Elegant Fall Tablescape on Home and Family Television!

Elegant Fall Tablescape on Home and Family Television!

     SOOO excited and grateful for the opportunity to share this  easy and elegant tablescape on Home and Family Television on The Hallmark Channel !!  Absolutely LOVED creating these sequins and pins...
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...
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Decking the Halls for Holiday Entertaining on Home and Family TV on the Hallmark Channel!

Decking the Halls for Holiday Entertaining on Home and Family TV on the Hallmark Channel!

    Had such a festive and wonderful time creating these DIY wool felt floral garlands,  on my return visit to Home & Family Television on the Hallmark Channel !   The garlands set the perfect tone on a wreath at the front door for your holiday entertaining! They have a simple old world Scandinavian vibe...
Easy as Pie! Thanksgiving Entertaining in 425 Magazine!

Easy as Pie! Thanksgiving Entertaining in 425 Magazine!

All images 425 Magazine – Rodrigo DeMedeiros Photography   There’s always  room for PIE at Thanksgiving! This month, in 425 Magazine   I share some of my favorite Thanksgiving pie recipes from pecan to pumpkin!       I create some pie panache with my rolling  pie dessert bar, decked out with beautiful bits of fall flavor,...
Sublime Halloween Party Invite!

Sublime Halloween Party Invite!

  All Images Rodrigo De Medeiros – 425 Magazine    You’ve been summoned to a simply s u b l i m e  Halloween gathering, in the pages of 425 Magazine!  Pops of ‘poison pink’ candy apples, ghostly meringue and cherry topped cupcakes and blood red  cocktails all mingle in the October mist! And that’s just for...
Game ON! Game Day Party Ideas in the Pages of 425 Magazine!

Game ON! Game Day Party Ideas in the Pages of 425 Magazine!

All images from 425 Magazine with Rodrigo DeMedeiros photography   Are you ready to RUMBLE?! It’s football season!!! The pros are wrapping up pre-season games and the college schedule is underway! I’m a Seattle gal, and it’s Game Day for our Seahawks!  The Hawks are on the road tonight, to take on Oakland, and I’ve got...
Hosting Posh Party Trend Show at The Bellevue Collection!

Hosting Posh Party Trend Show at The Bellevue Collection!

    Stepping into FALL at The Bellevue Collection!   Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection is only a month away! I’m so psyched to be back to host the Posh Party Trend Show!!   Photography by Turkan      Okay, lifestyle, is my thing…but fashion is also my passion and this   runway show is UHmazing!...
Mortar and Pestle Pesto

Mortar and Pestle Pesto

When it rains…I cook. News ALERT – It’s raining in Seattle ! The record breaking 55-day dry streak, in a city known for rain, is KAPUT and so I’m in the kitchen, cooking! I’m creating basil and toasted walnut pesto the old fashioned way –     by hand, with a mortar and pestle. No food processor...
Peachy Pizza with Roasted Garlic, Fresh Basil and Goat Cheese

Peachy Pizza with Roasted Garlic, Fresh Basil and Goat Cheese

  This pretty little pizza is nothing short of peachy! It’s on the dinner menu at my house today and it can be on your menu too – in minutes!     It starts with amazing ingredients: sweet white peaches, creamy home roasted garlic, fresh basil, herb goat cheese, plus a smattering of lemon zest…ALL...
Happy Hour at Home in the Pages of 425 Magazine!

Happy Hour at Home in the Pages of 425 Magazine!

All images Rodrigo DeMedeiros – 425 Magazine    Early August…with scorching temps and blazing sunsets, is for me, the peak of summer!    There’s nothing better than a last minute happy hour  at home, hanging out in the garden with friends and family!  Who doesn’t love basking in the afterglow of an August sunset, squeezing...
Summer Picnic Bliss ~ National Picnic Month!

Summer Picnic Bliss ~ National Picnic Month!

    July  is National Picnic Month! It is that delicious  combo of dining alfresco and celebrating the heart of summer with family and friends! I mean, who doesn’t love a pretty picnic?! Especially if you can  pull it together in a pinch! I’ve plunked down some mouthwatering  Summer Picnic Bliss in the pages of 425...
Beautiful Bridal Shower Inspiration for the Summer Bride

Beautiful Bridal Shower Inspiration for the Summer Bride

Photos Rodrigo DeMedeiros     I thee wed. Love me a summer wedding! {  I was a June Bride :) } Send the Bride To Be  off…into wedded b l i s s with a beautiful bridal shower brunch! I had the opportunity to treat two gorgeous brides to be, to a mini bridal shower, in the...
Mother's Day Inspo! Flowers, Gift and Tablescape Ideas, Paloma Cocktail and MORE!

Mother’s Day Inspo! Flowers, Gift and Tablescape Ideas, Paloma Cocktail and MORE!

      Okay kids, fair notice! Mother’s Day  is only two weeks away!! Sometimes…her special day has us scrambling for gift and gathering inspo!  So from gifts to sips, here are some pretty, last minute ideas to help you spoil mom without spending a bundle.     First up a two for one  placemat + gift combo...
DIY Spring Floral Projects Perfect for Easter and Beyond!

DIY Spring Floral Projects Perfect for Easter and Beyond!

  GIVE YOUR SPRING TABLE THAT WOW FACTOR!    Ring in SPRING  with these simple DIY floral projects! Yes, spring is in full bloom in the Party Crush Studio  and I’m loving it!   YOU are  going to love  making these easy fresh floral Easter pails and flowery berry boxes! They are so pretty and simple...