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Barrettes are Back in Style!

Barrettes are Back in Style!

It's another fun style season and I love that barrettes are back in style! They've slowly been showing up here and there over the last year, but really came to the forefront recently at New York Fashion Week. Everything from decorative bobby pins to simple clips,...

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The Inn at the Market, Seattle

The Inn at the Market, Seattle

I partnered with the Inn at the Market in Seattle while Colin and I were visiting the city for a recent project. It has always been such a favorite hotel for us. Nestled into the hillside, just steps away from Pike Place Market, it's like getting the most perfect...

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Exploring Seattle’s International District

Exploring Seattle’s International District

The Seattle International District is a favorite area of the city for me to visit. Although it's not huge, like some major cities, there are lots of great restaurants, cafes, and bakeries to try and some neat shopping too. It's a fun option if you're looking for a new...

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The Farm Chicks Fair 2019 Poster

The Farm Chicks Fair 2019 Poster

Each year, after I choose the theme for The Farm Chicks Fair, my focus turns to how I want to turn that theme into a poster for the event and the rest of that year's marketing materials. Much of my inspiration comes to me when I'm traveling because my mind is a lot...

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Adding Rainbows to your Wardrobe

Adding Rainbows to your Wardrobe

There's some point every winter where I feel like I need a sudden infusion of color. It's kind of like a  substitute pop of sun when the sun's not willing to shine through the clouds. I have always adored everything rainbow but as an adult, it's kind of hard to pull...

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Unicorn Donut Holes

Unicorn Donut Holes

My fun with donut Valentines continues, today in the form of magical unicorns made easy with donut holes from the supermarket. These cute little treats were such a fun and simple project to make, easily assembling in no time and were meant to mimic the unicorn cakes...

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MEET SERENA!

Stay-at-home mom, Serena Thompson, dreamed of creating a fun and happy little event to sell her vintage and handmade goods. In 2002, she and some friends held the first event in her neighbor’s barn. The sale became wildly popular and began attracting visitors from across the country and recognition in national magazines. Today the event fills the Spokane County Fairgrounds and features hundreds of creatively and carefully curated spaces filled with vintage and handmade goods. Many describe it as a bucket list event, magical, inspirational, and the best vintage & handmade fair in the country. Serena describes it as the happiest on earth.

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The Farm Chicks Fair 2019 Poster

The Farm Chicks Fair 2019 Poster

Each year, after I choose the theme for The Farm Chicks Fair, my focus turns to how I want to turn that theme into a poster for the event and the rest of that year's marketing materials. Much of my inspiration comes to me when I'm traveling because my mind is a lot...

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The 2018 Farm Chicks Art Installation

The 2018 Farm Chicks Art Installation

I always have such a fun time planning out the themes and entryway art installations that greet shoppers as the enter The Farm Chicks Fair each year. I especially enjoy pulling from my humble childhood roots of making things that were meaningful to me out of not much...

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Tips on Little Details to Bring a Party to Life

Tips on Little Details to Bring a Party to Life

Going back to my earliest memories, I've always loved a theme, and if you've followed along with me for a while you know that each year I plan a theme for The Farm Chicks Vintage & Handmade Fairand bring it all to life through the promotional materials, the events...

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AROUND THE HOME

Building Our New Home in the City

Building Our New Home in the City

We've been working on the design of our new home in the city of Spokane. Our street is lined with old homes, each unique in its own way and it was important for us to create something that fit our style as well as blend into the neighborhood. I knew all along that it...

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What You Found! Lindsea’s Clothiers Shop Mirror

What You Found! Lindsea’s Clothiers Shop Mirror

Today I'm sharing the latest in my show-and-tell themed series of posts, "What You Found" which features people and their favorite vintage finds. I'm happy to introduce Lindsea - the creative and talented mind behind the beautiful online shop House of Harvest. Her...

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What You Found! Shannon’s Vintage Ice Machine

What You Found! Shannon’s Vintage Ice Machine

Today I'm sharing the latest in my show-and-tell themed series of posts, "What You Found" which features people and their favorite vintage finds. Last summer, Shannon's husband ripped down their deck and built a much larger one. But with all of the new deck space,...

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