Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Around the Web This Week So Far…


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1. Magic Bus in Mexico City: It’s not just the fact that it’s been yarnbombed, but also the patterns and colors that make it part Partridge Family/part Harajuku. I spied this on Pinterest via Casapinka.

2. Five Hotels Across the Room with Stunning Interiors: A feature from The Wall Street Journal that will make you want to go to there.

photo by Beatrice Amagat for The Wall Street Journal

3. Happy 5th Birthday Making It Lovely! I had no idea I had posted about you within about a week of your launch, but I do remember Nicole’s work catching my eye via all of those fabulous images she posted on Flickr! It’s been wonderful to watch her home, business and family grow over the past five years. Congratulations!

4. Middle of the country fights “flyover” derision; small cities grow and flourish: GOOD mag has a great article about how small cities that a lot of planes may happen to fly over are improving, growing and spreading the word about what they have to offer.

PET PEEVE ALERT: As someone who spent her formative years in Cincinnati Ohio, I don’t like the term “flyover state.” In fact, the kind of people who say it are the ones I hope don’t land anywhere near me anyway. You can keep your insane  rents and stinky cabs, your hideous traffic and your earthquakes thank you very much. Those of us under the flightpath know what great places these smaller cities can be.

5. Oh Pinterest, you are a danger. On a more positive note, I’ve been trying my hand at pinning, repinning and liking too much this week; I even let it distract me from watching The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills the other night. We’re just starting to dip our toes into Pinterest over here, so Pinners, let us know how to follow you in the comments section.  Here’s our Pinterest action.

What caught your eye on the web this week? Let us know in the comments section!

About Becky:
Hi, I'm Becky. I live in Atlanta. Besides acting as the Editorial Director here on Hatch, you can find me talking design over at Houzz. Make me happy — leave a comment!

About Becky

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Hi, I'm Becky. I live in Atlanta. Besides acting as the Editorial Director here on Hatch, you can find me talking design over at Houzz. Make me happy — leave a comment!



  1. FormFire Glassworks says:

    January 11th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (#)

    Been enjoying your pins on Pinterest. It can be both a great resource and an intensive time suck. I’ve been on there for ages now, so I have over 10,000+ pins, so follow at your own risk: formfireglassworks is my name over there!

  2. Nicole says:

    January 11th, 2012 at 2:02 pm (#)

    Thanks, Becky! It was fun to see that you were one of the commenters on Victoria’s post. We go way back, you and I!

  3. Becky says:

    January 13th, 2012 at 1:21 pm (#)

    We do, we do! It really has been a treat to watch what you’ve done over the years Nicole! As well as Victoria and Holly and a few others I remember from the early days. What a wonderful group to be mentioned in!


  4. Interior Design Schools says:

    January 16th, 2012 at 3:14 am (#)

    What an amazing design you got in here. Most especially the “Makingit lovely” design. I want to have that kind of design in my website. Thanks for sharing it!

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