To me, stocking stuffers are a tricky thing… I hate the idea of giving a gift that someone doesn’t really need in order to simply fill a stocking. That feels so wasteful to me and the antithesis of my goals to reduce the waste in our home. Instead, I always brainstorm stocking stuffer ideas that are desirable, fun, and budget-friendly. This year I thought it would be fun to share my favorites with you!Continue reading “My Ultimate Guide to The Best Stocking Stuffers”
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The living room in #mytinybungalow is the first major project I undertook when I moved in… and that was nearly 4 years ago! Since then, our living room has had a lot thrown at it. From functioning as our temporary kitchen during that renovation to my office to a photoshoot studio to a guest room… it’s been through a LOT. So imagine my excitement when Crate and Barrel, one of my favorite home decor brands, reached out to partner for a makeover! I’ve been hinting about the reveal on Instagram for a while and today is finally the day. Step inside our newly finished living room makeover!Continue reading “Our Living Room Makeover for the Holidays”
I hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving yesterday and that you’re ready to shop… cuz today is Black Friday and there are TONS of amazing deals. As always, I’ve rounded up some of the best sales of the year for Cyber Week. Plus, I will be updating this list as more sales are announced! Happy shopping!Continue reading “2019 Cyber Week: The Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales to Know About”
I’m not exactly someone who decorates a theme Christmas tree, but I do like to hang a variety of ornaments that are inspired by my interests… like chickens! Sean doesn’t really participate in the decorating (more on that here), so the decisions are left to me. As always, I’m a chicken lady at heart. So I’ve been on the lookout for chicken ornaments to add to my collection… and there are so many! Here’s some of what I found that have me questioning the difference between ‘want’ and ‘need.’Continue reading “18 Chicken Ornaments I Want/Need”
Here’s the thing about Thanksgiving, I love it because it’s the perfect excuse to bring everyone together. But when you live small, that can definitely be a challenge. We always have Thanksgiving with Sean’s family in their own homes, but I styled this tablescape to inspire anyone who lives small and is hosting this year! Plus, the aesthetics of this table feel like a departure for me… because it’s sort of traditional. For some reason, I am really feeling the cozy, warm autumn tones this year. We’ll dig into that more! First, let’s talk about all of the details of my Thanksgiving tablescape.Continue reading “A Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape for a Small Space”
I can’t believe Thanksgiving is just over a week away. How are you preparing? When I’m creating flower arrangements in the fall, I really enjoy incorporating the beauty of the rich golds and browns and the crispy textures of dried foliage and florals in my designs. I used to balk at dried botanicals as I mentally categorized them with bowls of potpourri and lace doilies (all of which have great potential in the right context). But now, each autumn I’m more and more inspired by the beauty they exhibit and I think they can actually be used to create a very modern Thanksgiving centerpiece!
BTW, I’ll be hosting a wreath workshop on December 3rd at OOLA Distillery in Capitol Hill. If you live in the Seattle area, we’d love for you to join us. We’ll be making wreaths from blue spruce, cypress and juniper to create a unique, fragrant beauty to adorn your home for the holidays, all while sipping on hand crafted hot toddies featuring OOLA spirits. Click here for more details and tickets.Continue reading “A Modern Thanksgiving Centerpiece with Dried Flowers | DIY”
Wanna know an easy way to impress holiday guests this season? By mastering a handful of classic holiday cocktails you can whip up in a moment’s notice — with things you already (or should already) have in your bar. Because here’s the thing when it comes to the holidays: you already have enough on your plate without monkeying around with specialty drinks that require an extra 25 ingredients. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE a fancy, festive drink, and have spent plenty of time infusing spirits, concocting simple syrups, aging shrubs, and mixing up punches. But nothing tops the cool factor of serving up a classic drink like it ain’t no thing.Continue reading “4 Classic Holiday Cocktails Every Host Should Know”