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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Ice Buckets with Flower Power - Summer Entertaining Guide

Ice Buckets with Flower Power – Summer Entertaining Guide

  If you are looking for an e a s y way to give your summer gatherings some pretty pizzazz… try this ~  GLAM ice buckets with serious Flower Power!  Yes, I’m back with more of my summer entertaining guide :)  I mean c’mon…who doesn’t love a gorgeous Grenache Rosé on a hot summer day, right?  L’Ecole...
All Natural Mosquito Repellents - Summer Entertaining Guide

All Natural Mosquito Repellents – Summer Entertaining Guide

With Father’s Day coming up…. the outdoor Summer Entertaining Season  is really revving up! It’s time to dine ~ in the garden!     So over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing tips and tricks to help YOU keep your outdoor entertaining c o o l  this summer!  We begin with all natural mosquito repellents you  ...
Rustic Plum & Basil Tart

Rustic Plum & Basil Tart

  Out of the tree of life I just picked me a PLUM! How much do you L O V E  summer stone fruit? I’m talking ripe juicy peaches, nectarines and in this case plums! My mom and dad had a plum tree so this is a slice of nostalgia for me. And really, there’s...
Come Crash my Rhubarb Martini Drop Mini Cocktail Party from the Party Crush Studio!

Come Crash my Rhubarb Martini Drop Mini Cocktail Party from the Party Crush Studio!

  Get a gander at this ruby rhubarb gem of a sip that I’m serving up at my mini cocktail party at the Party Crush Studio!   SLURP :) It’s rhubarb season!  I can remember my mom making yummy strawberry rhubarb crisp! I  just had to come up with a rhubarb recipe…     only I was...
Marigold Flower Ice is Nice! Edible Garden Flowers!

Marigold Flower Ice is Nice! Edible Garden Flowers!

  Happy FriYAY! Kicking off the Memorial Weekend on a flowery note! Take a gander at this gorgeous edible eye candy!         Totally crushing on my little raised edible flower garden!  I love to cook and garnish with pretty petals! It’s an easy way to spice up that summer soiree! I purchase...
The Shift to Summer Blues

The Shift to Summer Blues

  Memorial Day weekend always marks a color and decor shift  at my house. That’s when I get a big case of the  SUMMER BLUES!  There is something so fresh & crisp  about the CLASSIC  blue and white combo, right?  So I get busy pulling together all of our mix-matched pieces of blue & white...
Easy Do Ahead S'mores for Memorial Weekend

Easy Do Ahead S’mores for Memorial Weekend

  What’s NOT to l o v e  about s’mores! That good old-fashioned, gooey marshmallow and chocolate  with the crunch of graham combo…is an all-American favorite!  They are a gone camping  Memorial weekend dessert staple.      But even if you’re NOT camped around the fire on Memorial Day, you can still indulge in all...

Big News! Swooning over joining the SWOON TALENT team!

  So EXCITED about this!!! The amazing  opportunity to join the SWOON TALENT team!  Honored. It’s the next step  of this super cool  official  LIFESTYLE journey I have been on… day in and day out – six plus years in the making!  Unofficially, it has actually been a lifetime pursuit.  #GRATEFUL AND as I look back, I...
Hot Havana Nights ~ A Lush Latin Inspired Fiesta in 425 Magazine

Hot Havana Nights ~ A Lush Latin Inspired Fiesta in 425 Magazine

Havana Nights via 425 Magazine ~ Rachel Coward Photo   Just in time for Cinco de Mayo my l~u~s~h  little Latin inspired fiesta celebration in 425-Magazine called Hot Havana Nights! You can get a taste of it online right now!   Uber Talented photographer Rachel Coward captured our evening perfectly under the glow of simply strung white lights. The latest issue...
#WhatMomReallyWants on Mother's Day from The Bellevue Collection!

#WhatMomReallyWants on Mother’s Day from The Bellevue Collection!

C E L E B R A T E  MOM!          I’m so excited to be back to launch an all NEW @BellevueCollection Instagram takeover May 2 – 6, packed with super cool gift ideas for MOM on Mother’s Day from The Bellevue Collection! We’re going beyond the bouquet this mother’s day with cool...
Succulents and Air Plants ~ Living wall

Succulents and Air Plants ~ Living wall

  Spring spruce!   Warmer Pacific Northwest spring weather has got me wanting to hit the garden like… Been working on blurring the lines between the indoors and out and this little interior LIVING wall is a good start.     While doing some interior rearranging, following our recent garden PROJECTS, {So many garden projects to share with you...
Easy DIY Easter Decor Ideas

Easy DIY Easter Decor Ideas

  How fun is this Peter Rabbit  storybook Easter Basket as  seen on KING 5 Seattle! It’s filled with wheatgrass, lettuce, carrots and more… Perfect for the kid’s table at your Easter celebration. The no-sew Burlap Bunny is so easy to make!  Above, you’ll find the blog post link!            ...