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The Versatile blogger award

The other morning I was surprised to discover that I had been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Brandi Reid from Posh Little Designs. I started following Posh Little Designs after being inspired by a post entitled Real Parties: Vintage Glam Baby Shower ~ Yellow & Gray. All the little details were stunning. Thank you … Continue reading

Tea haven

Tea haven

During a stroll through Fashion Show Mall, I fell in love (again) with a store named Teavana. The quaint tea haven is home to every tea imaginable, not to mention an impressive array of tea accessories… Spoons pre-dipped in honey, glass tea kettles that show off glimpses of rolling waves and blooming teas, zen inspired … Continue reading

First birthday celebration

First birthday celebration

My little boy’s first birthday was a special celebration… family and friends joined us for the evening. A suite at the Aliante Station Hotel in Las Vegas was our destination for the party. Decked in espresso shades of wood, olive greens with hints of orange. Perfectly matching the decor I made for his celebration. Love … Continue reading

The legend of hummingbirds

I received a stylish card from my sister made by a company called Papyrus. The accompanying envelope and message were just as sweet as the card itself… Their message reads “Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy and celebration. Hummingbirds open our eyes to the wonder of the world and … Continue reading

Inspiring ideas

Inspiring ideas

With so many original & inspiring ideas being shared, here is one I love… A vintage window frame + black & white photos = a simple, lovely way to showcase your favorite memories. I would love to try this idea, and it just so happens that I recently visited a store where an entire room is … Continue reading

Distressed frame

Distressing a frame: Making a distressed, chic frame is easy with these instructions from Lee La La (find the link to Lee La La here). After posting Tutorials II the other week, I decided to try this project. The distressing method can be used on a variety of design projects… monogrammed letters for the nursery, wood numbers for … Continue reading

Tutorials II

Tutorials II

Another round of some of my favorite DIY’s out there to try… Clockwise from top: 1. Monogram Letter – Recycled Wine Corks, Green is Universal 2. Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow, Momtastic 3. Shimmering Streamers, Martha Stewart 4. New Takes on Old Doors, Apartment Therapy 5. DIY Shabby Chic Frame, Lee La La

Tutorials I

Tutorials I

Tutorials and DIY’s are trendy themes right now. Here are some of my favorite projects out there to share, try, or simply enjoy! Clockwise from top: 1. Abigail Booties, Make It And Love It 2. Map Folded Flowers, Papervine 3. Berry Ice Cubes, ediTORIal 4. Clutter Crates, Running With Scissors 5. Red Wine Glass, Chalkboard China

Inspiration & resources

Inspiration & resources

I am still working on starting a small, home-based business. Months have gone by since the initial spark of a new idea and the decision to turn idea into reality. Where am I at? I’m still in the planning phase… with a lot of research ahead of me. Here are some resources I have utilized along the way. … Continue reading