August 27, 2010

It's Friday, I'm in Love: Whimsical Wonder

Good morning, everyone!

If you've been reading this little blog for any length of time, then you know that I love whimsical, charming things. I love things that make you go 'ooh' and 'aww.' So, today's post is dedicated to a few of my favorite whimsical finds, from outdoor spaces to storybooks!

You know I always play along with Summer's It's Friday, I'm in Love, and today is no different. I'm in love with all things fanciful!



First, I especially love when whimsy is translated into living spaces. It just seems as though you could get lost in these little nooks for hours!


When you think of whimsical fashion, there is no better place to look than Anthropologie. These are a few of my favorite Anthro dresses right now!

Purple theme, uh?


While we're thinking 'Anthro' let's take a look at some of their beautiful store displays. They really are works of art all their own!


When I hear the word 'whimsical' I can't help but think of Alice in Wonderland. Everything about the story is beautiful and dreamlike. Here are some gorgeous Alice-inspired images. The last one is a show-stopper!


You know we can't have a whimsical tribute without some Etsy finds! I did a search for 'whimsical' and these are a few of my favorites!


Finally, I've put together some fantastic whimsical jewelry finds from Forever 21. If you haven't shopped F21's jewelry you don't know what you're missing! The prices can't be beat!


And of course you know that I have to share some gorgeous images just because, right? Here you go!

(Images here and here)


Hope you enjoyed today's whimsical celebration! 

Tell me, loves, how do you feel about 'whimsy?' Do you love it as much as I do?

Happy Friday, everyone!!

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Music Info:
Artist: Panic! At the Disco
Song: Nine in the Afternoon


Claire Kiefer said...

The Palenque Halter dress is A-MAZING!!!! Happy Friday :)

I'maNolaGirl said...

There's so much good stuff to look at! I'll be in NYC for Labor Day, and I can't wait to visit the Anthro there! That little teacup dress is all mine!

PS - the ballerina photo is amazing!

Hannah said...

Girl, you never cease to amaze me with your wonderful posts. I think this is one of my favorites that you have done!

Check out my post today, I mentioned you!

Have a wonderful weekend, sweetie!


Poppies and Sunshine said...

Whimsical does describe this post perfectly!! I love it all. I can never get enough of Anthro displays. I was just there a couple days ago. So inspiring!

Mama Pea said...

ummm I think I always leave the same comment, but seriously, GREAT POST! You always find the best stuff!!! Such pretty things :)

melifaif said...

LOVE whimsy! And I am really feeling that outdoor moroccan room. That circular bed is to die for. I am fancy that pink dresser too. Such fun!!!

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

Great lovely post, who doesnt love Anthro? :)
have a great weekend Julie!! xoxo

Anonymous said...

These photos are gorgeous! I think whimsy and Friday go together fabulously. Have a delightful weekend!

dana said...

So much eye candy, I don't even know where to start! Let's be shopping buddies? Love all of your Anthro picks!

Have a fab weekend!!


Marcie said...

Stunning, Julie! I am loving the little white lights on the outside of the city house. Whimsy is one of my favorite things!

xo M

Absolutely Ladylike said...

OMG lots of pretty things!

Have a great weekend, cheers: Evi

{andthisiswhatshesaid} said...

Loving this stuff!

Anonymous said...

Love love love this entire post! I think my favorite whimsical images are of colorful little tea parties that are set up in outdoor scenes, like dried up fields or forest trails! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Janna said...

Love those pictures! I want to build when we have children a nook for their beds like the one!

I need to make a trip to our Anthro! Looking for dresses for my bridal showers coming up! or really any excuse to buy cute outfits!

Margarita Bloom said...

Happy Friday! What a fabulous blog! I do SOOOO love anything charming and whimsical...that pink dresser is SO FAB! I want!! Glad to have found a new friend via Twitter. XOXO

Anonymous said...

Loving the whimsy post!! It's like a dream! I used to be in visual merchandising so I really appreciate those Anthro diplays... there is so much work that goes into them!! xo

WrightStuff said...

I'm snuggling up in that day bed with my book right now.... how dreamy!

Bethany Grace said...

gorgeous post! I love all things whimsy as well! Oh and that pink dresser.i die. so pretty! Have a fab weekend girl :)

Miss Southern Prep said...

I love those whimsical spaces! I'd love to just sit there and relax for a while....

Have a fabulous weekend!

Kerr said...

Love Anthropologie!

Lacey in the City said...

I loooove whimsy, so I adored this post! Great choice, Julie!

Anonymous said...

I love the purse pillow and the little bird dress.

Karla said...

Your blog is so dreamy!! I so into quirky, kitsch, whimsy stuff! I love it!

You are forcing me to come over and over again :D