Posts By: joythigpen

Engagements!

For a lot of folks, the holiday season is engagement season, which makes an already lovely time even lovelier. Getting engaged is such a unique feeling…the nearly constant butterflies, giddiness, perpetual glow, and feet that don’t touch the ground…its all true, isn’t it! above: Kiki and Andrei photographed by Ozzy Garcia

Masculine & Feminine II–The Trousseau

If you start with a really rough, masculine space, you can actually add a lot of lace before things get out of control. I want to especially point out the linens…this is something we don’t do much of any more but back in the day, linens were a major part of a woman’s trousseau (Trousseau… Read more »

Mixing Masculine & Feminine

Did everyone have a Merry Christmas? Does anyone have any fun news to share? :) Well, today I wanted to share this board as an example of mixing contrasting elements into a cohesive look. A lot of times couples have very differing styles and in my opinion, it is almost always best to find a… Read more »

Forest and Figs Dinner

For our imaginary sylvan affair, dinner is obviously served out doors (with space heaters and furs and red wine to keep warm) overlooking the woods with the ballroom (with silver walls) just behind the glass. Dancing keeps you warm, too, right? image credits: 1. cote ouest via garden rooms via sfgirlbybay 2. daniel farmer