May 16th, 2013

charmed life.

i have so long been searching for the perfect simple yet stylized jewelry statement to celebrate my son wyatt, keeping a piece of him with me everyday. at last, i may have just found it.

image via lulu frost

May 15th, 2013

chalk it up.

chalkboards are still all the rage among nurseries & tiny tot rooms everywhere and i simply cannot get enough of these school map-inspired chalkboard roll ups.

image via etsy

May 14th, 2013

squeeky clean.

there are so many beautifully packaged soaps out there today, but the simplicity & coloration of this turkish fig bar is just so lovely.

image via the woodlands

May 13th, 2013

white on white.

my version of white on white still adds in elements of rustic wear and tear.

image via tumblr

April 19th, 2013

rustic rollings.

my friends at herriott grace are a beautiful father + daughter team with hand-crafted items that are so spectacular. doesn’t this rustic rolling pin just make you want to go bake a pie?

image via herriott grace

April 18th, 2013


just like the “LBD” of dresses, i personally love to keep my summer swim style chic with my own version, the “LBS” – little black suit. keep it classy.

image via calypso st. barth

April 17th, 2013

newborn nauticals.

goodness knows if i could be one place in the world, it may well be a sunny white sand beach. so, this nautical bib is the perfect accessory for my little man.

image via jcrew

April 16th, 2013

i scream for ice cream.

with the warmer weather upon us, what better vessel for ice cream could you imagine?

image via pure home

April 15th, 2013

barn chic.

my own personal style is certainly barn chic and i am swooning over the fabulous elle decor spread on ellen & portia’s beautiful home.

image via elle decor

April 5th, 2013

sweet as honey.

i was so excited to learn that our friend hannah is working on her very own cookbook! this lovely citrus tart {of hers!} was the perfect spring celebration.

image via honey and jam

April 4th, 2013

camp style.

for a lady who loves to spend as much time outside as humanly possible, this camp-inspired cozy shirt is perfect for a lazy Saturday afternoon …

image via camp brand goods

April 3rd, 2013

little invitations.

finding the perfect invitation for your little ones can be tough, but these simple black & white invites make a statement all of their own.

image via 100 layer cake

April 2nd, 2013

clear winner.

i’m hard pressed to not like something with a rustic rope handle, even when paired with this more modern lucite piece.

image via anthropologie

April 1st, 2013

dark floors.

these dark & glossy floors make the perfect match when set against a clean white palette of walls.

image via apartment diet

March 25th, 2013


my heart is aflutter with this vintage-rustic mantle styling. i love the contrast of the different subways serving as the clean backdrop to the pile of found antlers inside.

image via desire to inspire

March 20th, 2013

anchors away.

no one is more ready for spring (read : summer) than i am. love this super anchor sweater for a nautical-inspired layer on my little man.

image via hautelook

March 19th, 2013

scissor sisters.

i have a collection of vintage sewing scissors that were my grandmothers, and new ones aren’t overly easy to come across. these gold heirloom-inspired snips & clips are right up my alley.

image via west elm

March 18th, 2013

eat in.

I wouldn’t mind not bringing the family into formal dining with an eat-in kitchen like this. The high ceilings and rustic beams help to elevate even the most simple of meals.

image via the life of polarn per

March 15th, 2013

nothing new.

this hobnail milk glass is nothing new, but hey, is anything i love really all that new? i can’t keep this stuff out of my head lately and have been envisioning pieces scattered around my rooms but this cluster keeps me focused and collecting.

image via living with imperfection

March 14th, 2013

striped spring.

i have been snagging up every sheer & silk blouse i can find lately – a spring staple for sure. love this striped {read: stripe-ped}  number with contrastingly deep pockets. this is a keeper for sure.

image via oasap

May 15th, 2013

free bird.

everything about this clock sings to me. the appearance. the gold little birdie on top. the minimialistic appearance. and its’ name. freebird clock.

via a favorite place of mine – gretel home.

May 14th, 2013

lay your head down.

a fun play on new york city’s skyline.


May 13th, 2013


just a pure + simple fondness for white.


March 25th, 2013


loving the loft-like airiness surrounding this lovely fireplace. there is nothing like the roar of a fire for this lovely open space.


March 21st, 2013


chic + sweatshirt combined. yes, please!


March 20th, 2013


i got this precious little knit doll for mila + they have become best of friends. the sweetest part. one side the eye is closed, the other eye is open. sleepy time. awake time.

via maileg

March 19th, 2013

now you see it.

desk accessories have just become so beautiful. the things you need on hand, but transparent to avoid the look of clutter.

via the leif shop

March 18th, 2013

a place to dine.

loving every bit of this minimal styling and use of reflective elements to bounce light across the space.


March 15th, 2013

classicly new


for me it is about the classic clean lines made new again. this classic gravy boat originally designed by eva zeisel in 1952 is a perfect example. a timeless design now carried by crate and barrel.

March 14th, 2013

peasantly pleasant

a lovely little modern update to the classic peasant blouse

via j.crew

March 13th, 2013

blooming bloomers

grey blooming bloomers

 via om home

March 12th, 2013

throw me some love.

recently received this amazing alpaca throw from mark and graham. love it to pieces.

March 11th, 2013

pom pom

neutral + natural light bedroom with a pop of pom pom.

via martha stewart

March 6th, 2013

sea legs


growing up sailing, mila will most certainly have her turn learning the amazing skills, as well. i love this lovely print from minted. perfect to add to her collection.

March 5th, 2013

twig + stir

twigs + modern. perfect to pair with any of your newest dishware or your vintage pairings.

via west elm

March 4th, 2013

indoor. outdoor.

i have always yearned for this type of indoor / outdoor living. large doors of glass ready to open up letting in the perfectly seasonable breezes.


March 1st, 2013

fashionable fridge.

 i happen to love the retro vibe of this mini fridge. how perfect would this be in a full-size to add a little vibe to a kitchen?


February 28th, 2013


there is nothing better than a lovely nude little pump. chic + classic.


February 27th, 2013

let’s party.

 a perfectly home-made crown fitting for a little lady on her birthday.

via etsy

February 26th, 2013

rose gold

gold flatware is such a fun little mix + match on a table with your other accessories!