Valentine-Schmalentine | Valentine gift ideas for her

This week, we’re introducing a couple new guest-bloggers who (we’re very happy to say) will also be contributing regularly in the future. We think they’re both awesome, and we hope you do, too! First up is our resident shopping guru and product development manager, Andrea. ————– Valentine Schmalentine!  Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be […] Read More »

Being grateful – free printable wall art

This year, I decided to make my New Year’s resolution to show more gratitude toward the people in my life. I spend a lot of time thinking about how lucky I am to have such amazing family and friends, but then the craziness of everyday life gets in the way and I’m not […] Read More »

Random acts of thank you

Did you know January is National Thank You Month? Pretty much the perfect time to share this post from Buttercup Ink! It originally focused on good karma for the holidays, but I think it inspires creative ways to say ‘thank you’ on any day of the year. I’ve been following Vari […] Read More »

7 gift wrapping ideas for the holidays

It seems like each year the holidays sneak up on me quicker and quicker, and this year may have been the sneakiest yet! Even though I tend to finish up my holiday shopping late, I still love wrapping my presents with a little extra love—whether that means special gift tags, making […] Read More »

Fun (and easy!) Christmas traditions for kids

To a lot of people, Christmas means traditions—but not all of them have to be a big deal. Some of the best ones are the little ones we start with our kids, that, eventually, they can pass on to kids of their own. Here are some fun Christmas traditions for […] Read More »

A Thanksgiving color palette {color mixer}

A warm and festive Thanksgiving color palette! #thanksgiving #color

I’m always looking to infuse our house with warmth and festivity at this time of the year, and I just love this mason jar centerpiece craft that Emily found. The bright oranges and yellows are the perfect inspiration for a Thanksgiving color palette. Photo courtesy of Homedit You may also like: A summer color palette […] Read More »

A trendy Halloween color palette {color mixer}

A trendy Halloween color palette #halloween #color

Every year, I host a Halloween party, and I’m always in search of an updated color palette to use as inspiration. This one definitely caught my eye, mostly because it uses pink instead of purple. It’s a refreshing change to traditional Halloween colors, and still festive enough to make your […] Read More »

No-carve, low-mess pumpkin painting!

No knife, no mess. Check out this super-easy pumpkin painting project!

Jack-o’-lanterns have certainly earned their place as a seasonal staple, but if your past experiences have been anything like mine, the process typically turns into quite the event. Goo winds up everywhere, rogue seeds are found months later, and most importantly, assistance and serious supervision is required when working with […] Read More »

A cozy autumn color palette {color mixer}

My very favorite time of the year is the few weeks in mid-September that I affectionately call “almost autumn.” Here in Cleveland, the air has just a hint of crispness in it, making it the perfect weather for a sweatshirt, a light scarf and a warm cup of coffee. Now, I know […] Read More »