June 26, 2015

Over on eHow: Rustic Tree Stump Side Tables

We've constructed a new pair of rustic end tables, using little more than tree stump slices and hairpin legs. find the full furniture tutorial for these tables newly published in our eHow project series.

June 22, 2015

Mulberry Galette Tart Recipe

June notoriously means mulberry season here in Virginia. Mulberries are similar in appearance to blackberries and raspberries, but grow on trees and have a milder berry taste. They aren't commonly found in markets, so we look forward all year to that small seasonal window where the trees produce fruit.

June 20, 2015

The Great Gardenia Purge

We've just returned home from a week in London and are looking forward to sharing a photo recap early next week — before doing so we wanted to pop in with a little front yard update we tackled before heading out. In what we are calling The Great Gardenia Purge of 2015,  you can see we've done quite the bit of "pruning" out front...

June 16, 2015

Father's Day Gift Guide

With Father's Day just around the corner, I've rounded up a few of my favorite ideas for a little last-minute gift inspiration. From the gourmet to the traveler, the old schooler and the music buff — these are few new ideas sure to make him smile:

June 15, 2015

Over on eHow: DIY Cement Flower Pots

We recently made a trio of cement flower pots to act as an outdoor centerpiece for our patio table — they help brighten up our backyard and were silly-simple to make. With basic materials like plastic containers, quick drying cement, water and a little cooking spray these planters are one of those projects that takes minimal effort but gives off a huge return.

June 13, 2015

Across the Pond: Off to London

After a quick trip in NYC, today we're all packed up and headed off for a week in London. I'll be working from the London Etsy office the better part of the week, with a few free evenings and days stacked in for exploring together. We'll be staying in the Holborn area of the city and are excited to see the sights, eat the eats and do all the things. With that in mind — we'd love your favorite recommendations and suggestions for London as we make our way through the city.

June 2, 2015

Giveaway: Complete La Paloma Gourmet Sauce & Salsa Package

Today we're excited to be hosting a giveaway for the complete line of La Paloma Gourmet sauces and salsas. That's right, one lucky ready will win one of each of the 10 pictured products below, ranging from moles, to adobos and salsas.

June 1, 2015

Two Years Strong

It's hard to believe May has already passed us by. Today we find ourselves at a fresh start to June, which also marks our wedding anniversary.

Image by Tori Watson, Tori Watson Photography

It's been 2 years since we officially got married here in Richmond, surrounded by a small group of close friends and family. When thinking about it, Tim and I both agree it feels longer than 2 years ago — probably because we've actually been in this relationship together coming up on 11 years. While we took things slow, I'm a true believer that when something is right, it will still be right if there's reason to wait.
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