Rosemary White Bean Soup

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  by Lisa Thiele   ‘Tis the season for soup!   I don’t know about you, but I’ve been on a soup kick this winter and I’m still going strong. This rosemary white bean is one of my favorites and just had to share it with you. For those of you with allergies or looking […]

Winter White Details

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Today’s inspiration for weddings, engagements, or bridal showers comes from a collaboration between Andrea Dozier Boutique Photography and Simply Photography, and offers some beautiful images with great ideas and details you can incorporate. The wintry white color scheme incorporates shades of ecru, bone, champagne, and brown…   Sweet handmade frames are a lovely way for guests to write […]

Pink Birdie Baby Shower

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I am so excited to share this gorgeous pink birdie baby shower that Paula of Frog Prince Paperie recently hosted.  The look is sort of shabby chic-modern with a monochromatic color scheme that is soft and feminine.  Paula is so talented and every detail is thoughtful perfection… Paula set up the party space in her […]

Rustic-Glam Hot Cocoa Bar

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Don’t you just love hot cocoa bars?!  Katie of Katie Grace Designs hosted a baby shower this weekend and created the prettiest display that combined a little bit of rustic with a little bit of glam.  Katie is wonderful at infusing stylish details at every turn.  Nothing is left unadorned here, from the mugs, to […]

A "Love"ly Picnic {Guest Feature}

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What a view!  Can you imagine having a lovely engagement picnic or anniversary picnic here?  Jacin of Lovely Little Details designed this Valentine’s shoot for Brenda’s Wedding Blog, but I think the ideas here can be re-created for any celebration of love. The quilt used as tablecloth, the adorable place mats, the paper doilies used in […]

"Sweet-Heart" Valentine’s Day Cocktail

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Nothing like a color coordinated drink to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day!  Whether you’re sipping it with your love or celebrating “singlehood” with your girlfriends, this yummy “Sweet-Heart” cocktail will hit the spot.  A little bit sweet, a little bit tart…the perfect signature drink for the night! The Sweet-Heart {created by Chris Nease} 1/2 oz […]

Valentine’s Gift Wrap & Paper Flower DIY

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After working with Paula from Frog Prince Paperie, on the Queen of Heart Valentine’s shoot, I had several printed papers left over from the collection.  I decided I’d create something fun with them using 2 different patterns and a few other crafty embelishments.  The printable papers make a great gift wrap for small (sparkly?) gifts […]