Obsessions: 06.02.17

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and then we tried obsessions june 2017

We are fully embracing summer here and this week’s And Then We Tried Obsessions has some great summer project progress and summery accessories.????????☀️


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Drive Quick N Easy Comfort Mattress

Testing out this new daybed mattress with Freddie

Alright, so I’ve been buying everything off of Amazon for years now, but this week I ordered a bed frame, mattress, patio sofa cover, and some jeans, and it all showed up 2 days later. I don’t know why this is so amazing to me this week, but it is. In other news, the daybed dreams are moving right along. I’ll do a whole post on how it’s all coming together, so you’ll find out soon if I went with full ponies for the mattress.
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More Fence Panels

Shadowbox Fence Panels

Along my driveway, there are three panels of chain link and half of a chainlink gate. Over the weekend I started gathering the materials to replace it with wood panels to match the rest of the fence. I’m using the same shadowbox fence panels that I got for the back fence, and will be building a custom gate so Freddie can run free in the backyard. The stained wood should look great against the fresh house paint! I’m documenting the house painting progress on our Instagram stories, follow along there!


The Keepers

and then we tried obsessions the keepers

If you loved the movie Spotlight, then this show is for you. It follows two former high school classmates—now in their 60s—as they try to solve the murder of Sister Cathy, a nun and one of their teachers. It involves Baltimore in the 1960s, the power of the Catholic Church, and a suspected link to a priest accused of abuse. All the episodes are out on Netflix.

Soludos launched summery woven purses

and then we tried obsession merida basket

I mean COME ON. How stinking cute is that??

and then we tried obsession soludos purses

1 Merida Basket Woven Pom Pom Bag  2 Merida Woven Beach Tote  3 Merida Cross Body Woven and Leather Bag


Shore Society Cleveland Pennant

shore society cleveland pennant mini

I got this cute little Cleveland pennant from Shore Society and I can’t wait to find the perfect spot for it! I’d love to get the Lake Erie one too, but I’ll have to wait for it to come back in stock.

Rug Pillow

rug pillow

I finally finished this pillow for my new porch swing situation! I used a doormat from Home Goods (and of course I forgot to get the brand name before I stitched it up..) and filled it with batting. Here are some other cute ones if you want to make one yourself:

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This has been another week of And Then We Tried Obsessions, where we share whatever we’re obsessed with each week. Let us know what you’re obsessed with this week in the comments and if you see anything in the wild that you think we’d be obsessed with, be sure to tag us @andthenwetried or use #ATWTobsessions

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Robin Anderson


Robin tries things in Pasadena, California.