Color Mixer | a summer color palette

A bright summer color palette! #summer #color

We’re kicking off a new series all about our favorite colors. After all, we love color around here and we want to share that love with you! So, every few weeks or so, we’ll post a new color palette that will hopefully leave you feeling inspired. This week, we’re starting […] Read More »

Backyard gone glam #4 | fun outdoor party activities

Looking to up your outdoor party game? Check out these ideas make your backyard go from drab to glam. #outdoorparty #party #backyardparty #summer #backyard

We’ve come to the fourth and final post of our backyard gone glam series! Today’s post is all about fun outdoor party activities that will keep guests entertained and dress up your backyard party. Any great party has some killer details that put it above and beyond. These details don’t have to be […] Read More »

Backyard gone glam #3 | summer party food ideas

Looking to up your outdoor party game? Check out these ideas make your backyard go from drab to glam. #outdoorparty #party #backyardparty #summer #backyard

Today is day 3 of our backyard gone glam series, and it’s definitely the most mouth-watering! Check out these awesome summer party food ideas that can dress up your outdoor party. The one thing you can guarantee your party guests will paying attention to is your food and drink. Here are some of […] Read More »

Backyard gone glam #2 | more outdoor party decorations

Looking to up your outdoor party game? Check out these ideas make your backyard go from drab to glam. #outdoorparty #party #backyardparty #summer #backyard

We’re back with the second post in our backyard gone glam series, with even more creative ideas for outdoor party decorations! Yesterday, I shared part 1 of setting the scene at your next backyard party. There are so many ways to do it, I couldn’t fit them all in one post! Here’s the rest […] Read More »

Backyard gone glam #1 | outdoor party decoration ideas

Looking to up your outdoor party game? Check out these ideas make your backyard go from drab to glam. #outdoorparty #party #backyardparty #summer #backyard

Welcome to the first post in our backyard gone glam series! This is part 1 of a week-long series on how to dress up your outdoor party, and today we’re talking about party decoration ideas. For years, I’ve obsessed over photos of outdoor parties and weddings, and how people seem to […] Read More »

My most favorite Mother’s Day card of all time, and where it came from

My most favorite Mother’s Day card of all time, and where it came from

With Mother’s Day coming up, I thought it might be a good time to a share the story behind one of my favorite Mother’s Day cards. Last year, when we sat down to brainstorm some new Mother’s Day ideas, I couldn’t help but think about the Mother’s Day gift my […] Read More »

Little treats with big personality: fun appetizers on a stick

If you’re like me, you’ve been inundated with all sorts of blogs and pins of absolutely PERFECT looking parties and wonder, “who on earth has time to do THAT?” Well, over the coming months, we’re going to show you a few simple tricks and tips to add extra zestiness to […] Read More »

7 cool things to do with kids art (that don’t involve the fridge)

6 cool things to do with kids art (that don't involve the fridge) | Cardstore Blog

When we were kids, my brothers and I created so much “artwork,” that I’m sure finding room on the fridge for all of it was a real challenge! But somehow, my mom always found a way to make it work (and to this day, I’m pretty sure she still has […] Read More »

The 10 most creative ways to document your baby’s first year

The 10 most creative ways to document baby's first year | Cardstore Blog

Back when Carter was first born, I bought a set of month-by-month onesie stickers from Etsy that I used to document his first year. At the time, I seriously thought I was the MOST creative mom on the block. But boy, oh boy, have some of these other moms outdone […] Read More »

Plan a party like a pro: 6 super helpful party-planning tips

Plan a party like a pro: 6 super helpful party-planning tips | Cardstore Blog

I love a good party. I mean, who doesn’t? But over the years, I’ve learned a few ways to increase your chances of success, and minimize your level of stress, without jeopardizing the wow-factor you’re aiming for. Become a pro on how to plan a party (well, partly, anyway) and […] Read More »