Happy Tech #7 – A beautiful thing is never perfect

My partner in crime Jessica from Coco & Mingo and I are going at it again – here are your free desktop and phone wallpapers for April, friends Links to download are at the bottom of this post. In a way we always seem to be looking for perfection….believe me, as a blogger, I am just […]

DIY keepsake memory box in Handmade for Baby

DIY keepsake memory box for baby treasures

My oh my how time flies! A year ago exactly I was working on this little DIY –  a keepsake memory box that would be included in my friend Charlotte’s book called Handmade for Baby….and now the book is out and I still need to pinch myself every time I look at it and see my […]

Double exposure photography – DIY silhouette art

I’d been wanting to play with double-exposure photography ever since I saw this amazing image by Jose Villa. I immediately fell in love with it and have loved following the work of artists like Von Marcus or Jon Duenas. I loved the dreamy side of pictures that are double-exposed. A couple months ago I was asked to do the […]

DIY giant wallpaper stickers – *boys* edition

Here they are here they are! So many of you have been asking me for *boy* stickers after I made my first giant wallpaper stickers using Spoonflower‘s removable wallpaper for the girls last year….well, I say it was about time I deliver! I really don’t mean to leave our little dudes on this blog’s sidelines, […]

Collect moments not things

Hi friends – Obviously, a little break was needed on my side of the pond. It’s been very intense (hopefully I can share more on why soon), and I could have forced myself to come up with posts that were half-hearted, but that wouldn’t have been fair to you or me. So instead chose to […]

Happy tech #6 – Just bloom

It is so easy to compare ourselves to others, don’t you think? I am guilty of it too, and I don’t even really know why we do it, because it never feels good and really, it’s a total waste of energy. Because it comes down to one thing: our gifts and talents and successes are […]

DIY fabric dolls from your kids drawings

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This post was written in partnership with Spoonflower. They provide the custom doll fabric that I used to make the dolls from Olivia’s drawings. For a while now I’ve been trying to think about what to do with the girls best drawings – I really hate to see these pretty pictures pilled up in the […]

2015 Calendar free printable

My oh my, where did 2014 go?! The first part of the year went pretty normal, and then BAM. baby number 3. BAM. hubby changed job. BAM. we bought a house. Can time please pretty please slow down in 2015? That will be my only request please and thank you. In 2015 I really need […]

Happy tech #3 | The life she’d Imagined wallpaper

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Hola friend! Is your tech feeling a little down, sad that winter is on it’s way? Well, Jessica from Coco + Mingo and I have a little something to make your tech happy This is our third post in this happy tech series – and it’s been so much fun working with someone as amazingly […]

DIY laundry detergent with West Elm

DIY eco friendly liquid laundry soap

Hubby keeps joking that I am turning into a hippie since we moved to Berkeley…and he might be a tad right But hey, nothing wrong with wearing flowers in your hair and trying to live in peace with the environment, right? Jokes aside, I’ve been increasingly thinking a lot about chemicals over the past few […]