Tag Archives: romantic

Desert Romance Bridal Shower

Don’t get me wrong: I love girly. I adore lace, the color pink, jewels, frosting and peonies. But I think that all those feminine notions are way more interesting when juxtaposed with something a little more organic, don’t you? When we got the chance to collaborate on a romantic-themed bridal shower with the team at… 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

Pretty Simple :: Half-Up Fishtail

Anyone else still obsessed with fishtail braids?  Martha Lynn here, and there’s nothing I love more than a style that can accomplish two things at once, and a “half-up” look manages to give you the best of both worlds — the romantic feel of your hair down, partnered with the polished look of an updo.… read more

Featured On… Cooking Channel!

Next up in our “Party in Five” collaboration with Cooking Channel is the one summer party concept that we simply can’t get enough of — a retro picnic in the park. This one’s especially romantic, featuring a comforting lunch menu for two, a must-have kite, and of course, blankets and books for kicking back and basking for hours. Catch… read more

An Antiquarian Baby Shower

It’s no secret that we’re longtime fangirls of everything Antiquaria (remember this sneak peak into their entertaining style?), so when we first heard that Emma was expecting a little girl, we immediately began counting down to the big reveal of what would undoubtably be a gorgeous baby shower. Turns out, the day was every bit… read more

Wish I May

I immediately fell head-over-heels for these perfectly styled tables by some of my fave tastemakers (Abby Larson, Ceci Johnson and Marcy Blum, to name a few) for contemporary registry site Newlywish. In collaboration with Waterford, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton, each designer had free reign to create the table of their dreams. I’m partial to this bold,… read more

Monochromatic Monday :: Birds of a Feather

After a busy last week of styled shoots, speaking engagements and traveling to Dallas to visit my parents, I’m feeling especially drawn to images that evoke tranquility this morning. When I spotted this gorgeous bohemian-looking girl (top left), I knew I wanted to design today’s board around the carefree beauty of wispy feathers in her… read more

Rustically Ever After

Last week  we gave you a pretty peek at the rustic-meets-romance wedding we designed here in Austin, and today we’re thrilled to share all the gorgeous details and images! Miraculously, this wedding was conceived & executed in a whopping three weeks, but was an absolute pleasure every step of the way. The lovely couple envisioned… read more

Happy Love Day!

Hope you’re all embracing the spirit of romance today! To help get you in the mood, hop on over to coco+kelley where I’m sharing some ideas on hosting a decadently sweet afternoon tea for your most-adored gal pals. And be sure to check out the recipes here…after all, today is a day for indulgence!… read more

Rosy Outlook

It seems that February 14th’s impending arrival has gotten everyone thinking about the ultimate symbol of undying love; we’ve noticed roses popping up in some of the prettiest party ideas, and it’s gotten our hearts all a-flutter. Take this cake adorned with roses, for example: it’s almost to pretty to eat, but one peek at… read more