April 6, 2011

Trends

There are several trends that I have noticed that are sweeping blogland.  Some of them I am completely digging and others I would NEVER incorporate into my life.  We all have our own separate tastes, this will give you an insight into some of mine.

Trends that I am totally in love with:

Subway art.  I love that it is customizable or could be completely generic and anyone can do it. 


The awesome amount of boy fabrics!  I don't have little girls, but I have found that I love to sew.  I am happy that my choices are growing almost exponentially for cute fabrics that I can use for some boy projects.


Women DIYers.  In a field that is so dominated by men, it is nice to see some women stepping in and taking charge. You ladies rock!



Trends that I am NOT digging:

A wreath for every occasion.  I hang a wreath for Christmas, I might even make one for spring/summer, but I don't really feel the need to have one for every holiday/event/minor holiday etc.  Call me lazy, but I just don't change out my decorating that often.  I also just don't have the space to store 12 wreaths in my house.  Who knows, I might change my mind about this once the construction on my house is complete.   I couldn't bring myself to post a photo of a few tacky wreaths that I have seen lately because the creators were so proud of them. 


White!  Everything being white.  Yes, I understand the nice clean look white brings, but I do not have the time, nor care to keep it looking THAT white.  I have two boys, two dogs and a husband, I don't like to bleach everything in my home.  When I see a ton of white, it reminds me of hospitals and I spend way too much time in hospitals (had surgery yesterday).  It is not a color that is inviting and I love color.  White is actually the absence of all color.


Chevron stripes.  I like them, but feel completely overwhelmed with how often I am seeing them.  In my opinion a little goes a long ways and I am seeing it taken just too far.  I have really liked some chevron pillows that I have seen lately, I do not like an entire wall or full sized area rug done with a chevron stripe, it just overloads my senses.

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What trends are you loving/hating out there in blogland?  I would love to hear from you.

4 comments:

  1. Fun post! A trend I am loving is the gazillions of new floral prints popping up. I am a floral junkie - truly. I'm not a girly-girl at all but I EAT floral fabric. Hating? Wreaths. I don't think I can physically withstand seeing another one.

    :D

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  2. I don't know how I completely skipped over your mention of wreaths! Must have been the lack of a tacky wreath picture to draw me in ;D

    Way to be original, me. Backpat.

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  3. Fun! Boy fabrics are fantastic! I'm enjoying looking at all the cute little boy stuff again (now that Ben is fairly opinionated about his own things).
    Wreaths - I can't keep a bunch of wreaths but I do like to have something hang on my front door so one for each season is kind of what I lean towards. Actually spring/summer, fall/winter, and Christmas. So 3. :)
    Glad you're home and doing pretty well. Keep us posted on what you find out! Craziness!

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  4. New to your blog (From Mommagoround).

    I so agree with the chevrons, and the white (mom to 2 boys too).

    I don't even own a wreath...not even for Christmas!lol

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