The Stash – 04.17

April’s round up of articles, images, and trends to add a little more panache to your life.

1. Carla’s Pearls 

Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley, shares some of the best business and sales advice I’ve received via her ‘Pearls of Wisdom’. Watch Carla share three of the eleven pearls below, and read the rest in her book Expect to Win.

2. The Most Common Design Mistake We’re Seeing! – Studio McGee

One of my favorite design firms, Studio McGee, remedies a common design mistake – hanging artwork incorrectly. Read the ultimate guide to hanging artwork, here.

Image via Studio McGee

3. Rosé Slushy

Try a twist on Summer’s…and Spring’s…and maybe Fall’s… signature drink. Recipe via Abby Capalbo.

Image via Abby Capalbo

4. Hiplet™

I am HERE for Hiplet™, a hip hop and ballet fusion, created by Homer Hans Bryant. Hiplet™ is taught at the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center and there are plans to certify dance instructors nationwide to teach the technique. Watch Hiplet™ in action, here.

5. McBride Sisters Wines

Long story short – Andréa and Robin McBride are sisters who lived on different continents without knowing the other existed. The two found each other and created a wine company as incredible as their story. Read more on the McBride Sisters, here, and find a store near you to buy the wine, using their Wine Locator.

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6. The Happiness Planner

The Happiness Planner is a company that produces “beautiful inspirational stationery and a calendar app that embrace the power of positive thinking, mindfulness, gratitude, and self-development”. I recently dowloaded The Happiness Planner mobile app and it’s been a great help in personal and spiritual mind mapping and goal setting. Download the mobile app, here.

Image via The Happiness Planner

7. 10 Genius Wedding Decor Hacks From Ikea – The Everygirl

Because weddings are expensive. And even if you aren’t planning a wedding, you needed an excuse to go shopping at Ikea.

Image via The Everygirl
Globe lights – $9, Ikea

8. DASH Market – Houston, Texas

Image via Culture Map

The DASH Market is a bi-annual home decor show in Houston, Texas. The show boasts a curated selection of vendors featuring decor from antique to contemporary styles. I’ll be attending for the first time this year!

DASH Market
Silver Street Studios
2000 Edwards Street
Houston, Texas 77007

May 11-14, 2017
November 2-5, 2017

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