Follow Along Friday

As most of you know by now, I have the wonderful privilege of being an author at a wonderful little site called Fancy Little Things. We talk about all kinds of fun stuff–faith, friendships, marriage, recipes, crafting just to name a few. In order to get to know you all better, we host the Friday Follow [...]

Glam Ballroom Wedding


I’m happy to report that Glam is making a serious comeback for weddings this season. I think we can thank Duchess Kate and her amazingly fabulous Royal wedding for this rising trend. Our lovely bride wanted white, white, white, and bling, bling, bling. The manzanita tree in the center provided the perfect centerpiece to compliment [...]

Vintage Dessert Station

Wine barrels

Oh the vintage theme. How I love thee. Let me count the ways… I had the privilege of styling this gorgeous table at the beautiful Hummingbird Nest Ranch. Here are a few shots of our set up prior to the guests arrival.     And then the delectable treats were added at sunset.  The maid [...]

Garden Party Home Inspiration Pt. 1

Tree Branch Bed Canopy

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Virginia Robinson Estate’s annual Garden Party.  Now owned by the city, The Virginia Robinson Estate is a gorgeous place located in a posh neighborhood in West Los Angeles with acres of land, beautiful grounds, and a historic home.   Each year, they host a garden party–complete [...]

Country Chic Real Wedding – Karissa & Jesse

Image Courtesy of Brian Baker Photography

I heart weddings.  Seriously.  My eyes well up with tears almost every time I see a bride for the first time. THIS bride was no exception.  As she came down the stairs, ready to marry her best friend, she was gorgeous, stunning, glowing–looking relaxed and as confident as ever.  The girl was practically gliding. And [...]

Cookies n’ Cream and Blush

Cookie Bar Inspiration

This is a little inspiration board I put together for a bride who was dreaming of a cookie bar.  Oh yes.  Milk and cookies.  How can you go wrong? What I absolutely LOVE about this couple is their passion for cooking and baking together.  A cookie bar is sooo THEM.  I can’t stress that enough in [...]

Exciting News!!

Rentals - candy jars 4

After an amazing product photo shoot yesterday, I have some VERY exciting news to share with you all.  I’m just giddy about it.  Like I wanna celebrate by eating cake or something.  Wait.  I always want to eat cake, so that doesn’t count.  But really, I’m SO happy! The BIG NEWS is that Magpie Event [...]

Creative Connections

A little candy station I threw together for the ladies

Its 10pm.  The house is quiet.  All have gone to sleep, and I’m all by my lonesome.  So, what do I do?  Catch up on blogging, of course!! Last weekend I had the pleasure of being a featured creative at the Los Angeles Chapter of Creative Connection (CCLA).  What is CCLA?  It’s a social connecting point [...]

I Wanna Throw a Party…

I wanna throw a party 1

Ahh…Spring.  The weather is starting to warm up, my garden is beginning to bloom, Farmer’s Markets are open again.  How I love this time of year.   In honor of the gorgeousness that is Spring, I was thinking that I want to throw a party.  For no reason other than just to gather good friends [...]

Style Me Pretty Feature

Orange Terrarium full shot

Today is a good day.  Actually, today is a FANTASTICALLY WONDERFUL day!  Not only is a 73 degrees on a gorgeous sunny Southern California day, but today is also the day that our dessert station is FEATURED on Style Me Pretty. We love this site.  They feature beautiful and inspirational photos, done by fantastic professionals [...]