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Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic

This collection of joyful photos and creative inspiration encourages us to suspend belief and to look at the world from a new perspective. It is only when we embrace the whimsy that we are capable of experiencing magic. From Michelle Hickey Design.

February 13, 2021

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This collection of joyful photos and creative inspiration encourages us to suspend belief and to look at the world from a new perspective. It is only when we embrace whimsy that we are capable of experiencing magic.

This collection of joyful photos and creative inspiration encourages us to suspend belief and to look at the world from a new perspective. It is only when we embrace the whimsy that we are capable of experiencing magic. From Michelle Hickey Design.

Maybe it’s all of the valentine’s day red and pink, but this week felt like it was dashed with whimsy. This Joyful Finds collection encourages us to suspend belief, to look at the world from a new perspective, to notice the magic, and to wear the pink.

These posts were first showcased in my Instagram Stories, where I share imagery and thoughts over Saturday morning coffee every week. The stories are archived and accessible in my saved highlights, and can also be revisited here on the blog along with other posts in the Joyful Finds archives. Here’s a look at this week’s collection:

Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic

Efficiency and hard work are easy to be measured and quick to be celebrated. But what about the joys that can’t be tracked with data? What is one unexpected, magical thing that happened to you this week?

Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic. Photo by @ariellevey

Not a row of dollhouses. Not a set. Real life is this bright and beautiful.
Photo from @ariellevey

Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic. Photo by @moonomens

Good things are always flowing your way, and most of them are surprises.
Photo from @moonomens

Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic. Photo by @lostinhistorypics

Would love to time travel here for Valentine’s Day dinner + drinks.
Photo from @lostinhistorypics

Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic. Photo by @emilybookedup

My favorite place to escape is inside a book. But sometimes I get lost in the cover.
Photo by @emilybookedup

Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic. Photo by @schefferinteriors

Look around. Does your space make you curious? Can you have an adventure without leaving your home?
Photo from @schefferinteriors

Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic. Photo by @richardphibbs

When your mind is open, anything is possible. Thanks to my friend, Muriel, from Stocklane (affiliate link) for sharing this shot with me!
Photo from @richardphibbs

Embracing whimsy and experiencing magic. Photo by @vashtiharrison

The magic is in you. The end.
Photo from @vashtiharrison

Hope you enjoyed this week’s collection of #JoyfulFinds inspired by a bit of whimsy. Keep seeking beauty on and off of Instagram. It’s always there.

Join me every Saturday for more joyful finds to inspire your creative work! Click here to follow along.

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