You wouldn’t think that something so trivial as a bow could be so difficult to execute, but you’d be sorely mistaken. Of course, we all know how to tie a shoe, yet that is hardly comparable to gift bows! Have you ever seen a Tiffany’s jewelry box? Their signature blue box with the perfect white bow on top is an art! I’m sure it’s part of their employee training. The world of silk and grosgrain ribbon is in a league of its own and at times requires a few pointers and tips. That’s where we come in! We have decided to create the ultimate bow guide, complete with step-by-step instructions on how to complete seven types of bows. There are bows ranging from super simple to more involved, and one for every occasion. So what are you waiting for? Put a bow on it!
This post has been a long time in the making, folks. I’ve been wanting to do a feature on Provo, Utah, where I’ve now lived for three years, but as you know, it takes awhile to feel situated and like you’ve been able to experience a lot in your town. I’m a terrible social planner. But I know you’ve been on the edge of your seat waiting for it to come out, so so sit back, it’s time to explore everyone’s top bucket list location, Provo, Utah. AND, good news, while you’re traveling to get here, you can color it in with this handy dandy coloring page, free to download. Read on →
A few weeks ago I was invited to go down to Spring City with some friends to celebrate Pioneer Day, a state holiday here in Utah. We were guided around the town by Spring City native, Zina Bennion, whose family settled there in the 70s and helped turn it into the artist destination that it is today. Zina is a wealth of knowledge about many things but especially about Utah history and artists as both of her parents are well-respected artists and she grew up immersed in that community. Today, we are lucky to hear the full guide to Spring City.
And you might be wondering why you even need to know about this little town in Nowheresville, Utah. I would have wondered the same thing before visiting. Guys, this place is a little piece of magic. Only this town and Williamsburg, VA are listed as complete towns on the national history registry. and Forbes listed it as one of the top prettiest towns in America. And I had never even heard of it until a few months ago. We need to change that people!
We’re releasing the guide today just in time for Labor Day, when the annual Artist’s Studio tour and plein air competition takes place. If you haven’t made Labor Day plans yet, I’d strongly suggest going!
One of the best parts of the holiday season is the ample opportunities to give! There’s no greater feeling than giving someone a truly meaningful gift. If you’re like me, you probably have a long list of people to give to and that can be a little overwhelming. Though our gift guides can help you there if you’re interested! But what do you get for those older and wiser loved ones? Grandparents, Godparents, mentors, and more; they are some of the most important people in our lives, but maybe the hardest to give gifts! So this year we decided to step up our game.
Who doesn’t love a dose of Christmas cheer on their front door? Yes, we’re talking about wreaths! They are the quintessential Christmas decor item and a lovely addition to any home! As an ode to our love of Scandinavia, we jazzed up a store-bought wreath with paper mushrooms. It’s such an easy project and the perfect touch of winter woodland whimsy! But that’s not all…
In addition to our paper mushroom wreath, we’re giving our grandparents the gift of life with Bay Alarm Medical Device. As those we hold near and dear to our hearts get a little older, it can be hard not to constantly worry about them. Thankfully with Bay Alarm Medical Device, you can rest assured that your loved ones will always be taken care of. With 24/7 help at the touch of a button, both in and out of their home, you won’t have that constant worry in the back of your mind and neither will your loved one! Can you think of a better gift and peace of mind? I chatted with my Grandma beforehand about the Bay Alarm Medical Device to make sure she would be on board with the idea. To my delight, she was just as thrilled about it as I was!
Continue for Bay Alarm Details and step-by-step photos for the paper mushroom wreath!
I’ve been an avid journal writer since I was young and I’ve amassed a collection of over 50 journals since then! When I was pregnant, my designer, Becca, gifted me a Promptly Journal Childhood History Journal and I was so touched. I had been searching for a baby journal that was both beautiful, helpful, and not too complicated. It was perfect! I immediately started writing in it and have been active ever since. Now that I’ve had Jasper and my memory has become a thing of the past (mom brain is ever so real), I find myself clinging onto every single detail of Jasper’s life because I just don’t remember anymore! If you don’t write it down, it’s as if it never existed.
As a genuine fan of the product, I am thrilled to partner with Promptly Journals on our very own collection. Their journals document your child’s history from birth until 18-years-old. The first year is the most detailed, as there are all those fun statistics and milestones that you want to capture. The following years are a bit more streamlined and highlight the most important moments. We added in our own beautiful marbling on the packaging and interior end pages and, if I do say so myself, I think it’s pretty beautiful 😉
I’m obviously a huge fan of color so I wanted to create a fresh palette while keeping an heirloom quality about the journals. You can choose between four linen color options: Blush, Chambray, Wheat, and Eggshell. The inside cover is lined with a beautiful muted rainbow marble to give it a special touch.
The prompts help guide you along, asking meaningful questions that you’ll truly treasure for years down the road. Sometimes it’s difficult to know exactly what to document. Some can end up under-sharing, others struggle with oversharing! Promptly provides the perfect balance, allowing you to easily capture and describe specific memories. If you’re not a natural journaler, these are a great solution.
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