Wedding Wednesday: Harvesting Love

Last week, Melissa and I appeared on a local television station to discuss trends, provide tips, and share inspiration for planning a fall wedding.  For the segment, we created a harvest-inspired tablescape using natural elements, a variety of textures, and … Continue reading

Wedding Wednesday: Sneak Peek

It’s been a busy day getting ready for our fall wedding trends TV segment on San Diego 6 News tomorrow morning.  Here’s a behind the scenes look at a few things we have in store… Hope you’ll tune in tomorrow … Continue reading

Wedding Wednesday: Spade in the City

Melissa and I just returned from our trip to the other coast for the New York International Gift Fair and what a trip it was.  We discovered some amazing new lines and previewed the new offerings from our current lines {all of … Continue reading


When asked those generic getting to know you questions like, “If you were a crayon, what color would you be?” or What’s your favorite movie?”, my answers {coral and Gone With the Wind} aren’t all that unusual.  When asked, “Where’s your … Continue reading

Wedding Wednesday: Real Bride, Real Advice

Having been away for a while on {a much needed} vacation, last night I met up with a few girlfriends to catch up over wine.  After sharing stories and photos from my trip, the conversation quickly turned to wedding planning … Continue reading

LA Day Part II

Last week, I shared the first part of our trip to LA.  Our day was a little bit longer than just stopping at Hollywood at Home.  We stopped at our absolute favorite spot for a treat and a little star-siting.  … Continue reading

Wedding Wednesday: Love in Stitches

I’ve always loved old maps and enjoyed sewing simple things, so it’s no wonder I’ve fallen head over heels for these vintage maps with hand-stitched hearts affectionately surrounding cities of particular sentiment and meaning.  They would make charming save the date postcards, … Continue reading