16 Apr

The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs is pretty rad. It’s funky and fun and stylish and has a single mission of ensuring that it’s guests have a really good time. The design details are excellent, food is tasty and inexpensive, and the snow cone cocktails are exceptionally refreshing after a hard day lounging by the […]

Read more»

15 Apr

Because Alison was nice enough to give us one of her pretty new books as part of our DIY contest prize, we thought we’d take a second and share some of her events, her tips, and a little about the girl behind the company. 1. Dress up existing lounges/furniture by throwing linens on them for […]

Read more»

15 Apr

Our friend espresso is back. Left to right, top to bottom: Charlotte Jenks Lewis, Saipua, Dustin Todd, Nanako Koyama, flickr, Lucky Luxe, La Tartine Gourmande. Thanks Vané for demystifying the cupcake photo’s origins. You can see the entire wedding on Brooklyn Bride.

Read more»

14 Apr

Being that wedding season is officially in overdrive, we know that lots of you lovely readers are gearing up for some serious crafting time in the next few months. And some of you are already right in the middle of the madness. Which means it’s the perfect time to open up our blog to you […]

Read more»

13 Apr

This time from Papier Valise. OMG. We have been literally staring at our screens, wiping drool from our chins all morning long. First from her shop: Then from her flickr stream: So much inspiration it hurts. Like really painful. via Uppercase.

Read more»

10 Apr

By now, the word is out about The Flashdance and you’ve probably seen this wedding a few places… but it’s soooooo cute. And the photos are insanely beautiful, and sometimes we just like seeing pretty pictures on our blog. Especially on Friday when everyone wants to drift off to a dreamy place far from desks […]

Read more»

9 Apr

Last Sunday Jillian took a trip to the always inspiring Alameda Flea Market with our friend Lauren from Branch Floral Design in San Francisco. We’ve noticed a big focus on unique boutonnières as of late, so Jillian and Lauren had a super idea to incorporate teeny found objects into these mini floral creations. How cute […]

Read more»

8 Apr

In general, we’re a little tired of brown as a wedding color… but we saw these beautiful shots on Anna Williams’s site and decided we’d perhaps been too hasty. We’re sorry brown, we’d forgotten how pretty you can be when you’re in your darkest shade… Left to right, top to bottom: Anna Williams, Sweet Paul, […]

Read more»

7 Apr

We’re loving this collection of vintage tidbits from St. Louis-based company, Secret Leaves. They create albums, journals, stationery and gift enclosures from recycled ephemera, resulting in a unique style that is sure to satisfy your hopeless vintage addiction. We are in serious swoon-mode over their “Write Me a Letter” kits; an artfully composed set of […]

Read more»

6 Apr

They had us with their name. And their insanely beautiful, textured, landscape-like floral arrangements of course. We made a pilgrimage to their studio a few weeks ago and seriously, their space is just as inspiring as their work with flowers and plants. First a little peek into their portfolio: We cannot get over their way […]

Read more»