Girls' Night In with Monica Hart at Woodinville Lavender

Girls’ Night In with Monica Hart at Woodinville Lavender

Styled and produced by Monica Hart  ~ La Famiglia Design All Images ~ Stefanie Knowlton Photography      With the luscious scent of lavender perfuming the air… Girls Night In...
Girls' Night In with Monica Hart - 'Simply Citrus' and the BIG Announcement(S)

Girls’ Night In with Monica Hart – ‘Simply Citrus’ and the BIG Announcement(S)

Girls Night In ~ Citrus Style!   All Images – Stefanie Knowlton Photography    So excited  to share this stylish & COLORFUL  Girls Night In with you! The evening wrapped around  ...
Autumn Inspirations ~ The Table

Autumn Inspirations ~ The Table

Fall Gathering ~ My fall  picnic with a twist  continues with…The Table. Images ~ Stan McMeekin The twist  is…we’re staying in, for this  fall picnic! Yep, I’m taking our formal  dining room, down  a few notches...
Come Tour Woodinville Lavender

Come Tour Woodinville Lavender

Lavender Fields  ~ Written, produced and photographed by Monica Hart Images ~ Monica Hart  The fragrant valley of  blue, the quaint,    ocher farm house, this could be a   pastoral scene straight out...
Girls Night In No. 3 Mother's Day ~ Party in Progress

Girls Night In No. 3 Mother’s Day ~ Party in Progress

A Sweet Event ~ Okay, we’re picking up right where we left off with our ‘Girls Night In’  Mother’s Day… ~ Images Stefanie Knowlton ~  inspired soiree… with gorgeous Rendezvous...
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Beet It! Roasted Beet & Radish Salad

Beet It! Roasted Beet & Radish Salad

    I could LIVE on this! My Roasted Beet, Radish and Herb Coated Goat Cheese salad! SO simple, SO earthy, SO DIVINE!     Just LOOK at that luscious color!!! #NoFilter!     Ruby red  and gorgeous golden beets   peeled, drizzled with good olive oil, sprinkled with S & P and     ...
Simple Sunday Bliss & Blues ~ Vanity Tray

Simple Sunday Bliss & Blues ~ Vanity Tray

HERS   It has been a whirlwind  summer so far…feeling a little out of control!! So when I found this little blue tray, I thought  it perfect for  organizing my everyday vanity essentials. The master has touches of blue -        So I pulled together some existing blue pieces to play up the...
Girls Night In with Monica Hart Video Reel

Girls Night In with Monica Hart Video Reel

    So I kind of snuck  this one in – on the La Famiglia Design Blog homepage. It’s   the Girls Night In with Monica Hart VIDEO reel on my You Tube Channel. I just sort of went  for it, you know???…going LIVE on the internet via Livestream with our  last  #MonicasGNI event. So fun! LOVED the energy...
#IHart425 Magazine ~ Announcement!

#IHart425 Magazine ~ Announcement!

  Still on cloud 9  over the 425 Magazine summer issue on newsstands and NOW, I hope you’ll keep an eye out for my lifestyle & entertaining  tips in 425 Magazine 2015!   425 Magazine graciously invited me to contribute to all SIX beautiful  issues in 2015!!!    Image ~ www.StudioBPortraits.com OH, MY!  YES, bigger, better parties...
Wild about Lavender! DIY Floral 'Cake' Centerpiece

Wild about Lavender! DIY Floral ‘Cake’ Centerpiece

Stefanie Knowlton Photography   Lavender is at its peak this time of year and what’s not to LOVE about lavender?    Stefanie Knowlton Photography  Miss Melaine of  My Sweet Savannah  fame  and I are still on a lavender infused high…from our visit to   Stefanie Knowlton Photography      the fragrant fields at Woodinville Lavender!   ...
Small Details, Pretty Impact with Wall Flowers, Grad Party & Fresh Start

Small Details, Pretty Impact with Wall Flowers, Grad Party & Fresh Start

  Sometimes it’s the little things….Do you know what I mean? For example, I’m crushing on this pretty glass wall pocket vase filled with     petite pink roses & chartreuse green Lady’s Mantle. {Vase – Haystack Antiques} I placed  the glass pocket just to the right of our white upper kitchen cabinets. Grandma’s worn...
425 Magazine! A Look Inside my Tropical Themed Girls' Night In Party

425 Magazine! A Look Inside my Tropical Themed Girls’ Night In Party

   via 425 Magazine/Studio B Portraits ECSTATIC!  That pretty much sums up my feelings about this 425 Magazine article in the Great Escapes  Summer issue! 425 Magazine generously features a few of my fave go-to  summer entertaining ideas!   via 425 Magazine SO fun, so excited, so grateful for this uber cool opportunity! Thank you 425 Magazine! Loved...
DIY Garden Salad Bar

DIY Garden Salad Bar

  It doesn’t get any fresher  than this! Let’s dish… on our divine DIY portable salad bar!  This little garden beauty is parked right outside our kitchen door and it’s loaded with several tender varieties of lettuce…ALL at my fingertips!     A portable salad bar like this makes it so  simple to pull together a quick...
Create an Exotic Outdoor Room - Remake

Create an Exotic Outdoor Room – Remake

  It’s an easy little outdoor room exotic re-make for our waterside outdoor pavilion.     I brought in a few…other worldly  succulents & pulled out the shells and bubble glass.         Comfy pillows look like plump buoys propped up on their sides.      Strings of inexpensive shells swag our outdoor...
DIY Flower Backdrop

DIY Flower Backdrop

Image ~ Stefanie Knowlton Photography   I love a fun DIY backdrop for a party photo-OP and this one  from Girls’ Night In with Monica Hart at Metropolitan Market, couldn’t be prettier or simpler.    I recycled an inexpensive painter’s drop cloth and then my fab helpers, Linda, Irene, Barb and I started PINNING! YES, pinning....
Lazy Sunday in the Garden

Lazy Sunday in the Garden

  It’s a lazy  Sunday morning in our garden courtyard. Old bench with NEW French  pillow & pad. Shoes off….fresh gravel…a comfy place to land and…      a second  cup with a touch of gold.  {LOVE}     Have a wonderful Sunday,      
DIY Ombre Recycled Pantry Vases from #MonicasGNI  ~ Art Class!

DIY Ombre Recycled Pantry Vases from #MonicasGNI ~ Art Class!

  Going ombre! Ombre  is so HOT right now and SO simple to create. It can turn your tabletop into something dazzling for pennies. Especially if you do a little R & R - recycling & re-imagining! In this case, recycled pantry bottles become something beautiful! {Thank you Linda & Irene!} Okay, pick a color...