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Today’s Real Wedding feature is one of those celebrations that makes you happy just looking at it! Coordinated by Paige Galla, the vibrant color palette in this “Dashing & Diverse” affair {for Heidi Larsen & Patrick Collins} boasts brilliant shades of fuchsia, orange & green. Some of the many creative & unique details included… flower […]

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You can always count on the products at Crate & Barrel sister store – CB2 – to be ultra-contemporary and very affordable, so it’s exciting when they come out with a new collection! Everything in their new line is really very cool, but here are 12 stand-out favorites: • Q Dinnerware ($3.95 – $5.95 per […]

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Today over at Real Simple… check out some of the fabulous new tableware & serving designs from Rosanna‘s upcoming collection (due out next month)!

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I know we just came off the holidays… but man is it hard to resist a Jonathan Adler sale!  Especially when everything is so happy & bright… or features giraffes! (see pop ornament below)  Here are a few favorites from the current JA sale – going on right now through January 17th. Pictured at top: […]

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I’m really excited to be participating in a fantastic online event called “ten“, which is a collaboration between 2 popular design bloggers: Benjamin Moore’s Sonu Mathew of Living in Color with Sonu and Kathy Barlow of HomeWorkshop.com. Over the course of ten days, (January 4-8 and January 11-15), ten is featuring design ideas to help […]

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Winner Update 2/20: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And WOW – what a great response and showing of love for HomeGoods! I SO wish I had gift cards for everyone, but as it would be there is only one… and that VERY lucky, randomly selected winner is… Commenter […]

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Homemade toffee always makes for a great party favor idea – or a welcome addition to the dessert buffet – especially when packaged up or presented in a stylish manner! This super-delicious Almond Buttercrunch Toffee recipe is from one of my favorite recent cookbook purchases: Bite-Size Desserts by Carole Bloom. {$16 at Amazon} Party guests […]

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According to Pantone, turquoise is the latest “it” color for fashion & interiors in 2010, which is why the lovely Tara from StrollerTraffic recently asked me for a round-up of favorite turquoise baby picks. I’ve been shopping for a lot of pink & orange lately, so it was fun to make the switch over to […]

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You know those cute bags of  Valentines Day M&M’s that are popping up all over the stores lately? Here are some fun & creative ways to enjoy them (other than straight from the bag!)… Pictured above: Adorable LadyBug Cupcakes – which also utilize malted milk balls & black licorice “antennas”! Pictured below: Raspberry Almond Chocolate […]

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It’s hard to believe that it’s already time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day, but suddenly it’s only about a month away! So on that note… here’s a fun “Sweets & Treats” inspiration board that Tiny Prints put together espeically for HWTM readers! I’m especially loving the chic, monochromatic centerpiece featuring red carnations & red […]

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I have somewhat of an obsession with grapewood branches lately… in addition to their naturally fabulous, unique look, they’re so versatile when it comes to the different ways you can dress them up for parties and weddings. They also make great LOW table centerpieces – which is wonderful when you want to do something different […]

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When Natasha from That’s So Yummy offered up this guest post on Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookie Cups, how could I possible resist?! Especially when accompanied by this description “…a chocolate chip cookie layered with creamy cheesecake mixture, then topped with fresh whipped cream and sprinkled with mini chocolate chips.” Yum! Read on for the full […]

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Today’s Real Party feature comes from Jamie at Giggle Dust Parties and is just WAY TOO CUTE! It’s a super-colorful “Night Owl Pajama Club” theme featuring tons of adorable details (like that ridiculously cute owl pillow from Target!), a sweet make-your-own sundae dessert bar, and a fabulous bedtime-inspired table and “Night Owl Clubhouse“… does this […]

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Even if your one of your new year’s resolutions is to eat healthier after indulging in too many rich holiday treats, that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy something sweet once in a while… especially when it comes from a book like Cook Yourself Thin Faster, which features “lightened up” versions of favorites like Tiramisú […]

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This fabulous new DIY Tutorial comes from the ultra-creative Jesi of Jesi Haack Weddings and features clever “paper bag flowers” crafted from brown Trader Joe’s grocery bags. While the paper flowers are cool on their own, they also look fabulous when mixed with a few tissue flowers and fresh flowers for an eco-chic wedding bouquet […]

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