Snapshots

The Past Six Months

17th July 2017

Bachelorette[my dream bachelorette in charleston]

What a whirlwind the past six months have been! From Vegas to San Francisco, Charleston, Portugal and France (several which were work related trips) I never imagined that I would be fitting so much mileage into such a few short months. My big news? In May, Joe and I got married at the most beautiful vineyard north of Lisbon in Portugal and have been on cloud nine ever since, and because we decided to hand make as many of the wedding details as possible (invites, stationary, calligraphy, gifts to name a few) I decided to take a little break from blogging and enjoy the planning process. Now that we’re nicely settled in to married life, I’m excited to get back into all things Paper Vines and also of course share many of our wedding crafting activities! In the meantime, here is a little snapshot of the past six months in photos.

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Entertaining

Spooky Chic Halloween Table Decor

31st October 2016

Halloween Table Setting
Happy Halloween, everyone! You may have gotten some creativity out of your system at a costume party over the weekend, but it’s not too late to celebrate in style tonight, too. Whether you’re having a quiet dinner in like us (we’re celebrating one year of engaged life!) or stuffing your face with copious amounts of chocolate you can still stick to the spirit of the season with a spooky table setting. Throw in your favorite creepy cocktails and you’re good to go for the evening! Continue Reading

DIY

10 Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

24th October 2016

aliceandlois

(image: alice and lois)

I’m so happy that we are well into the autumn season now. The temperature has finally dropped (after a warm spell last week of 28°C/83°F in New York!), and the boots and scarves are officially on. Whilst I’m pretty sure this time of year is everyone’s favorite for many reasons, for me it’s all about the creativity it brings out in people. From decorating homes to making costumes, you get to see so much personality and flair in those around you. However, just in case you’re in need of some inspiration, check out these awesome creative (and no carve) pumpkin decorating ideas.
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Living

Weekend Reading

27th August 2016

Weekend Reading

  1. Check out the dates and locations for the Company of Woman’s fall book tour
  2. I’m loving this 4 year old’s tropical birthday bash
  3. The Best Beauty Products on Sale Now
  4. Got an iPhone? You need to update it immediately
  5. The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in NYC’s Greenwich Village
  6. Bachelor in Paradise’s Ashley Is All Of Us, But So Are Jared and Caila
  7. 4 Things Your Skin is Trying to Tell You
  8. What workout to do according to your mood
  9. Bye-bye productivity: Google lets you play solitaire, tic-tac tow with just a search
Have a great weekend!