Tuesday, March 31, 2009


Loving the look of calligraphy lately. It's so pretty the way it seems to effortlessly glide across a page - truly a form of art. I'm wishing I had taken the calligraphy set my mom bought me for Christmas when I was twelve a little more seriously.

Photo credit- Top: Emilie Friday's Calligraphy, Bottom: Love, Jenna

Monday, March 23, 2009

It's a Movement

In addition to her oh-so-cute kid creations, Kathleen, author of the lovely blog Grosgrain, is now doing clothing for grown-ups! I just checked out her blog and one of her latest give-aways is a thrift store revival dress! While perusing her site, I also noticed a link to another blog, Wardrobe Refashion, which is dedicated entirely to recycling old clothes. Apparently this is a movement! I say hooray for refurbished fashion!

Party Banner

We threw a surprise graduation party for my mother-in-law over the weekend. (She just graduated from nursing school- go Anna!) I was in charge of decorations and I used this easy template I found on Martha Stewart to make a pretty party banner. I think it would also be a nice addition to any birthday party, wedding or baby shower. Click here for the template and instructions.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Onward and Upward

Still floating a little bit from yesterday's good news.

(Cute letterpress print by Seesaw Designs via Black Eiffel.)


I really, really want an excuse to hang these fluffy poms up somewhere.

(Pom Love via Oh Joy!)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009


Today was a perfect day. The weather was a perfect 72 degrees and sunny with just a hint of a cool breeze. My absolute favorite weather conditions, appreciated all the more when proceeded by a long, gray Ohio winter. Today was a picnic in the park kind of day. It was the kind of day that called for car windows being rolled down and the radio being turned up. Today was also the day that after a year filled with classes, late nights studying, applications, more applications, tests, waitlists and lots of prayers that my sweet husband was offered a position in the Marietta College Physician Assistant class of 2011! Today is the day we officially begin another chapter. Today, was a perfect day.

(A calm before the storm if you will... a cold front is bringing rain so tomorrow's weather is going to be less than ideal and living as students is pretty much going to stink...but today, today was perfect.)

Monday, March 16, 2009

Weekend Project

I have been somewhat lacking in the motivation/inspiration department. Hence the reason for my scarce appearance in the blogging world. Lately, I just haven't been feeling so much "hot diggity!"as I have "ho-hum" if you know what I mean. However, I'm happy to report that things are beginning to look up! The first day of spring is this Friday so I thought I'd celebrate early with a little spring project. I finally got my hands on some chalkboard paint and decided that my first project would be these windowsill spice pots. I'm hoping they will actually grow, if not, at least I have some cute containers to admire in my kitchen. :)

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Word Book

This word book is so cute and so clever. I'm thinking I'd like to make one of my own.

(Party Perfect via Say Yes to Hoboken)

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Happy Birthday Jared!

Happy Birthday to my sweet husband Jared, who, by the way, is MUCH too manly for a silly party hat but (lucky for me) not too manly to humor his silly wife by wearing one.

More Photobooth Fun...

Which means I just crossed number 25 off the list.
(Oh, and if you want to find a photobooth near you, click here.)