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Catching the California Light {our recent trip to the sand and waves}

We just returned from two weeks in southern California and we are still adjusting to missing our friends and the ocean. Our trip was magical in so many ways and the friends we stayed with lavished us with open arms, good food, laughter and incredible adventures. After our time with friends we stayed a few days with Kelly’s family and then made our way to Santa Ana and Studio Cresendoh. I had two of the best days ever teaching and …

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My Cup Runneth Over {the perfect break at the perfect time}

My Grandma Jeanne would look around the room at her large family, raise her glass, smile and then say, “My cup runneth over”. That is all she needed to say. We knew exactly what she meant and we felt the same thing. It was an abundance of heart and love. It was that overflowing abundance that is often very hard to put into words. I find myself saying my grandma’s sweet words more and more. We have been working so …

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It Is All In The Details {Wedding Love}

I have told you before about my beautiful friend, Alexis, from the blog Fern and Feather. She is a stunning decorator and her creative touches are lovely and meaningful. I have to also add that she knows the most incredible people and goes to the most amazing parties. Lucky for us she takes photos when she goes!! She recently attended a wedding with her husband and their newborn son. This is the kind of wedding that everyone that attended will …

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Baby Shower {A la France}

My beautiful friend Alexis is close to having her second baby. I am sad that she lives so far away but she has the sweetest local friends that are spoiling her! She was recently given a shower by all of the designer blog friends that she has made over the years.  Isn’t that amazing??!! Alexis is kind, funny, stylish, classy, beautiful, tender……the short of it is that is you have ever met her…you LOVE her! When Alexis shared some of …