It’s about that time to start taking photos and ordering Christmas cards. My favorite place to order from is without a doubt Minted. They always run sales, have excellent customer service and the quality is superb. If you are looking for a cute Christmas card this holiday season check out 30 of my favorites below.
Halloween is in a few short days but have no fear, there is still time to gussy up your front porch for all those trick-or-treaters. And even if you can’t make the Halloween deadline, beautiful fall porches are in style all season long. The plan… [read more]
Let’s be honest, first birthdays are really for the parents and not the kids. If we were planning parties truly for the kids we could just fill a room with cheerios, rolls of toilet, squeeze pouches and TVs playing the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on repeat.
Since I was really throwing a party for myself for surviving the first year of motherhood I chose a theme that would FINALLY let me buy a giant flamingo float. I’ve been eyeing one all summer long and I should have bought one when we floated down the French Broad earlier in the summer but I was afraid it would pop and leave me for dead on the bottom of the river. Or I should have bought one for all those weekends at the lake but who has the time to inflate a giant flamingo when you are wrestling babies all day and night. And since my husband seems to think it’s unacceptable to float around on a giant flamingo at the country club I didn’t buy one for our pool days either.
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Happy top 10 Tuesday! You might have read my nursery post where I explained that I love to tinker around with design. My husband jokes that I may or may not rearrange furniture weekly. I love the possibility of decorating a space and a house because there aren’t any insecurities or fat days like when I’m trying to dress myself. I honestly would redecorate a different room in my house at all times and then continue the cycle for ever and ever amen. Since that would be utterly ludicrous and a giant waist of time and money I choose to live vicariously through several decor blogs and instagram accounts. Back in my BB (before babies) days I would spend hours just roaming antique barns and decor stores. Now I spend a couple minutes here or there checking in on all of my favorite blogs. My current list of favorites is below. Let me know any other good ones you follow in the comments so that I can check them out! Also, follow me on pinterest to keep up with the decor trends I’m loving!
Looking for a little weekend DYI inspiration? How about fix yourself up a lovely little bar cart. Not a drinker? No problem… you could make it a coffee cart, a cute spot in your home for waters and snacks or you could even add it to a bedroom as a nightstand or spot for your accessories and trinkets. Here is a step by step guide to what to purchase and then some photo inspiration of my favorite bar carts from around the web!
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We’ve teamed up with some of our favorite brands to present a Mother’s Day Giveaway any mom is sure to love! Here is all the loot you could win: RosÃ© Signature Wine Bottle Candle & RosÃ© Bar Soap from Rewined – I mean have you SMELLED… [read more]
Do you want to know the secret to planning a baby shower with a 4 week old and a 22 month old? Step 1 – recruit great vendors. Step 2 – outsource. Everything. I was pretty excited when my best friend and The Southern Style Guide partner in… [read more]
My friend Allison is the cutest, craftiest little thing you ever did see. She planned the most adorable donut party for her son and since she is a non-blogger I immediately and greedily snatched up the rights (aka asked) to blog the party photos! Check… [read more]
You guys HAVE to see this beautiful front room reveal that Mallory from Style Your Senses designed! She is ever so kindly letting us show you a couple of our favorite shots photographed by Laura Sumrak. If you want to see the whole room (and… [read more]
Hooray! The Southern Style Guide has survived one whole year in the internet world! I started this little adventure as a creative outlet and an answer to all my style dilemmas so you can imagine how pumped I am to have made it a whole… [read more]