{decor8} {it wouldn’t be friday faves without a song to kick off your weekend, right?} oh friday i am so so happy you showed up. this week was crazy busy, from shipping jam like a madwoman to tying up loose ends to catching up with awesome wedding peeps to client meetings and deadlines… and i [...]

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i’m a sucker for house renovation and makeover shows because i love seeing the transformation between “before” and “after”. and though i can’t quite share all of mark & sarah’s wedding pictures yet, i can give a little glimpse in to their day in the form of some before and after shots. {all professional images by stacey [...]


{all images taken with my personal camera or iPhone} No joke I have been telling Pat not to throw away our empty egg cartons for the past 2 months. But he knows now not to ask “why” anymore, haha :). I’ve had this idea in my head for a while and finally gave it a [...]


A New LLD is on it’s Way…

by jacin on December 16, 2011

I am busy prepping for a lovely wedding today down in Half Moon Bay, where I am not only doing the decor but I’m also pulling together the florals, something I absolutely LOVE to do. While I’m gone, though, I wanted to get you up to speed on some updates going on over here in [...]


{all images taken with my personal camera} Wow, what a crazy/fun/exciting past few days it’s been! From a short trip to New York City for one of our best friend’s wedding, to the Hipstamatic pop-up restaurant event I styled on Thursday, it’s been non-stop madness! I’m going to let the pictures do the talking on [...]


{1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16} I’ve been working on a little top secret project and today is the big day! Jamie magazine (AKA one of my chef idols, Jamie Oliver) is teaming up with the iPhone/Android camera app Hipstamatic to launch a new food [...]


{all images by Tec Petaja} Today’s guest blogger is one of my faves - the super talented and crafty (did I mention gorgeous, too?) Rachael of Lace and Likes! I’m so excited to have her visiting today and filling in for me before I head on back home from Mexico. Her wedding was probably one of [...]


Hola!! Today is Mel’s big day, so I’m still here in Cabo working away to make her day just as she’s dreamed! From the music to the ribbon garland to the bouquets, I am all Mel & Mark today - so, that’s why I asked one of the craftiest bloggers around, Jenny of Hank and [...]


Friends I can’t even contain my happiness and excitement right now for one of my favorite people in the entire world - the queen of rustic chic herself, Ms. Erin Ethier of Sparkle & Hay is now gracing the gorgeous blog Style Me Pretty, and we can all finally share in the most gorgeous, perfect, and wonderful day of her [...]


a lovely little find

by jacin on December 3, 2010

Wouldn’t these delicate twinkling branches from vivaterra be perfect to tie in the seasonal elements and provide some added sparkle to your winter event? vivaterra I was actually working on an inspiration board when I came across these, and loved them so much I had to share them right away!


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