Secret Garden themed parties…

Enchanted forests and secret garden themes are wonderful to celebrate nuptials or babies. You can have dinner parties or early brunches in this theme as long as you decorate with some key elements. The super large mirrors is very dramatic for a cocktail hour or reception. Ever since I seen rapper Ludacris’ wife’s baby shower…

Tuesday’s Tips: mosquito repelling plants and flowers

Nothing like June: the start of summer, the longer days, the warmer nights, the outdoor eats, carnivals and festivals, etc. However with everything sometimes you have some give and other times you have some takes and one thing I can’t stand are mosquitos. They die in your cocktails when you leave them uncovered. They cause…

Have you seen Zara Home’s new lookbook?

One thing that can describe Zara Home’s new lookbook is tailored comfort. The bedding is classic and the colors are very neutral. What I like most is how the lookbook is styled and shot. The backdrops especially are very beautiful. I found some gems I will do a collage about soon. Have I ever mentioned…

Seriously…landscaping is expensive…

First I had every intention on posting this yesterday morning. Most times I have that intention and then I kept browsing images and keep finding more and more…then I tried to find sources and the next thing you know it was afternoon & I ended up drafting the post for today. I wish you could…

Pool Party Essentials plus Flamingo Pool Float Giveaway

This weekend the weather was beautiful and we hit our first 80 degree day yesterday. Since Memorial day is in a few weeks I figured I would compose a list of pool party essentials. Keep guest entertained by renting a projector and showing a movie at night… I think it’s a cute idea to use…

Hotel Indulgences: The Ganesvoort NY

So I have been meaning to blog about The Gansevoort Hotel in New York ever since watching The Kardashians take NYC. I remember drooling over the ginormous houndstooth chairs and the mix of patterns, textures and the glamorous look of it all. It is the type of design I crave when staying in a new…

Tuesday’s Tips: how to transition your patio for fall

It’s starting to become crisp at night and you may be more inclined to stay inside once the sun starts to set. Well here are a few ways to get more use out of your patio for the fall months. Texture Adding a few cable knit or plaid throws are great to keep warm when…

Monday Inspiration 8.4.14

What a wonderful and unexpected past  week this has been. Just wanted to share a few stripes and some pops of rose red…

In honor of National Hammock Day…

I figured we can all daydream a bit about soaking some rays, catching some zzz’s or reads in hammocks whether indoors or out…. I like the hammocks with the side fringe. It’s very bohemian… This just looks so relaxing and tranquil…. A small pond and a fountain will add to a zen outdoor oasis…. With…

I’m going to Arizona and obsessed with their architecture…

It will be my first time in Arizona and a girls trip and I’m excited to hang by a pool in hot temps with magazines galore, a cocktail, and beautiful picturesque scenery. We don’t have cacti or palm trees here in Milwaukee so know that I will take tons of instagram pictures. (It isn’t my…