Skip to main content

Featured

A Vintage-Inspired Home Office

My husband and I have a dream, and a very real goal, to buy a house that we can retire in. On my list of things I'd love for the house to include is an extra bedroom that I could turn into a beautiful home office. I envision a very Instagram-worthy desk, a place to store all of the PR samples I get, and some pretty tufted accent chairs: where I can enjoy coffee breaks with my husband, who luckily also works from home.

When I get inspiration from vintage home offices on the web, I'm most attracted to spaces with a touch of modern glam. My husband and I both like transitional decor - old meets new. For example, I'd pair a modern mirrored desk with one of these antique desk chairs. Seating isn't often the focal point of an office, but why shouldn't it be? We spend all day sitting in it, after all.


My husband and I take frequent breaks throughout the day, with a coffee break here and there and a lunch hour during which we watch one of our favorite shows togeth…

Easy Last-Minute Red, White, & Blue Cupcakes


If you need an easy, last-minute Fourth of July dessert; all you need is boxed cake mix and some fresh berries to create a red, white, and blue treat. If you want to start with homemade white cupcakes, use this recipe here. Then simply top with vanilla icing a fresh berries.


People often ask me how I get the cupcake icing on so smoothly. I don't use any fancy pastry bags or decorating tips. I simply put the icing into a plastic sandwitch bag and cut a 1/2 inch opening in one of the corners. It's easy and takes no time at all to swirl on the frosting.

Add an extra festive touch by topping each cupcake with mini flags from the craft or dollar store.



More on Fourth of July Entertaining

Comments

Post a Comment

Popular Posts