When it comes to the digital world, I like to think of myself as an early adaptor, or at least a member of the early majority. I don’t have a problem “getting”most social or e-commerce platforms, but one site that I have never really thrived on is Etsy. Maybe I got into the game too late, but I find Etsy too overwhelming to shop. Maybe you feel the same way?
I am a big fan of fabric dying, but I’ll be the first to admit that it can be a tad messy at times. I tend to do my dye projects outside, but in this crazy 100 degree weather that is the last place I want to be. (more…)
This week marks the exciting initial drop of Lost & Found’s capsule collection for Anthropologie. This is the first time Anthropologie has trusted an outside source to curate an entire collection and they couldn’t have picked a better partner. Jamie Rosenthal started her shop Lost & Found fifteen years ago in Hollywood, CA and her aesthetic speaks to the global and eclectic style that is the Anthropologie girl. (more…)
A few weeks ago, I attended Lia Griffith’s Cricut craft party. Baby D was about a month old at the time, so I brought him along in the Ergo carrier and (luckily) he slept the whole time. There was a fabulous crowd of crafty Portlanders and bloggers alike as well as amazing paper crafted decor, fancy appetizers and sweet treats. I had a fantastic time meeting new people and playing with the new Cricut Explore. There were THREE crafts for party-goers to create and take home with them when they were done. (more…)
I should start off by saying I’m sorry. It’s been 4 weeks since I last posted and I didn’t leave a note. I didn’t plan on taking such a long break, (or any break at all for that matter) it sort of just happened. “Tomorrow” became “next week”, which quickly became 4 weeks and the longer I stayed away from blogging, the harder it became to come back. (more…)
Today is my birthday.
I share that with you reluctantly at the risk of sounding like I am fishing for birthday wishes, but I assure you, that’s not the case. It’s not that I don’t like my birthday or that I dread getting older, but as an introvert I shy away from drawing attention to myself altogether. (more…)
While the bulk of our nursery project is complete, there are many finishing touches left to be completed. I had hoped all these details would be done before the arrival of our little one, but the fact that we were able to accomplish as much as we did in two months time is reason enough for me to celebrate.
Today I’m super excited to share with you an easy way to spruce up a wall. Vinyl wall decals are a fun way to add some interest to a wall without the commitment of paint or wallpaper. They are removable and repositionable, so there is no pressure to get it perfect the first try and this is a great option for renters. (more…)
It’s been two and a half weeks since we came home from the hospital and the reality that my husband is returning to work soon is finally setting in. We are so fortunate that he was given three weeks paternity by his employer and our older son and I have really gotten used to having him around the house. We have been having so much fun as a family, I almost forgot to post about the last two projects I completed before heading to the hospital.
If you don’t follow me on Instagram, you may not know I had a baby a week and a half ago. While this blog is not a parenting blog and I don’t have any intention of making it one, I thought I’d share my son’s birth story here today. As I was savoring all the details of the day, I realized how little I could remember from the birth of my first son and realized if I wanted to remember I’d need to write it down. If you are a friend or a family member (or just someone who loves birth stories) this post may be intriguing to you, so read on. If you are someone who only comes here for home decor ideas, I promise to return to our regular programming soon!