Features Tagged ‘Color Palettes’

Beach House Blues

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That moment when you think it’s Friday and then you realize it’s only Thursday? Yep. I had one of those moments today. And to be honest, even though I should be bummed out, I’m a tiny bit excited because I’ve got a ton of work to get done before the weekend and I just gained an extra day! So, to put a little pep in my step I thought it’d be the perfect day to share this beach house inspiration board I put together this week. So soothing, yet energizing, right? From soft blue-grays to aqua and vibrant cerulean, I could design my whole home just around those pretty Anthro bowls. And I’m pretty sure that ikat pillow from Arianna Belle has beach house written all over it, take a peek here for more of her designs. Hope you’re all having a lovely week! xo

Top to bottom, left to right: Tower of TaraBetter Homes & Gardens | Smitten StudioBetter Homes & GardensArianna Belle ikat pillowRalph Lauren Jamaica Wicker Dining Chairs | I’m Going CoastalAnthropologie bowlsChic Coastal Living

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Lemon + Lavender

During my early morning walk with Savannah today, I spotted this sweet purple bloom and it’s little bumblebee making its way around the tiny petals. It reminded me how much I love this color combo and sparked an idea for today’s inspiration board, based on the colors and two summer scents that I never tire of, lemon and lavender. I’ve been dying to design a girls brunch based just around this palette. Think bunches of lavender, spiked lemonade and pops of yellow linen on an all white tablescape. It’s feminine, sophisticated and a great alternative to a girly pink palette!

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Top to bottom, left to right: Style Me Pretty | Lemon Macarons | KT Merry | Southern Weddings | SMP Living | Nordstrom | Martha Stewart Weddings | Herz-Allerliebst | Lark & Linen

Oh, and happy hump day, woop-woop! Today is actually my Thursday, I’ll be taking Friday off to visit my family in Maine this weekend. xo dears!

New England Clambake

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a lovely weekend in the sun. I started flipping through the summer food issue from Martha this weekend and it is brimming with mouth-watering summer recipes that I can’t wait to try. It got me to thinking about our traditional summer lobster feasts and clambakes that I get giddy for each year when the warm temps start to roll in. There’s nothing better than soaking up the sun on the water during the day, diving for lobsters (I did catch a few of my own last summer!), and cooking them up back at the house while sipping on an ice cold beer or maybe one of these. Throw some old newspaper on the table, print up these quick DIY claw place cards (if you want to get a little fancy) and check out these ideas for an easy table scape. If you like to plan ahead of time like me, you’ll want to send out a quick invite for the party and it can be as easy as throwing the date and time on one of these cheers cards from Fig. 2. What are your favorite ideas for a summer party? 

{Photo credits} Row 1: Lobster place cardsBancroft Studios lobster platter Row 2: Pottery Barn table scape, Row 3: Fig. 2 cheers stationeryBoiled Maine lobsterRaspberry cobbler Row 4: Striped navy strawsStrawberry Tequila Daisy from OSBP, Chambray and striped shorts (unknown source, anyone know?)

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