday. It is all about collections. I love wandering through my house and workshop to see what collections I have that I might not have noticed. I also love sharing the stories behind some of my favorite collections. This picture is in our dining room, I love this collection of mirrors.

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I have been out of bed long enough now, I am going to go back to pinning and resting. I will hopefully be back with some inspired photos in the next week or so. Unfortunately my surgery was on my stomach so my lifting will be limited for 6 weeks! I am going to have to have to work around that limitation, thankfully I have lots of ‘pin’spiration!

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