Workshops combine two of my favorite things: creating and togetherness. Now add Christmas to the mix and I’m in my own personal heaven. I have a sneaking suspicion I’m not the only one who feels this way. Last week, Briana and I got together to do a simple shoot for the upcoming Winter Workshop. It was so much fun and surprisingly relaxing. I would like to thank Taylor Swift, decaf espresso, and the delicious leftover hazelnut coffee cake for making it a wonderful experience had by all.
Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect at the upcoming workshop. (Scroll down for more info & a link to snag your seat!)
Hello, velvet ribbon. You sweet thing, you. We’ll have a few different colors to choose from for the color block ornaments. Can I tell you a secret?… The “presents” in this photo consist of the following: a box of gf egg noodles, costco toothpaste, and a cookbook.
Join me on Wednesday, November 30th as we kick off the Christmas season with a simple, elegant approach to decor.
What we’ll cover in the workshop:
What you’ll walk away with:
Hope to see you there, friend!
About a year ago, God began nudging me about my relationships with the mothers in my life. I am the oldest child, born fiercely independent with a natural mothering instinct (read bossy, protective, and at times overly nurturing). During my growing up years, I always wound the “mom” of my peer group, with little siblings, neighbors, or friends marching behind me.
Be realistic about what you have on your plate. Is this a crazy season of life for you? Plan for shortcuts. Serve cheese and grapes instead of the wrapped baked brie. Find the best gathering hacks and stick to them. We often procrastinate when the task at hand seems overwhelming. Be kind to yourself and keep it simple.