this week

Guys, there was actual Christmas magic this week. A bona fide, legit moment like you’d find in a movie. Well, maybe not a movie, but at least a t.v. Christmas special. So I usually am a stickler for real Christmas trees. It’s a thing. But this year for some reason I’ve been dying  for one of […]

today’s debate // 9

Welcome to Today’s Debate, where we weigh in on the sublime, the ridiculous, and everything in between! Today’s debate is inspired by one of my favorite DIY pals, Kelly, who says that there’s a little debate going on in her house right now, too. It has to do with ye olde holiday tradition of putting up […]

DIY Holiday Photo Backdrop

Lots of you lovelies have been asking for the low-down on how Mr. Lovely and I put together the holiday backdrop for our Christmas cards! So today we dish the dirt, and you’re going to love how simple it is. Basically, it’s just about running around your house and gathering anything festive or any props […]

calling all december sponsors!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, y’all. I’m spreading cheer left and right, and I want to spread more! So if you’ve got a blog or business that you’d love to promote for the holidays, I’d love to help you do it. (This is also your last chance to get in on Lovely […]

make and give // diy leather bow belt

I’m so stoked today, because it’s the first installment of a super-fabulous holiday series that I’ve got for you, stuffed with DIY gift tutorials for everyone on your list: Make and Give! If you’re like me and haven’t started shopping yet (or would prefer to give something handmade anyway), boy did you ever come to […]

grouped // bag lady

So apparently, I’m craving a new bag. My Pinterest is exploding with the most gorgeous carry-alls, in all shapes and sizes. Any favorites? I just love the yellow pouch with the sassy poodle on the back! xoxo 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.