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  1. Choosing the right headboard is a critical decision when designing a bedroom. The advice I always give to people on where to start with a bedroom overhaul is with the bed. It’s the natural focal point of the space and is also the most important piece of furniture in the room, and possibly your entire house. …

  2. Editors’ note: This post has been edited after publication. We review every post to ensure this place is a safe and inclusive space for all our readers and regret that we didn’t remove the polarizing language before publication. Thank you to the commenters who used their voice to speak up!  The majority of us want to …

  3. For as volatile and rocky as 2017 was, it will always hold a special place in my heart as it was the year Joe and I welcomed our sweet little baby Birdie into the world. Although she was definitely the most noteworthy accomplishment in a rollercoaster of crazy news stories and incredible acts of togetherness, there …

  4. Podcasts have quickly become my favorite way to multitask. After all, there’s nothing that makes cleaning out the inbox or commuting to the office go faster than backgrounding it with interesting conversations. If you’re looking to hop on the podcast trend — or supplement your current queue — I’ve compiled a few of the best career-focused …

  5. Did a lil’ guest post for Bri while she is in Australia for Blogshop. Why not wear velvet jeggings to a holiday party? Dresses, optional. Links here.

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  7. In no particular order, a few items that I’ve been oogling. Because leather gym shorts are really practical, too. 1. KELLY BERGIN, Perforated leather shorts, $175 2. TOPMAN, ‘Birdseye’ Pompom Beanie, $24 3. ALEXANDER WANG – Soft leather wallet, $344 4. Oasap, Oversized Lapels Tweed Coat $69 5. Uniform Wares, 250 Series Steel Wristwatch, $630 6. …

  8. Can I get a “Yeah! Yeah” from my ladies who love leather sleeves? I just can’t get enough. I’ll also accept some “Yeah! Yeahs” from those of you who get the Usher references in this post. K Extra Credit: Who can tell which pieces are from ASOS? Those models lean HARD. 1 | 2 | 3 …

  9. Sassy in sneakers and leather jeggings lately. What about you guys? New Balance Johnny Apple Seed Comme Des Fuckdown Leather Leggings Jacket Watch Super Retro Glasses

  10. I’m over on TC Style talking about 3 ways I’m transitioning into fall fashions: 1. Waffle Knit Sweater + Maxi Skirt 2. Utilitarian Vests + Everything! 3. Tights + Shorts Click the link to get the deets.

  11. Have you guys gotten the men in your life something special for Father’s Day? If not, I’m sharing my gift picks from my favorite menswear brands & stores including Hasso, MartinPatrick3 and Jack Spade today! Get the gift guide and recommendations over on TC Style.

  12. Four-eyed since the 3rd grade, eyewear has been my staple accessory long before stilettos and statement necklaces. When oversized frames waltzed into trendy-ville, my inner nerd jumped for joy. In fact, the resurgence of bold eyewear has brought a huge range of styles, colors and shapes to play with. I had the chance to try out …

  13. Oh denim, how I love thee. A true staple in my wardrobe, I can always count on my favorite pair of jeans. Alas, my very favorite pair, which I got deeply discounted from Gap, have seen better days. Thankfully I stumbled upon London-based MiH Jeans a few weeks ago. Let me tell you- they know how …

  14. This week I’m sharing two ways to wear my favorite trend: The Maxi Skirt. Pair it with a leather jacket for an edgier look, or a lady-like blouse for a polished look. I also like to wear my maxi skirts as dresses. Pull the skirt up under your arms, zip up and add a belt around …

  15. Tangerine and coral are everywhere and I’m loving the vibrancy! It adds a little life to neutral basics, don’t you think? Wallpaper | Earrings (via Mary) | Dress | Nail Polish | Bag | Bikini | Studs | Shoes | Facial Toner | Bangle

  16. Have you guys used Beso? It’s a great online shopping resource that lets you search for apparel, home decor, jewelry and beauty products from your favorite brands. You can also create collections for up coming events, changes to your living room, or new skincare products to try. Beso has teamed up with Wit & Delight to giveaway a …

  17. I’m currently updating the W+D abode. Here’s a mix of things I own and things I want to own: – Chaise – Lamp – Storage – Yellow Chair – Wayne Pate Print – Rug – Knit Poof – Wake Up Pillow Cases

  18. Readers- It may be the time of the year, but I’ve been a little down in the dumps lately. I do my best to keep positive, but sometimes when a string of bad luck comes your way you can’t help but whine “Why me!?”. When I was in my (very) early twenties, my roommate and I …

  19. Currently… Watching: Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and The Painter. It is currently streaming on PBS. The couple that never fails to inspire creative living. Listening: Turntable Kitchen :: The Best 7″ Vinyl Singles of 2011. Fantastic round up from one of my favorite blogs. Wear: Booties with boyfriend jeans. It’s actually been mild and …

  20. Tasty hues inspired by a recent afternoon ice cream treat: Bracelets by Natalia Brilla Only Make Print Julie Stegner by David Vasiljeic Anthro Dresser Coin Purse Book Review cover by Chris Silas Neal Necklaces by FORTUNE Gold Cutlery from Canvas Peach Planner by Julia

  21. Holy cow, December is gonna be crazy. I’m sure you’re all just as busy as I am, so please, remember to take care of yourselves! Exercise, eat your greens, write in your journal, get some Zzz’s and tune the world out when you need to. Have a good one! Journal / Ear Plugs / Kale / …

  22. Just a few things i’m loving this week: 1. Black n’ Tan: I’ll take a pint and that entire outfit. 2. Citrus Season: Tasty brightness in the dead of winter 3. Argan Hair Oil Tonic: Perfect for smoothing ends and adding shine. 4. Central point bracelet: Loving this color combo. 5. New colors at PUBLIC: Delicious …

  23. When I was growing up my family would venture into the cold to pick the biggest tree we could fit in the house. My siblings and I would open the cedar trunk and unwrap the crinkled paper that kept our ornaments safe. Mom would start a fire, her favorite winter ritual, while we decorated the tree. …

  24. Recycling old technology is such a cool way to embrace where we’ve been and where we’re going. The add-ons may seem cumbersome, but there’s a lot of fun to be had with these products. No.1 La Sardina Metal Addition /  No. 2 Letter M Press iPad App (THIS APP IS SO COOL) / No. 3 BookBook Laptop Case /  No. …

  25. Two stylish ladies. One enamoured Kate. Layering takes skill and a good eye, but I’m truly in awe of those women who can make the simplest looks effortless and current all at once. photographed by Vanessa Jackman

  26. How many of you ladies steal your man’s comfy clothes on a chilly evening? The good news is that you now have another excuse to wear his garb outdoors, thanks to the resurgence of menswear-inspired women’s clothing. GQ recently did an interview with model Georgia Fowler on the subject, and I loved the casually chic styling. …

  27. * This giveaway is now closed * Readers, I’m so thrilled to host the first giveaway on Wit + Delight. Because design plays a huge role in what products I live with, and since I rely heavily on my bike for transportation, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to host a giveaway sponsored by PUBLIC. PUBLIC is offering a …

  28. elise from pennyweight was kind enough to ask me to participate in her weekly “wanted this week” column! i had so much fun putting it together. pennyweight is hands-down one of my favorite blogs. elise is probably my most frequent repin on pinterest, too. click here to check it out. layout by elise from pennyweight

  29. why not dress up your legs in rich colors, bold graphics, and delicate lace… 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

  30. opulent frivolities for fellow gold lovers… cuz i just can’t stay away from the stuff. 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

  31. an ode to my favorite color, the most friendly shade of red, poppy. yolanda sanchez painting / arne tidemand ruud Easy Chair / jcrew trench, via bonnie / zara neckscarf

  32. inspired by earthy rosemary, creamy lattes and weathered brass, adding touch of cool green to a neutral palette adds just the right amount richness. these colors are super hot in nail polish for fall, and you bet i’ll be wearing this palette often! product sources: phillip lim crisscross platform heel, via joslyn taylor, slouchy rothko clutch …

  33. one of my favorite palettes: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 all products discovered via supply*

  34. I want… that look: jcrew fall 2011 that hair: messy updo via sweet thing’s pintrest this face: understated glamour a la alexa chung How to get it… dress / shoes / cargo jacket surf spray / teasing comb / pins blush / bronzer / liquid eyeliner

  35. it has been S-T-E-A-M-Y up in minneapolis for days now. all i want is my bathing suit, a cool drink, and a pint of ice cream. stat. image sources: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4

  36. midnight + mint, on w+d inspiration board (aka my tumblr!)

  37. gold is my favorite way to amp up the glitz factor. i like my gold not too brassy, but not too dingy. a perfectly bright hue adds elegance to white, drama to black, and might be the single best complement to wood. golden bicycle via bonnie by isabelle bertolini nallik necklace, via {tig}, flats by asos, …

  38. have you noticed the air smelling a bit sweeter these days? it seems that over night all the trees, plants, flower beds and gardens filled in as spring pushes towards it’s peak. for me, this time of year means wearing more prints, snacking on lavender infused honey and fresh ricotta, sipping on jasmine tea, and leisurely …

  39. … are the perfect excuse to wear bold colors and tromp through puddles. umbrella, hunter boots, trench, head scarf inspiration (anyone know the original source?), necklace, tote, bra.

  40. so this is brilliant. just in time for biking weather… via Madison McDaniel’s pintrest

  41. have you noticed that summer swimwear is popping up all over the place? this is great news because i’m actually due for a new two piece this season. i love the bold polka dot print of this jcrew piece… reminds me of the iconic suits audrey and marilyn wore in the 50’s. sources: audrey hepburn image …

  42. one of the coolest things about blogging is how the whole experience can help shape the millions of little ideas you have into defined dreams and aspirations. it helps keep the big picture in sight… and lets face it, the big picture can get a little blurry as we trudge through the daily grind. i’m moving …

  43. … to my favorite time of the week: friday happy hour! let’s all give each other a pat on the back for making it through the week. cheers to you and your weekend adventures… (i’ll take a vodka martini, straight up with blue cheese olives, please.) k red skirt from urban, wedges by alexander wang, tank …

  44. cheery shades of pinks, purples, peaches and creams to warm up your march morning… chip chart from sydney studio, painting by todd hunter, skirt and sweater by rachael roy spring 2011, vintage rotary phone from anthropologie, dieppa restrepo oxfords, pale pink dress by Olivia Rubin neutra house letters by heath ceramics , elephant salt and pepper …

  45. a glimpse into this week’s obsessions: + toro y moi. so chill (and so cute!) + roasted brussel sprouts caramelized in truffle butter, topped with a squeeze of lemon and chopped chives. + an object of beauty & entre nous. i’m completely devouring both… sources: photo one via toro y moi’s myspace gallery, photos two and …

  46. hope you all had a nice relaxing weekend! i kept mine nice and simple: perfectly comfortable clothes… a few indulgences here and there… time spent with my family… a surprise letter in the mail from an old friend. the weather was perfectly moody. i can just feel spring lingering in the air… can’t you? flats by …

  47. i tend to favor minimal lines when it comes to clothes, furniture, jewelry, just about anything really. put a little wood in the mix and i’m drooling. très chic. mugs, side cabinet via bonnie, wooden stool, mary janes, utensils, emedemarta necklaces.

  48. pretty palettes for cold weather… 1 | 2 | 3 |

  49. on the top of my mind today: these stylish New Yorkers… this American Apparel leather bag… these shorts from H&M’s spring line… this amazing kitchen… that necklace… those flats… this bra.

  50. black, red, and a little bit of gold. some of my favorite products inspired by the classic palette. masking tape, eames chair, flats, joie de vivre banner, black cards, lovers notebook, celine handbag, polish, blossa glogg saffron flavored mulled wine

  51. a little bit of sunshine for your mid-February blues… dress via seesaw, card, necklace, bra, shoes, body oil, bookcase

  52. hi there! remember me? i wish i had a better excuse for my extended break, but i really don’t. i decided to take some time away from blogging to reevaluate the reason why i do this. people often ask me that question and i realized i didn’t have a good answer anymore. it gets to be …

  53. we are hosting our holiday party this weekend, so i’m really getting into the spirit of things. do you have fun holiday plans this weekend? taking the weekend to relax before the holiday travel begins? whatever you’re doing, i hope it is grand. xx 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |

  54. my 2010 wish list for the home. i was all for clean lines, refurbished wood, gold accents, and mid-century inspired pieces. i’m hoping to acquire a few of these pieces next year! 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | …

  55. i keep a folder on my computer titled “wants vs. needs”. throughout the year, i fill it with things i don’t need, but really, really, really want. i thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite items with you at the end of this year. 1. canvas trench, $660, 2. Stella McCartney Molly …

  56. while the blogosphere is humming with gift guides and general holiday cheer, i thought i’d share a few non-holiday-related reasons i enjoy this time of year: + listening to tchaikovsky, reminiscing of weekends in college spent performing in the nutcracker + attempting to dress cute despite the first blast of winter air + cursing december (out …

  57. we need a house. why? so we can go camping in our backyard! how fun would it be to pitch a little tent, bring out some blankets, coffee, an entertaining read, pre-made smore pops, and get cozy with your favorite person? someone, go do this tonight. UPDATE: thank you gina for letting me know that the …

  58. hi there! how was your weekend? mine was spent celebrating my last days of singledom at my bachelorette party. it was the perfect mixture of glam and glitter, cheap beer and dive bars, best friends and unforgettable good times. my girlfriends surprised me with a photographer, who took candid photos of all the shenanigans the entire …

  59. what? it is wednesday already? i have a lot to accomplish yet this week, but i can’t say that i’m not looking forward to this week being over. i’ve been a little distracted with a seemingly endless list of (mostly weddingy) stuff to complete, so i apologize in advance if this little blog hasn’t been as …

  60. over the knee socks. i am a fool for preppy trends and i totally fell for this one. i recently purchased a pair of slightly slouchy heather gray ones, but it seems a little tricky to pull off. hemlines are an issue… a lot of thigh is too à la Britney Spears for my taste. i …

  61. here’s to hot summer days spent in big hats and striped bikinis, over-sized sunglasses and bright red lips, to eating a slice of cherry pie for lunch, to celebrating our history and heritage, to the perfect picnic with your best girlfriends, to taking a twirl in your favorite summer dress… enjoy these summer months, friends! sources: …

  62. forgive me for the infrequent posting this week. after months of procrastinating, i’ve finally revisited the to-do list for our wedding. since most of the big decisions have been worked out, we’re having a wonderful time refining the little details. nick has a sharp new wardrobe, the invitations are coming along nicely, and we’re brainstorming some …

  63. listen up, mother nature. i’ve had enough. the girl who loves those wickedly stormy days, is finally sick and tired of all of your bad behavior. i hear the weekend is suppose to be bright and lovely, which would be grand, as you’ve managed to rain on 2 of the 3 weddings i’ve had this month. …

  64. happy weekend friends! i hope you all have something wonderful planned. nick and i are gearing up for another move. we are staying in the same building but moving into a much larger apartment. i’ll even have my own little office and closet (!)- which i am dying to organize/decorate. we’re also hoping to spend some …

  65. the city of minneapolis is about as far from the coast as you can get, so you might be surprised to hear that we take recreational boating very seriously up here. we may not live near an ocean, but we aren’t lacking beaches and lakes. let’s just say that they weren’t kidding when they coined the …

  66. when it comes to prints and patterns, i tend to gravitate towards stripes or dots. but since spring is here and floral prints seem to be everywhere, i’ve put together a few flowery images to inspire new ways to incorporate floral into my warehouse and home. have you guys embraced the floral trend? i have one …

  67. it’s a little drizzly in the twin cities today and i have to say, i really don’t mind it. the light gray sky makes everything so soft and monotone. so in honor of my favorite kind of day- a few things soft, sheer and lightly gray. row 1: Varpunen in Finland via Remodalista, scanned Côté Sud, …

  68. in your home / on the road. {image 1: domino may 2007, image 2: via feather and fern, via oh happy day}

  69. i’m thinking about how to make traveling a little more enjoyable these days. we’re going to be traveling a lot this summer and if you are anything like me, traveling is exciting only because of the destination. i love the anticipation of jetting off to see a new city, eat exotic food, visit old friends, or …

  70. I have to admit, I love sequins and all things that sparkle. So I was happy to find a sequin blazer casual enough for a relaxed night out to my favorite local restaurant. Add a few personal touches and you’re all ready for a fun night out with your favorite squeeze. Sources:  glam blazor, cobalt blue …

  71. it’s currently 18 degrees here in minneapolis, which makes me want to slip under the covers and stay in bed all weekend. but living in minnesota means you have to learn how to have fun in the cold. So this weekend is all about cute snugglie clothes, my new  snow boots,  lots of baking, candles, reading, …