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Find that Perfect Gift for Mom with Our Ultimate Gift Guide!

Whether your mom is the hostess with the mostess, an outdoor adventurer or a super mom that deserves a little rest and relaxation, there is definitely the perfect little something for her tucked inside. We've rounded up the ultimate gift guide perfect for each and every Mom. So go ahead and scroll through the goodies and...

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3 Ingredients You Need for the Prettiest Ever Mother’s Day Brunch

Not only do I love this color-happy Mama's Day brunch for it's personality, but I love that it proves planning a simple party (brunch for Mom) can be super duper easy. With three ingredients: a killer color palette, a gorgeous tabletop and a kick ass menu, you'll be on your way to wowing that lovely lady in your life who set many a pretty table for you. ...

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Happy New Year and a big Cheers to 2016!

We're waking up to a brand new year, and chances are, you are nursing a lovely little hangover this morning. Oh the joys of New Years Eve. Try these easy steps for feeling refreshed and ready to take on 2016. And once you've grabbed a little hair of the dog, peruse some...

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New Years Movie Night In

The Shift Creative threw an alternative to a night out on the town to a movie night in for New Years Eve with some of our close friends! This inspiration shoot is surely going to make you want to create some snacks, turn on your favorite flick, and ring in the New Year under the lights! Ally Twitchell captured all the festive inspiration! xoxo Alexis of ...

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Spotted: Sparkly, Glam Outfits to Ring in 2016

Kate Spade has pretty much coined the phrase "Pop. Fizz. Clink." But I think there’s a word missing from this fab New Year’s Eve motto: sparkle. And these glittery, shiny, bedazzled and embellished dresses will make sure you do just that—...

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Merry Christmas from Style Me Pretty Living!

A day surrounded by loved ones and cozy, happy moments seems like the perfect time to share this sweet family shoot from Sinclair And Moore Events. Steve, Jamie and Grey are a family we know and love and Matthew Land Studios is a photographer we always welcome with open arms. Together they've crafted gorgeous inspiration for a merry little holiday all set against a wintery...

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Santa-Approved Recipes for Christmas Morning

Despite being 24-years-old, I still act like a child on Christmas morning. I wake up first and impatiently twiddle my thumbs until the rest of my family is up and it's time to open presents. But instead of twiddling my thumbs this year, I'm going to keep myself busy cooking up one of these delicious breakfast recipes.

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A California Rooftop Christmas

While my husband is wholeheartedly in the red and green camp for Christmas decor, I am all about pretty pastels and colors that pop. And if you have a white tree, I'll take that too. Or a gold tree? Even better. The ladies of Karson Butler Events totally know the way to my pink holiday decor loving heart and this rooftop Christmas shoot might even win over the staunchest of classic supporters with its colorful pops. See the...

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Don’t Miss Style Me Pretty Living on the Today Show! + a bonus DIY

Santa came early this year—Abby Larson is back on the TODAY Show with DIY projects to do with kiddos today. (Hint: presents for Grandma and Grandpa!) Tune in during the 9 o’clock hour (though varies for some markets, so make sure to check your listing!) for Abby’s fun and festive DIY art projects for kids of all ages. And in the meantime, we're sharing the...

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DIY Fingerpaint Wreath

What better way to commemorate Baby's first Christmas than with a sweet fingerprint wreath as seen on the TODAY Show? Whether you give this DIY print to Grandma and Grandpa or keep for yourself, this is one...

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DIY Fingerpaint Art Print

The best presents under the Christmas tree aren't the ones that cost the most money, or the ones that were impossible to get. The best kind of present to open Christmas morning? One that shows the recipient just how much you care about them. And this DIY Fingerpaint Art Print from the...

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DIY Illustrated Candles

I love candles; like really love candles. And I also love every last little doodle and piece of crafty goodness from my kids so a total no brainer is to take those two worlds and give 'em a good mash-up. These DIY Illustrated candles are the result and they're perfect for last minute gifts for your family or a just because gift to yourself. I may just be staring at one of these cuties deskside while I type this very post.

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DIY Fingerpaint Modern Tile Coasters

One of my favorite presents to give on Christmas is an everyday luxury—something that the recipient will use every day but wouldn't necessarily buy for themselves. These DIY Fingerpaint Modern Tile Coasters from the TODAY Show fall under that category. Pretty yet...

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Christmas at The Larsons

Every year, Christmas is a scramble. And this year was no different. Our lives seem to move in a million different directions and finding a day or a moment to embrace the beautiful holiday season is tough. But every year, we do. We put our phones and ipads (or leap pads) away, we crank up Vince Vance and the Valiants and we get to work, decorating a space that feels "us." Well, us on Christmas Crack. So with T minus a few days until Christmas, here are a few easy breezy tips that you can do...

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DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas for All the Presents Under Your Tree

In my family, the gift wrap under the Christmas tree is just as important as the ornaments on it. Every year, my older sister and I go on a hunt to find the perfect combination of wrapping paper and gift tags that are festive, fun and pretty all at once. But now, the hunt is over because these...

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Intimate + Cozy Holiday Outdoor Dinner Party Editorial

I don't know about you, but I would L-O-V-E to be a guest at this merry feast in the Mississippi woods. With a gauzy scarf-topped picnic table, foraged winter greenery, roasted marshmallows and a very sweet black lab named Pepper, this cozy outdoor dinner party from Mitchell Willis Events and Lauren Kinsey is precisely what holiday dreams are made of. See all the merry making in...

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Elegant Orange County Christmas Party Full of Festive Cheer

We don't get white Christmases in California, but that doesn't mean we don't know how to have a festive holiday party. This gorgeous Orange County fête from Jenna Lam Events is proof that Southern California can do merry and bright as well as the North Pole. From the gorgeous seasonal floral arrangements to the Christmas carolers, this party will get you in the holiday spirit. See it all from ...

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Hostess Gift: DIY Holiday Tea Kit

There's something so thoughtful about a home-made gift to give your loved ones during the holidays. And this DIY Holiday Tea Kit is the perfect thoughtful present to show any tea-lover you care. Quick and...

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Copper-Infused Winter Wonderland Party

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas after feasting my eyes on this dreamy winter wonderland dinner party from Cavin Elizabeth Photography and Luxe Events. Infused with cool copper touches, lush white florals from Blush Botanicals, a glittery cake from and ...

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Yuletide Kitchen Floral DIY

You've decked the halls and trimmed the tree, and now with the help of Godwink Art PhotographyElm & Rowan's Shean Strong and Peyton Mia you can add some festive yuletide spirit to your kitchen, too! Easy and inexpensive (these guys foraged all the plants they used!), these DIY arrangements will completely transform your home into your very own winter wonderland! From...

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