Archives for February 2017

DIY Love Notes!

If you are anything like me, you have piles of paper from the craft store hanging around your house because “they were pretty”.  Here is a SUPER easy DIY to spruce up your invitations, cards, and LOVE NOTES!

 Using a regular 5×7 envelope as a guide, trace around the edges on the back of your pretty paper.  I use the bar code bottom section as the base of the liner. Then trim off that bottom strip (about a 1/2″) and it will be the correct size for the envelope!  You may need to trim the left and right sides down a bit if it’s too snug. For the RSVP sized envelope, I use a template (click to download mine!), and trace that on to the back of the pretty paper.  Cut it out, fold, and glue!  I use the rsvp card as an extra helper and fold around those edges for a perfect fit. Aren’t these envelopes so much more fun!?  Add a love note and rsvp – like this George Strait Lyrics inspired love suite in our printable FREEBIES!  And make your special someone smile 🙂

Happy Galentine’s Day!

Happy Galentine’s Day to all the lovely friendships out there that want to celebrate this lovely February Holiday together <3.  I love this idea, what a great excuse to host a party and have friend time!

This year, I have been obsessed with cookie decorating and all things flamingo.  Why not combine the two and have a flamingo cookie decorating party in your own kitchen!  “Let’s Flamingle!”

For this friendship date, I chose a simple napkin and wine glass combination for the settings dressed up with Champagne+strawberry Popsicles, greens clipped from the backyard, and fun flamingo cookie cutters!

Napkins, cookie cutters, and flamingo measuring spoons: World Market! Have fun creating!!

Valentine’s Day 2017 Inspiration!

Styled for Two ~ Valentine’s Day Inspiration!

For this year’s Valentine styled date, I took a little design exploration into the world of pinks and SUGAR.  I love the idea of having a tasting bar at parties like the super popular Donut Bar, Macaron tower, or Ice Cream bar.  I thought, why not combine them and make a mixer!  Grab a waffle cone and load up on a mix of a sugar cocktail <3

The design inspiration came from these plates I found at Pier One Imports in blush tones.  I first created the watercolor invitation suite and then went on a hunt for all the matching pieces.  Discovery:  Making your own envelopes is really easy!styledfortwo date night inspiration_0001Spray paint and backyard tropicals mixed with roses and fresh greens.Ombre collection of Macarons!styledfortwo date night inspiration_0004And an assortment of delicious Valentine Donuts, yummmmmmm.  I found these adorable copper and fur stools at HomeGoods.styledfortwo date night inspiration_0005styledfortwo date night inspiration_0007styledfortwo date night inspiration_0008Picked up these pink scrabble tiles on amazon, perfect for a casual “words with friends” game to end your tasty Valentine date! styledfortwo date night inspiration_0009

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