Weekly Roundup - March 30, 2018

The countdown to High Point Market is on!

Can you believe it's only two weeks away? We're finalizing the Design+Style schedule as we speak, so stay tuned to the Design+Style Facebook page for updates. 

Now, I'm off to make some more plans. See you there!!

Design and Style Happy Hour

Tequila Sunrise

Sometimes you just want something pretty and simple. This drink is both.


2oz Tequila
4oz Orange Juice
3/4oz Grenadine

Get the Recipe >>

Our Pro Tip of the Week

Design+Style Pro Tip

Shoppable Instagram

Have you heard a rumor about Instagram being shoppable? We've got some tips to help you get started.


Our Favorite Finds of the Week

9 Tips To Writing Subject Lines That WON’T Bore Your Audience To Death - Misha Hettie of Uncommonly Good Biz is kicking off an email marketing challenge (more info on that here) with 9 tips to help you write email marketing subject lines that will get your emails READ.

Need something cute after a long week? - This polar bear cub wearing her favorite bucket hat is just about the cutest thing ever. 

Check out the Design Talk LIVE contest for HPMKT - Two (2) Lucky Designers Have a Chance To WIN a High Point Market Experience with Design Talk LIVE and ElegantMosaics.com

Pinterest Challenge - Our friends Stephanie Owens and Jessica McClendon (aka The Decorettes) are hosting a Pinterest challenge next week.

In case you missed it...

Coffee Talk - After a busy weekend, we spent some time catching up with each other on Coffee Talk and we talked about the best ways to plan for using the Spring High Point Market as inspiration for your social media strategy. (Speaking of which, here's the Visibility Guide for HPMKT we talked about.)

On the Podcast

ThursdayVisibility with Leslie Carothers - We chatted with the indomitable Leslie Carothers about ways to make your online visibility do double duty and boost your income.

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