pssst…boo! halloween is just around the corner.


it’s kind of hard to believe but halloween is just around the corner and i can definitely feel autumn in the air — a very nice time of year to do a little baking. i’ve partnered with Land O’Lakes to bake up some halloween goodness for my friends this year and thought it would be fun to surprise them with a gift package of my favorite cookies. this is... 
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good reads: foraged flora.


what happens when one of your favorite floral designers and the co-founder of remodelista team up with one of your photography idols? a beautiful new book: Foraged Flora: A Year of Gathering and Arranging Wild Plants and Flowers by Louesa Roebuck and Sarah Lonsdale and gorgeously photographed by Laurie Frankel. i’m so inspired by this kind of rogue flower arranging that... 
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a desk with some ‘giddy up’!


design*sponge. hey there, just a heads up on a diy desk trend that’s affordable, and really functional. these sawhorse bases are an easy do it yo’ self, even for the crafty faint of heart — just add a table top surface like wood, or even glass and you’re good to go. if you need a place to start (or don’t trust your skills to carry that at home... 
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the art of patrón.


i’ll admit it — i’m a bit of a bottle hoarder. i love saving beautiful bottles and upcycling them into pretty water carafes for serving at dinner parties, jars for fresh soups and salsas i’ve made, flower vases — you name it, i find a reason to reuse them. so when Patrón invited me to share their Art of Patrón Bottle Art Competition i thought,... 
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good reads: rebecca atwood’s living with pattern.


textile designer Rebecca Atwood is debuting her first book today, Living with Pattern: Color, Texture and Print at Home and is it ever a beautiful book she should be truly very proud of. Pattern is a tool to share your story, and in her new book, Rebecca helps us discover how to do this. how to create a home that’s livable, layered, and interesting, and most importantly... 
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