Author Archives: thesidestuff
With summer slip, slip, slipping away, it’s about time to wrap up the very simple styling that was done for friendly get togethers. From shovels as centerpieces, to contact paper as tablecloth, to napkins as bow ties, to just plain … Continue reading
When tiny little Hadley turned one we couldn’t believe how fast the year had gone! How is this happy girl already a year old? Since she doesn’t really have her own friends yet, her party was really about catching up … Continue reading
We know I like labels, and these ones are not only keeping our closets and drawers way cleaner, but the kiddos love them too. After a few too many times shoving everything into random drawers and wasting time looking for … Continue reading
How is my baby almost one?! Though she’s definitely gotten a good dose of second-kid treatment her and there, we’re throwing her a big ole bash to celebrate this milestone. Though the actual details have a big ways to go, … Continue reading
About as simple as it comes…black and white and black and white.
I fell in love with these totally kooky green flowers and knew they had to be the centerpiece of a casual dinner with friends. And moreover, they’re still alive two weeks later. What matches something this funky? An equally bizarre … Continue reading
One of our little ones hit the big 2-year mark – unbelievable! To cap off the week’s celebrations, we held a 50′s style sock hop at a local diner. Though decorations were sparse per the Creamery’s request, we still managed … Continue reading
To keep the focus on spending time with my real loves, and not my love of decorating, Valentine’s is simple and modern. Who says red, orange and pink can’t go together?
Just a fun little start to the year with a breakfast of blowers and hats. All pieces grabbed from kitchen shelves and closet boxes – including the New Year’s headbands, bought on sale after ringing in the new year last … Continue reading