Turkey Day Tablescapes

Ever since I moved away for college I’ve spent Thanksgiving with friends and their families. Originally, it was the most practical option; traveling over 700 miles for one meal just seemed silly. Then it grew to having other people over who also weren’t able to go home, whether due to distance or work schedules. “Friendsgiving” […]

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Hiatus, much?

So, I know I haven’t posted in a while, but I’ve had a good reason! Not only did I start a new full time job – I moved to a new city. The big city! The Big Apple to be precise! Exciting right? I couch surfed for a month and now have my very own […]

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Things I Made Last Week

Sorry for the random post, y’all! I’m in NYC (again!) and definitely scrambling around (but thats the New York way isn’t it?) For once I’ll be here all weekend instead of just one afternoon. There’s a blogfest with a bunch of design expos I’ll be covering, so I’ll make sure post pictures of all my […]

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DIY Mothers Day

No really, Mothers Day is in 3 days you really shouldn’t be waiting until the last minute! And at this point if you only show up with a card on Sunday, she will know it’s because you forgot. No worries, if you’re an über procrastinator like me, I found a few quick DIY’s to save […]

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And They’re Off! DIY Derby Hat

  There are only 4 days until “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” and you don’t have a derby hat?!?! Fair enough, as they can cost an arm and a leg, especially one for a large and in charge version. Have no fear! My friend Selena and I got together to make one for her upcoming […]

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Spring on the outside, spring on the inside

One of the crappy things about working freelance is your paycheck may sometimes be at the mercy of people less organized than you. Case in point, I was asked to make an arrangement out of huge branches painted white.  Unfortunately the person went MIA and now I have a small snow white forest in my […]

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On the Road Sneak Peek!

Hey y’all! I’ve been traveling this week (Wilmington, Baltimore, and DC yesterday – en route to NYC as I type), and didn’t have time for the Friday Five (sorry!). BUT! I did have a great day yesterday with Ellen at Local Color Flowers in Baltimore. Full post with pictures coming after the weekend, but here’s […]

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Monday Morning Blues…and Rock, and Pop!

Still trying to answer all those emails from the weekend? Do it to music! It helps it go by faster and hopefully puts you in a better mood. So delete that last sentence, write it again NOT IN ALL CAPS and dance it out (just make sure your headphones are in, this is still a […]

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(Spring) Awaken Your Tastebuds

The weather has (finally!) warmed up just enough for it to truly feel like spring! Woo-hoo! And now that we have some springtime party inspiration, it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty – the food! I am the number one supporter of a big cup of soup, but now that spring has sprung, something […]

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You & Me & Cross Stitch Decor!

Inspiration is a crazy thing. While waiting for the paint to dry on one project, I decided to look up a good pattern of lips for another project. While searching the interwebs, I came across a great ampersand cross stitch. The one I saw was super cute, but someone was charging $50 for it.  What […]

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Obligatory Post-Grammy’s Music Post!

I know very few people who can work without music playing in the background. I mean, even the dentist office has some sort of late-’70’s singer-songwriter/smooth jazz muzak in the background. It’s practically narcotic (10 points if you know that movie reference!) But I wanted to share my latest playlist with you all. It’s my […]

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Field Trip: The Renwick Gallery

This weekend I visited the Smithsonian Craft Museum at the Renwick Gallery. I was very excited because it was the final weekend of the 40 Under 40 exhibition and I really wanted to see what the “craft futures” had to offer. It truly was amazing the things people create. Unfortunately, I couldn’t take pictures since […]

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