Eye On Etsy


[For Her: 1. Circle Purse / 2. Druzy Necklace / 3. Body Chain / For Him: 4. iPhone Cover / 5. Grizzly Sweatshirt / 6. Transformers Cuff Links / For Baby: 7. Organic Leggings / 8. Stuffed Carrot / 9. Wood Building Blocks]

Last week I shared with you gifts ideas for your friends and loved ones.  Therefore, it seemed appropriate to focus this month’s Eye On Etsy on gift ideas that supports the small business owner.   Continue reading “Eye On Etsy”

Five Days of Gifting


Girlfriends are the best.  They are there to celebrate your highs and to support you through your lows.  They do all of these things while wearing plenty of gold accessories, sparkly necklaces, and a pair of fabulous heels.  In this last installment of Five Days of Gifting, we want to show our gratitude for all those Stylish Gal Pals in our lives.   Continue reading “Five Days of Gifting”

Five Days of Gifting


She’s the hostess with the mostess.  Everything from the home cooked gourmet meal to the table setting is perfection, paying attention to all the details.   Continue reading “Five Days of Gifting”

Five Days of Gifting


For some, coffee plays second fiddle to tea.  The Sophisticated Tea Drinker enjoys tea time and all the accouterments that comes with it.  Tiny tea sandwiches?  Yes! One lump or two? Make it three!  Drinking tea is not a solo act, it’s a social experience where one catches up with friends and current events all while speaking in a polite British accent.  Wait…what?! Continue reading “Five Days of Gifting”

Five Days of Gifting


She doesn’t just dabble in interior design, she lives it.  The “Home Decor Enthusiast” strategically uses beautiful coffee table books to style floor to ceiling bookshelves, turns the average photo into art with a cool frame, and is a softy for gilded animal figurines.   Continue reading “Five Days of Gifting”

Five Days of Gifting


‘Tis the season for gift guides galore.  Gifts can be a form of communication, a gesture to say ‘Thank You’, ‘I Love You’, or just ‘I Care’.  In that spirit, I am doing a week-long series called ‘Five Days of Gifting’ to share ideas for the various loved ones in your life.  I love gifts with themes, in a sense that it’s a set of things that can be used together and not in the “everything has cats on it” definition.  Additionally, I love to give items someone normally wouldn’t buy for themselves. Continue reading “Five Days of Gifting”

Target + Neiman Marcus Collaboration


What I Scored Online: 1. Oscar La Renta Pet Bowl / 2. Lela Rose Top /3. Altuzarra Shaker and Old Fashioned Glasses / 4. Tracy Reese Sequined Top / 5. Proenza Schouler Sweatshirt / 6. Derek Lam Slippers / 7. Rag and Bone Men’s Sweater / 8. Rodarte Wrapping Paper

I have been a loyal fan and customer of Target for decades. Back when I was a kid, we did a lot of our shopping at Target before it had the image it has today. Since I am from Texas, I also know and love Neiman Marcus. Needless to say that when I heard that Target and Neiman Marcus were collaborating to bring some great holiday gifts from some of the most well-known designers, I was elated and marked my calendar for December 1st.  Continue reading “Target + Neiman Marcus Collaboration”

Wedding Album

I love pictures! 90% of my motivation for this blog is because I love to collect, look, and stare at pictures for hours and hours. The other day, we got a package in the mail. It was a stack of our wedding photos from our awesome photographer, Mary Kate. She has an amazing eye and I wanted to create a keepsake for our parents with her work that was memorable and recreated the feel from that day. Continue reading “Wedding Album”

Party Favors

I saw this great idea on Pinterest for baby shower gifts and I knew instantly that I wanted to replicate it. I am co-hosting a baby shower for my sister and knew I wanted to give something stylish and that the guests would love. Since my sister is having a boy, I made some obvious changes.

The fun part was finding the right shade of blue. Given that Fall is upon us, there were many great choices of dark and sophisticated shades of blue. I chose Essie’s Bobbing for Baubles, the name alone was compelling enough to confirm my decision! Continue reading “Party Favors”