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New Dining Chairs

6 more days! Yep…just 6 more days. How?? Not sure… but my kids, along with most kids, are ecstatic beyond words. I had Christmas come early a few weeks ago….in the form of these GORGEOUS dining chairs from Bryght. I LOVE them. I wanted something with soft color in my eating area. This modern green [...]

Christmas Shoot

My good friend Stephanie of mini fête recently had a Christmas photo shoot in my studio. The images turned out perfect! It made me so excited about the potential of my studio and what I can create out of it. Plus, hosting talents like Stephanie is an honor. One detail in the studio that I [...]

Target GIVEAWAY {CLOSED}

THE WINNER OF THE TARGET GIVEAWAY IS JENNA SIMMONS! Congrats Jenna! AND I also have a $400 giveaway straight from everyones favorite store, Target. All you need to do is follow me on Instagram (if you don’t already) and then leave a simple comment below telling me that you’re following SG on Insta. Giveaway ends Friday [...]

Christmas At My House

I wanted to give you a glimpse of Christmas at my house. It’s super simple this year. Our living space is smaller so we opted for a small tree and kept the big tree downstairs in the studio. Last year I got the cutest triangle stockings at The Land Of Nod. The kids love how [...]

The Perfect Holiday Table

This year I will be hosting a small group at our house for Christmas. I love hosting (not necessarily cooking though) and I love using organic elements to create a great tablescape. Last year my good friend Caitlin created this tablescape and I’ve been in love with it ever since! It’s simple yet so so [...]

3 VERY Different Things To Love

This country yet modern kitchen is all sorts of greatness! The colors and textures are so old yet so new. See more here. I love how my friend and Pinterest superstar, Alex Evjen, decorated a holiday table using Coca-Cola homewares collection. It’s super clean and fresh! Kyle Schuneman is launching his third upholstery collection here for [...]

My Christmas Mantel

This Christmas I have embraced “less is more”. Of course there are some colorful Christmas decor traditions that we will always have. But for my mantel, I wanted something clean and fresh. I wanted a modern Christmas mantel. Target helped me attain that look. Here are some tips for a fresh Christmas mantel. (Check out my [...]

Lists and such

20 days until Christmas. OMG! 20 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS! How did this happen??? The older we get, the faster time flies by. It’s quite a phenomena. I feel like I have 273 things to accomplish on my to do list and I don’t even know where to begin! I carry my tablet around with me [...]

The Citizenry

There’s a new site in town that I’m head over heals for. And just in time for CHRISTMAS! The Citizenry is a socially conscious online home décor company that combines smart, modern design with authentic international style. The Citizenry allows consumers to create a home with meaningful pieces that celebrate the rich history of human [...]

Au Prints

Au Prints are having a lovely Christmas sale right now. I think I’ll take one of each! And these pictures?? Amazing.

Cyber Week With Target

I look forward to Cyber Week all.year.long. It’s when I get all of my Christmas shopping done. Even my kids join in on the cyber fun. We constantly compare prices and try and find the best deals. Target has some of my favorite deals right now. Image: Design Sponge For that chef or baker in [...]

I’ll Take A Cup Please

If you are my friend, you know that I’m a Nespresso lover. Or maybe an addict. Or maybe a fan girl that could drink one on the hour. I am constantly shouting Nespresso praises to friends, family, acquaintances…anyone who will listen. Thanks to my new Nespresso Vertuoline, my coffee got that much better. And just in [...]

Style Your Thanksgiving Table

West Elm created this video to show us all how to trick out our Thanksgiving tables. It’s perfect for us last minute planners!

Christmas In My Studio

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here! My Simply Grove studio in my home (which I will share more pictures later) needed a little Christmas cheer for the holidays, so I collaborated with Martha Stewart Living at The Home Depot and created a fun, stylish, relaxed Christmas corner. Our upstairs living room [...]

Zazzle

Blanket, Pillow, Poster. Hi friends! I wanted to introduce you to Zazzle. Zazzle is a marketplace where you can custom design nearly anything. It’s perfect for showing off your personal style. They have products ranging from pillows to lamps. My personal favorites are the pillow and throw blanket choices. If you follow this link, you can create anything [...]