Pumpkin carving is always a favorite activity of mine, but I also like to decorate pumpkins in a way that lasts beyond Halloween. Plus, I have a very stubborn toddler who wants to do everything himself right now, and that would include holding a knife, so carving is out for us this year. Instead, we’ll be painting and decorating pumpkins in other ways. I’ve rounded up my favorite no-carve pumpkin ideas.
Grab some stencils and some paint and create some pumpkins with great typography – paint on some sayings or put your address numbers on display. Either way, these typographic pumpkins from Man Made DIY are perfect for font and type lovers. Read More
Having just moved into a new home with a fabulous mantle, I am excited to decorate it for every holiday I can. For fall, I thought a simple garland would be fun. And it is so easy too. Read More
The passing of Labor Day always gets me excited for fall, and since it still feels like a super hot summer here in LA I thought a fall inspiration post was in order. I’m needing it to cool down so I can have some pumpkin spice lattes. Here are some of my favorite fall features of lovely days passed.
This couple wanted to do a minimalist bohemian-inspired day-after shoot, that they felt really encompassed their personalities. They are both very earthy and bohemian. They grow their own organic vegetables and have chickens in their backyard. John is an active missionary and traveled to Africa in February to teach an orphanage how to develop and maintain a hydroponic garden and pond whose eco-systems work together to provide fresh fish and vegetables. How awesome is that!? So much more lovely to see. Read More
If I’ve said it once I’ve said it a hundred times, I LOVE when a bride reader tells me how much they used Oh Lovely Day in their wedding planning. And this bride definitely took our mantra, “make your wedding YOU” to heart when she planned this colorful and quirky beauty. It’s so full of personality. Read More
There’s really nothing lovelier than dining al fresco with the one you love. When you make that “al fresco” spot an orchard in San Luis Obispo, and make the couple newly-engaged, there’s nothing more romantic either. I love everything about today’s engagement session, from the styling and florals to the pin-worthy images, to the adorable couple themselves. Read More