BLUE & WHITE

We had so much fun registering for our wedding and even more fun putting all of our beautiful gifts to good use. We are still finalizing a few pieces for our China, we went with classic blue and white, and I love how it can be mixed and matched so easily.

Shop my favorites below –

 

 

Picking Back Up

You know that feeling when you see an old friend that you haven’t seen or spoken to in a while, maybe even years, but you some how pick up right where you left off without skipping a beat?!

That is how I feel about this space. I haven’t been here in a while but am picking right back where I left off – my love (and knack) for sharing fabulous finds.

Over the years I have acquired quite the collection of glassware. Some gifts, some handed down from family members and a few I’ve scooped up along the way. During this quarantine time we’ve been reaching for our glassware now more than ever – cocktail hour, every hour!

I ordered these beautiful glasses, in sage, and haven’t stopped using them since they arrived! They are designed by Sir|Madam and I love the story that accompanies the design.

We were inspired to create this bespoke collection of colorfully festive drinking glasses on a trip to Italy’s beloved Floating City. Designed in homage to the defining arches that adorn Venice’s most iconic bridge, our Rialto Tumbler is perfect for everything from water to wine. Finished by hand in Turkey, it requires a multi-step process that is executed by artisans. No two are exactly alike, and subtle nuances in depth of color and cutwork are to be expected and embraced. 

Summer Dining

I can’t get enough of Aerin Lauder’s collection for Williams Sonoma. The blue and white dinnerware collection is perfect for summer entertaining! Free shipping at Williams Sonoma all weekend!

PS – I have these and LOVE them! 

Shop the Collection:

take it outside

The bf and I are always looking for less expensive things to do, and lately we have been quick to open a bottle of wine, put together a small cheese plate and sit on the front porch. Nothing fancy, just the two of us, enjoying the springtime, extended daylight, and the not so hot weather.

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cheese board, wine glasses, garden stool, candle lantern, blanket

 

in with the mirrors

I came across this post on Style Me Pretty, and love the idea of a new take on party signs. Out with the chalkboards and in with the mirrors.  The writing on this mirror is darling and I love how it serves as the back drop for the cocktail bar. Click-through the images for the full DIY!

DIY Mirror

DIY Mirror

DIY Mirror

P.S. Sorry for the lack of post, major internet problems. I’ve got some good ones lined up for the rest of this week!

the goody bag

bachelorette party goody bag

A few months back I organized a bachelorette party for one of my dearest girlfriends. Since we were doing a small girls night out here in New Orleans, I wanted to bring  something special for all the girls, not to mention a bit of flair for the evening. I got to the restaurant a little early and had all the goody bags on the table settings for when the girls arrived. These heart sunglasses were such a hit!

bachelorette party goody bag

bachelorette party goody bag

bachelorette party goody bag

Make Up BagLip Gloss; Royal Couple MagnetsHeart SunglassesGlitter  Nail FileGlow Ring

chalkboards and burlap

My sister’s wedding came and went so quickly, and to be honest I’m not so sure where the time has gone since then. I waited to do this post for the professional pictures, but unfortunately the DIY aspect of the signs didn’t come out as I had hope. So my pictures will have to do. We wanted to create signs to put outside of the reception in order to direct guest, as well as, near the photobooth to add a little commentary. We started with a few pieces of per-cut wood, several store-bought black chalkboards and some burlap ribbon. They came out so well, I am already thinking of ways to use them again!

DIY Wedding Signs

DIY Wedding Sign

DIY Wedding Signs

DIY Wedding Signs

DIY Wedding Signs

DIY Wedding Signs

DIY Wedding Signs

*I did all the writing with a chalkboard paint pen