Lisa Leonard Designs

i (heart) friday.

January 22nd | finding beauty

do you read bliss?

she posts the most beautiful images and finds.

it’s actually very, very dangerous.

she frequently does an ‘i heart monday‘ post with some of her favorite finds.

and she’s inspiring. so today i’m doing an i (heart) friday post.




i (heart) the heart shaped glow in this image i took last night

i’m working on some photography tricks–more on that next week.




yes, you knew it was coming.

i (heart) coffee. but wait, something new…

i (heart) coffee with whipped cream. it’s sooo delicious.




i (heart) cloudy skies, reflective waters and a break from the rain.



i (heart) david, playing in his new kitchen and feeling much better the last 24 hours.

thank you, Lord!



i (heart) super-matty. chillin on the couch

in a mask, cape, and jammies.




i (heart) these four birdies. just sitting outside our window.




i (heart) this bracelet.

that i wear everyday and constantly reminds me of my many blessings.

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your turn! what do you (heart) today??

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  1. Nicolle says:

    I {heart} my unborn twins. :-) I can’t wait to meet them. Oh! And I also {heart} my husband & my dog too!

  2. Denise C. says:

    I (heart) my kids, coffee (lots of it too!) chocolate. We’re going to be baking some brownies, served with vanilla ice cream…..and some coffee for me!

    Happy Friday Lisa! 😉

  3. Brittany says:

    I (heart) warm fuzzy blankets! I’m wishing I had one right now!

  4. sheri says:

    i heart my husband, two beautiful children & our dog :) i also heart coffee every morning whilst i read your blog & a few other of my faves. i sure hope david will continue to feel better & look at matty already got the pose down :) you have a beautiful family lisa & a big heart…thankyou.

  5. mel says:

    i {heart} pretty pictures. love yours! :) your blog is a daily dose of happiness and inspiration. i also {heart} coffee and will have to try it with whipped cream. sounds delicious!

  6. Alana says:

    I {heart} my hubby, my beautiful girls and my sweet new baby boy. i also {heart} coffee with a little italian sweet cream from coffee mate….oh YUM!

  7. Jessica says:

    i (heart) writing a new song. how i can take all the things that aren’t so good, fit them into lyrics and a melody, and bam! there’s something good that has come out of the bad already.

  8. Michelle says:

    i (heart) my boys and my husband. i (heart) people who notice all the lovely things in their life, like you do. and i (heart) that kitchen that David is playing with– can you share the brand or where you found it?

  9. Lynette says:

    I (heart) the blogging community that we are able to read inspiring, faithful & truly beautiful blogs like yours, Lisa! Thanks for always sharing your world with us! Your photography is breathtaking!

  10. Erin says:

    i (heart) your blog! can’t stop reading! found your store/blog this morning….. i (heart) you!

  11. jeannett says:

    i (heart) you! :)

  12. I {heart} baby belly kicks.
    I {heart} school dismissing at noon on Friday.
    I {heart} a morning at home.
    I {heart} sunlight.

  13. Denissa says:

    I ♥ your pics!
    I ♥ Jesus
    I ♥ my boys!
    I ♥ coffee w/ whip creeam too..yum :)

    I may need to copy you and order a bracelet just like yours! :)
    Happy Friday!

  14. Tiffany Day says:

    I ♥ my husband
    I ♥ coffee alot
    I ♥ being a mom
    i ♥ your blog & pictures
    I ♥ ♥ all your jewerely
    I am even ♥ myself today – because if I don’t ♥ myself I wont be able to ♥ anyone else!!

    I must get one of those bracelets – I would put I {heart} my family.

    Thanks for such a sweet post to start my day! Have a GREAT weekend – glad David is feeling better!


  15. Christi says:

    i heart your blog
    i heart my girls
    i heart my hubby
    and most of all i heart knowing that the good Lord is my Saviour.

  16. Marisa says:

    I (heart) your sweet photog skills. :) Always a treat & inspiration.

    Is that turquoise Fiestaware I see???? Because I (heart) my turquoise Fiestaware. And Lemongrass. Ooh, and Shamrock.

    I (heart) my precious boys. They are my joy, my comic relief, the reason I will have grey hair one day very soon (I feel certain). And they are the reason I can keep going when our world seemed to stop.

    I (heart) my husband. He is my biggest fan (especially when I’m not) & he loves me well (even when I’m undeserving).

    I (heart) my Maggie Girl. So. Very. Much. And I (HEART) our Lord, who holds our Maggie with such care, and was willing to take our place on the cross so that we, too, can hold our sweet girl again.

    I (heart) that day in advance.

  17. {vicki} says:

    I heart blogs
    I heart weekends
    i heart that bracelet in your blog post

  18. Tambra says:

    I (heart) the Anthropologie mug that I have with a “T” on it.

  19. Gina says:

    I (heart) the weekend’s to spend with my boy’s an hubby….
    I (heart) sleeping in and cuddling with my sweet’s …
    I (heart) hot bubble bath’s with lavender bubble bath ….
    I (heart) my 1 cup coffie maker – perfection !!!!

  20. teresa says:

    i {heart} that bracelet, i want to cry.

  21. What gorgeous photos.

    I heart so many things – my husband, my family, my friends, my co-workers who never fail to make me laugh until I cry, the sun that is shining outside right now…I also heart Fridays!!

  22. Jessica says:

    I <3 my teeny tiny initials necklace & aqua stone earrings I received from you today!! I was so excited I ran to the post office before they had a chance to leave and deliver the package to my house and ripped it open right there in the van! The crinkly paper went flying, but I didn’t care! I will wear my babies initials everyday!

    Thanks! :)

  23. Amber says:

    I (heart) my best friend who just came and washed 5 days worth of dishes for me b/c I have been to sick all week to do it myself .

  24. Maria Lucic says:

    I {heart} my wonderful parents.
    I {heart} the man I’ve fallen in love with.
    I {heart} my health.
    I {heart} unique and creative art.

  25. Hillary says:

    I (heart) long lunches with friends, reese’s peanut butter cups and big cups of coffee.

  26. valerie says:

    I heart your blog, your photos and your jewelry. I heart my family too…and of course I heart chocolate too!

  27. Kelsey says:

    I (heart) little boy giggles
    I (heart) day at home with my 21-month-old son
    I (heart) your jewelry and am anxiously awaiting my first purchase for me
    I (heart) my husband for too many reasons to list
    i (heart) photography, scrapbooking, and Project 365
    I (heart) a clean kitchen
    I (heart) my son’s naptime for a little me time
    I (heart) lists that focus on the positive…like this!

  28. becca says:

    today i heart blue skies!

  29. joan says:

    My Lisa Leonard jumble of charms custom necklace arrived today with the names of my 2 children and husband. I heart it. Beautiful work.

  30. Tiffany E says:

    I {heart} texas sheet cake
    I {heart} diet coke
    I {heart} playing with my little boys
    I {heart} my husband
    I {heart} THE WEEKEND!

  31. Sarah says:

    I love the superman chillin one!!!

  32. Gina says:

    I heart going to my daughter’s basketball game because I love watching her play.

  33. mandy snow says:

    love your photos….
    I ♥ my 6 children and husband
    I ♥ my scrappy crafty arty world
    I ♥ too many things to list…
    have a great weekend…xxx

  34. Erin says:

    I (heart) your blog! So happy I recently found you–you’re on my daily must-read now. :)

  35. Amy Miller says:

    i {heart} our Great God!
    i also {heart} my belated christmas gift from my hubby – a “be still” necklace !

  36. Laurie says:

    I {heart} my two sons, I really miss my oldest, he is in the Military and lives quite a distance away
    I {heart} my family
    I {heart} scrapbooking and taking pics
    I {heart} your blog, jewelry and pics

  37. erika says:

    I just found you through Joy’s Hope and your blog and jewelry is lovely! Your photographs are amazing as well!

    I heart sunshine! I live in Southern California and we have had hard rain this past week… makes me appreciate the sunshine we normally get. (But I have also hearted all the rain!)

  38. emmell says:

    i {heart} your blog–i’m a new follower and this is just beautiful.

    i also {heart} our Lord

    and i {heart} my boyfriend and our kitty, even though she is peeing on everything in sight..

    also, i {heart} the teal plate with your bagel on it–i have matching bowls!

  39. Mary Beth says:

    I (heart) my sweet guy!
    I (heart) my 3 girls!
    I (heart) the little boy who arrived in our home this week!
    I (heart) my Christmas gift — one of your necklaces with the names of my darlings!
    Thank you!

  40. Laura says:

    I <3 my deaf students who strive to learn new things since many of them do not have any communication at home.

    I <3 family

    I <3 being a full-time mom, teacher and a wife.

    I <3 weekends!

  41. Shannon says:

    I <3 your blog!
    I <3 Diet Coke!
    I <3 Jesus!

  42. rachael says:

    i {heart} life. and everything that encompasses.

  43. Right now I’m trying to fall deeper in love with my Savior…

    Lisa, just wanted to let you know that I was praying for David last night! I hope he’s doing better today. :)

  44. Nancy says:

    I (heart) good memories that resulted in visiting you blog tonight. I just saw Morro Rock and BubbleGum Alley. It takes me back in time to 1991 when I was a freshman at Cal Poly. I love that town and I love those memories. I (heart) SLO. I loved Linnea’s but I heard they closed. I sure miss their carrot cake. Beautiful blog. just beautiful…. Thank you for the trip down memory lane. That college girl (now 36) thanks you.

  45. Kelli says:

    I (heart) your blog! Just found it today, but realize I got one of your necklaces from my mom this Christmas which I (HEART)! Can’t wait to get more

  46. Jaclyn says:

    I heart having a nice cozy night “in” with my husband after a long day of running around in the rain!

  47. marnie says:

    I (heart) your shop. What amazing talent you have. I have a birthday the day after Valentine’s Day. I sent the link to my husband and kids. Something from your shop would mean the world! I have 4 kids and I (heart) them all so much!

  48. Mandy says:

    I {heart} my heart sisters, the women that the Lord has put in my life that know me best.

  49. Steffany says:

    I just spent a while checking out your beautiful blog, I love the way you capture life in your photography, thank you for sharing.

  50. connie says:

    I heart watching my children grow in their faith as they experience Jesus more in their day to day life. It is wonderful to see them take hold of His hand.

  51. Sarah says:

    I adore the mask and cape <3

  52. Stephanie C. says:

    I HEART my sweet boy, amazing husband, and the best dog ever!

  53. rani says:

    i heart my girls!

  54. Kay says:

    I (heart) jewelry with I (heart) on it
    I (heart) my husband
    I (heart) family
    I (heart) rainy days
    I (heart) creating
    I (heart) daydreaming
    I (heart) music
    I (heart) being alive
    I (heart) whimsy

  55. Victoria says:

    i heart websites that inspire me as yours has x

  56. jenny says:

    hi, im here from joy’s hope…your blog is unlike anything i have ever seen! it reminds me of a magazine spread. absolutely gorgeous pictures and so much more. beautiful.

  57. pve says:

    I heart each day and the ability to create, design and inspire an artful life to those around me.
    I can see you live the same way, full of passion for loving life.

  58. valerie says:

    i HEART adoption–even though it takes a lot of patience!

  59. rebecca says:

    i heart my blended family…even with all that it’s issues. I also heart an amazing husband who stuck with me in the worst of times! Thank you God!

  60. Ellen says:

    I heart my boys! I also have 2
    I heart the I heart my boys bracelet!
    I heart Julie’s website because she makes beautiful things and she links to awesome websites like yours!

  61. Rachel says:

    Beautiful photos.

  62. Sarah says:

    I(heart)that landscape picture!! Did you really take it? Its beautiful! ♥

  63. stephanie says:

    i (heart) the way music can touch my soul like words cannot. it’s a beautiful thing.

    first time reading your blog. i (heart) it. it brought many smiles to my face and the hearts everywhere warmed my soul.

    i also stopped by your shop. amazing. absolutely amazing. you have such a talent!

  64. kim says:

    What a cute family- and I love your creations- beautiful- I found you through 30 days!

  65. Jamie says:

    I (heart) your jewelry and am saving my pennies to buy myself a special necklace!
    I also love your photos! Can’t wait to read more!

  66. Stephanie says:

    I heart my son and husband.

  67. rebecca d says:

    I (heart) my girlies…they make me giggle like a teenager!

  68. I (heart) god giving me the greatest inspiration: my son
    I (heart) waking up every morning to the sun shining
    I (heart) my family for being supportive as I raise my son on my own
    I (heart) myself for being courageous and seeking out an education to better my son and mine’s life
    i (heart) this wonderful blog (YOURS!) i discovered tonight and wonderful jewelery!!

  69. michelle says:

    i (heart) my 4 children
    i (heart) my hubby
    I (heart) my faith, because it helps me appreciate the blessings of children with special needs (I have 2)
    i (heart) your designs…will be hinting to hubby about valentine’s day!
    i (heart) your photography… I came to your site via Heidi Swapp (i (heart) her too) to see the necklaces but was blown away by your breathtaking photography! You inspire me!

  70. Tina says:

    Hi Lisa :) I have just found your lovely blog via the ever so lovely Lauren at Pure Style Home:) Being a new blogger I {heart} how amazingly kind and encouraging fellow bloggers are, I am stunned. I also {heart} listening to my youngest daughter (3yrs) singing the song ‘Tomorrow’ from the musical Annie, when she doesn’t know I am listening :) So happy to have found your blog – Tina

  71. Arabella says:

    I {heart} your photos! Simply stunning! Thanks so much for sharing them.

  72. TidyMom says:

    What a fun post Lisa!!!!!

    I {heart} your photography! – I’m trying my hand at a 365 project on flickr – I LOVE your photos!
    i {heart} my camera
    i {heart} that my 13 year old daughter stayed home all weekend with me and her dad – no friend weekend – her idea!
    i {heart} the valentine cookies we baked and decorated together yesterday


  73. Sonya says:

    I {heart} life!
    Such beautiful jewelry you create!

  74. Amy Croley says:

    Visiting from Joy’s Hope!

    I heart reading, my family and friends. I heart coffee in the morning and a hot bath at night.

    I also heart your blog :)

  75. Jean Leone says:

    I <3 your amazing jewelry with my 4 adorable “Grand”childrens names who i <3!
    I<3 my family, my friends and my precious memories!
    Thank you <3

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