Download Our March Calendar!

I’ve never been so happy for it to be March! It’s been one brutal winter here in Philadelphia and for a lot of other areas as well…and although it isn’t over yet, March carries with it the promise of spring.  Here’s to sunny, warm days ahead!  Head over to our flickr page to download the calendar, or click on the image below to be taken directly to the large version. Read More

Nail Polish Shades For Spring

It’s that time of year. Winter is in full effect, but in my mind I’m dreaming of lightweight summer fabrics, pastel shades, and wide open beaches. The fashion world is buzzing with new trends, and we’re longing to bare a bit more, show some skin, and lighten up a little bit — but the cold winter winds are telling us…not just yet. One way you can start to bring some spring into your look now, however, is with nail polish. Read More

Why We Love Springtime: Planting Heirloom Seeds

What I love about springtime the most is the transition — when you start to feel the weather getting a little warmer, when you see the first buds appear on the trees and then everything starts to glow and become bright. Things are given a new life. This spring I have decided to decorate my back porch and start to grow herbs and flowers, starting this weekend. I have been researching heirloom seeds and have purchased a couple of packets from The Happy Cat Farm right here in Philly.

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DIY Painted Stone Paper Weights

This DIY is perfect for the spring and summer months when all you want to do is nestle outside and soak up the lovely weather. Come the weekend you pack up your things and head to the park or the beach. If you’re like me and like to take along with you magazines/books and a sketch pad this DIY will come in handy for you: paper weights!

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The History Of British Picnicking

Come spring all I can think about is having a picnic. It used to be one of my favorite things to do when I lived in the UK. While I was living in Bristol studying at university, a group of us used to make cucumber and cheese and Branston pickle sandwiches, buy a bottle of wine and head to the canal with a blanket. It was a great way to watch the day slip away and have a little gossip. Read More

Inspiration: Flowers In Your Hair

I love it when spring comes and the trees start to blossom and the streets are full of color and scents that awaken you. I often walk the streets picking the fallen petals. Whether it be for my sketchbook or simply just to decorate a braid I’m wearing for the day. I always find it gives you a little added happiness when you have a flower in your hair. Read More

5 Benefits Of A Spring Clean

Whenever spring comes, I feel like it’s a fresh start of the year, the grey and long winter days start to disappear, and you feel a slightly new life and energy come over you.

In order to spring into the season, a good spring cleaning is a must. It helps kick off a fresh start and revitalizes your mind and your home. Here are five benefits of a good spring clean. Read More