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/ Monday, 5 Mar 2018

Terms and Conditions

Craft The Rainbow Giveaway Rules and Regulations


This promotion begins at 10:00 a.m. MDT on April 30, 2018 (the “Promotion Start Date”) and ends at 12:00 a.m. MDT on May 2, 2018 (the “Promotion End Date”) (such period referred to herein as the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion (as defined below) consists of a sweepstakes. The Promotion is sponsored by The House That Lars Built (the “Sponsor”).



Participants will be entered in the Sweepstakes when they follow the instructions provided on the Craft the Rainbow Facebook Group. Participation in the Promotion is voluntary and does not require you to purchase anything from Sponsor. Participants who choose not to enter the Sweepstakes through the means listed above may send an email to during the Promotion Period with the subject line: Craft The Rainbow Sweepstakes and with their name and contact information in the body of the email to be entered into the Sweepstakes. Winners local to Utah must be available to pick up their prize in locations in and around Salt Lake City, Utah. Conditions for winners living outside the Salt Lake area will be determined on a case-by-case basis. No illegible, incomplete, forged, mechanically reproduced or altered entries will be accepted. All entries become the property of The House That Lars Built and will not be returned. The Sponsor is not responsible for any entries that are lost, delayed, or otherwise not properly sent or received in accordance to the terms. Participants will not be notified whether their submission was properly received.


All expenses, travel, and other costs not expressly stated in the foregoing Sweepstakes Prize package description are the sole responsibility of winner, including transportation. Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Lost, mutilated, or stolen merchandise, vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. Sponsor is not responsible if the Sweepstakes Winner does not use any prizes. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Prizes is $150.00.

Each winner of a prize or recipient of a gift is responsible for reporting and paying all taxes associated with his/her receipt of such prize or donation gift. The winners will not receive the difference between the actual retail value and approximate retail value. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, and prizes cannot be redeemed for cash. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery and not prize utility.



The Promotion is only open to individuals who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Regrettably, residents of certain countries will be unable to enter in the Contest or the Sweepstakes for a variety of reasons, which include local sweepstakes and contest laws and compliance legislation. These countries/provinces include, but may not be limited to: Burma/Myanmar, Cuba, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, Quebec, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Yemen and all African nations with the exception of South Africa. Other countries and states are void where prohibited. Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible. By participating in the Promotion, each participant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and warrants that she/he is eligible to participate in the Promotion. Employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of The House That Lars Built, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household, are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.


THE PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW and is subject to applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.



After the promotional periods ends, The House That Lars Built will select the Sweepstakes Winner. The Sweepstakes Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received by the Sponsor during the Promotion Period. The Sweepstakes Winner will be notified by e-mail or using the information provided to the Sponsor and will also be announced on the Promotion Website and/or appropriate social media platforms. The House That Lars Built is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the winners. The winners agree to the Sponsor’s use of her/his name, address, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law. Where lawful, the winners may be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release. At our discretion, a background check may be performed which the Winner would have to pass in order to fulfill his or her reward. If the winner does not notify the Sponsor or acknowledge receipt by 12:00 pm MT on Friday following the close of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right to select a replacement winner.


If any potential winner of the Sweepstakes is a Canadian resident he/she will be required to answer a time limited skill testing question without assistance, in order to be eligible to receive a prize. In the event any of the winners cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release or fails to provide any other requested information, does not accept the applicable prize within 24 hours of being notified by the Sponsor, fails to answer the skill-testing question correctly (if applicable), the winner is ineligible, or the applicable prize or prize notification is not deliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, The House That Lars Built will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner.


The House That Lars Built, its partners and their respective agents, directors, officers, shareholders, employees, insurers, servants, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, predecessors, successors, representatives, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors (the “Released Entities”), are not responsible for, shall not be liable for, and hereby disclaim all liability arising from or relating to: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, computer or other malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, whether human or technical; (iii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer or e-mail transmissions; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of The House That Lars Built; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of any prize, or any portion thereof that may have been awarded, or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, or any portion thereof that may have been awarded, or from participation in the Promotion; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion. The House That Lars Built reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify, or cancel the Promotion should any unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond The House That Lars Built’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion. In the event that proper administration of the Promotion is prevented by such causes as contemplated above, The House That Lars Built will pick the winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such action. By participating in the Promotion, participants and winners agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Released Entities, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Promotion, from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind arising out of or relating to the Promotion, participation in the Promotion, any prize, or any portion thereof that may have been awarded, and/or acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, or any portion thereof that may have been awarded, including but not limited to statutory and common law claims for misappropriation or participant’s right of publicity. This Promotion shall be governed by Utah law. By participating in this Promotion, participants agree that Utah courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Promotion and that venue shall be only in Utah. If the winner is unable for whatever reason to attend the prize experience then The House That Lars Built may select another winner using the random number generator.


The first name, last initial of the grand prize winners and a copy of these Official Rules will be available on the Promotion Website shortly following the Drawing Date and for ninety (90) days thereafter. By entering this contest, you agree to the term wherein, including that you will allow The House That Lars Built to use your name, likeness, and/or image in its promotional materials.


The House That Lars Built LLC

351 East Stadium Avenue

Provo, UT 84604


Prize Providers: The House That Lars Built

NOTICE: Sponsor reserves the right to prosecute and seek damages against any individual who attempts to deliberately undermine the proper operation of the Promotion in violation of these Official Rules and/or criminal and/or civil law.

Copyright 2018 The House That Lars Built LLC. All rights reserved. The House That Lars Built LLC and the associated logos are trademarks of The House That Lars Built LLC.


housekeeping + Life / Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016

State of the blog address: 2016

Ms. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow blog readers:

We are 8 years into The House That Lars Built. That’s 33 8 years of trying to figure out what the heck I will contribute to this world, 8 years of putting pretty things out into blogland, 8 years of meeting fine, fabulous, and creative people like yourselves, 8 years of working with fantastic companies and collaborations, roughly 3 years of finally getting serious about blogging, 2 years of realizing that this is what I really want to do and making it a viable business for me and my family, and many moments of “this is so wonderful I get to be creative professionally”, alongside “holy cow, I don’t think I can move my body anymore” to “what’s a good system for organizing receipts. help!”. (For reals, anyone got one?)

I’m lucky I get to do what I love and get paid for it. And have you with me to show me your beautiful ways too.

That’s not to say that it’s all gem stones and glitter all the time. Read on →

Design + Life / Sunday, 23 Aug 2015

This week


Happy weekend! I have three fun announcements for you.

First, I have spent the weekend cleaning and purging the house because we’re having a studio sale at Hinterland this coming Saturday. It’s been a long overdue purging so I’ll be selling or giving away a ton of clothes, craft supplies, and props. If you’re in Utah, come and check it out! Here’s the announcement here.

Another fun announcement! I started an Instagram account purely for Craft The Rainbow. Because there have been nearly 10,000 submissions, there’s clearly a need to focus all the content in one place. Follow along at @CraftTheRainbow for all your colorful needs!

And lastly, I joined Snapchat a couple of weeks ago. I know what you’re thinking. Why? And huh? Me too. I have no desire to add another thing to my day and it took me ages to navigate how to use it, but I’ve finally figured it out and it’s been LIFE CHANGING! Sometimes I just don’t want to style a photo and want to show how my hair looks at the end of the day. You know, the essentials of life. It’s really rocking my world. Follow me with my username HouseLarsBuilt.

Now, some fun links for your weekend!
Turn a donkey into a unicorn.

Fun back to school projects

What a beautiful tradition for back to school

Best books for your career

Make some Anthro knock offs

Eva’s take on living with an autoimmune disease

Huge sale at Anthro! 

I’m always looking for the best sketchbooks

Transform old linens

Top photo by Cobra Lily Shop and check out the additional fun rainbow photos after the jump

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Life + travel / Monday, 2 Mar 2015

Click Retreat Caribbean

click retreat caribbean

In January I was invited to teach a photo styling workshop with my good pal, Meta Coleman, aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of The Seas, the largest ship in the world for Click Retreat, a conference for bloggers that focuses on photography and social media in the Caribbean for a week. When I got the email the only words I saw were “January”, “cruise”, “Caribbean” and immediately responded “YES!”. We visited Bahamas, St. Thomas, and St. Maarten.

But, what would make them think I would even like it? I mean, it’s not like the Bahamas had photogenic pink buildings everywhere or anything…

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And it’s not like the scenery was very scenic. Bleh.

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Seriously, I couldn’t find a single pink building ANYWHERE in the Bahamas! It was so BORING!

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It’s not like we had colorful props to work with or delicious fruits to make smoothies with…

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Meta and I pretended we were recently engaged and on a romantic getaway the whole time taking our engagement photos…Somehow we keep getting invited to rad places around the world…just the two of us without our families…when in Rome!unnamed-12


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collaborations + Design + Life + my shop / Friday, 12 Dec 2014

New dinnerware collections out today!

Remember the little teaser I gave a few months back about my new dinnerware collections with Twig NY? Well, today’s the day! The online shop is OPEN NOW and you can now purchase the three collections I’ve designed.

I’ve been a big fan of plates and dinnerware since I was a girl. When my family went on road trips I would buy those tacky souvenir plates and hang them on my walls. There’s something about a circular design in ceramic that just gets me. Then during my internship with Celerie Kemble in NYC, she asked me to design a plate for her Tiffany and Co. collaboration and I was over the moon. How did she know about my love affair?! When I moved to Denmark I thought I would pursue it a bit more, which is when I created the line of souvenirs for the royal wedding in plates and mugs. I’ve learned so so much since then and I was so pleased when I was asked to create for Twig.

The first in the collection is Petals. As you are hopefully well aware by now, I love flowers. Like, I LOVE flowers. And I love color (hence, craft the rainbow) and this is the ultimate Craft the Rainbow! Rainbow petals! It’s wild and loud yet so so pretty. It actually looks as if you’re about to devour petals for dinner. It comes in a salad plate, dinner plate, platter, soup bowl, and mug. But I think they would be so so rad as decoration or in a plate collection on a wall. I use the 8″ plate right now as a caddy to hold my keys and stuff. It’s a unique design as it’s totally flat.

The next up is the Scandinavian Florals collection. This is based on my calendar, which I sell in my Etsy shop and I loved transferring it into a series of dinnerware. They’re so delicate yet interesting in their patterns. It comes in a platter, dinner plate, salad plate, cereal bowl, mug, and cup and saucer.

Finally, the Language of Flowers collection. This is based on my Language of Flowers calendar in my shop as well. It comes in a platter, dinner plate, salad plate, dessert plate, salad bowl, cereal bowl, and mug.

What do you think?! Are you into dinnerware? Hopefully you still have some room in your Christmas shopping 🙂 In the coming months I’ll be showing how I style my plates in a few different settings (these were styled by Twig’s creatives).