the friday edit

Today is a big deal, you guys. A terrible, terrible man is being sworn in as our President and I don’t really have the words to express my feelings. I’m pretty much lacking any eloquent response to this moment in history. Nor do I have much insight to share with you. I’m just plain sad (no exclamation point). I will marching tomorrow here in Seattle and urge you to do so, as well. My friend and artist Samantha Hahn created these incredible free downloadable posters for you to carry during the marches — I urge you to check them out, print them, and use them.

In case you need a distraction from the madness of the Inauguration, here are my favorite reads of the week:

I’m lusting after Robin’s blazer in a BIG way. Check it out here.

Proof that I need to learn how to needle felt ASAP.

Pretty damn jealous of House of Hipsters latest renovation project. The materials are goooorg.

An amazing guide for buying vintage from House of Brinson.

There are so many things to obsess over in this makeover: the mirror, the wallpaper, the art… OMG.

I shared my favorite boho rugs for a kitchen over on Rugs Direct this week.

Grace from The Stripe is my go-to for 2 things: beauty recommendations and books. Here’s her January reading list.

Artwork shared with permission from Samantha Hahn.

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Joanna Hawley-McBride is a Pacific Northwest-based social media strategist, content creator, and former textile designer. Joanna is the founder and editor-in-chief of Jojotastic, a lifestyle blog focused on Joanna’s work-in-progress cabin, finding the best pair of underwear through #UnderwearThesis, and empowering women to explore nature — all in her signature unfiltered style. Her work has been featured in Domino, CNBC, and Eating Well.

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  1. 1.20.17
    graceatwood said:

    aw thank you for linking to my reading list!!! have a happy weekend (or at least try to).. it’s a sad day. hugs from new york.

    • 1.23.17
      joanna said:

      any time ! we made it through the weekend! I hope you marched :)