Weekly Roundup - March 23, 2018

It's FINALLY Spring! 

(Well, at least according to the calendar it is... Some of you are probably wondering if it's ever going to actually get here.)

The days are getting longer, the air is getting warmer, and there's just something about the fresh green of new leaves and all the flowers that are popping up everywhere that makes me grin every time I look out the window. Add in the fact that Spring High Point Market is just around the corner and I'm practically giddy!

This isn't just about me, though! We want to hear what YOU love this spring! Head over to our Google Form and tell us your favorite things!

Design and Style Happy Hour

Bee's Knees

Surely you can't go wrong with a spring cocktail called Bee's Knees.


2oz Bombay Sapphire gin
1oz lemonade
1oz honey-thyme gastrique (see recipe)
Thyme for garnish

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Our Pro Tip of the Week

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Our Favorite Finds of the Week

The Dangers of Letting Your Work Speak for Itself - A fabulous blog post with tips to help you make sure you're communicating the story behind the story. 

The Fear of Missing Out Causes Us to Miss Out - Do you think FOMO can cause you to work so hard that you don't have time to stop and smell the roses? Hit reply to this email and let us know!

satiregram - "The epitome of a typical Instagram user." If you enjoy snark, you'll enjoy this.

42 Spring Flowers Inspired by Pantone Colors of the Year - Yep. You read that right. This article may be from a couple of years ago, but it's still a fun take on spring.

In case you missed it...

Coffee Talk - This week on Coffee Talk, the one and only Joseph Haeker is back in a follow-up appearance to talk about his lip sync/dancing session/interview with The Property Brothers.

On the Podcast
TuesdayOur Favorite Things for Spring - We've got something to read, something pretty, something soothing, something practical, and something to add to your playlist.

WednesdayVisibility Stories - Episode 7 - Lori Carpenter - One of the best things about the Design+Style Club is getting to hear about our members' visibility journeys. We love hearing these stories to help motivate others and also to let you know, you're not alone! This week we got to talk to Lori Carpenter of The Grapevine Home!

ThursdaySteven G + Visibility - Starting with a vision he had in his den, Steven Gurowitz has built his interior design firm to a level that most designers only dream of. No matter the size of your dream, you're going to get some great takeaways from this episode!

Design+Style Book Clubs
We've got two!! One for business books and one for fiction books. Come join us!

Design+Style Business Book Club
Currently Reading: The Making of A Well - Designed Business: Turn Inspiration into Action by LuAnn Nigara
Next Meeting: April 19th at 8 PM Eastern/ 5 PM Pacific
Design+Style Fiction Book Club
Currently reading: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Next Meeting: April 12th at 8 PM Eastern/ 5 PM Pacific