DIY Wedding Cupcakes: Behind the Scenes

diy wedding cupcakes

So, you want to see some behind the scenes from the wedding? Of course you do. Alrighty then. {Hey, I see 1,000 of you slinking quietly out the back door, that is OK. You can come back when this is over. I don't blame you}. I was so overwhelmed by … ** Read more **

Drive By: Beach Cottages


Originally published August 2008 The wedding is now over and I have finally returned home again. My daughter and I intended for her wedding to be a "simple beach wedding" and in many ways it was. But as with any "destination wedding" (even a … ** Read more **

Observation: Checkerboard Kitchen


Greetings! Thank you all so much for checking in on me over the weekend. My daughters wedding was absolutely lovely. There were so many special things about it I cannot wait to share once I can get back into Portland and load some photos and gather … ** Read more **

Beach House Love

I spotted a lovely beach cottage on blogging friend Villa Anna's blog recently. Oh, how I love! Click on over to her blog see the rest of the loveliness.   Photo via Villa Anna, & Design Editor designer Jane Coslick Design   … ** Read more **

Observation: Black & White Toile Bedroom

b&w toile bedroom

It is observation time! Here are some ideas to jump start the conversation, but feel free to share on anything about the room: How would you describe this style? Describe the personality of people who might live in a room like this? What … ** Read more **

Sweet Escape: Sunny Days

Nothing like a pop of yellow to sweep the clouds away! I hope you all have a sweet escape planned. We are entering the final week now of wedding frenzy. I am excited to see it all come together. I'm a little sad knowing she is going to be driving off … ** Read more **