We are heading out on a fun getaway this week, friends! I’m so excited to have some rest and relaxation time with my love. We have been working hard over the past few weeks. I am so ready to feel a little sun and sand! I’ll be sharing our trip on Instagram, for sure. Later gaters!
Photo by Gray Malin
I finally planted my dahlia bulbs over the weekend. Dahlias usually bloom July to October, so I might be too late to get really great blooms this year. Darn! I’m hoping for gorgeous blooms like these, small and compact or big and floppy. Aren’t they gorgeous?
via Jess Loberstein
Dinnerplate Dahlia via Ruffled
via Robert Bridges
Happy Fourth of July! I hope you have a great holiday weekend. We’re headed to a little party at my friend Lesley’s house. (I’ll be sure to instagram it!) Kick back and enjoy the long weekend, friends. See you back here on Monday.
PS – See our Fourth of July pedicure tradition from 2010, 2011, and 2012.
Photos by Betsy McPherson
I’m so excited to share a little interview I did a few months ago with Career Contessa. (This photoshoot was the reason I had to get my studio painted and styled!) It was really fun to talk about my career path and how I’ve grown my career over the past two years. Head over to Career Contessa to read the interview.
Photos by Sawyer Baird
I’m getting so excited for our upcoming trip to Mexico! I can’t wait to lay in the sun and feel the sticky, beach air. I plan to take advantage of my lounge time with a few good books. I’ve been thinking about my summer reading list and here’s what I’ve got so far. Do you have any recommendations? I’m going for funny, catchy, beach read. Bring ‘em on!
#GIRLBOSS, by Sophia Amoruso
Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose, by Nicole Fenton & Kate Kiefer Lee
Where’d You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The warm weather and summer sun means my dreams of a vegetable garden are in full force. We have the perfect little area for veggie growing back behind the studio. We’re thinking about fixing the grass this fall, so that just might be the perfect time to lay out my two giant rectangular beds.
square bed with a thick trellis
thin, stained wood
woven wicker dividers
raised beds and containers