Favorite Things from Emily at Emily A. Clark Design

11 December 2012

Please welcome Emily from Emily A. Clark Design to share her favorite things! Emily and her husband are parents to 5~they recently had twins!emily a clark family
Here are some of my favorites from her blog:
her office!emily a clark

and I love her ideas for entryways/kids art work!emily a clark kids art coat rack
Don’t forget that our Favorite Things party is tomorrow~12.12.12! You can post your favorite things
favorite things 2012
(I’m sharing 12 to honor the date) on your blog and link up in the morning. And now, here are Emily’s favorites~thank you, Emily!!
How fun of Melissa to let me play Oprah for the day and share my favorite things with you. (Of course, it’s not quite as exciting since I can’t give you all one of everything, but just play along!)

My husband recently surprised me with an iPad  for my birthday.  Until then, I never even knew I really wanted one.  I’ve had so much fun playing with it and just read my first book on it.  I guess I wanted one, after all :)

I’ve grown to love pretty storage options, and woven baskets are  my favorite.  I want more for every room in our house.  I usually find them for good prices at places like TJMaxx and Homegoods, and West Elm also has several that I like.

I just added this colorful print to our kitchen last month and love the happy effect.  The artist is a fellow blogger who just opened her own shop.  I posted about it here.

I love the red lip trend going on right now, but it can feel like a little much if the only places you go are to Wal-Mart and through the car line at school.  This lipstick by Revlon is more of an “everyday red” that gives you plenty of color without being too bright.  It’s also moisturizing.

I don’t care what anybody says, I love my van for hauling kids and Craigslist finds.  In fact, I think I’ll have one even after I’m not driving five kids around anymore. 

I ordered mine from this Etsy seller a couple of months ago and have worn it almost every day since.

I’m a little behind the curve (since I rarely get to read), but I just finished this book and loved it.  If you’re looking for a good winter read, I would highly recommend.  It’ll make you rethink the way you look at the world around you.

Speaking of reading, I’m a little obsessed with celebrity gossip.  My family got me a subscription to People for Mother’s Day, and it’s my weekly treat to sit down for twenty minutes and read it cover to cover.

I love stripes—in clothing, in accessories, on my walls. . .  One of my favorite—and most inexpensive—ways to quickly incorporate stripes is with the IKEA Eivor throw.  It’s only $20 and looks great over a chair or across the foot of a bed.

I’m a frequent scarf wearer.  They instantly brighten up the drabbest outfit and hide all kinds of problems. . . .  What’s not to love?  (This is a great color from Anthropologie.)
Thanks again to Melissa for asking me to be part of this fun series.  Hope you all find lots of your own favorite things under the tree this year!


  1. All the cool people drive vans :)  Thanks for having me today!  Will link back this week.

  2. melissa*320 sycamore1/16/14, 10:29 PM

    I love my van too! I call it my wannabe truck because I have stuffed many Craigslist/yard sale finds in there :) I love the artwork and necklace you shared as well from the Etsy sellers.


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