Friday, November 21, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014
FREE Botanical artwork from Poppytalk
Framed botanical artwork (free) from Honey and Fitz
DIY Vintage inspired botanical hanging poster (like the one I've been dying to get from The Revolution Store) from A Merry Thought
See more DIY ideas here.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
You know food is not my specialty...but decorating food is something I can totally get behind. So, we did what we do best and painted the town Matisse, stenciled some sugar, and dotted some pies to make some fun and memorable pies perfect for Thanksgiving.
Last week while I was in NYC I attended the exhibition on Matisse's cut outs at the MOMA (after getting bummed I couldn't go to the Tate in London). I was inspired so we came up with the Matisse pie, of course.
The Matisse pie crust
See below for the full tutorials.
Photography by Laura Sumrak
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The holidays are in full swing here at Lars—I’ve been listening to Mannheim Steamroller’s Christmas on repeat! Something’s got to get us through this cold! I’ve been doing better at preparing more in advance so the shopping and decorating aren’t as last minute as they usually are so I thought I’d prepare some holiday gift guides for you to help you find some awesome gifts for your loved ones. I’m kicking it off a gift guide inspired by Kate Middleton…because we all have a bit of duchess in us, non?!
When I think of Kate I think classic yet fresh, luxurious yet restrained, and of course globs of jewels! Here are some of my favorite items:
- Some lovely blush-tone earrings that would go everything--from Christmas to fancy to fun casual.
- A white winter hat to keep those ears warm and dressed up.
- A fancy planner because every royal needs to keep a calendar.
- A bejeweled golden clutch that goes with just about anything.
- A coordinating crystal necklace, which dresses up the simplest of forms.
- A cozy faux fur blanket for the crisp nights.
- Cozy metallic flats to get you around town comfortably—we don’t all have drivers.
- A colorful red faceted ring.
- An intricate bib necklace for a holiday party.
- An embellished jeweled dress (and reaches the knees, just like the Queen requested ;)
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Monday, November 17, 2014
I was talking with my girl Hillary and she mentioned that in her family they recently started a tradition of making hats the day of Thanksgiving. As you might guess, I was all ears. Hats + holidays = I'm all about it. Not only that, but they draw names and make a hat FOR another person and have to wear it the day of Thanksgiving. Genius! Think of the possibilities with this! Well, we decided that everybody needs to adopt this tradition so we came up with a few ideas of our own. Of course, they are meant to be ridiculous. Think of Aunt Edna sporting a candy cornucopia at the dinner table!
Above, pumpkin pie hat. Below, candy cornucopia.
Above, Brown paper turkey hat. Below, popcorn ball fascinator. Bottom image, pinecone hat.
See step by step tutorials below.
Photography by Cassidy Tuttle
Crafting by Hillary Gallip, Ashley Isenhour, Victoria Riza, Brittany Jepsen