pretty pictures

Hello blog, it’s been awhile! It’s been very busy around here with our growing family and all of the holidays, so here is an update. I kind of left everyone hanging after our gender reveal party back in July where … Continue reading

pâtisserie {sweet baby girl} shower

To celebrate my friend Angie’s baby girl on the way, some friends and I planned a sweet and vintage Pâtisserie themed shower. Pâtisserie is the French word for a bakery that specializes in pastries and sweets; add coffee to that … Continue reading

valentine’s day fun + art print giveaway!

One of my favorite holidays is coming up: what’s not to love about hearts, flowers, and all that chocolate? Even when I was younger with no Valentine in the romantic sense of the word, I loved giving pretty cards to … Continue reading

christmas time is here…

Christmas card

Christmas time is here (à la Charlie Brown)… and I apologize for being missing in action. Everyone has so much to do this time of year, and I can definitely struggle between checking off the to-do list (Christmas cards sent? … Continue reading

baby’s christmas wish list

Christmas music is on my Pandora station and I’m starting to get the itch to go Christmas shopping. This might be late for some folks, but usually I start right after Thanksgiving. Christmas is in December every year but it … Continue reading

vintage high chair

French Country, Shabby Chic, Glaze, Crackle, distressed

I love, love, love painting furniture because it is an inexpensive way to get the exact look you want. I started my furniture painting adventure with my grandmother’s dining room set using this multi-step process to get an antique white … Continue reading