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A Backyard Blogger Bash!

I have to be honest, this party was one of the highlights of my summer!  It all began when I was perusing Hayneedle’s site for inspiration for our August shoot.  I loved all of the different prints and patterns that they carried in their dinnerware collections and thought it would be so fun and summery to mix and match them for an outdoor party.  (Any excuse to throw a party, right?!)  We picked a date, invited some of our favorite blogger friends to partake in the festivities and went shopping on Hayneedle for our backyard blogger …

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Bon Voyage with Hayneedle

Aaron and I are just a few days into our adventures in China and already enamored with this beautiful country.  We spent today hiking The Great Wall and it is definitely one of my top ten experiences of all time.  (Picture here!)  When Hayneedle asked if I would be interested in picking my favorite travel pieces for the next post in our series, I could not have said yes faster! I have made some doozies of packing mistakes over the years and like to think that I have packing down to a little bit of a science at this point.  For all of my …

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Poolside with Hayneedle

How were your weekends, friends?  I am on set today styling a new catalogue shoot, so part of my weekend was spent prepping while the other part was spent soaking up every bit of summer sunshine I could get my hands on!  I love nothing more than cozy outdoor spaces this time of year, and since it’s hard to think of a better way to spend a sunny summer afternoon than poolside, that’s exactly what we decided to create for this month’s post with Hayneedle!  (Be sure to check out the full post here!) To begin, we chose our …

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Mixed Prints with Hayneedle

Ginghams and stripes and florals, oh my!  Most of you know me well enough by now to know that I love a good pattern-play ensemble.  If you need proof, I give you exhibit A.  Lately, I have observed so many of my wardrobe tendencies slowly appearing in the way I design the rooms in our house.  There is a diamond rug / polka dot pillow situation happening right now in our living room that makes me giddy!  When Hayneedle asked me to interpret some of my favorite fashion trends for the home, I jumped at the chance!  Be sure to check out the …

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