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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Going Green! Refreshing Healthy Bites in 425 Magazine!

Going Green! Refreshing Healthy Bites in 425 Magazine!

All images Rodrigo Demedeiros / 425 Magazine   GOING GREEN MARCH may be the month of madness… but it’s also the month of renewal! Mother nature is revving up to put on her breathtaking  spring show!  As the weather warms, we think  about getting our hands dirty in the garden and potting up mini herb gardens!  ...
WIN this POP of Spring Tablescape from The Bellevue Collection!

WIN this POP of Spring Tablescape from The Bellevue Collection!

  POP GOES THE COLLECTION!     So honored and excited to design this fresh POP of Spring tablescape for The Bellevue Collection!  If It’s Now, It’s New, It’s Next…It’s happening at The Bellevue Collection!      Starting this week, The Bellevue Collection home shops go POP with beautiful home displays throughout The Collection and giveaways! For...
Valentine's Day ~ A Floral and Flirty Party in 425 Magazine!

Valentine’s Day ~ A Floral and Flirty Party in 425 Magazine!

  Image via 425 Magazine/Rodrigo DeMedeiros Photography   Looking for floral and flirty Valentine’s Day inspiration? You found it! My gal pal gathering for Valentine’s  Day is now online at 425 Magazine! Think: Yummy, easy bites like botanical popcorn and truffle mac and blue cheese! Think: Beautiful sips like a mini champagne tower and rose and...
Mimosa Ice Cubes with a Tropical Twist

Mimosa Ice Cubes with a Tropical Twist

      It’s NO secret that I have a crush  on champagne and a good champagne cocktail is well….. right up there on MY list of favorite  things!    So I was in my cocktail test kitchen  today working on an upcoming project when THIS happened!     Yep, guava and champagne ICE! It’s a tropically  infused mimosa...
The Girlfriends' Guide to a Simple Valentine's Day Soirée on New Day Northwest KING 5 Seattle

The Girlfriends’ Guide to a Simple Valentine’s Day Soirée on New Day Northwest KING 5 Seattle

    A heartfelt thank you to  New Day Northwest  on KING 5 Seattle for featuring a first look  at my Valentine’s Day  spread in 425 Magazine’s upcoming February  issue! I had SO much fun sharing these ideas!!   Image via New Day Northwest  Thank you to 425 Magazine for the opportunity to reveal this pretty sneak...
Lean into Winter in 425 Magazine

Lean into Winter in 425 Magazine

Image ~ 425 Magazine, Rodrigo DeMedeiros Photography   We’re brightening up the short winter days and  warming up the cold winter nights in the pages of   Image ~ 425 Magazine, Rodrigo DeMedeiros Photography   425 Magazine in this FIRST issue of 2017! I’m SO excited to be contributing to each and every  issue as...
Last Minute New Year's Eve Party Showstoppers!

Last Minute New Year’s Eve Party Showstoppers!

  Ring in the New Year in style with these quick last minute  party ideas! Go for GOLD with Nicolas Feuillatte CHAMPAGNE specialty packaging from Costco!     Float gorgeous slices of Blood Orange  in vintage coupe glasses. These glasses were handed  down from my grandmother Nettie!  {LOVE}     Gold coasters add fun glam! Z Gallerie has...
Hosting the Perfect NYE Celebration on New Day Northwest KING 5 Seattle

Hosting the Perfect NYE Celebration on New Day Northwest KING 5 Seattle

Image via New Day Northwest We’re going to party like it’s….  I had a BLAST talking about easy & fun New Year’s Eve inspo on New Day Northwest with the amazing Margaret Larson on KING 5 TV Seattle this morning! From a glam little bubbles bar to disco balls {because nothing says  p a r t y  like...
Delish Entertaining Helper for the Busy Holiday Hostess - Do CHEVOO!

Delish Entertaining Helper for the Busy Holiday Hostess – Do CHEVOO!

      Come holiday time, it can be a challenge to do it ALL!  CHEVOO is one of my go-to holiday hostess helpers!  It instantly transforms that holiday cheese platter into something special and makes the  impromptu holiday gathering a breeze! And it’s SO yummy!       CHEVOO is made from goat curd and...
It's a HAUTE Holiday Party in 425 Magazine

It’s a HAUTE Holiday Party in 425 Magazine

HAUTE Holiday Wreath Making Party   Image via 425 Magazine Rodrigo Demedeiros  Photo   Bring on the Holiday decorating and Haute Cocoa!!! There is s n o w  in the forecast in my corner of the country and there is nothing like a rich cup of cocoa from scratch to warm you up!   Image via 425...
Holiday Dining Room Inspo from the ALE Holiday Home Tour

Holiday Dining Room Inspo from the ALE Holiday Home Tour

Orangerie ~          This dining room is overflowing with delicious eye candy for your Holiday gatherings!  I have been decorating for a great cause this past week. Today is THE day for the Assistance League of the Eastside Holiday Home Tour!   The amazing Cindy, from Haley’s cottage reached out to me...
Earthy and Beautiful last Minute Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas on KING 5 Seattle

Earthy and Beautiful last Minute Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas on KING 5 Seattle

     G   A   T   H   E   R     Whether you are gathering for Thanksgiving  or Friendsgiving… There is STILL time to create a swoon worthy last minute tablescape! You can pick up all of the elements you need right at your local market!     For me, it’s...