Happy Monday with a new feature…The Blog Trail

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Hi all! I hope your weekend was wonderful and that your week has started off well.

Some of you may have noticed that a while ago I did away with my blog roll that I had on the sidebar. I did this not because I no longer visited these blogs but because I felt like I wasn’t giving due attention to places that inspired me almost daily. There had to be a better way of giving these lovely blogs a more honorable ‘shout out’.

So in my quest to try and get really creative in featuring blogs I love, I realized it was better just to keep it simple.

Welcome to the Blog Trail…a new feature here where I will spotlight one of my favorite blogs every week. I love supporting and featuring lovely finds so why not do the same for blogs. Hopefully I will introduce you to some new sites or possibly reintroduce you to some old favorites that you may have forgotten about.


(image via French by Design)

Today I’d like to start with a site I visit almost daily, French by Design. French by Design is the lovely blog of Si, a French woman living in the U.S. with a passion for Scandinavian design and industrial era vintage finds. Her eye for great design is impeccable and I find myself anticipating reading her blog daily. Si also has an incredible shop of the same name as her blog where she sells her fantastic vintage finds. This shop is definitely worth a visit!

Here are a few items from Si’s shop that I am coveting at the moment:



I hope you will visit Si and her lovely online world {here} & {here}.

~live SIMPLY, live LOVELY~