refresh | spring thoughts

Hello Spring (rain)!

Lately, my brain has felt a lot like this:

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I’m ready for the sun to come out, and the skies to be blue! Oh, and a clear, worry-free mind would be great, too. (Totally fine with the rhyme that just happened).

In the spirit of refreshing, I think I’ll paint S and I’s soon-to-be bedroom a clean, pure shade of pale blue. My favorite right now, Benjamin Moore’s “Breath of Fresh Air”. Perfect, right?

cityclecticdesign_Benjamin Moore Breath of Fresh Air in room

cityclecticdesign_Benjamin Moore Breath of Fresh Air

I’m also doing some more practical things, like de-cluttering my schedule and quitting caffeine.

But hey, I’m a designer, so I believe environment is (almost) everything. Stay tuned for before and after photos of our first home (er, apartment) to be!

What are you doing to refresh for Spring?



new year | new thoughts

Happy New Year!

I’m ready for 2014. Last year was a whirlwind of big events all across the spectrum. One of my best friends moved away, I got a new job, two of my closest family members passed, I got engaged…the roller-coaster-of-a-list goes on. Through all of it, I’ve felt everything from completely lost to humbly thankful to a greater understanding of what life’s about. 2013, I bid you goodbye with a fond but ready heart.

In the coming months, I’ll be continuing to plan S and I’s wedding (August 2nd will be here before we know it!), working my wonderful job in Brooklyn, and striving for better peace of mind. Among my other goals are a few more regular features right here on cityclectic (coming soon!), daily yoga, and continued art from yours truly. It’s going to be an incredible year, and I’m thankful for your support on this journey. Keep following!

For now, I’ll leave you with some images that inspire me or just put a smile on my face, in the hopes they’ll do the same for you. Cheers.
















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