Tag Archives: Link Love

Link Love: 5.21.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Shawna X

• Such a good read: Why I Abandoned My Popular Social Media Presence.

• There’s been a lot of controversy raised around artist Richard Prince selling other people’s Instagram photos for up to $90,000.00 a piece.

• Letterer Jessica Hische is sharing a behind-the-scenes look into her process in a brand new book.

• Be so good at what you do that strangers notice your potential.

• Have you ever wondered what it’s like to have the social media following of a celebrity without actually being famous?

“In all, aside from making people roll their eyes at me, the biggest impact of having this absurdly distended online network is that it makes my online life really weird.”

• This year has really felt like the last hurrah for sponsored posts — and blogger Nadine explains why she’s happy that she’s no longer beholden to a blogging agent.

• What is it really like to hire a stylist?

• Pinterest can be a great place for gathering inspiration but if you’re not careful, it can kill your renovation dreams.

• This is the perfect café in Madrid to take all your lady friends to.


Image: Shawna X.
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Link Love: 5.14.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Guy Bourdin

• If you don’t want to be a girl boss, it’s okay.

• What should you do if your dream puts you in debt?

• Give yourself permission to create.

• Need some inspiration to make a massive life change? Read why this lady gave up a well-paying job in New York City to move to an island and scoop ice cream!

• Struggling with jealousy? Here are 5 ways to stop.

• I love this post on cultivating happiness. It really is that simple.

• This is pretty much the best manifesto I’ve ever read.

• Jane always has a surprise up her fashionable sleeve including this bold makeup look.

• It’s fascinating to see 100 different types of food cut up into uniform cubes.

• Why are there no female filmmakers?

• Reaching out to a busy person for help? Here’s how to do it properly.

4 things to consider when choosing your domain name.

• Bre has some great tips to make a project collaboration run smoothly.

• Pizza meets art in the wonderfully weird photo essay Pizza In The Wild.


Image: Guy Bourdin.
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Link Love: 4.30.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love

• What happens when you take a break from email? Life goes on!

• If you’re looking for the perfect website domain name, use Agile Domain Search.

9 great books for creative entrepreneurs.

• If you’re having a hard week / month / year, ask yourself these things before giving up.

• 20 career tips from top female entrepreneurs.

• If you’re a blogger, you probably have a lot of “oops, I meant to do that” moments.

• Wow, there are some really strange beauty products out there!

• It’s so interesting watching an animated time lapse of New York City’s growing skyline from the 1500s through today.

• Have lots of jewelry? Here are 10 quirky storage ideas.

• These days, every blogger is wondering how much they should post and ProBlogger has some answers!

• Noon Pacific releases a new mix tape of great tunes every week.

• Here’s how the American home has grown in size over the last 40 years. Damn, who needs that much space?!


Image: A Poster A Day.
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Link Love: 4.23.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love

• Feeling stuck on what to blog about next? Gala has 20 great ideas to get you going!

• On a super tight travel budget? Check out HovelStay, the cheap alternative to AirBnB. Peruse quirky options like my personal favorite, staying on an alpaca farm.

• Have you seen Barbie’s Instagram account? The attention to detail is amazing.

• Here’s what the earliest Apple homepage looked like.

• Amazon really does offer it all! Its latest addition? A goat grazing service!

• Sian has 5 great tips for creating your first business website.

• My most favorite bride of all time is Priscilla Presley. Love her look, too? Here’s how to get it!

• If you’re wondering what the best gold spray paint is, here’s your answer!

• Promise has some great advice on multiplying your productivity.

• Into The Gloss has rounded up 32 of the best natural beauty products out there.

• Demand higher standards.


Image: The Design Chaser.

Link Love: 4.16.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love

Are you scared out of your mind yet? Good! You’re on the right track.

• When life throws unexpected curve balls your way, use them as a learning opportunity.

• So fascinating: the underground world of tunnels beneath Disney!

• Designing for yourself is hard work! I’m enjoying the process of the Observant Nomad rebrand.

• There’s something so old school cool about composition print and the graphic pattern has been popping up all over the place.

• When you’re walking around, ignore your smart phone for a second and look down — loose change is everywhere!

• Three quick links for search engine optimization.

• Now, this is a crazy film. No animals were harmed in the making of Roar…but 70 people were!

• Stop waiting to share who you are because things aren’t perfect yet. Remember, your content shapes what you do.

• Joy just rounded up 10 family friendly natural body products.

• Sometimes, it’s even more interesting to see what’s going on outside the crop of a photo.

• I really want to try out this eye manicure DIY!


Image: Twiggy in Vogue.
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Link Love: 4.9.15

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• The ultimate guide to changing your life.

• Before you start an online shop, ask yourself these 5 questions.

• You might think you know what you want in life and carve out a very meticulous path to get it. But, what do you really want? That’s the harder question!

• On my must-visit list the next time I’m in San Francisco: Mr. Holmes Bakehouse.

• Here’s how to self-promote without being too annoying.

• Stop trying to impress others and plug into your weirdness!

Your punctuation says more about you than you might think.

• Garance Doré chats about turning dream jobs into reality.

• What you do is what you become. What kind of person do you want to be?

• In the fame game, things turn out differently than they might first appear. Example: George Michael vs. Andrew Ridgeley.

• These are the 12 types of photos you’ll find on Instagram!

• Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge talks about careers and fulfillment.


Image: Eric Gilkey.
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Link Love: 4.2.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Nicolas Santos

• Dear social media, it’s not you…it’s me. If you’re continually falling into the comparison trap, it’s time to take a break.

• The key to living a happier life.

• I’m a sucker for a good cactus print and Anna just rounded up a mix of some of the best items out there.

• Branch client Angela left a very stable and rewarding career to go out on her own and start a bakery. It’s been so amazing to watch her dream blossom over the last year.

• If you’re feeling burned out, ask yourself this one simple question.

• Put who you are into your brand and plant it. Blending who you are and what you do is like magic.

Stefania is simply a model, no plus-size prefix necessary.

• I’m totally digging the colors, type and everything about the Material Art Fair project.

• Alex’s advice: Be done with what’s done. Let it burn.

• Is growing your business what you actually want? If it is, ask yourself why.


Image: Nicolas Santos.
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