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happy friday + a joint birthday party...21 Oct 2016

oh joy / floral birthday party

oh joy / floral birthday party

oh joy / floral birthday party

Last week, Ruby turned 5 (five!) and yesterday, my little Coco turned 2 (what?!). I still do not understand how time really does go by so fast. With two October babies, this year, we decided to throw a joint birthday party. I was nervous about having one big party with kids in a range of ages...but I'm so glad we did. It was definitely my favorite party to date, and I was the least stressed about it and was able to enjoy myself the most of any of their birthday parties of the past. Here are a ton of very cute photos from the day and more about what we did if you'd like to see more...


an easy way to add storage in your kitchen...20 Oct 2016


I don't know about you, but I always feel like I'm running out of space. Storage is probably one of my biggest grievances in so many rooms in my house. So today, we wanted to share a simple way to add more storage to any room—using a very functional space, like the kitchen, as an example...


flower pot cupcakes!19 Oct 2016

Flower Pot Cupcakes by Weelicious

In celebration of our recent Garden Party on Saturday for my girls' birthday (I'll be sharing photos soon!), here is a fun recipe by the amazing Catherine of Weelicious that would be perfect for a garden-themed party (birthday, shower, anything)! These are so crazy cute and surprisingly easy...


a {giveaway} with incy...(NOW CLOSED)18 Oct 2016

Incy Interiors

My recent bedroom makeover included a beautiful velvet headboard and settee from Incy Interiors in Australia. In January, their velvet line is coming to the U.S. and is just beautiful. So today, we've partnered with Incy to give away $500 worth of credit on their site to ONE lucky reader!

Incy Interiors

To enter, please visit Incy's website. Then, leave a comment here telling me which piece you would choose! Entries close this Friday, October 21st at 8am PST and one winner will be chosen at random.* Good luck!

*This giveaway is open to readers in the U.S. only! Please do not leave your email or web address in the body of the comment, only in the allotted boxes.$500 USD total value per winner. Winner will be contacted via email once comments close, and announced at the bottom of this post soon after.

what to do with a triptych...17 Oct 2016

what to do with a triptych

Triptychs are an often overlooked option for artwork because people don't have enough space for three large pieces or they feel like they're locked into only one way to display them. So today, we wanted to show you different ways to use a triptyph in your home and to demonstrate, we're using my friend, Gray Malin's Central Park triptych. Here are three ways to hang a piece like this...



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