Friday Favorites – Weekly Inspiration

Welcome to Friday Favorites, a series where we share our favorite decor, design inspiration, fashion finds, TV shows, recipes and more!

As you read this I’m off to Houston to enjoy a girl’s weekend with my daughter. I’ve never been before and I’ve heard there’s great home decor shopping (yay!) and I can’t wait to just relax, chat, and laugh with my girl! 

Speaking of travel, I’m sharing some essentials that I use and love, as well as great spring finds (lots of new items at J. Crew this week!) as well as some great home decor, as always.

So let’s get started with Friday Favorites!



I’m in love with the light and breezy feel of this cottage in Spain. The text is in Spanish, but I think you’ll enjoy the photos as much as I did. (I literally want to vacation there!)

I was shopping at Target this week and it was so fun to see some of the things I’ve seen online in person! These baskets could not be cuter (I love that they give off a Serena & Lily vibe for a fraction of the price!) and this vase was gorgeous in person with a great vintage vibe, this vase has great texture (and it’s a great price), and this linen throw is so great (and perfect for summer nights when you still want to be cozy but not too hot!), this is such a pretty quilt, and I love the shape and color of this pillow

Random favorite finds this week: this super chic mirror that would look good anywhere, these adorable outdoor pillows here and here, totally in love with this earthy and gorgeous cement footed bowl (this would look so good on a dining table filled with plants, flowers or fruit), love this wicker wine tote (so perfect for summer and wouldn’t it make a great Mother’s Day or wedding gift?), and this glass honey pot/server is one of my favorite kitchen items (another one that makes a great gift!)



I’ve been wanting to update my tops and was thrilled to find J. Crew has tons of new items this week! The tops that caught my eye are this adorable print blouse, this pretty linen top (just ordered the pink!), and this flouncy top might be the cutest thing I’ve ever seen!

One other thing I purchased this week for my trip is this linen dress. I love that you can tie it/style it in 3 different ways and it’s so chic. This is my first time ever ordering from Mango and I’m excited to have found them (free shipping both ways –yay!) I also love this white linen dress for everyday.

And let’s talk travel favorites! I was looking for a new neutral tote for the plane and found this reversible one, and I love the details on this one, too (both great prices). I recently purchased this suitcase, but I also just found this one which is a steal (and it gets great reviews, too).

And this handbag is so perfect for travel! I bought it when we went to France and I’ve traveled with it ever since. Holds a ton, yet isn’t too big and I prefer crossbody when I’m walking a lot and/or need to keep my bag close in unfamiliar areas.

For cosmetics, a friend turned me onto this very reasonable bag as well as this super useful travel jewelry organizer (these would make a great Mother’s Day gift, too!)



TV has been so great lately and now there are even more I’m looking forward to! We just started Anatomy of a Scandal (British and oh-so-juicy!) and Ozark is back with their final season tonight!!



My lemon trees have been producing like crazy, so I thought I’d share a family favorite. This Lemoniest Lemon Poundcake – is so good! And here are 5 ideas for yummy lemon cocktails I’m dying to try!



A great Instagram account full of lots of inspiring homes!

35 Incredible Books Set in France (Yes, please!)


And if you’re behind on Mother’s Day I shared lots of fabulous last minute gifts yesterday! Go take a peek – there’s something for every mom, grandma, mother-in-law (or yourself!)

Happy Friday!


*affiliate links included for your convenience*


Have you signed up to be a Maison de Cinq subscriber yet? You’ll get every post so you don’t miss any and you’ll receive my free 5-day email series How to Get French Farmhouse Style for Less for FREE! Sign up here and get Maison de Cinq straight to your inbox!

Oh and if you’ve missed any of the previous Friday Favorites, you can find them all here!

Friday Favorites - Weekly Inspiration graphic on Maison de Cinq

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


  1. Hi Sheila
    Always look forward to the your Friday fines 🙂

  2. Nola Frisbee says:

    Loved it all!!!! I will read it all again today sometime…It simply could not have been any better….thank you for all your hard work to make our lives easier and happy…again Loved it all…..Nola

    1. That’s so kind Nola! Thank you so much and I’m so glad you enjoyed it!