Our favorite Gee’s Bend Quilts

I'm excited to share the Gee's Bend Quilts with you because it's old news that I'm obsessed with quilted things and the rich heritage...

DIY duffel bag picnic blanket tote

DIY duffel bag picnic blanket tote I recently read Ray Bradbury's book Dandelion Wine and I loved this quote: “Sandwich outdoors isn’t a sandwich anymore....

On Juneteenth by Sheryl Garner Ellsworth

On Juneteenth Last year’s killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd heightened racial tensions prompting an unprecedented increase in the desire to better...

Flower Lane Kids Birthday Crowns

Months ago I was dreaming of releasing a line of kids birthday crowns. I wanted them to be whimsical, colorful, and such high quality...

Becoming: Justina Blakeney of The Jungalow

I've been a big Justina Blakeney fan for years. I admire her focus and drive in creating the beautiful home furnishings and interiors brand, Jungalow, which...

Juneteenth Reading List

This week on The House that Lars Built we're getting ready for Juneteenth by celebrating some of our favorite Black creators, artists, and thinkers....

All You Need for A Midsummer Party

Even those of us not in Sweden can throw a Midsummer party to celebrate long days, the bounty of beauty in our gardens, and...

Becoming: Louise Pretzel from the Lars Print Shop

I'm so excited for you to meet Louise Pretzel, an illustrator extraordinaire and our newest addition to the Lars Print Shop! Louise Pretzel is an...

Twisted Birthday Candles

Whether you're a fellow birthday traveler or contentedly partying at home, you can also celebrate your birthday in style with these very on-trend twisted...

Paper Pansies

I made these paper pansies for my bathroom windowsill, and they add such a sweet touch to this space. I never thought that I...

Lars Gardens: Planter and Pot Roundup

I have big dreams of landscaping my yard one day, but let's be honest--it wasn't going to happen in year one as a home...

What you need for your new baby

What you need for new baby As a disclaimer, I'm a big believer in that you don't need too much. I'm actually quite frugal when...