Weekend Wants: Gold Edition

Happy Weekend, errbody!  I hope your days of rest are off to a great start.  Mine’s been filled with relaxation and some errands… and now a little motivation hunting to go through our kitchen cupboards.  We have wedding gifts scattered all around the house that need to find their new home but first I need to purge through our previously loved items and find them a new home [even if that means someone else’s home].  I feel like this should be exciting but I’m just really dreading it.  So I decided that to push it off a little more, I’d pull together my list of weekend wants… it’s been a nice little distractions!

I’ve been really in love with gold lately. Like really in love.  Now this may not seem weird to you, but it shocks me a bit because I’ve never really liked it.  Now I find myself flocking to anything that has a hint of gold in it – stationery, pillows, glassware, lamps, photo frames, monogrammed necklaces… you name it!  I actually found an adorable drink set at an antique shop while the hubby and I minimooned in Duluth that I’m totally kicking myself for not buying.  It included a pitcher with stir stick and six tumblers that were clear with gold polka dots for only $25.  Seriously, who passes that kind of deal up?!  Obviously not a sane woman…

Today I have pulled together some fun gold items that I would LOVE to add to my home – whether it’s in the kitchen, bar area, on the bed or in the office.  Gold is a great accent color anywhere and everywhere!

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I love this drink set.  It’s not as cute as the set I saw in the antique shop, at this set is much more expensive, but I love the contrast the gold brings.  How adorable would this be on a bar cart?

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These fun stationery cards from the Two Rubies Etsy shop just knock my socks off.  If I ever received something like this in the mail I’d keep it forever [seriously, I’m kind of a stationery hoarder like that].  I’d also feel like the best friend, daughter, sibling, etc. in the world to send an awesome note like this in the mail.  Two Rubies has got some great design taste!

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How awesome are these monogrammed low ball glasses?  Not only are they monogrammed in gold BUT they have the right letter on them for this girl!  I definitely added these Etsy glasses from SEVENTHandJ to my favorites.  And they’re only $13 for the set.  Seriously, can you beat that?! [this may inspire a DIY project!]

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These awesome snake skin coasters from C. Wonder are pretty awesome.  The gold color would go great in my neutral-colored living room while adding a little texture.  However, at $48 a set, I may be keeping them on my wish list instead of my to buy list.

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This gold serving tray from Amazon is just plain ahhh-sum.  I would totally love to put this in our spare bedroom with a cute vase of flowers and some vintage looking books and a yummy smelling candle.  It’s $60 so I think I’m going to keep my eye out for a tray elsewhere that I can spray paint.  That seems like a more affordable option.  I’m betting the hubs would like that better, too.

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OK, if you don’t love these anchor and gold striped note cards from Amelia presents you need to get your eyes and head checked out!  I absolutely love the envelope liner and I love the nautical look.  These would be the cutest note cards for a nautical themed party!

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Last but not least, these gold votives from Z Gallerie are definitely on my to buy list.  They would look great all over my house and I’ve read reviews that the candlelight glows nicely.  For only $20 for 12 these are definitely a great buy!

It looks like I’ve got some DIY projects to test out in the next few weeks to try to save myself a little money.  I’ve also got a few purchases in my future!

Have you found yourself loving a new accent color?  Is there a particular color that you seem to always be drawn to when you’re shopping?

Xo,

Cammi

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