If your Sundays find you ogling the travel section of the newspaper like ours do, we’ve got some great inspiration to kick off your weekend.
Baked, the bakery co-founded by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, represents everything that’s right about American baking (in my book), especially the baking that appeared in my childhood!
I’ve been reading Halloween books to my four-year-old son before bed and all the same kinds of spooky things are mentioned: bats, mummies, skeletons, owls (are they really spooky?
If the moody days of fall are well suited to any film character, it would most definitely be Wednesday Addams, the sharp-tounged, deliciously dark daughter from The Addams Family.
Some before & afters are all about a giant POW! of change: full home demolitions, knocking down walls and taking houses down to their studs.
I’m not sure if it’s the sheer joy they get to be around all day (Sugar! Icing! Sprinkles!), but bakers are some of happiest and kindest people I know.
Growing up, I went to an all-summer girls’ sleepaway camp in West Virginia called Camp Alleghany. Those summers taught me about so many things: archery, independence, how sad the song “The Circle Game” makes me and, most importantly, the value of the almighty care package.
Growing up in France, we didn’t have Halloween. We all dressed up for Mardi Gras, of course, but we didn’t carve pumpkins, eat candy corn or go trick-or-treating.
I’m an avid believer in surrounding ourselves with things that inspire our work, because after all, work is what we spend most of our time doing.
The Museum of Modern Art’s incredible new exhibit, Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, is filled to the brim with entertaining and craft inspiration, as well as some of the most exuberant artwork ever made.
It’s hard to imagine that just a few short years ago, Danielle Bliss, the founder and creative mind behind Wishbone Letterpress, was working the overnight shift at a national news show, commuting hours for work, and barely having time to keep her life —or her mind—together.
Yesterday I talked about how the internet is full of some truly wonderful people and last night that was reaffirmed when I got an email from one of my favorite online friends, Neal of Present & Correct.
I don’t know if it’s the impending cold weather or some changes that are about to happen in my personal life (more on that soon), but I’ve found myself reflecting on the lessons I’ve learned over the past few years.
As much as we may deny it, it seems as though the holiday season kicks into full gear even before the first leaves fall from the trees.
Hopping around the gorgeous Mediterranean islands of Greece doesn’t sound like a bad idea at all. So if you’re thinking of taking a cruise of your own, you are going to want to check out interior designer Sophie Carr’s amazing guide to shopping, dining and lodging around these historic island locations.
I always feel a special kinship to anyone that was raised in the south. Whether or not I know them, I always imagine we’d be good friends – or at least get along – at some point.
Whenever we have the chance to combine two of my favorite things, music and design, I get incredibly excited.
I’ll admit it, I’m not a super crafty gal, but I delight in seeing a space with subtle touches of personality that reflect its owners.
[*For the next two weeks we'll be sharing great DIY pumpkin decorating ideas from some of our favorite bloggers.
Artist Deann Hebert is a true Southern gem. Having grown up on a farm in rural Alabama, she’s a comforting mix of down-to-earth, genuine, confident and talented, so it comes as no surprise that her 19th century family farmhouse in Brentwood, TN evokes the same values and old-world charm.