WEEKEND ROUNDUP: SUNDAY BEST

As the weekend winds down, we thought we'd share with you a few of our favorite links we found this week around the web. We hope they inspire you as much as they did us. Enjoy!

DESIGN & DECOR

IMAGE SOURCE: Lonny   PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Attic Fire Photography

IMAGE SOURCE: Lonny   PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Attic Fire Photography

Textile designer Chanee Vijay and interior designer Sarah Chiovarou give Vijay's centuries-old Philadelphia colonial home a stunning contemporary update,  and we loved the final result! CLICK HERE for a house tour.

FOOD & DRINK

IMAGE SOURCE: The New York Times   PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Tony Cenicola

IMAGE SOURCE: The New York Times   PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Tony Cenicola

Cucumber salad is showing its trendy side in Manhattan these days. The standard technique of smashing cucumbers in many Asian countries has made its way Stateside, and the result is nothing less than delicious. CLICK HERE to read more about this technique and get some recipes to try.

TRAVEL & LEISURE

IMAGE SOURCE: Ayana Resort and Spa Bali  VIA: Veranda

IMAGE SOURCE: Ayana Resort and Spa Bali  VIA: Veranda

Room service is so yesterday. If you really want to vacation in style, check out these over-the-top amenities at luxury hotels around the world. Yes, one hotel even has a floating brunch so you can keep cool in the pool, while nibbling and sipping.  CLICK HERE to discover some of the most luxe and creative hotel experiences around.

STYLE & FASHION

IMAGE SOURCE: Camp Design Group   RETAIL DESIGN: Camp Design Group

IMAGE SOURCE: Camp Design Group   RETAIL DESIGN: Camp Design Group

This is not your grandma's Goodwill. The thrift store giant has jumped on the trend of upscale discounted retail outlets and has opened more than 60 RARE by Goodwill thrift boutiques nationwide, most recently in southern California. CLICK HERE to read more about this exciting new shopping destination that will save you money, but let you splurge on style.

ART & ARCHITECTURE

IMAGE SOURCE: Collosal   ART IN IMAGE CREATED BY Jake Weidman

IMAGE SOURCE: Collosal   ART IN IMAGE CREATED BY Jake Weidman

Artist and Master Penman Jake Weidman is the youngest to excel in his extraordinary craft. The stunning works of art he creates with his delicate penmanship will amaze you. CLICK HERE to watch a video and read more about Jake and his work.