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

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

halloween banner

DIY Pottery Barn Halloween decor

October is here and Halloween is upon us, especially if you are throwing a Spooky Party this Sunday (have you entered the GIVEAWAY?)! One of the projects I tacked this week was a “Happy Halloween” banner inspired by this one … Continue reading

halloween party planning + giveaway

spooky, scary, bats

My friend Marigold Mom and I are planning a Spooky Halloween Party, and we couldn’t be more excited for the big day! After researching all of our ideas, here is just a preview from the pins that inspired us (Pinspiration, … 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