Inspiration Board

2/18/2014






Inspiration boards are everywhere lately, from Pinterest photos of cool, creative offices to features on the home offices of some of our favorite bloggers. Despite constantly tearing out inspiration from my favorite magazines and saving mementos like concert tickets and post cards, I had yet to create an inspiration board until recently, but I love how it turned out. 

It features some of my favorite photos - like Ian & I in Venice on our honeymoon, a favorite wedding shot, my nephew Chase on his first birthday, and my girlfriend Kristine & I at my bachelorette - and inspiration from the many magazines I subscribe to - like the Great Gatsby spread in Vogue and shots from some of my favorite style icons, the Olsen twins and Thandie Newton. There's also post cards from the Met in New York and Byron Bay from our Australia trip, our blog business cards (I love the gray-and-white-stripes on the back), my staff pass from the Myspace launch party, a statement necklace, and a pretty calligraphied envelope for an upcoming wedding.

Do you have an inspiration board?

Photos: Short & Sweet Blog

8 comments:

Natalie said...

This is perfect! I need to make one.

Molly {Dreams in HD} said...

love this! i actually have an inspiration board taped over my desk with washi tape, it makes me smile everyday :)

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door said...

This is at the top of my list for my new office. I love how yours turned out.

Erin said...

Don't get me wrong, I love Pinterest, but there is something about having an actual, physical moodboard that does wonders for your inspiration! I love this, especially the details like the photo of Carey Mulligan and the Degas ballerinas postcard. xo

Alex Hubbard said...

Beautiful! I have a bulletin board I wanted to take down, but now I think I'm going to turn it into an inspiration board!

ammajo said...

This is really neat. I love it! It has a great feeling to it. I haven't done an inspiration board, yet...but I'm gonna get crackin' on it!

Jillian Manesh said...

love this!! i have a small one at my office, but im inspired to make it bigger! xo jillian - cornflake dreams

Jaclyn @ Love And Bellinis said...

I love your inspiration board! I don't have one, but I really like this idea...especially after seeing yours!