How To Prepare For Baby
Posted by Lauren Hartmann
I wouldn’t say that I’m a grumpy person or anything, but I can definitely be a little bit jaded at times. While I do enjoy a good tradition every now and again, I sometimes get overwhelmed and disenchanted when it comes to the holiday season and in the past have honestly just felt like it was all more work than it was worth. And then I had a child. A wonderful, little bundle of love and magic and she ruined me for cynicism forevermore.
Posted by Lauren Hartmann
This morning, I announced a surprise “little something” we’ve been cooking up…a BABY! That’s right friends – we are expecting Baby number two in early June and we are over the moon about it. We announced the pregnancy with a fun baking themed photo shoot and i love how it turned out. Caroline Dahlberg of Coeur de La Photography captured our family in such a fun and beautiful way and I thought I would share the photos here as inspiration for those of you with a pregnancy announcement in your future. It was a fun way to incorporate family photos with the pregnancy announcement and I’m seriously smitten with them.
One of my favourite things to dream about and plan when there is a new baby on the way is the decorating of the nursery. I’ve had my hand a two now and we’re thinking of switching up the theme in our little ones’ shared room over the winter or in the spring to something book themed!
For those of who loved reading as a child, I’ve put found some vintage book themed nurseries that might suit your fancy or in the very least to draw some inspiration from in putting together your own nursery!
Posted by Melanie Blodgett
I think there’s a common misconception that the moment a child joins a family, stylish interior living goes downhill. Their toys and messes take over the house and there’s no way you’re going to own anything nice, because they’ll surely destroy it. But I love parents who turn that notion on its head and still have beautiful homes that work with the children, not against them. I love when the homes looked lived and loved in, and where there’s evidence that children live there. So the Coleman’s home that was featured in a recent issue of Anthology caught my eye. See for yourself.
Posted by Selena Burgess
With Thanksgiving coming, I’ve rounded together some of the cutest DIY accessories for you to whip up in the spirit of the season. We all have a lot to be grateful for, and even though I already celebrated my Thanksgiving, most of you know by now that I’m a sucker for crocheted baby hats and newborn photography props.
Many of these projects are gobble-centric, while some of them will make the transition into the holidays quite nicely. There are easy, medium and advanced skill-set DIYs here, something for everyone! I know I’m totally inspired to make some bodysuit appliques for the upcoming holiday season; it looks so easy and cute with endless options!