Things That Thrill Me Thursday

Today, I’m introducing a new series on the blog!

I had so much fun putting together last week’s mash-up of favorite things from the month of September that I’ve decided to start a weekly roundup of my favorite finds and pins. You can expect to find these posts every Thursday from here on out.

So, without further adieu, here’s what I’ve been loving the past week.

Furniture Arranging Tricks. My mind has been preoccupied with all things house lately (even though we walked away from the house we put an offer on … more on that tomorrow). I’m always looking for new ideas of how to arrange furniture in different rooms, and this offers some great new perspectives.

10 Delicious and Seasonal Apple Cider Cocktails. Um, need I say more? I need to get to making all of these, stat.

DIY Camera Bean Bag Instead of a Tripod. This is genius. We are still in the market for a new tripod, so I think I’ll have to make one of these in the meantime.

This is Your Apple-Picking Outfit. I am now on the hunt for a camel-colored blazer and a chunky plaid scarf. This look is pure perfection.

Blue-Gray Kitchen Cabinets with Brass Hardware. I mean, I would die to have this kitchen in my future home. It’s such a fresh take on the ever-so-traditional white cabinets, and the brass/gold accents really take it up a notch.

Homemade Apple Pie. Biana shared her sister’s recipe for this pie earlier this week, and I am so excited to attempt this on my own once the holidays roll around. It looks like a recipe that sets you up for success and not total failure!

Break Tradition with These 5 Unique and Memorable Bouquet Toss Alternatives. My feature this week on the Wedding Party blog is one of my favorites yet. I had so much fun researching and coming up with new ways to celebrate the bouquet toss at a wedding reception.

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice Free Printable. How adorable is this printable for the kitchen or fall mantel decor?

Ikea Raskog Hack: DIY Rolling Vanity. I think this cart from Ikea has been hacked in more ways than I can imagine, but this is one of the best that I’ve seen. This would be perfect for a “getting-ready” room to keep all your beauty supplies in one place while still being portable.

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  1. 10.10.14

    Love that scarf! I have also been on the hunt for a camel blazer, if you find one, let me know!! Bummer about the house, but I'm sure it's whats meant to be. The right one and situation will come along. Loving brass hardware lately, so beautiful!

  2. 10.10.14
    Debra Stachelski said:

    Lots of fun ideas today!

  3. 10.9.14

    Love that scarf and Biana's pie looked sooo good! I've seen so many great uses for that Ikea cart- it definitely makes me want to get one!

  4. 10.9.14

    Right?! That cart is downright genius.

  5. 10.9.14

    Thanks, sis! And, thanks for the amazing name you came up with!

  6. 10.9.14

    Thanks for the tip about Target! I need to order a few things from their website anyways, so one of those scarves may or may not make it into my cart. πŸ™‚ I hope your friend finds my bouquet toss article helpful – I had so much fun writing it!

  7. 10.9.14

    Thanks, girl! I'm excited to do this post every week now – it's an easy way to round everything up. Thanks for the thoughts on the house – we are just continuing to plug along!

  8. 10.9.14

    Thanks, girl! I'm sure the right house is out there for us. I couldn't believe how genius that cart was – that's a must, for sure!

  9. 10.9.14

    Thanks, girl! I love that printable – perfect for fall.

  10. 10.9.14

    Right?! That outfit seriously is perfect. Thanks for the thoughts on the house – we are a little disappointed and discouraged, but I'm sure the right home is out there for us!

  11. 10.9.14

    Thanks, Caroline – hope you've had a good day, too!

  12. 10.9.14

    That's what we are trying to tell ourselves! I knew you would like that furniture arranging link – happy reading!

  13. 10.9.14

    Awe, thanks girl! And, I couldn't NOT include your pie recipe – it looks downright amazing!

  14. 10.9.14
    Becky M said:

    Love this!!! That rolling cart looks so helpful!

  15. 10.9.14
    Kristy Simon said:

    LOVE it. Fun weekly series, and fab picks!

  16. 10.9.14
    Nadia said:

    That outfit is amazing. I've been seeing those scarves everywhere in blogland, and I'm seriously having to hold myself back from making a purchase. I saw some on Target's website if you're looking for something inexpensive! I loved your article too, I'm sending it to one of my friends who will be getting married soon!

  17. 10.9.14
    Ashley Angle said:

    I'm sure you will find a house that's just perfect for you with the right conditions! Hang in there. I love the whole "Things that Thrill Me Thursday." What a great idea! Love that apple picking outfit and makeup cart!
    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle

  18. 10.9.14

    Love the make up cart! That is genius! Sorry to hear about the house. Hope you find the right one soon!

  19. 10.9.14
    Mia- MakeMeUpMia said:

    Love the new series! That printable is too cute πŸ™‚

  20. 10.9.14
    Pamela said:

    What a fun new series!! LOVE that apple picking outfit! And sorry you had to walk away from the house but you'll find the perfect one soon!

    <3, Pamela

  21. 10.9.14
    Caroline said:

    Sorry that you had to walk away from that house, but clearly it wasn't meant to be. I love that outfit, that blazer is so cute. The fall weather is here, so I'm assuming its there too haha. I also love the gray cabinets and the printable. πŸ™‚ I hope that you are having a great day so far!! πŸ™‚

  22. 10.9.14

    Such a bummer you had to walk away from the house.. but that just means there is a better one out there waiting for you guys! Off to read the furniture arranging article because I need all the help I can get with that πŸ˜‰

  23. 10.9.14
    Biana Perez said:

    I'm so excited for this new series!! I love all of your things that are thrilling you this week and thank you so much for including the apple pie recipe!! I'm off to check out your wedding party post!! P.S. can I please just have that entire outfit so I can go apple picking/just wear it LOL