When I first photographed our kitchen back in the fall, I hadn’t decided whether I wanted to hang artwork on the walls of our breakfast nook, but last weekend I made an impromptu decision to hang two more prints from Nantucket Print Shop and I think it was totally the right call! It’s funny how having a new baby and introducing another level of chaos in your life forces you to make small decisions more quickly — I was tired of seeing these prints leaning against various walls in our house for months on end and I’m glad they’re finally up somewhere! We have two more Nantucket Print Shop prints in our kitchen which you can see in this post and I know I’m biased but it makes me happy to catch a glimpse of our favorite place in the rooms we spend the most time in. Who else is counting down the days until summer?!

nantucket print shop design darling breakfast nook

oomph hobe sound lantern in design darling breakfast nook

grace farm roses design darling breakfast nook

‘Sconset Bridge print  //  Ladies Beach print

Oomph lantern  //  Crate & Barrel dining table (I actually like this new style even better!)

CB2 cane chairs (similar here, here, hereherehere, here, here, here, and here)

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I’ve continued putting on non-workout clothes in the mornings and it’s continued to be a great mood boost even on days we’re mostly hanging around the house. I’ve had this chambray shirt for years and love it paired with white denim during the summer and layered under a sweater come fall. And I first received these Nantucket pajamas as a gift from a dear friend at my baby shower last summer and have since reordered them in each new size as Teddy’s gotten bigger! They’re part of a Roller Rabbit collaboration with Erica Wilson on Nantucket and make me so happy every time I pull them out of Teddy’s dresser. He’s still fitting into the 9 month footie pajamas pictured here but I’m excited to order him the two piece set when he outgrows this pair!

roberta roller rabbit erica wilson nantucket pajamas 1

stubbs & wootton nantucket loafers and roberta roller rabbit erica wilson nantucket pajamas

roberta roller rabbit erica wilson nantucket pajamas 2

J.Crew chambray shirt  //  L’Agence white jeans

Stubbs & Wootton bespoke Nantucket motif slippers (use code DESIGNDARLING for 20% off)

Roller Rabbit x Erica Wilson Nantucket pajamas

P.S. Also want to get Teddy this Roller Rabbit onesie! So cute.

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My brother Camden and I just added a bunch of new prints to the Etsy shop we run together and I’d love for you to take a peek if your walls are in need of a little summer love! I’ve already ordered this print and I can’t wait to find a home for it when we get back to Connecticut. Sharing a few of my favorites below but click here to see even more new arrivals!

colorful kayaks framed print

Colorful Kayaks

brant point lighthouse print

Brant Point Lighthouse on the Water

Smith Point Sunset Waves printSmith Point Waves at SunsetSteps Beach Staircase Framed printSteps Beach Staircase

Sailboat Reflection Framed print

Sailboat Reflection

Pink Rose Arbor Framed print

Pink Rose Arbor

Surfside Beach Waves Framed print

Surfside Beach Waves

Brant Point Walkway Framed print

Brant Point Walkway

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We’ve been on Nantucket for a little over a week and I’m so grateful for the change of scenery. Teddy is giving us a bit of a hard time adjusting to sleeping in his pack and play at night but he’s loving island life during the day — long walks in a different neighborhood every morning, afternoon trips to the beach, and outdoor showers every night before dinner! There’s so much out here that I can’t wait to show him and watching him experience all my favorite things for the first time makes my heart so full. One of the things I was most excited to do with him was sailing on The Endeavor, which we’ve done at least once a year for the last eight summers and even took some of our engagement photos on back in 2016. Seeing Teddy and his second cousin Hayes take it all in was so sweet, but I’m pretty sure Teddy was just as excited about being fed Ritz crackers by his Mimi as he was about being on a boat. In any event here are a few photos from our afternoon on the water!

children's ack sweater ellsworth and ivey

endeavor sailing nantucket

baby driving loafers elephantito

nantucket stubbs & wootton

nantucket sailing design darling

endeavor sailing

elephantito boys' driver loafer

baby nantucket sweater

nantucket stubbs & wootton and elephantito baby driving mocs

sailing nantucket sound

baby ack sweater

endeavor nantucket

ellsworth and ivey children's ack sweater

dog on endeavor sailing nantucket

Ralph Lauren cable knit cashmere sweater  //  L’Agence white jeans  //  Stubbs & Wootton bespoke Nantucket lighthouse slippers

Teddy’s ACK sweater  //  Teddy’s white chinos  //  Teddy’s driving mocs (Teddy is nine months and wearing infant size 2)

Will’s Stubbs & Wootton navy slippers  // Emily’s Ralph Lauren cardigan (similar)  //  Hayes’s Nantucket sweater

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P.S. Thank you to those who have expressed concern about the babies not wearing life jackets. I’m ashamed of having made this mistake and it will not happen again.

P.P.S. A few past sailing adventures here, here, here, and here.

P.P.P.S. You can use code DESIGNDARLING for 20% any full price Stubbs & Wootton order!


As much as I prayed for him to have Will’s complexion, Teddy has definitely inherited my pale and sensitive skin and I’ve been on a mission to find the best products to protect it this summer. I started with Thinkbaby (a popular baby sunscreen rec) and found it messy and impossible to rub in, especially on a wiggly little one. Next I placed an order for this and this from Supergoop. Their products aren’t cheap, but I had a hunch I would love them because I love both their Unseen Sunscreen and more recently their Glowscreen for myself. The spray bottle makes for a much easier application than the tube I’d initially tried and is better for an all-over base, but the sunscreen stick is the absolute best for reapplications once we’re out in the backyard or in the stroller.

I also wanted to share these adorable Nantucket sun shirts from Centre Pointe, one of my favorite boutiques on the island. Each shirt has the outline of Nantucket on the chest and the island coordinates down one sleeve, but the best part is they offer UPF sun protection and come in sizes to fit the whole fam! Teddy is wearing the children’s size XS (it’s still a bit big on him but he’s 8.5 months and tiny for his age!), I’m in the women’s size S, and Will has the navy unisex one to match Teddy’s. They’re so easy to pop on with a swimsuit or shorts and dry quickly so you can reach for them day after day!

centre pointe nantucket sun shirts-2

centre pointe nantucket sun shirt

Any other baby sun protection recs for me? We also love these baseball caps and these baby wayfarers!