A CLASSIC THANKSGIVING TABLESCAPE

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ November 16, 2017/ DECOR, TABLESCAPES/ 0 comments

    This year, I wanted to break with tradition when it comes to the Thanksgiving table. The heavy feel of the warm colors doesn’t fit in with the light airy decor in the rest of my house. Since white and light grey are popular colors in kitchens these days, this tablescape is a fresh look for many people to

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EASY APPETIZER :: CHARCUTERIE BOARD

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ November 9, 2017/ FOOD/ 0 comments

    Who doesn’t love a good appetizer sampler? It’s fun to pick your favorites off one big platter, rather than being stuck with the selection that one person requested (hello fried mushrooms). Especially when there is a large group of people, the more variety the better. Cheese boards and charcuterie boards are everywhere these days. They’re the fancy cousin of the sampler platter you find

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HOLIDAY BAKING MUST-HAVES

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ November 9, 2017/ FOOD/ 0 comments

This time of year, we spend so much more time with family and friends. I never like to show up to someone’s house empty handed so, here, I’m going to share with you what’s in my recipe box this holiday season. From cooking hacks to my favorite kitchen essentials, you will hopefully find just enough inspiration to get your own

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LIVING WITH LANDYN LIVE *CLIFFNOTES*

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ October 5, 2017/ TRAVEL

FIRST IMPRESSION     Pulled from Living With Landyn | Photo Credit Tracy Jones Photography   Walking into Marathon Music Works was like walking into a beautiful wedding reception. The event was decorated with gorgeous white flowers and linen-draped tables. It really lived up to the hostess’s motto of “Making Pretty Choices.” Her classic style showed through all the details! If I was asked to

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DIY :: PRESSED BOTANICALS

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ September 30, 2017/ DECOR, DIY

  Fall is the perfect time to save some of your favorite flowers and greenery before the cold temperatures come in. You also need to be on the lookout for beautiful leaves that are changing colors so you can snatch them up before the color fades away. I love the look of a pressed botanical in a simple, classic frame.         Here’s

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DIY :: WOODEN BEAD DECOR

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ September 7, 2017/ DECOR, DIY

        I’ve been seeing beautiful beaded décor all around my favorite shops recently. I quickly fell in love with the chunky beads and decided to try to copy the pricey ones I’ve seen in stores. Here is my “Life Hack” on how to easily achieve this look. Hobby Lobby carries the PERFECT size beads for these and guess what? Each pack of

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FALL 2017 DECOR MOOD BOARD

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ September 3, 2017/ DECOR

  Woven Blanket | Antler Bowl | Velvet Chair | Sconce Lighting | White Pumpkins | Le Creuset with Gold Hardware | Rich Greens | Pumpkin Centerpiece, | Woven Basket Lamp Shade | Earthy Pottery | Fur Pillow