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10 Best :: Spring Floral Arrangements

Spring is in the air! Granted, the weekend forecast in Austin is looking a bit icky, but we’ve got bright, blossoming florals on the brain nonetheless. Whether you’re attending a spring wedding, planning a seasonal dinner party or simply wandering outdoors in search of wildflowers, there’s no better time of year to surround yourself with… read more


10 Best :: Spring Floral Arrangements

Spring is in the air! Granted, the weekend forecast in Austin is looking a bit icky, but we’ve got bright, blossoming florals on the brain nonetheless. Whether you’re attending a spring wedding, planning a seasonal dinner party or simply wandering outdoors in search of wildflowers, there’s no better time of year to surround yourself with… read more


Spring Lunch Under the Trees

It feels like it was just yesterday that we posted Timothy Corrigan’s out-of-this-world holiday entertaining style at the fabulous Château du Grand-Lucé. Five months later, the temperatures are steadily on the rise in the Loire Valley, and Timothy’s transitioning his parties from dinners by candlelight, to lunch in the garden. We caught up with the interior designer… read more


Mother’s Day Brunching for a Cause

A few months ago, I met Christy Turlington and got to hear her own birth story, as well as the story behind the birth of the nonprofit she founded, Every Mother Counts. I was deeply affected by what EMC is doing to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for moms and babies around the world, and knew… read more


A Whimsical Fantasy Feast

Alice in Wonderland meets Where the Wild Things Are — this is where inspiration for this kids’ fantasy land feast began. Floral designer Carly Blair of Margot Blair and photographer Carli Kiene of Inked Fingers teamed up to create and capture the whimsical wonderland. “I work a lot in the wedding industry, where the atmosphere… read more


DIY :: Egg-Holder Place Cards

We’re big proponents of the place card — not only does it save your guests a game of musical chairs, but something about it is the perfect cherry-on-top to any place setting design. Above all, I love when a place card is both functional and decorative (remember these?)… and since Easter is all about setting… read more


Entertaining With :: Justine & Pierre

Even if you’ve never met Justine and Pierre, there’s a good chance you’ve had a taste of what they cook up at their dinner parties. As the creative and culinary masterminds behind the famed Justine’s, the talented duo has taken their talents to the masses, serving up mouth-watering french fare at their East Austin restaurant.… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Welcoming Wildflowers

This past weekend, I headed 3 hours north of Austin to spend a relaxing weekend at my friend’s gorgeous ranch. Since we officially welcomed spring last week, it should have been no surprise that the drive was speckled with patches of wildflowers… but for some reason, that first sighting of bluebonnets and cardinals had me… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Pot of Gold

While I’ve got to admit that I’m not the world’s biggest St. Patty’s Day fan, I am completely, 100% onboard with any excuse to use liberal doses of the color green… especially when paired with gold for (in my opinion) the world’s prettiest color combination. An emerald and gold palette inspired our new studio’s design… read more


Entertaining With :: The New Potato

If you’re looking for in depth glimpses into the food adventures and habits of global tastemakers, look no further than The New Potato. Founded by sisters Danielle and Laura Kosann, the site is our go-to destination for daily lifestyle inspiration, so you can imagine our excitement when the talented twosome agreed to share their entertaining style… read more


Entertaining With :: Georgia Pellegrini

One of my very favorite aspects of this job is constantly being blown away by the creativity, courage and cleverness of so many women that we get to interview and feature on the site. Really, I am wowed on an almost-daily basis. Today’s Entertaining With subject, Georgia Pellegrini, is definitely one such fabulous female. Born to a… read more