Originally posted on I love, I need.
As we continue to decorate and imagine our new home we come across some ideas that are a must, like a kitchen island or a futon, and others that are more of a want, such as an entry way settee or coffee nook. But after years of setting aside design desires because a place is too small or temporary, I really want to try to feature as many feasible wants as possible. Our current most sought after want is a bar for our somewhat sparse dining room.
Now when I say bar, I’m more envisioning a bar cart or a smaller piece of furniture to house some nice glassware and our liquor stash. We are currently pondering this direction because it isn’t so overtly a bar and it could potentially act as a totally different piece down the road, not to mention the amazing price. I think styled with this amazing West Elm serving tray, some fun glassware and the fancy new decanter I just bought Chris, this piece would really pop in our navy blue dining room.
Here are some other great options that have caught my eye.
1. Perfect for a masculine study | 2. A great glitzy touch | 3. For the rustic, eclectic type | 4. Simple & modern flair | 5. Glam all the way
My other route may be to find a great random piece on Craigslist and completely repurpose it. We shall see, keep you posted!
This past Saturday my four bridesmaids threw me the most adorable bridal shower. The theme was sunflowers and bees and they had so many cute details.
Today, I just want to focus on the delicious cupcakes my sister’s coworker Sarah made. Her company is Wicked Smart Cakes, based out of Northbridge, Mass. There were two flavors – chocolate with peanut butter frosting and vanilla vanilla. The chocolate peanut butter ones were rich and delicious I was so bummed I only got to eat one! The vanilla cake and vanilla frosting combo were tasty and perfectly adorned with the cutest little bees!
Of course, no cupcake is complete without a great display. My bridesmaids finished off the look with big, beautiful sunflowers, assorted stands and some woven mats for texture.
What’s the tastiest cupcake you’ve had recently?
A little over a year has gone by since graduating from good old PSU. I entered the job market knowing exactly what I wanted to do and now as I search for new opportunities I find myself facing a lot of uncertainty. I want to design, I want to be creative, I want to do what I want when I want! So I am more or less in the same exact position as every other person in the universe.
I’ve decided its time to take a little control over whats next. This blog is the kickoff of A Little Bee Told Me invitation and paper design. On here, I will share projects I am working on, work I am impressed by and whatever else I may find relevant at that moment. Hopefully, this blog will create some buzz (pun totally intended) and I will meet new clients, enthusiasts or just get my work out there. So enjoy!