I love collecting recipes and combining flavors at home. It’s extra special getting to do this at Gather as well. Each month I try to work with my staff to come up with a “drink of the month”, this month it is a delicious Ginger Matcha Latte. So good. I also adore these green mugs that I stock in . . .
It all started with this instagram post from Design Love Fest: How adorable is this copper watering can? I am now on the hunt for one in my thrifting adventures. If you'd rather skip the chase, I scouted out a few below: 1. Copper Watering Can from Amazon 2. Brass Watering Can from . . .
If it's true what they say about first impressions then your choice of door mat should reflect your aesthetic as much as your interior. Here are some door mats I've had my eye on recently: 1. Outdoor Coconut Fiber Black Stripes Door Mat from Overstock 2. Peaches Coir Door Mat from Overstock . . .
Here are some chairs and stools I've considered for Gather: 1. Leather Butterfly Chair from CB2 2. Black Wishbone Chair from Overstock 3. Newman Backless Wooden Barstool from JC Penney 4. Campaign Chair from World Market 5. Chase Stool with Removable Back from World Market 6. Constance Side . . .
Black and white is a pretty standard go-to color palette in decorating and seems to come in and out of fashion every couple of years. Right now the color scheme it definitely having a moment. I don't know if it is the resurgence of 80's fashion but everywhere I look couches are covered in black and . . .
I've been on the hunt for pendant lighting to spruce up Gather, my new gift shop, coffee & tea, coworking hybrid space in downtown Cary. When researching for items to purchase I like to cast a wide net, hopefully finding the most expensive looking piece for the least amount of money. The other . . .
One of the things I've seen artisans really struggle with at shows like The Rock & Shop Market is displaying their wares well. Some get it right and many don't. To do it well makes it look effortless but it is anything but. It is an art and is difficult to come up with something that is both . . .
Of course I know I'm a tad biased since I selected all the vendors for next week's Rock & Shop Market, but I think we've got a really great lineup this time around. This market will feature over 100 emerging artisans selling their wares alongside bands & djs & the Full Frame Documentary . . .
I'm so proud of my husband. For the past five years or so he's been making peppermint bark every holiday for gifting to family & friends. After lots of requests from those friends wanting to give to their own friends, he decided to make it official. His business is called The Apothecary's . . .
How great is this packaging from Big Picture Farm? Big Picture Farm is run by Louisa Conrad and Lucas Ferrell, one a poet, the other an artist. Apprenticing at farms and learning cheese making, eventually, they bought their own goats which led to this caramel business. Beautiful and . . .
I've added two new 11x17 posters to my shop, featuring zebra and antelope art with diamond geometric and floral lace patterns. Available here. I've also added a handsome dark teal colorway to my Home Sweet Home wall calendars. . . .
My best friend is opening up a bakery soon in Raleigh, it's so exciting to see her dreams finally come to fruition. The other day I came across all these first draft logo sketches I created for her a few years ago, based on what she was looking for at the time. Which is your favorite? There . . .