Here are some shiny things that have caught the Magpie's eye.
:: life + style ::
Alexandra Hedin Design - beautiful ideas from a local lifestyle expert
Alix Rose - a daily dose of trends, editorials, and designer finds
Amy Atlas Events - party planner and designer; makes me want to have a party right now
The Clothes Horse - see the world through Rebecca's amazing, stylish vision
Cup of JO - writer and all-around style superwoman, Joanna Goddard knows what's good
Darrah's Dresser - observations and photography through the style looking glass
The Emerald Dandy - exploring Seattle as the new style hidden gem
I Am Style-ish - photographer and Seattle gal-about-town, this is a great collection of creativity
It's My Darlin - a daily dose of Seattle street style and some yummy local eats
J Crew Afficionada - a prepster's delight, in blog form
Needle + Thread - capturing Seattle street style - the Northwest Sartorialist
One Must Shock the Bourgeois - invigorating the people with creativity and inspiration every day
The Sartorialist - the Magpie's daily dose of urban eye candy
Seattle Fashion TV - Seattle's fashion news network
Superbetch - You bettah work that fierce style, betches!
Vue Society - Life and times of Bellevue's fashion expert
:: home + garden ::
Matte White - fresh and clean home decor exploring Scandinavian design
South Sound Garden - Ms. SSG, how does your garden grow? A PacNW gardenening blog.
:: keen artistry ::
GB Tran/Vietnamerica - the totally true story of a wily comic book illustrator
Joannarchy - burlesque, macabre, and funhouse fabulosity art by Joanna Mulder.
Maira Kalman & the Pursuit of Happiness - an illustrated intellectual journey through America
Monologue Photography - Seattle photographer Jeff Krahenbuhl knows how to make people look good!
Seeds and Fruit - be inspired by others' inspirations
Sweet Paul - food stylist Paul Lowe's blog of gorgeous edibles and crafty Fridays
Wil Freeborn - designer/illustrator in Scotland with lovely drawings and watercolors
Youa Kong Photography - a Seattle photographer with a keen eye for fashion
:: hand craft ::
Betz White - unique felted crafts and green-friendly projects
Poppytalk - for the love of all things well-designed, with an emphasis on handcrafted items
:: retail therapy ::
The Beautiful Life Blog - Ruth Harsham's blog featuring vintage and romantic-styled items
Frou Frou Fashionista - blog/shop featuring delicates and unnmentionables that deserve mentioning
NOTCOUTURE - a virtual bulletin board of stylish finds from all over the internet
Paper Source - my favorite paper store has a crafty blog full of sweet and charming ideas
Smoking Lily - smart, unique products from a lovely little shop in Canada
:: charming pastiche ::
All Things Lovely - the title covers it all, but you should see it for yourself!
Bedlam of Beefy - a blog too wonderful to put under any one category - thanks Uncle Beefy!
English Muse - fanciful loveliness ready to inspire your heart
Last Days of Light - photography, fashion and art - dare you not to feel inspired
Lobster and Swan - a daily dose of handcrafted art and creativity
Lost in the Forest - Beautiful thoughts and objects to decorate your day
Made By Girl - Jennifer Ramos is a creative force of nature
Radish and Rosé - movies, food, interiors and Clive Owen - what's not to love?
Style Just Be - Ms. SJBe's got a variety of things to share, from movies, to sports, to fashion.
What's Your Tale, Nightingale? - a blog as lovely and precious as tea and scones with Jane Austen