This weekend we celebrate the day everything changed! Maybe you have had a traditional family gathering planned since last annum and already have an untouched spring table ready for guests. Or maybe you are more like me and the plans tend not to make it from your head to your hands until the last few […]

Tips for a Last Minute Easter Tablescape


As fun as hosting pretty dinner parties and hiding pastel eggs may be, this is not what it is about. But my words could never do it justice. So, instead, I’m inviting you to read His Word, whether you dive into the pages of the Bible on your own couch or gather with a group […]

A More than Lovely Easter Invitation

Lifestyle, Wedding Planning

I love Valentine’s Day! Sweet words, the smell of fresh roses, chocolates, old school jazz, and time treasuring each other.  A day when stores and restaurants are decked in pink hearts, newsfeeds brim with bouquets. Most of all, I love who I am blessed to get to spend my Valentine’s Day with. A day of […]

The Love List


Because when I think of thousands fleeing violence and a mama’s baby somewhere hungry and so many people who need Hope and are searching in the wrong places, I wonder how I can even write one more post about living room decor and wedding stationery. But here is the thing. If you are reading this, […]

A Manifesto

Lifestyle, Wedding Planning

Fans of tiny homes may already know about the rv life adventures of @arrowsandbow. Ashley’s social media account is brimming with interior decorating ideas for homes of any size. The Petrone family purchased their 31ft 2003 Cougar Keystone for $8k. After 3 weeks and just under $3k to renovate it, they were ready to move […]

Renovation Tips from Arrows and Bow’s Ashley Petrone


  From the cool color palette of this neutral event to the adorable cacti cookies, this desert inspired photoshoot is one for the books! Event Tip: Send potted plants home with your guests to plant it forward! Photographer K-Ruiz Photography Hair Stylist Mindy Orsak Floral Designer Wow Factor Floral Design and Decor Gussied Up […]

Wait Til you See the Cacti Cookies in This Desert Inspired Occasion

Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Wedding Planning

Sponsored (Artifact Uprising graciously collaborated with me on this post and gifted me some of their lovely products – the customization process was simple and the designs are beautiful!) Documenting your story is so important. Collecting keepsakes of memories and assembling hodge podge storybooks of chapters of our lives is something I enjoy so much. […]

Document your Story With Artifact Uprising

Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Wedding Planning

Earth Friendly Floral Process | By: Amanda Lankford of Amanda Jewel Floral + Design | Photography by: Katey P Photography   At Amanda Jewel Floral + Design, we strive to be green when it comes to creating beautiful designs for each event. We would like to offer you a little insider view of how we […]

The Earth Friendly Floral Process | Guest Post: Amanda Jewel Floral

Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Wedding Planning

  Updated: Sep 15 As summer winds down and autumn begins to blow in, it is a wonderful time for an outdoor dinner party. Savor that time between muggy, sun-filled days and crisp golden ones with an al fresco gathering of friends and family. Let this adorable tablescape be your inspiration! Ethical Event Tip: Fill […]

Components of a New England Garden Party (Gingham Napkins and all!)

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Autumn is the time for dinner parties and gatherings and this neutral table-scape designed by Modlode, USA just makes me want to throw a party! Modern decor can easily feel cold, but this table strikes a difficult balance with its warm tones and geometric details. Design and Decor Modlode Photographer Sarah D. Harper

This Soft & Edgy Tablescape Strikes a Balance with Geometric Details

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