Tales of a Happy Designer : The Stand Up Desk

The first few years of designing full time I sat at a traditional desk. And sat, and sat, and sat. 8+ hours a day sitting with terrible posture while staring intensely at a bright screen. I’d come home feeling exhausted, crumpled, and with lots of back and neck pain. In my third year of sitting at…

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It’s Going Down For Real – This Gun’s for Hire

Y’all…. I just went freelance. Even as I typed those four words I’m like, whaaat? But it’s true! After 8 years of full-time fun working as an in-house graphic designer I’ve spread my wings and joined the DIY boss community. Crazy? YES. But I had it coming as soon as I unwrapped this tea fortune one very wintry…

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5’s : Quirky Mid Mod Tropicalia

Blaise and I just closed on our first home together! A fun, mid century home with lots of character. In the spirit of all fab things modern – Here are 5 pieces I’m digging for our new mid mod living room. Shop ’em here : One, Two, Three, Four, Five Cheers, Court

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We Eloped! The Tale of Our Elopement to Mexico (With Video)

Big news! Blaise & I eloped!!! Here’s a little elopement video we took with our iPhone: We hopped around the Yucatan exploring Playa del Carmen, Tulum, & Cozumel. After an absolutely marvelous trip, we finally landed on a secluded beach where we said our vows. We eloped ultimately to save money so we can buy a home together,…

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TULUM : 5 Luxe Travel Guides

Blaise and I are planning a trip to {oh} Mexico for our honeymoon! Much to his dismay, I’ve convinced him to dare the trifecta of Yucatán towns : Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, and free spirited Tulum. You may have noticed I kinda have a thing for the beach, so I’ve gathered a round-up of my favorite Tulum travel guides from…

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Oh, hai…

This has been on of my most-loved pins lately, and it kinda speaks to how I’m feeling these days – ideas hopping all around, and my hair has been NUTS due to Florida’s humidity. But endless mind+city traveling & bad hair days aside… I’ve been finally able to come back around to creating content for this little…

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Moving & Shaking – The Wearing of Too Many Hats

Y’all. . . Have you heard the crickets chirping on this little blog? Simply put, I’ve been wearing way too many hats lately. Between my full-time career, home renovations / home searching, spending lovely time with my lovelies, & sketching a few plans for dreams & big things to come, blogging’s been on the back…

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Studio Plants : A Gathered Guide to Happy Indoor Flora

Woo! It’s been a while, yes? We’re house hunting, painting, completing phase 1 of our fab condo renovation, & social marathoning galore! Crazy days over here, so thanks for keeping in touch. Lately, as spring grows near, I keep unearthing my love for plants – & all the new green fluffy leaves to come! I…

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Designer Loves : Hally’s in Parsons Green

Looking for some light-hearted interior design inspiration? I just fell in love with this little cafe/diner/hangout, Hally’s in Parsons Green. The look and feel completely embodies California, what a bright, airy, uplifting joy for such a rainy area! It’s such a quirky, fun little bistro. I’m stoked about the mixed media baths, dip-painted chairs, & the…

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Happy Weekend & Happy Adventures via Tiny Atlas

I’ve just discovered {+ instantly followed} Tiny Atlas’ Instagram feed. I’m thrilled! If you have any sort of wanderlust like me, this round-up of adventurers from around the world will be absolutely intoxicating. Via this Instagram journey, you can start your day off in the Italian bazaars for breakfast, gaze over the beach horses in Barbados…

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