I am very much in the holiday spirit this year! And while I’d LOVE to throw a big cozy bash, well, our place isn’t quite big enough. So inviting my closest family and friends for an intimate, diy ornament party (with cocktails of course)! I can’t believe how budget-friendly it’s going to be. Clear glass ornament packs from Michaels were super cheap (under $5 for pack of 6). And most of the stuffings I had laying around. Above is what I have collected/made so far: holiday ribbons, cut up bead/tinsel garland, rub-on stickers, glitter, washi tape, multi-colored confetti (yay for hole punchers), craft pipe cleaner candy canes and for the nature lovers; yarn wrapped twigs and reindeer moss. Can’t wait to see what little stuffed environments we make at my Deck the Balls party!
Friday Greetings! I had a lovely pampering session at my salon’s holiday party this afternoon. Good chit-chat, food and Aveda products, yes please. I, also, found out that the cutie pie that I spoke to every time I went in or made an appt with, Molly, is a graphic designer by trade. Her envelope security liner holiday cards are not to miss, and I fell in love with her alphabet poster! Did you know she was voted 7×7 Magazine’s favorite Bay Area Etsy store? Where have I been?! Find out more about Molly here and be sure to stop by her booth at the Indie Bazaar – Holiday on Sunday, December 19th from 11-6pm @Brief Space (2nd floor Metreon). I’ll be there! PS – she does custom wedding invitations and consulting for wedding styling!
Vintage and antique rings have been a favorite for with the ladies for a while now. What I like even more? Handmade, artistic, not your average stone or setting and not necessarily expensive (although I’m sure these have a hefty price tag) finger jewelry that engaged/married ladies are sporting these days. Drooled when I saw these…
Part two of my October photoshoot with Cheree Berry Paper at your service! I can’t wait to see their shiny new site come together. Lots of fantastic shots of their invitations, announcements, a cute-as-a-button model and one of my drooling favs; paper odds & ends (consisting of paper bags, flags, tags, lollipop stands, garland, confetti, maps, fans, stickers). Big fat gold stars to the whole team for a successful shoot! (more…)
Happy Cyber Sale Monday! I’ve never been one to go crazy over the post Thanksgiving sales…actually makes me nauseous thinking about it. Yikes! But I hope you had an amazing time with friends, family or maybe that much needed getaway during the turkey holiday. Finally sharing some of the work from my second photoshoot in October for Cheree Berry Paper’s new website (if you need cute holiday cards see here)! Don’t want to spoil, so just know that we had a blast working with our lovely model for their website’s category vignettes. You’ll have to wait to see those on their site! Part One today! Part Two tomorrow! (more…)
Happy Thanksgiving!! Hope you eat lots, groan lots and be thankful lots. Yay! I am so excited to show you more photos from our “Ironing Out the Details for a Wrinkle Free Wedding” style shoot! Thanks to Green Wedding Shoes for featuring our charming and vintage-inspired photo shoot. Be sure to check out more photos from our stylist at Forget Me Knot Weddings here. If you love coral, peaches, yellows and teals along with European desserts in a rustic California location…well this one’s for you. And last but not least, thanks to all the talented, sweets involved (see there info at the end)! Warning: overwhelming amount of charming details….(more…)
So excited to finally announce a new calligrapher in town! My Jman has started Sincerely, Dapper – Handwriting for the Dapper-Minded to cater to the modern people/couples who appreciates streamlined lettering with a mid century flair. Trained and currently working as an architect; Sincerely, Dapper hopes to spark an interest in a seemingly old yet classic craft. Recently featured on Green Wedding Shoes! Available for personal, weddings and commercial. (more…)
So happy to finally share the goodies from this shoot! Check out our feature on Green Wedding Shoes here. And tomorrow, I’ll feature more goodies including a must-know new calligrapher on the market!! Thanks to the team!!!
So excited! I had lunch with friends today, and we passed a storefront with these lovely 3d paper snowflakes! I’ve seen it once before but it wasn’t until this evening that the urge to try and make one happened! So easy and jazzes up any space. My fav instructions came from here but be sure to check the How About Orange blog for more goodies. And if you are lazy or not a crafter (shhh I won’t tell) buy the kits here. Snowflake away!
Shaking my finger at the booking form. I hope this photo of Desher makes up for it??? Servers were recently upgraded and it seemed to have broken communication with my blog booking inquiry form. If you’ve used the form and did not get a response from me, SO VERY SORRY! Please send again, and I’ll get a response to you right away.
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