February 20, 2012

a little love.

so i originally thought i'd pick a handful of my favourite instagram feeds to show you but as you can see by my selection...it has just kept growing. i have received A LOT of love from my fellow instagrammers as of late and i wanted to return a little to those inspiring me the most. of course i love a lot more than the 14 i've chosen but a few of them are super special and a shout out is in order. i'll keep it short and sweet, and just take the chance to say a big thank you to those following. your beautiful comments and pictures make my day so much brighter and i hope you'll have a peek at my favourites below and bring a little sunshine to their day too.

errymerry. i've just started following this creative lady and i am already in awe of her extensive vintage wallpaper collection. this woman knows her patterns. get ready to spend a few hours with her colour filled pictures.

foxslane. this lady is no stranger to the blog world and her instagram feed is just as delightful. her delicious pictures of homegrown berries, baking achievements and cutie pie pics of her youngest daughter pepper just keep me coming back for more.

hildagrahnat. i have serious apartment envy when it comes to this lady. she knows how to thrift, presents her food like nobody else and has the most beautiful photographs to prove it. i love her blog and now i love her quirky instagram feed.

kelliebenard. i met this beautiful lady at suitcase rummage. she finds treats that make my heart beat faster, has the most decadent floral filled lunches and picnics and knows good vintage floral when she sees it. what's not to love?

nanettelf. am i showing you a page from the latest issue of inside out? well, i could be...this lady has serious display talent. i drool over images of her home and am constantly inspired by her ability to display her collected treasures. inside out are you listening?

gentlefolk. a real gem. noticing i had a small 'thing' for johnson crockery on my blog, i was sent an email by this generous soul to ask if i wanted some of her johnson destash. a local stranger that has quickly become one of my favourites. the beauty of the everyday is captured in her beautiful feed.

ashleighbourke. she just so happens to be one of my best friends but oh boy is this woman talented. a florist by day and stationary lover by night, she knows a beautiful floral arrangement when she sees one and can sniff a kikki k sale out for miles. a real treasure. flowers abound in this gorgeous feed.

lovekatyha. could she be any sweeter? i'm not even talking about her amazing baked treats that she oh so beautifully arranges to bedazzle her viewers with decadence! a loyal follower of mine, i have been waiting for the perfect moment to return the favour. her light filled images are total eye candy...seriously, why are you still reading this?! go!

_ruby_ruth. seriously, were we seperated at birth? this woman channels everything that is vintage and beautiful. she knows how to arrange flowers (she's a florist) and fills her little home so successfully with some of the most beautifully opshopped goodness around. check out her feed...no, you're not looking at mine. this woman is a winner!

littlepoppa. it all started with a stream of photos from her albany road trip. there were photos of treasures flying at me and i didn't know what to do. i couldn't tell her enough how awesome her eye for beautiful crockery was. until i did, and what does she do? she finds a duplicate johnson teapot (that i've been searching my whole opshop life for) and tells me it's mine. could you be more generous beautiful lady? i am in awe. johnson lovers..this feed is for you!

tamaraerbacher. i'm not sure who i have to thank for directing me over tamara's way but thank you instagram gods. this feed is a real treat. so dreamy, so delicate and photos of her youngest boy (she has 5) will make your heart melt. with 5 boys i am in complete awe of her ability to keep life so simple and beautiful. the photo above had me smitten from the get go.

littlejanest. a total favourite of many, i know...but seriously her latest stream of photos makes my heart bounce back and forward (that's a good thing.) i've been collecting her handmade treats long before i knew much about this soon to be mama. vintage dresses, paper clouds and ampersand magnets...this lady's got it goin' on!

pannka. her photos are so dreamy with their rounded corners, slices of the eiffel tower and the beauty of her local surroundings. so dreamy that i often fall into her dotty, floral filled world for many a photo. did i mention she lives in paris? oui? tres bon.

ohsolovelyerin. no introduction needed, i'm sure. this woman works colour like nobody's business. her kitchen is to die for and i fall in love with every single vintage vignette she snaps. anyone who adores peach and turquoise together (and has a house filled with the combo) is a hero of mine. a real delight.


polkadotpeticoat said...

Now I have major envy....love it all...

koralee said...

So lovely...that last photo is stunning! Off to visit. Happy weekend.

claire said...

oooo looks lovely :) love your blog its so pretty!

Little Jane St said...

Such a great idea for a blog post!! I love instagram, thank you for sharing your favourites with us, so much sweetness!

Art by Wiley said...

Oh, I pine for instagram! Maybe one day... in the meantime, lovely to admire these pics. Thank you!

Tania said...

Thanks, this is very handy for an instagram newie! I'll have to look a few of these up later. In love with that last image.

Lisa @ .Simply Me. said...

What a gorgeous collection of photos, your blog posts are always so inspiring :)

I'm running a giveaway over at my blog and would love you to enter: Jewellery Pack Giveaway!

Anonymous said...

Humbled I am that I am included here Laura...IG really has my heart at the moment, the connections and inspiration amazes me.
I see I have some serious eye candy to check out on there today :)


green tea and red nails said...

you are ever so awesome! thanks for the shout out... am super excited to be invluded with such fabulousness!! cant wait to go and check out some of those pretties!

have a great week gorgeous girl :)

kel x

p.s - are you rummaging in march?

humble habit said...

I have instagram envy I feel like I am missing out :( i am liking your picks a few I had not heard of before, I am going to be up late tonight thank you very much ;)

Kate said...

Ohmygoodness, thank you!
I am just trying to remember if we 'met' here on on IG.
Wherever, whenever, I'm super pleased we did.
Your floral stream is one of my favs for certain.
Thanks so much for choosing mine. xx

Aida said...

My dear,
I found your blog by chance, while peeking others and I decided to check it out! I’m glad I did it, because I am really delighted with yours. It's beautiful, well structured, interesting, sweet amazing [probably your own qualities right?] and it has completely got me hooked. I think we're going to get along just fine! ;)
I'd like to invite you to follow each other. I’d be very pleased.
I wish you lots of success and will surely come back often


Peta said...

hey, I'm currently participating in the send-it-forward idea and giving away some Johnson side plates - thought you may be interested.


My Bearded Pigeon said...

Beautiful recommendations!! I love Rummage too, love Nanette's house and style- so am thrilled to have my cushions sitting on her lounge in the pic you showed!! Yay!!!

Bungalowgirl said...

Well now I know where you have been hiding lately and it is might purrrty! Must get me over to instagram for a good prowl, gorgeous photos, love that first one of all the wallpapers. melx

Katie and Reuben said...

This is such a great idea for a post! I can't wait to check out all these lovelies. I have instagram but don't use it much... I think that really needs to change!

Katie x

whiskerslane said...

Hey Laura, love all the instagramers! I checked them all out thank you! Some are even following me back now :) I love following your blog after we met on IG. Thanks for the lovely photos you post :)

Shauna Nep said...

love these, and love your blog!