Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Outfit Post: Low-Temps, High-Tops.

Coat: MaxMara (also love this one here). Denim: J.Crew (also love this pair here & here). Shoes: Nike for J.Crew (also love this pair here). Bag: MaxMara (also love this one here & here). 

Sunday, February 08, 2015

DIY Post: Country Chic Engagement Party.

I recently had the honor to help host an engagement party in my little hometown Nacogdoches, TX over Christmas break. My friends Kristen, Catherine and I had such a fun time together making sure the party was planned with our own personal touches for our guest of honor Chelsie and Cade. We had little time to throw it together since we all live in separate city's now but we managed to pull it off with a little bit of creativity, a few DIY projects, one long night of decorating, moving furniture and of course the help of my Dad, the handiest man I know. (Thanks for all your help Dad, we couldn't have pulled it off without you. I wanted to share a few pictures of the fun DIY projects that I thought made the party perfectly personal.

Invitations (Printed on card stock paper & ribbon)

Flowers (Made by Catherine in vintage vases)

Cake (Made by my Mom and I from one of my favorite baking blogs Smitten Kitchen. Link to icing recipe here & cake recipe here)

 Decorations (By Kristen)

Monogram Door Wreath for Entrance (Made by me using, spray paint, wooden letters & ribbon)

We had such a great turn out from so many friends and family that love and support Chelsie and Cade as much as we do! A big thanks to everyone who was able to come help celebrate this amazing couple. I'm so happy for these two love birds and can't wait to stand by their side on April 11th!

XO, Claire