embracing a little {summer} romance

by Tina on July 30, 2013

in Fashion

There is something about these warmer days and the longer nights.  Somehow life slips by a little less noticed and we have time to sit quietly and daydream just a little more… These five essentials are currently inspiring me to slow down and embrace a little {summer romance}… One: Coco Chanel original watercolor by Milk […]


five {little} summer travel essentials

by Tina on July 1, 2013

in Travel

Happy July 1st to you!  We are in the midst of packing our bags and getting ready to head out later this week for a nearly month long road trip through Europe.  We are super excited and cannot wait to share our adventures and discoveries with you! These are a few things that caught my […]


I love giving my rooms a fresh little pick-me-up or seasonal update.  With a few simple steps, you can take your rooms from winter warmth to summer bright!   I always start by simply switching out the heavy blankets with lighter weight throws and pulling up the rug for summer… A quick reorientation of a […]


My husband and I recently built a playhouse for the kids that is not only super simple to make, but also very budget friendly.  We were so excited that we decided to throw a party to celebrate the beginning of summer and outdoor living! For the full article and instructions, visit A Subtle Revelry blog! […]


the little black {summer} dress

by Tina on May 21, 2013

in Fashion

The little black dress is a timeless and beautiful necessity to any wardrobe, and why not during the summer, too?  I’ve been hunting down the perfect summer dress but finding it very difficult to choose!  There are so many gorgeous options out there no matter what your budget is!  (There are a few that I […]