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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). 

Life + This week / Sunday, 16 Nov 2014

This week

Hello from the arctic circle. Or at least that’s how it felt this week. You know how I feel about cold weather–not good (an understatement). But highlights of the week were teaching a wreath workshop at Albion Fit in Salt Lake to a sold out crowd, see above image. I love getting together to craft.

I have a busy week ahead as I’m doing two window displays for the holidays. Wish me luck! It’s a huge endeavor and I’m hoping it goes smoothly.

This week on Lars:
Oversized holly and berry garland tutorial
I collaborated with Freshly Picked on their latest pattern
DIY Gold leafed planters
DIY geometric projects for your home
The Craft The Rainbow results are in! See which images got the most “likes”
Honored to be featured in Inside Out magazine

Lars elsewhere:
Winter wedding ideas on Brooklyn Bride
Lovely floor lamps on Interior Collective
6 inspiring fall tabletops
6 stylish ways to organize your firewood
5 gorgeous autumn palettes

This week, stay tuned for a fun Thanksgiving tradition to start.

ALSO, the winner of the Freshly Picked giveaway is @justcallmesusie.  Thank you to everyone for playing! 

DIY + Projects + tabletop / Monday, 21 May 2018

Painted Plaid Paper Tablecloth

Painted Plaid Paper Tablecloth

Tis’ the season for throwing a brightly colored brunch, summery soirees, lovely luncheons, and gorgeous garden parties. In regards to decor, we’re leaning towards the simpler route in this case. Let’s face it, if you have to worry about pricy and time-consuming tablescapes, it’s never going to happen. Anyone relate? We created this Painted Plaid Paper Tablecloth because it’s brightly colored and perfect for spring and summer. Not to mention easy, cheap, and disposable. Please and thank you. To create this all you’ll need is white butcher paper and some acrylic paints from the craft store. So don’t be discouraged to throw a few gatherings in the next couple months! This Painted Plaid Paper Tablecloth is the perfect addition.

Painted Plaid Paper Tablecloth

Learn how to paint your own plaid tablecloth!

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Life / Sunday, 25 Mar 2018

Job opportunities for spring 2018

The semester is quickly coming to a close so it’s about that time where we search for some young bright minds to join us in our ever creative studio for the spring and summer! We have a lot going on in the coming months (the release of our book for one!) that require more specialized help so we are expanding our job opportunities. In addition to our regular internship program, we are please to announce the search for a few part-time positions including project manager, SEO/analytics manager. Take a peek below to see if there’s a possible fit for you. We have some new internship positions too so there’s a variety of options. Feel free to let your qualified friends know!

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