Portrait of Tanner

Portrait of Tanner

The urge to paint always hits me the same way. I don’t watercolor nearly enough, and when I miss it, it is this instinctual craving. I just know that I need to slow down and paint. I don’t need to see paint supplies, or even a painting to inspire me…sometimes I just know it’s been a while, and it is time to bring out my brushes and paints again.

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The Giving Mirror

The Giving Mirror

The story behind this mirror is heartwarming and incredible. It epitomizes the good will and generosity in people - in this case, total strangers. Whenever I look at this mirror, I think of the life it had before it welcomed the guests at our wedding. I loved using it as such a harbinger of happiness and excitement, and the way I found it makes it even more of a gift. So, I call it, the giving mirror. In honor of our 6-month anniversary (today!) I wanted to share this beautiful story with you.

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Why We Chose To DIY Our Wedding Favors

Why We Chose To DIY Our Wedding Favors

For our wedding favors, we certainly knew what we did not want to give our guests: something they would never use, or throw away, or lose. We decided to bottle our own olive oil for various reasons. It represents meaning and of course, function. Here's how I came to the decision, how we bottled it, and the function is served for our wedding!

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