Trend Spotting: Elegant Agate

We’re currently crushing on these moody natural elements that exude a truly captivating and bohemian effect. This wedding trend has been popping up over the last year and is incorporating some of nature’s most beautiful elements into the theme.

Here are a few of our favorites featuring the gorgeous geodes and agates.

We’re also loving the collected and eclectic look that comes with adding natural elements…

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Inspired By: Fresh Flower Gift Tags

If you walked into a party or celebration with a gift like this – everyone would be all smiles.  Such a simple touch that goes such a long way.

{image via Studio DIY}

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DIY Branded Notebooks

Happy Saturday!  I decided to get a little crafty this morning and play with my camera this morning.
I love moleskine journals.  They are different than the notebooks.  The journals don’t have as many pages, have a softer cover and you can easily flip through the pages.  
When I rebranded ROAR events, I had some stamps made with our logo.  I thought this would be an easy way to make…

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Friday Favorites


I get inspired all the time.  Thought I would share some things that I’ve seen over this past week that I’m having a hard time getting out of my head.  Welcome to Friday Favorites!
01. These chicken fajitas look so good that I just might need to make some this weekend!  Maybe for the superbowl.
02. I’ve been wanting to redecorate my office and this one looks so inspiring to me.  I might…

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Sunday Round up

Happy Sunday everyone!  Here are some fun round-ups I’ve found on the web.  Romantic Italian getaways to breakfast and brunch ideas.  What to do with those mason jars and the 10 best recipes from Martha herself.
Hope everyone stays cool and enjoys the day!

via Architectural Digest

via Sous Style

via ReadyMade

via Martha Stewart

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{holiday inspiration} a little hello

I’m sure many of you have been heading out to holiday parties during this festive season.  And with that comes the hostess gift.  That sweet little something – maybe wine, maybe cookies…well this year, I decided to do something a little bit different.
This gift was so easy and inexpensive, but was tied with an amazingly thoughtful bow.
First I purchased this darling “hello” stamp from Besottled….

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{holiday} DIY Ornament

For the past week, I’ve been talking about this ornament that I was going to have the little mister’s class create.
Being a mama – I always LOVED the ornaments that the class would do that had their photos on them or something that they made.  I still have my little guys hand ornament that he made in daycare when he was 2 years old.  Each year it comes out – he always puts his hand up to it to see how much…

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{holidays} pom-poms

I made a pom pom!  I made a pom pom!  OK, actually I’ve now made tons of poms over the past couple of days.
I don’t know why I’m so excited by this…but I hadn’t made one before.  Thanks to the Creature Comforts blog it was so easy.

So you might ask…what will I be doing with these poms?  I think I might make a garland and I will be using some for holiday presents this year.  Remember -…

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25 Days to Christmas & a Present for YOU!

The 25 Days of Christmas has officially begun in our house…well the advent calendar is up and the 1st little giftie will be opened tonight. *

We have an extremely long mantel – the entire wall.  So I decided to create the countdown to span a good portion of the wall.  With the TV as the focal point, I wanted to add different holiday elements.  I thought  it would be perfect to set all the…

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{holidays} Free Printable Round-up

It’s Cyber Monday today and that means that many of you will be shopping online.  Well – what better way to kick off the Monday with some DARLING free printables that are out in cyberland this holiday season.  You need tags for all those deals that you might have found on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and now Cyber Monday – right?
Which do you like the best?
These pretties are from Party Box…

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