Be Mine

Surcees for your sweet! Each and everyone of these are locally made or locally sourced . . . ready to snag for your valentine, and ideal additions to the ultimate…

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Seated In Style

Hands down, one of my favorite ways to delight + surprise at cocktails is to create thoughtful escort card bars, walls, and environments for seated dinners. Not knockin’ a table…

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Focal Frills

Every wedding should have a few frills- lily-gilding moments that are phenomenal, focal, memorable, and “just because”. Most often, I find myself designing from the ground up in a vast…

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happy-ness

I know I join the masses in saying so, but I’m positively in love with Happy Menocal‘s inspiring illustrations. Highly recommend her to anyone seeking a re-brand, some new art,…

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how apt

It’s only fitting I’d fall for the most obscure pottery- swirling and marbled and magnifique and deliciously French. Thumbing through old Dominos c/o my amazing friend (and talented photog) Charlotte,…

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apres partay

There’s nothing more fun than when we’re green-lighted to keep the party rockin’ into the wee hours! Folks should be able to tie one on in style, after all. After…

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Liquid Pleasure

Nothing like it, and groomsmen agree. Either of these gifts will show your dudes you dig ’em- you can’t miss. Trumps their dragging cardboard cases of High Life into the…

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Neo Moment

I was clearly having a Neoclassical moment when designing for our most recent wedding at the Ford, as featured here. Thought you’d like to see my “before” drawing, where I…

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Positively Bath-ed

Thanks a lot, Liz. All we need in this studio is another sparkly addiction, comme ça. Any boutique spelling jewelry “jewellery” must have some chic baubles indeed. Thank goodness for…

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Love Letters

What sweeter parting favor than a book of love letters + poetry, with a custom letterpress bookmark? Our client Jessica is a romance novelist, so it seemed only fitting to…

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Something Blue

Please, no powder blue hanky pankies, girls . . . you’ve got to step it up. Howzabout this sugarloaf cabochon sapphire ring? You’d have to steal it from textile goddess…

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Hooked

Hooked on these hook-and-spike railroad-influenced bangles from Giles and Brother. (Poor “brother” wasn’t special enough to wrangle his own name into the mix.) Need an arm party of them, immeeedjuttly….

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Turkey Lurkey

(Over here, Walnut! Over here!) {Charlotte Elizabeth} Happy Turkey Day, my fair feathered friends. I’m with these two nuggets and the hubs in Linville (Linvegas) with, at last count, 27…

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Hurr-meez

No seriously, you’re allowed to butcher it. That aspirate H nails everyone. Had I not lived perilously close to the flagship on Rue de Faubourg Saint-Honoré, I’d probably not attempt…

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Oh Zoe

She’s done it again- and rest assured, will keep doing so. Rachel Zoe’s first line of jewelry is available for pre-order at Neim’s, and I’ve already rounded up my top…

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Hell Yeah

{via) good moods abound . . . we’re mid-air to Walland to meet our amaze designer bride, Miss Paige. Prepare thineself, PL- we’re about to rock your werld.

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Oh, Osheen

“Osheen Harruthoonyan is an experimental filmmaker and photographer based in Toronto, Ontario. Drawing upon his rich experiences growing up in such diverse cities as Tehran, Athens and Vancouver, he employs…

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Scarf Style

We’re slipping vintage scarves into lucite trays for a client’s summer shindig . . . all Hermès, of course. {Lies.} I was inspired by the framed ditties below. Ay-mauzz. {clockwise…

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Dripping

. . . . in crystals, and paint. J’adore the work of Stephnie McLaughlin, which I stumbled across via Brabourne Farm. Those Aussies, they’ve done it again. I already have…

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Pom-Tastic

Shake your pom-poms, shake your pom-poms, yeah-yeah… It’s Friday after all so why not? I love anything with a pom-pom, including all of the below: {Living with Punks} {Calypso St….

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Fab Felt

So usually I’m not into sentiment pillows (at least not the “Eat Dessert First” embroidered sort) but the design below by Alexandra Ferguson is a stylish exception. The lettering is…

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Tray Chic

So Caitlin Sullivan here at CCD happened to let it slip the other day that she’d been working on a little collection. And not just a collection of oh, say,…

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Sugar, Sugar

How amazing is the new glam-soda-pop-at-the-diner ad campaign for Louis Vuitton? Love it. Kinda makes my mind wander to weddings. Everyone loves a retro chocolate sundae. Hmmmm and Mmmmm. Wheels…

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Hot Rocks

So I like anything with an understated HINT of gold in it, on it, around it. Fool’s gold, gold-dipped glassware, edible gold glitter on a cupcake, and on and on……

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Citrus Centric

It’s cool and foggy out here (okay, sixties!) and revisiting one of our summery affairs reminds me that it’ll be warm again in no time. Lemons, limes, grapefruits, kumquats, clementines—you…

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On Ori

Blown away by the juxtaposition of beauty and drama in Ori Gersht‘s 2006 series “Exploding Flowers”. The Tel Aviv-born artist and photographer was inspired by Henri Fantin-Latour’s lush 19th century…

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Floriography

I’m newly a “flower meaning” snob because I just finished the all-absorbing The Language of Flowers (aka floriography) and now I want to nab a copy of A Victorian Flower…

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Balloon Bonanza

I know we’re not alone when I say we are sick.to.death. of the helium-filled-balloon-held-aloft-by-the-hipster-couple wedding shot. Buuut- these are, hands down, the COOLEST balloons ever made. Perfectly round and cartoon-ish,…

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Very Merry

{via Pinterest} Merry Christmas to all our CCD friends! May yours be glittery, bright, blessed, and unabashedly Southern! (oh, and filled with cookies as pretty as ziss.)    

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Doily Mania

I may be the last on the doily bandwagon. I’m definitely a lace-eyelet-punchout kinda girl, buuuuut. I went digging for some hot-or-not fodder and doilies came to mind. Whilst troubleshooting…

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Hot or Not: Edgy Kicks

WHAT’S HOT: Studded and Spiked Christian Louboutins? Oui, please. They come in gold, too. Slightly dominatrix and still totally rad. WHAT’S NOT: Kobi Levi’s Madonna heels? Um, my slide-obsessed 2.5…

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I Spy

I spy that a collection by Kelly Wearstler is coming soon to her site, and it’s going to blow your skirt up, I promise. Tidbit: {via Look Linger Love} Of…

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