Weekend Reading

By Kate Riley August 29, 2014

Hello! What are you all up to on this long and last weekend of summer? I’m packing up today since we’re headed back to Las Vegas for a few days to work on the house and soak up some sun. Here’s a short list of links loved from the past week.

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How to build a gallery wall (5 excellent tips).

So you want to flip houses?

Ten clever ways to use stock cabinets around the house.

Give me gratitude or give me debt (fresh “perspectacles”).

Why we humblebrag about being busy.

How nice to see my fabric patterns appear in other homes, thanks Sharon!

Wow, I’d love to hang out in this floating hotel

Back to school: the 70s v. today (funny!)

And my writing at Lamps Plus, Get the Look: Autumn Interior Accents


Wishing you all a relaxing weekend, enjoy!



    • I was a child of the 80s and much was the same! Different lunchboxes though :)

  1. Kate, I just wanted you to know that I look forward to Weekend Reading every weekend. You always have a great roundup of links! I especially enjoy the house flipping one this time around. I’m an accountant always daydreaming about interior design, and I hope that someday I’m brave enough to stop crunching numbers and flip houses, too. I love watching your Las Vegas house come to life!

    • Thank you Catherine, I so appreciate that! It is a dream of ours too :)

  2. Just had chance for a quick flick through your weekend reading (which I love) and as I only had time for one I read Give me Grattitude. Wow, that is a bit of a wake up for someone who constantly dreams/plans about a new much needed kitchen. Think this writer has a lot in common with my husband who says ‘it’s clean, it works’…
    Really should not be moaning!!

  3. I always love your Weekend Reading posts, thank you so much for including me in it this week! What a nice surprise. Now off to read the other links! That gorgeous gallery wall already has me intrigued. Sharon

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