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Posts from: February 2014

Color Palette: Rose Petal + Buttercream

Happy Valentine’s Day week, friends! Let’s kick things off with an appropriately over-the-top pink color palette, shall we? Because I’m feeling all kinds of pink and girly today. Can you feel pink? Let’s just say yes. I’m the ultimate broken record over here (as in, I am literally boring myself to tears), but after another …

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Friday Link Love + Olympics Party Ideas

Sooo, is anyone else really excited to watch the Olympics opening ceremonies tonight? Sure, sure. Technically the festivities are already over in Russia time, but I live in New York time so I’m still living in the glory of the anticipation. The weather here is certainly beyond wintery (another 2+ feet and counting since last …

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Tips + Tricks: How to Keep Flowers Fresh

I’m back today with another of my favorite go-to tips! Seeing as though Valentine’s Day season is officially upon us and there’s a good chance many of you will be receiving flowers at some point in the next week, the timing is pretty perfect for this one. Namely, we’re talking about how to keep flowers …

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Chocolate Cake with Rose Buttercream

Yesterday’s Valentine’s Day girl’s night is just my kind of party. We’re talking the prettiest blood orange cocktail, fabulous stationery, the perfect flurry of confetti and pink, and this. A stacked chocolate cake loaded with rose buttercream frosting. Delicious! Luckily for all of us, Samantha is sharing the recipe so we can all make our …

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Blood Orange Pink Lady

Combining two of my favorite cocktail ingredients (namely, gin and blood orange), the pink lady featured in today’s Valentine’s Day girl’s night is one of those perfectly festive cocktails that’s ideal for stashing in your mixology playbook. And, hi. Can we talk about that gorgeous pink color? It’s clearly a win-win all the way around …

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A Valentine’s Day Girl’s Night

I make no secret of the fact that I love putting a non-romantic spin on Valentine’s Day. Remember how in elementary school Valentine’s Day was all about passing out little notes and candy to your friends? Yeah, that’s what I’m talking about. After sharing my take on a girlfriend-friendly Valentine’s Day with pretty DIY mini bouquets last …

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DIY Photo Strip Valentines

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, let’s chat about a sweet little homemade Valentine idea, shall we? Inspired by mine and B’s shared love for vintage photo booths that spit out those perfect black and white photo strips, this charming Valentine’s Day gift combines a handful of your favorite recents snapshots with a box of chocolates …

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Color Palette: Bourbon + Winter Surf

Another Monday, another pretty color palette from my heart to yours! I have to tell you. Sometimes these color palettes take me eons. As in, literally hours. Sometimes they get shelved entirely or stuck on a back burner for another day. Then other times, it’s like the color stars and heavens all align and something …

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