Friday!

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Happy weekend, everyone! I hope you get some leisure time over the next three days! I’m one of those freaks who likes to use the time to get those things around the house done that have been driving me crazy taken care of and maybe even catch up on some work. Lunacy, I know, but it makes me feel more balanced in the weeks to come. Have a wonderful time and here are some generous shop codes for you to use! xo Jen

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♥ Come enter my DREAMY BEKLINA GIVEAWAY!

♥ Get 30% off all the cute shoes and bags at Loeffler Randall

♥ Get up to 40% off at the HUGE Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale!

♥ Take 30% off at J.Crew with code: WEEKEND thru 5/31.

♥ Get 20% off at Beklina with code HONEYBUNNY thru 5/31!

♥ Get 20% off all Woonwinkel apothecary items with code: MEMORIALDAY20! thru 5/30.

♥ Get 25% off everything at Porch Light with code HKMAY thru 5/30.

♥ Take 20% off jewels at Rebecca Mir Grady with code: MEMORIAL20 thru 5/30.

♥ Get 15% off houseplant mobiles at Natalie Joy with code: MEMORIAL MOBILE thru 5/30.

♥ Get 15% off everything at Gift Shop Brooklyn with code: SUNSHINE15 thru 5/30.

♥ Take 25% off all the jewels at Seaworthy with code: HK25 thru 5/30.

♥ Get 50% off orders $100+ at Coatt with code HAPPYHALFOFF thru 5/30.

♥ Get 20% off orders $100+ at Tradlands with code: honeyhoney thru 5/31.

♥ Get free shipping on everything at Betsy & Iya thru 5/31. (no code needed)

♥ Get 20% off jewels at Upper Metal Class with code: MAY20 thru 6/1.

♥ Take an extra 60% off sale items at Bridge & Burn with code SALE60 thru 6/1.

♥ Take 30% off everything at Rilla with code MD2016 thru 6/3.

♥ So many cute shoes on sale at Imelda’s right now!

♥ Get 25% off orders of $100+ at Zady with code: knowyoursource.

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PHOTOS: Louise Dahl-Wolfe for Harper’s Bazaar, May 1948.

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HAPPY WEEKEND! Here is my list of fun stuff happening around Portland. Of course, lots of shops will be having sales, so if you aren’t headed out of town or dedicated to sloth-ing all the long weekend away — you can find some sweet deals out there. Have a wonderful time either way! Also, make sure to enter my AMAZING GIVEAWAY. xo Jen

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PACIFIC NW FARM SHARE TIME. If you are in Portland up to Seattle and looking for a farm share — Helsing Junction Farm is my favorite. So many delicious options and amazing people! It’s farm share HEAVEN. MORE INFO.

Thursday, May 26. 5PM to 8PM. YAY! Flutter has been on Mississippi Ave for 10 years! TEN! A DECADE! Come celebrate the Flutter 10 Year Anniversary Party with Cristin and Sara because they are throwing themselves a big party. There will be prizes, giveaways, champagne punch, the awesome Strange Babes will DJ, and there are some surprises. Help them cut a rug as they move into year eleven! Flutter is located at 3948 N. Mississippi Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30. Come to the Memorial Day Block Sale! Get in on the good sale action with 10 amazing local shops in the 10th & SW Washington West End shopping district. Woonwinkel, Backtalk, Wildfang, Radish Underground, Tender Loving Empire, Parallel, Poler, Hyden Yoo, Finnegan’s and Under U will all be participating with different discounts. Then go have wine and treats at Maurice! Start in the center of it all at Woonwinkel — they are located at 935 SW Washington. MORE INFO.

Saturday, May 28. 6PM to 9PM. Head over to Altar for a trunk show party with VAVA Lingerie and Eilisain Jewelry. There will be lots of pieces available (including one-of-a-kind beauties), drinks, treats, prizes, sweet people, and more! Altar is located at 3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd. MORE INFO.

Sunday, May 29. 11AM to 4PM. Stop by Flea + Food this Sunday for over 50 vendors, food trucks, drinks and live music. Flea + Food is located at SE Salmon & 6th St. MORE INFO.

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Wednesday, June 1. 7PM to 9PM. Stop by Artifact for their website launch party. There will be discounts, tarot readings, limited swag bags, a photo booth, music, drinks and snacks. Artifact is located at 3630 SE Division St. MORE INFO.

Thursday, June 2. 6PM to 10PM. Show up through July 3. Stop by Wolff Gallery to see the wonderful work of Portland artist Alyson Provax. She’ll be showing new works from her Diagrams series along with her amazing letterpress pieces. Wolff Gallery is located at 618 NW Glisan St. MORE INFO.

Friday, June 3. 7PM to 8:30PM. Come to Haunt for the MONOM Fashion Installation! See the new Spring/Summer 2016 looks in muted tones made in linen, silk, hemp and cotton. There will be live models, discounts, light refreshments, and very good company. Haunt is located at 811 E. Burnside. MORE INFO.

Sunday, June 5. 11AM to 6PM. Come out for the fun at the Sundaze Collective Pop Up! The first Sunday of each month, a wonderful group of Portland designers and shop owners gets together at Ace Hotel Portland’s The Cleaners space for a wonderful group sale of new and vintage clothing, jewelry, housewares, ceramics, letterpress, apothecary, accessories and more. The super awesome 16 June 5th participants: BLTN Jewelry, North of West, Ashley Hardy Ceramics, Minoux Jewelry, Kate Towers, Nahanni Arntzen, Work/Shop, The Sum, BOET, REIFhaus, Continuall Vintage, Hank by Henry, MONOM, Alexa Stark, Taiga Press, and Yo Vintage!. The Cleaners is located at 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO + @sundazecollective on INSTAGRAM.

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PHOTOS: Some new S/S 2016 looks from MONOM. Make sure to go to their fun fashion event at Haunt next Friday, June 3. All details are in the listing above!

Sissinghurst

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I’ve been working on a big post about my English roses for later this week, so I thought I’d share one of my favorite gardens, Sissinghurst Castle Garden in the Weald of Kent, in England at Sissinghurst village. I haven’t been yet, but it is on the top of the list along with riding bikes in the Cotswolds and cider and caramels in Brittany. For now, I have this lovely book to thumb through repeatedly. I really recommend Sissinghurst: Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden by the incomparable Sarah Raven. The book contains a lot of blurbs from the articles Vita wrote in the late 1940s and 1950s about her garden and her strong (and often hilarious) opinions about plants, flowers, interiors, and lifestyle. She led a very interesting and much whispered about life. If you love romantic castle gardens, history, and rule-breaking, clever women — you should read it! What a beautiful place.

SOME THINGS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…

♥ Hello, super good jumpsuits and denim!

♥ Some of the dreamiest linen bedding I’ve seen in a long time.

♥ This stunning Portland shop is full of goodness right now.

♥ LOVE LOVE LOVE this wonderful new collection.

♥ Oh, lordy. This lovely new collection is really poking at my wanderlust.

♥ More deliriously beautiful linen bedding and loungewear. Sigh.

♥ Oh, so many dreamy things! More HERE too.

♥ I love this man’s artwork! His portraits, interior design, and flower studies are amazing.

♥ I stopped by for a fun studio visit with one of my favorite jewelry designers! #plants4days

♥ If you’re in the Pacific NW — this is the most amazing farm share you can get!

♥ So many fantastic Portland events coming up!

A SWEET DEAL

♥ Get 30% off all the cute shoes and bags at Loeffler Randall.

♥ Get 10% off these lovely shirts from Tradlands with code: SAILAWAY thru 5/30.

♥ So many cute shoes on sale at Imelda’s right now!

♥ Get an extra 50% off final sale items at Beklina with code: extra50sale

♥ The Erica Weiner Online Sample Sale starts at 10am EST Monday 5/23! ALL THE JEWELS.

♥ Get 25% off orders of $100+ at Zady with code: knowyoursource.

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Photos: Gardenista and VisitBritain in the Nordics.

Bernard Boutet de Monvel

I’ve been so taken with the stunning oil portraits by Bernard Boutet de Monvel — particularly from the late 1920s through early 1940s. His colors are a dream and it makes my heart skip a beat that he usually included a floral element especially when it came to ladies and children. His wife Delfina and daughter Sylvie were often his subjects, but he was beloved by the European and American high society sets. Also, his interior design, fashion illustration and eye for the most lavish, yet tasteful, detail was absolutely phenomenal. Oh, the flower studies, too! I can’t wait to read more about his life and the circles who were clamoring for his deft hands when this gorgeous book comes out in September! More HERE.

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Bernard Boutet de Monvel paintings above: 1. Sylvie in bed with her dog. 2. Diane and Actaeon, 1935. 3. Mrs. Warren Pershing (Muriel Bache Richards), 1938. 4. Mrs. Gilbert Kahn (Sara Jane Heliker) and the bouquet, 1938. 5. The Maharajah of Indore, 1929. 6. Delfina playing guitar, 1936. 7. Sylvie, age 19 in 1941. 8. Delfina with baby Sylvie in her cradle, 1922. 9. Self-portrait at the Ritz, 1932. 10. Flower studies.

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Hellloooo! Here is my fantastically wonderful list of deliriously awesome things happening around Portland today and for a few weeks to come. There are lots of Mother’s Day sales, of course, and some really AMAZING trunk shows, openings, super good workshops, that rad giveaway below, yummy food, and fun gatherings. Have fun out there running through the streets! Don’t forget to smell a rose or two. xo Jen

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SHOP GIVEAWAY: Make sure to enter my $300 Bridge & Burn shopping spree! SO GOOD.

Thursday, May 5. 6PM to 9PM. Come to Backtalk for a trunk show trio and amazing night of design with Leah Ball (ceramics, jewelry, art, graphic design, Chicago), Cities in Dust (rad jewelry, Los Angeles) and Lauren Winter (beautiful clothing made in Portland). There will also be drinks to sip while you take in all the wonderful things! Backtalk is located at 421 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

Thursday, May 5 thru Sunday, May 8. It’s the big yearly Mom’s Day Sale at Tilde! Get a rare 20% off everything in Debbe’s shop. Jewels (Betsy & Iya, Kiersten Crowley, Demimonde & more), watches, hair accessories, bags, wallets, ceramics, tea towels, candles, cards, and everything in-between. For online shoppers, use the code: MOMSDAY at checkout for your 20% discount and there is always free U.S. shipping for orders of $100+. Tilde is located at 7919 SE 13th Ave. MORE INFO.

Thursday, May 5. 7PM to 9PM. Join The Bitter Housewife Bitters at Carter & Rose for a fun Cocktail Class! You’ll learn how to use some simple ingredients like bitters, syrups, and seasonal ingredients to create perfect cocktails to swill with friends this spring and summer. Carter & Rose is located at 3601 SE Division St. MORE INFO + REGISTRATION.

Thursday, May 5. 6PM to 9PM. Stop by Vintalier for a fun QUIN CANDY x VINTALIER event as Quin Candy helps Ellen launch her lineup of summer vendors every first Thursday of the month. Vintalier is located at 412 NW 13th Ave. MORE INFO.

Friday, May 6. 5PM to 8PM. Get over to N. Williams for a fun Mother’s Day Shopping Event with Ink & Peat, Myoptic, Queen Bee, Workshop Vintage, Yoga Shala and Barre 3. Get 20% off all these wonderful spots AND treats and festive drinks. Get yourself and your mom and your friends some wonderful things. All within the 3800 to 4000 blocks of N. Williams. Ink & Peat is located at 3808 N. Williams Ave. MORE INFO.

Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7. Stop by the Fieldwork Flowers Mother’s Day Pop Up at Bridge & Burn this Friday and Saturday! Bridge & Burn is located at 1122 SW Morrison St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, May 7. 12PM to 2PM. Grab a pal and get over to Le Souk Le Souk for a big sale and the Neeru Kumar Trunk Show. Shop handwoven accessories and apparel by Neeru Kumar and get 20% off the entire shop. You can also preorder fall 2016 pieces and get discounts on spring styles. Le Souk Le Souk is located at 820 NW 23rd Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, May 7. 4PM to 6PM. Stop by Stumptown Coffee on Division to see the amazing sculptures by local artist, shop owner (SIX/SEVEN) and designer (BOET), Emily Bixler! There’s something really moving about her pieces. Her opening reception is this Saturday and there will be yummy bites and libations from Field Day for the celebration. Stop by the Division Stumptown location to see her stunning sculptures through June 8. Stumptown is located at 4525 SE Division St. MORE INFO.

Now thru Sunday, May 8. Stop and shop on Mississippi Ave at Flutter, Emerald Petals or Black Wagon and you’ll receive 10% off at the other two neighboring shops. Flowers, fragrances, jewelry, fun gifts, stuff for the kiddos, nice baby stuff for moms… Flutter is located at 3948 N Mississippi Ave.

Now thru Monday, May 9.. Join Nationale for their fun May Day Sale! Items from home and beauty, including MCMC fragrances, GRAIN design, Iacoli & McAllister, papier d’Armenie, and select art books will be greatly discounted (up to 40% off). Sale items will also include other beauty lines (Jao & Nuxe), select magazines (Tunica & Lapham’s), small press, and one-offs from local makers (Liam Drain, The Granite, Fredrik Averin). For the budding art collector, the sale extends to the backroom gallery with 10% off artworks from past shows — the perfect time to start or add to your collection! Nationale is located at 3360 SE Division St. MORE INFO.

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Thursday, May 12. 6PM to 10PM. Stop by the Gild Shoes Grand Opening Party! There will be great shoes, gold manicures and gold eye makeup applications, giveaways of Gild shoes, OTB, Musse & Cloud, jewels from Baleen and Son of a Sailor, and gift cards to Gild. Plus, drinks and food. Gild is located at 3370 SE Division St. MORE INFO.

Thursday, May 12. Get a free Arcona facial at Odessa next Thursday! Just email Susan to schedule an appointment and get in on a lovely 30 minute facial and skin consultation. Plus, there will be a gift with purchase. Odessa is located at 410 SW 13th Ave. Email Susan at susan@odessaportland.com

Friday, May 13. 6PM to 9PM. Come to the Shop Boswell shop opening! There will be Brookes’ hats, her new shop full of other wonderful things, a pop-up with The Palatines Shoes and Demetria Chappo, in-store discounts, and refreshments! Plus, enjoy open design studios with Brookes Boswell, BLTN Jewelry, and REIFhaus. Shop Boswell is located at 729 SE Morrison St. MORE INFO.

Friday, May 13. 6PM to 8PM. YAY! It’s the Food with Friends Cookbook Celebration Party with sweet author Leela Cyd at Schoolhouse Electric. Meet the author, get a signed copy of Foods with Friends while enjoying yummy food and drinks from Portland’s Kachka. Plus, you can make and take home your own custom tea blend and get 15% off Schoolhouse Electric goods. Schoolhouse Electric is located at 2181 NW Nicolai St. Limited spaces available! $25 RSVP by May 11 + Reserve Your Spot.

Now thru fall. There are lots of wonderful workshops coming up at Wildcraft Studio School! I particularly like the sounds of the Medicine of the Wild Rose class, the Wildflower Hike & Draw, the Beginning Weaving classes and the Fabric Marbling. Wildcraft Studio School holds their classes in Portland and White Salmon. MORE INFO.

Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22. 12PM to 5PM. AMAZING SHOES ALERT! Shuffle your feet down to Beam & Anchor for the fun Sabah Shoes Pop-Up Shop! There will be comfy, beautiful Sabahs, live bluegrass, treats and good wine. Beam & Anchor is located at 2710 N. Interstate Ave. MORE INFO.

Tuesday, May 24. 7:30PM seating. DESSERT FOR DINNER!!! Yum. The pastry chef at Beast, Lauren Breneman, is putting together an amazing six course dinner with wine pairings and coffee. The menu sounds phenomenal and it’s a beautiful evening of being a very grown up kid. As it is Beast, note that 2 of the courses have something meaty involved. Beast is located at 5425 NE 30th Ave. RESERVATIONS + MORE INFO.

Thursday, May 26. 5PM to 8PM. YAY! Flutter has been on Mississippi Ave for 10 years! TEN! A DECADE! Come celebrate the Flutter 10 Year Anniversary Party with Cristin and Sara because they are throwing themselves a big party. There will be prizes, giveaways, champagne punch, the awesome Strange Babes will DJ, and there are some surprises. Help them cut a rug as they move into year eleven! Flutter is located at 3948 N. Mississippi Ave. MORE INFO.

Sunday, June 5. 11AM to 6PM. Come out for the fun at the Sundaze Collective Pop Up! The first Sunday of each month, a wonderful group of Portland designers and shop owners gets together at Ace Hotel Portland’s The Cleaners space for a wonderful group sale of new and vintage clothing, jewelry, housewares, ceramics, letterpress, apothecary, accessories and more. The super awesome 16 June 5th participants: BLTN Jewelry, North of West, Ashley Hardy Ceramics, Minoux Jewelry, Kate Towers, Nahanni Arntzen, Work/Shop, The Sum, BOET, REIFhaus, Continuall Vintage, Hank by Henry, MONOM, Alexa Stark, Taiga Press, and Yo Vintage!. The Cleaners is located at 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO + @sundazecollective on INSTAGRAM.

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PHOTOS: Check out info for the Summer Cocktail Class happening tonight at Carter & Rose above! SO FUN!