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Behind the Blog with Bijou & Boheme

Christine Dovey - of the beloved blog & brand, Bijou & Bohome - is one of my design icons. Whether we're talking about her adorable family, her dedication to her business, her sense of taste and style in a world that is both eclectic and entirely edited - I love every last bit of her. So needless to say that I am over the moon Christine agreed to sit down and talk all things...

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23 Things to Know When Starting a Blog

Throughout the past year, we've had the pleasure of cozying up to some of our favorite bloggers. The ones we read with our morning coffee, the ones we simply love, the ones we admire. And today, we're rounding up the one question that we asked each of them: "What advice would you give to a blogger who is just starting out?" Read on and check out all of the Behind the Blog features.

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Calligraphy Workshop with Laura Hooper

Laura Hooper is one of the calligraphers responsible for so many of the beautiful invitations, signs and perfect details that grace SMP Weddings regularly. Luckily, she's spreading the gift of gorgeous to rooms full of students with her latest calligraphy workshops, hosted by...

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French Couture Loft

The first french inspired loft that I ever fell in love with was featured in Domino magazine and was this mix of girly fabulousness + the architecturally gorgeous ceilings, molding and details of a classic french living space. It even had a tufted pink chaise that I literally dreamed about. Well now, I get to fall in love with the style all over...

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Opening A Bakery with The Sweet Side

I went thru a phase in my 20's where I wanted to open a bakery. A little neighborhood shop with perfect cupcakes and my someday little ones running around in pink tutus. Then I realized that I was crazy. Because opening a bakery is hard business. So today the lovely Kara, founder of The Sweet Side, is here to give us...

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Opening a Clothing Boutique with Morton James Boutique

I think anyone that has a love affair with all things fashion has at one point, dreamed of opening their own store. A perfect little space that's beautifully curated and lovingly designed. So today we're picking the brain of Halie Rogers - the fashionista behind Morton James in Lexington with photos by Tiffany Mitchell - to see just what kind of chops it takes to open...

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Behind the Blog with Clara Persis

Anyone who's run a blog for any length of time will tell you there are many wonderful things about it. But at the top of that list? The people you get to meet along the way. Folks like Clara Persis, who unquestionably ranks amongst the the sweetest, most inspiring women you'll ever have the pleasure of getting to know. Captured by Bryce Covey, there's...

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Behind the Blog with Reading My Tea Leaves

She still uses paper calendars, she believes in covering ugly book but letting the goods ones shine bright, she makes and crafts and cooks and dreams. She's Erin of Reading My Tea Leaves and today, she's letting us into her home and into her world. With photographs by Bryce Covey, this is one...

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Behind the Blog with Small Shop

I couldn't even tell you how long I've been reading reading Erika's blog, Small Shop, for it feels as if it's always been a part of my life. I've long admired her eye for style, and couldn't wait for us to get in and take a deeper look at the woman behind it all. Captured by our dear Bryce Covey , her home is literally bursting with beauty and you can see it all (and more!)...

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5 Tips to Impress Your Boss from Crystal Palecek

Out of all the "5 tips" we've posted thus far, these tips on impressing your boss is my favorite. Because for most of us, there's a solid chance we all have a boss of your own. And if you do have a boss of your own, I'm sure you've found yourself wondering what it is that you could be doing to truly impress.

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Behind the Blog with Glitter Guide

We've known and loved Taylor Sterling - founder of the FABULOUS Glitter Guide - for a while. She even sent us her very own engagement session back in the day. Well, fast forward a few years and aside from being insanely lovely, she is also a...

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Creative Office Space with Revelry

What do you get when you bring together four of the most talented ladies on the planet?  You get magic. Real, tangible, absolutely lovely magic. As is the case with rev.el.ry -- a new collective studio space shared by a handful of some of our favorite artists and designers. And the girls are giving us an inside peak at all of their studio goodness. Make sure you click through the galleries for even more pretty!

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La Happy Studio Tour + Free Gift Tag Printable

One of the best parts of my job is the fact that I get to work closely with incredibly talented, independent women and men of all kinds. And Sally, stationery designer, calligrapher and braniac behind La Happy, is undeniably no exception. Captured by O'Malley Photographers, she's transformed her small studio into the stuff that dreams are made of. And if you want a closer...

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Behind the Blog with Valentine

Our dear friend Sarah Crawford is new-ish to the blogosphere, but that doesn't change the fact that she's totally and completely killing it. Her blog, Valentine , has become a daily read of all of ours and we love how open, honest and refreshing it is. It's SUCH a pleasure to have her (and her sweet family!) gracing our pages today. Captured by our beloved White Loft Studio, take a...

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Behind the Scenes with Ferme à Papier + A Giveaway

I have a slight addiction to stationery. I physically cannot pass by a card store without stopping in, just for a peek (am I totally weird? Surely there's someone who understands!) I often find myself splurging on my faves. And after recently being introduced to Ferme à Papier, I'm not sure I'll be able to control myself. We recently caught up with the whizz...

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Behind the Blog: Best Friends For Frosting

Not only is Miss Melissa Johnson one of the sweetest girls around blogland, she's also so full of inspiration, of experience and creativity it's hard to wrap my mind around it all. After peeking through her blog, Best Friends for Frosting, I have no doubt that you'll see exactly why this girl right here is making waves. Captured by the talented...

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5 Tips on Instagram Marketing from Freshly Picked

Purveyor of the sweetest baby moccasins in the entire world, Susan of Freshly Picked has, without question, made waves through internet land. At the top of her marketing must-do? Instagram, of all things! If utilized properly, this fabulous tool can help you make huge strides in your pathway to success. And with over 55,000 followers and counting...

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Momental Design’s Studio Tour + A GIVEAWAY!

We've had the pleasure at peeking behind the scenes of a few of our favourite independent artists in the past, but none have quite sucked me in like Momental Design's. Her studio is overflowing with pretty petals of the handmade variety, and I couldn't be more in love. Captured by With Love and Embers, there's...

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5 Tips On Protecting Your Online Reputation with Randi Zuckerberg

Though the digital era we seem to have found ourselves in can be a ton of fun, every once in a while it's important to step back and take a look at what we may have created for ourselves. Unfortunately, those late night tweets and terribly unflattering photos (oh, you know the ones!) have a way of coming back at us. We recently had the chance to catch up with Randi Zuckerberg (yep, the infamous Mark Zuckerger's sister, no big deal... *cue...

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Behind the Blog with Coco + Kelley

You know when you meet someone and you're instantly blown away by them? I mean, as a whole. Their talent, their insight, their beauty (both inside and out)? Well that's kind of how I feel about Cassandra of Coco + Kelley. I've been reading her blog for longer than I've even been blogging myself (which is totally nutty when I think about it), and it's girlcrush central over here. In my books, she hold celebrity status and and I'm so...

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