Lately I have fallen in love with making tissue and crepe paper flowers. In the past I had always written off paper and fabric flowers as typically somewhat tacky tabletop accessories, but my opinion toward faux blooms completely changed when I was introduced to the work of artist and stylist Livia Cetti. I got her book for [...]
Here is the outline for how I put together this purple peony branch, complete with a blooming flower and a lil bud! Before I get into the step-by-step, below are some photos I referenced and used as inspiration as I was making this flower! The first two are snaps from the LA flower mart and the [...]
This is another project that can be used for Valentine's Day or for any other festive occasion. All you have to do is pick out ribbons that match your theme. I used white dinner napkins and sewed on three different types of ribbon to create a set of napkins that will instantly upgrade any Valentine's Day tablescape!
Add a charming, topical touch to plain white cocktail napkins! This is a Valentine's Day craft that can be used year-round. While I decided to sew the napkins myself, you can just as easily purchase a set of white cocktail napkins and embroider those. For the napkins I cut squares of a cotton-linen blend fabric [...]
For me, holidays like Valentine's Day are the most fun to prepare for because they give me an excuse to make corny, heart-filled crafts and bake delicious treats. I also love that the prevailing color scheme of the occasion includes all shades of reds and pinks. With this in mind, I made heart-shaped cookies and went [...]
Floral Tray DIY
With Mother's Day coming up next month, I am sharing my mom's gift from last year. Putting this letterpress printed book together was a multi-step, somewhat improvised endeavor and I loved every minute of it. There is no one who deserves all the effort that went into putting this together more than my mom! After [...]
When I moved into my first apartment, I was SO, so excited that I would be able to furnish and decorate it, however I wanted, from scratch. Obviously I had in my mind my vision of what the perfect space would look like: clean and simple furnishings filling a bright, airy interior with pops of color [...]