Confession: I’m an unashamed fan of Hallmark Christmas movies. It all started for me last year. I sort of feel like maybe Hallmark Christmas movies made a leap into pop culture last year? All of the sudden it felt like people were watching and talking… Continue Reading…christmas movie bingo
Merry Christmas, my friends! I’m so happy to share this watercolor illustration with you! The Christmas Essentials print has been on my ‘can’t wait to make’ list for a while. I did a winter essentials print (found here) to go along with the seasonal essential… Continue Reading…Christmas Essentials (free art print!)
I have a million favorite desserts (#sweettooth), but my favorite of all favorites is forever and always carrot cake. I’m a little bit particular about my carrot cake, though. I’m not a fan of spice cake; I prefer a true carrot cake. I like nuts in… Continue Reading…My favorite carrot cake + free printable recipe card
As I was thinking about different quotes and song lyrics, phrases and thoughts about love, my mind remembered a verse that truly is the embodiment of how I want love to look for me and my family. To serve one another in love for our… Continue Reading…serve one another in love (free printable)
Each year, on November 1st, we pick back up with a favorite family tradition of creating a thankful tree. You may remember this from years past … here’s the first post I wrote about it (from 2011!), and another a few years later. We missed… Continue Reading…Our favorite November Tradition: the thankful tree (with free tags)
I’m so pleased to share that our home is featured in the 2015 issue of Better Homes & Gardens Christmas Ideas magazine (on newsstands now). The photos were taken last January. I know, forever ago. We did our family Christmas like normal last year and then I… Continue Reading…Look what made it into the pages of BHG Christmas Ideas Magazine! (and free gift tags)
A friendly reader emailed a week ago mentioning that she loved the free iphone covers I posted years ago and switches out the cover with each new season. To tell you the truth, I forgot about these darling covers! My poor phone has been naked… Continue Reading…Free Fall Iphone Covers (in updated sizes!)
Happy first day of Fall! I feel like I’ve been in fall mode for a few weeks now (what with the fall home tour and fall outfits being the topic of conversation around here) so I’m pleased that it is officially my favorite season of all.… Continue Reading…First Day of Fall (free prints and giveaway winner!)
While cleaning off some files in my computer, I came across these fruit note cards. I designed them months ago – probably more like a year ago – and they sat there in a hidden file, forgotten. Poor cute little fruit note cards. So yesterday… Continue Reading…fun freebie / fruit note cards
Well happy (official) summer! School ended for us last week and we’ve jumped right into summer mode: lazy mornings, shorts + flip flops, grilled anything for dinner and evening walks around the neighborhood. This time of year is the best in the Pacific Northwest –… Continue Reading…fun freebie: summer essentials watercolor art
Because I can’t get enough of black + white stripes (I even have a pinterest board dedicated to the pattern!) and bold typography (here’s the pinterest board for that!), I had some fun combining the two into these cute STRIPED NUMBERS ART PRINTS. You could… Continue Reading…fun freebies: striped number art
There is still a week or two before the official first day of spring, but don’t you just feel ready?! We’ve had some uncharacteristically sunny, warm days in the Pacific Northwest and it’s been lovely. We’ve played outside and opened the windows and bought my… Continue Reading…free spring art print
Happy September 1st!
I’ll be honest … I’m not as ready for fall as I usually am. This summer has been great and I’m still hanging on to the last threads. The kids go back to school in a few days and so I fully expect that by the end of the week I’ll be back to my normal autumn-loving self – lighting candles and pulling out my favorite fall sweaters and craving hot tea.
Last year I painted this cute Autumn Essentials watercolor print and just looking at it reminds me how wonderful this next season is.
Slippers. The sound of rain. Changing leaves. Tall boots. Cozy, warm colors and pumpkin pie.Continue Reading…First of Fall