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    Today I have three things to talk about. Each has a little something to do with flowers. Thing One: Meet the Butterworth family {how cute are they?!} I went to college with both Jesse & Marisa {Azusa Pacific University, in case you’re curious} and have… Continue Reading…bloom

    our living room

      Welcome to our living room {beware : I went a little crazy with the photos} You may have noticed that the link to this room on the our house page is inactive. That’s because I’ve never done a post about it. While it is the… Continue Reading…our living room

      booklets {tutorial}

        Do you need a simple project for an easter basket, party favor or something fun to jot down notes in? How about making one of these booklets. Here is what you’ll need: :: booklet template {download pink or orange at the end of the post}… Continue Reading…booklets {tutorial}

        things around here

          A few photos from today: Sometimes yellow is just what you need to add some sunshine to your home. I’m so inspired by this spread from Holiday with Matthew Mead {I know it is a holiday publication, but I want my house to reflect this… Continue Reading…things around here

          wire words

            When Ryan & I were expecting our first baby, we thought it would be fun to throw a ‘revealing’ party.  I created these sweet little invitations {eight years ago!} and used wire we had laying around to write ‘baby’. {Just thought I’d show you the… Continue Reading…wire words


              My cousin is having her first baby in just a few weeks and so I wanted to make something special for baby Olivia Rose. She received a special dolly, embellished onesie, set of burp cloths and a headband. I loved these burp cloths for my… Continue Reading…pink

              these hands

                I took these photos one afternoon a few weeks ago.  It was a moment when I was truly cherishing my little ones. With their sweet hands that clean. And build. And craft. And draw. But I’m afraid I don’t always cherish these moments. Too often,… Continue Reading…these hands

                spring wardrobe

                  See that ad over to the right for EstepWorks Photography? We’re having a family photo shoot with him in the upcoming weeks {our first date was rained out : late winter/early spring is very unpredictable in the NW} and I’ve been trying to come up… Continue Reading…spring wardrobe

                  a spring wreath

                    A few weeks ago I spent some time with two of my oldest friends {not old as in age, but old as in I’ve known them for a long, long time}.  Both mentioned that they had their burlap wreaths up and that they wanted something… Continue Reading…a spring wreath