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  ~ Images ~ Monica Hart  The fragrant valley of  blue, the quaint,    ocher farm house, this could be a   pastoral scene straight out of Provence.  But this  gorgeous three acre lavender...
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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Lilac & Gold ~

Lilac & Gold ~

  A sea of sweet, fragrant violet blooms greet me as I come down our driveway.  It’s LILAC season & I’m in LOVE.   I place a humble lilac branch in a glass vase on the kitchen island….leaves & all.     One little fist full  of blooms is enough to perfume our entire  kitchen...
Easter Tablescape & HC Home Spring Soirée

Easter Tablescape & HC Home Spring Soirée

  Welcome to HC Home!   It’s Cindy Sullivan’s  stunning NEW design store in Snohomish Washington and it’s filled with inspired  displays and crave worthy pieces!          MY pictures don’t  really do HC Home justice! {Especially, since I got the a new I-phone and lost all the BEST images – they didn’t transfer...
DIY Spring Flower Cones for a Spring Event!

DIY Spring Flower Cones for a Spring Event!

  Over the next several days…I’m creating a few fresh & feminine spring tablescape extras  like this  super simple flower cone! I’m doing it for a very fun event! Check it out! I hope you can join us!     As you can see…from gorgeous jewelry to pretty spring pots & tablescapes, PLUS  adorable aprons and...
DIY Tiny Terrarium GuestTakeaways ~

DIY Tiny Terrarium GuestTakeaways ~

Love this idea!     $ Two-buck wine glass {Cost Plus} +        miniature succulent + crystal rocks =     a very trendy tiny  terrarium.     Planting  a few of these lovelies as guest takeaways for a very special gathering & photo shoot!      Have a wonderful start to your...
NEW Girls' Night In with Monica Hart at Metropolitan Market ~ Kirkland

NEW Girls’ Night In with Monica Hart at Metropolitan Market ~ Kirkland

Images ~ Stefanie Knowlton Photography   So excited to ANNOUNCE a NEW  Girl’s Night In with Monica Hart just in time for Mother’s Day!  Yes, it’s the SPRING edition of GNI and as you can see from these pretty fleur pics by  Stefanie Knowlton, {Thank you!}  this event is packed with flower power!     With a nod...
In the Garden Right Now: Garden Starts & Spring Blooms

In the Garden Right Now: Garden Starts & Spring Blooms

  Monday ushered in a delightfully & unseasonably warm spring day in the Pacific Northwest. Heaven!  A picture perfect day to sun  my garden starts, on the island in our outdoor kitchen and get the young plants acclimated to the real world  – the great outdoors! These are the       little guys I started...
DIY Garden Bar -

DIY Garden Bar –

Our rusty old metal baker’s rack had lost its luster . So, while prepping our garden for spring & summer fun, I grabbed a can of  pretty blue spray paint and gave it a        fresh NEW summer look! It went from rusty black to a soft shade of icy blue - in minutes for...
Work Desk ~

Work Desk ~

     Here’s a quick peek at my favorite  workspace & some of the repurposed  pieces that make it kinda fun! So simple to re-create.   B TW,  I would love a ‘real’ office space some day… but gotta say, there are some advantages to working from home! So this is fab for now plus, the...
Cool Announcement: Come to my Party in 425 Magazine!

Cool Announcement: Come to my Party in 425 Magazine!

    From this cozy  kitchen corner,   I’m dreaming up  my ultra special party plans for a stylish 425 Magazine shoot and YOU’RE invited!     Yep!  Come to our house for a classic summer soiree  with a cool twist, all unveiled in the very  pretty pages of the 425 Magazine July/August travel issue! So psyched!...
In the Garden Right Now ~ Sweet Violet

In the Garden Right Now ~ Sweet Violet

In the garden right now, sweet violets are in bloom!  Shy, shrinking & showy…much has been written about this delicate and fragrant flower. {See Shakespeare – Twelfth Night!}     Each year, I look forward to the little purple clusters popping up here & there and the sweet scent of violet wafting through our garden. The beautiful...
Houseplants - Living Design Accents

Houseplants – Living Design Accents

    It’s amazing what a little REAL plant life will do for a room. One little old white pot of Elephant’s Ear gives new life to our family room mantle and a stem of ginger adds an exotic pop of color.         A humble fern and a single lily bloom -...
Go-Getters' Guide to: A Simple & Delicious Salad - Kale & Blueberries

Go-Getters’ Guide to: A Simple & Delicious Salad – Kale & Blueberries

  When you’re on the GO and want a simple, fresh & delish  salad option, try this: Baby kale with fresh blueberries & mint, crumbled feta & sliced almonds. So simple and so yummy!  I pick up pre-washed baby kale and fresh mint from my favorite market. {I can’t wait to pluck the duo from...