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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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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5 Fave Hot Teas for Creatives

I drink my weight in tea every day. Every new design starts with a new cup, it’s my ritual! So I wanted to quickly share 5 I’m loving right now, for all phases of my creative day. I won’t say they’re a cure-all, but they’re definitely a great companion for the happy artistic mind. P.S.…

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Designer Loves : Antiquaria Modern Calligraphy

One of my most-loved resolutions this year was to write more beautifully packaged, calligraphed letters. I love to write, love to send little hellos, & most of all, love the design of the letterforms, envelope, & stamp combinations – is that the crazy designer in me? Yep, I’m mesmerized by calligraphy & was just recently…

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Wine + Design : Valentine’s Day Wine & Card Pairings

Y’all – I’m sorry – I can’t help myself! I LOVE handmade/letter pressed cards, and I LOVE building a theme with labels of wine, so here we are. In perfect time for Valentine’s Day, for all levels of love. It’s a roundup of my fave, lovable wines & designerly cards I adore. Enjoy! 1. Let’s…

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Happy Weekend from Happy Beaches : NET-A-PORTER

Ahhhh, life in Colorado as a beach lover. Especially with a cold spell of 38 days below zero – I find myself looking at the mountains through my office window and imagining little palm trees and swimsuits and fruity concoctions with mini umbrellas. Enter, Net-A-Porter’s vacation issue… thank goodness! These three are my favorite spreads…

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Paperies!

I have a wiiilllld passion for stationery. I collect shelves full of journals, scraps of handmade paper, and letter press misprints galore! These four paperies are some of my most recent loves for notebooks, gifts, cards, and more…. Rifle Paper Co. for beautiful, whimsical pieces full of joy & lots of love for animals »…

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Designer Loves : A Splash of Color

I’ve always loved color palettes as much as I do a beautiful bottle of cheap wine… I love every new combination and always begin to think of an imaginary client they would go perfectly with. When I stumbled upon Design Seeds Brushstrokes, I first fell over, and then knew I wanted to share them here.…

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February : Red, LOVE, Cooper Black, & Italy

Happy Febs! Here’s what i’m digging this month : a shot-in-the-arm dose of LOVE from all around. A sunny virtual vacay to Italian coasts, while sipping Italian wine. Cooper Black to sweep you off your feet. And of course, fiery red to get the heart going… stay tuned! credits : LOVE gold print, Pantone Color…

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