Pattern Play

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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Mixed Prints

Have you tried this trend yet?  It was one of my favorites for fall and I’m surprised how into it I still am heading into spring.  I love the idea of a printed skirt with a cute printed top– Think floral with stripes or polka dots and paisley.  I am getting ready to take a little trip to the southern hemisphere (yay!) next week where it is quite a bit warmer than here.  Besides cramming in weeks worth of work into one, I have been trying to figure out how to cram weeks worth of vacation clothes into one suitcase!  (I have a …

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Cocktail Hour // Irish Coffee

I used to think that I was a dessert person.  Over time though I realized I’m actually just a really-into-delicous-food-in-general person.  My favorite meals are the ones that last four hours, are filled with lively conversation and end with something sweet for dessert accompanied by Irish Coffee… this one has a twist!  It is the perfect nightcap,  if you ask me, so I thought it would also be the perfect drink for our second edition of Cocktail Hour! If you are having friends over, it is such an easy edition to your menu and …

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