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 Find me on INSTAGRAM @MonicaHart1 All Images ~ Stefanie Knowlton Photography      With the luscious scent of lavender perfuming...
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...
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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Summer Entertaining 425 Magazine Behind the Scenes

Summer Entertaining 425 Magazine Behind the Scenes

  In a SUMMER state of mind thanks to our Summer Entertaining  photo shoot with 425 Magazine! {Thank you 425!} Our beachy/nautical soiree will hit newsstands in late June. For now, here is a behind the scenes look at an evening packed with fresh entertaining ideas, simple recipes and plenty of DIY! This is a...
Kitchen Garden Totable -Stylish Raised Garden Bed

Kitchen Garden Totable -Stylish Raised Garden Bed

    It’s early  morning in our Pacific Northwest garden where cultivating & coffee go hand in hand. Been babying them for WEEKS now, finally…it’s time to plant. Grew these organic kitchen garden starts inside  from seed, in small peat pots and pellets. LOVE.      Cilantro for my yummy fresh salsas… sunny sunflowers, which will be soon be transplanted to our...
425 Magazine Secret Garden Party!

425 Magazine Secret Garden Party!

    Brooke Clark Photography via 425 Magazine   It’s a secret garden  party and YOU’RE invited! From a sweet as honey  cocktail and pretty DIY flower power chandelier {orchids - Fena Flowers!} to a delish  deconstructed spring salad,  join the girls and me for a fresh little garden gathering! Hope you’ll be inspired to throw...
Lilac Drop Cocktail

Lilac Drop Cocktail

    It’s LILAC  season, so this pretty perennial garden favorite is a thing right now. Lilacs are putting on quite a show and they   can be intoxicating  in more ways than one! Sure, the icy violet, deep purple and white blossoms are gorge and the fragrance is divine, duh…which is why I scatter...
Lemon Chive Butter

Lemon Chive Butter

    So many cha cha chive blossoms in our kitchen garden right now…SO little time. What’s a girl to do but make lemony chive butter! It’s delish on crusty bread or baked potatoes and it’s seriously simple and so PRETTY! How can you possibly let these yummy blooms go to waste?     Here’s...
Cinco de Mayo Cigar Box Flower Centerpiece

Cinco de Mayo Cigar Box Flower Centerpiece

  I love old cigar boxes not for the cigars mind you {I don’t smoke} but for the chance to repurpose them into cool colorful flower containers! The bright artwork is perfect for a Cinco de Mayo centerpiece!     Here’s what you’ll need: A  few small bunches of market flowers cut short,  small plastic cups and...
DIY Fresh Flower Magnets

DIY Fresh Flower Magnets

  I’m always looking for a super simple and economical way to create some fabulous FLOWER POWER! {I’m such a petal pusher!} These DIY FRESH flower magnets are perfect! They are pretty and showy and you don’t need many blooms to get the job done!  All you need: fresh flowers small craft store magnets  metal stand...
Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo!

  All Images – Stefanie Knowlton Photography   It’s Fiesta  time! Well almost… Why not get an early start on your Cinco de Mayo celebration?  Teamed up with talented photographer Stefanie Knowlton on this one! Thank you Stefanie!!       Okay, we get it…for some, Cinco de Mayo is an easy excuse to kick back a killer margarita and...
Fresh Spring Decor Style Update in a Few Easy Pieces

Fresh Spring Decor Style Update in a Few Easy Pieces

  Loving the whole West Elm geo tile vibe…inspired by traditional mosaic tiles! I was searching for a little color PUNCH and this is the prefect style update for my vibrant & fun spring look! Just look at that mouthwatering melon hue!     I picked up a few of the pretty West Elm pillow covers…...
Easter Countdown on KING 5 - Easy Easter DIY to try!

Easter Countdown on KING 5 – Easy Easter DIY to try!

Easy Easter Ideas  Image via KING 5   If you’re on the hunt for some last minute Easter inspiration…there’s still time to energize your Easter gathering and get crafty!     Image via King 5 Morning News   Had so much fun putting Easter on parade on KING 5 Morning News yesterday!  {Check out our Easter entertaining...
Savvy Spring Bar Cart Style - Weekend Vibes

Savvy Spring Bar Cart Style – Weekend Vibes

  It’s the WEEKEND & the cocktail flag will be up! Time to give my Target bar cart some savvy  style!   I pulled together a few of my favorite things and now my bar cart has some serious weekend game!     I stocked it with bubbles, berries & gin,  ALL in a gorgeous gold...
Lemony Chicken Pasta with Rosemary & Truffle

Lemony Chicken Pasta with Rosemary & Truffle

  If you are looking for a quick & delish bistro style  dish, Here it is!  SNAP!     It’s a  creamy & lemony fresh pasta with parm, truffle oil and torn pieces of grilled lemon-rosemary chicken.     Okay, sounds a little complicated but it is so NOT! It’s just a bit of  a dance...