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  • Unleash Spring with this Really Easy Cutting Garden

    There’s nothing like filling the house with fresh flowers:  by the bed, in the kitchen or entryway, they are instantly uplifting and shouldn’t be reserved for just when visitors descend!  We have long fantasized…

    February 10, 2020
  • Quick Visit to Marders Nursery, Bridgehampton

    We are so thrilled to be out in the Hamptons for a big wedding that we are photographing this weekend.   The client is fantastic and so kind and we are crossing our fingers for…

    September 7, 2018
  • Snaps from an English Garden

    Just wanted to quickly share a few snaps with you.   We’re in England for the week visiting family and attending a dear friend’s wedding.  We’re heading back to France next week but it is…

    June 14, 2018
  • Planting an Herb Garden

    I should begin this post by explaining that Will, my husband, is the expert gardener but that I have been keen to learn.     Will built these flower boxes last spring with his father…

    April 27, 2018
  • Summer Uniform

    It’s so nice to be home for a little bit.  In the time we were away, it really heated up here and our plants dried out, leaving our front steps feeling somewhat derelict.  We’ve been…

    July 21, 2017
  • First Glimpse of France

    We arrived in France yesterday morning after a red-eye flight from New York.  The baby was amazing on the flight!  Fortunately for us (and less fortunately for Delta), the flight was pretty empty because of…

    May 24, 2017
  • Plant Care

    Our front porch is drenched in sunshine for most of the day.  With summer temperatures rapidly approaching Charleston, we’re being extra careful to make sure that our plants survive the heat.   Will, my…

    May 3, 2017
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    Arranging Flowers with Charleston Stems

    Anne from Stems is one of my all time favorite creative friends.  Everything she touches makes my heart sing, she is so so talented.  We met through the wedding industry a few years ago…

    May 2, 2017
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    In the Land of Jasmine: J.Crew Challenge

    Julia generously tagged me in the “J.Crew Challenge,” and sent me this lovely top to style.  Amidst the beauty of Charleston’s spring, where white Confederate Jasmine is in full bloom, it was easy to show…

    April 25, 2017