All posts tagged: inspired registry picks

Wedding Florals Q&A with Putnam & Putnam

Wedding flowers are no longer your parents’ wedding flowers. With the growth of the ‘gram, and the modernization of weddings, brides and grooms-to-be are getting unlimited inspiration for their wedding florals. But why should wedding flowers end at the reception? We partnered with Mike and Darroch Putnam of Putnam & Putnam to take wedding themes (rustic, black tie, and boho) to your dining room table. Afterwards, we sat down with Darroch to talk what’s trending in florals. Check out what he has to say about an industry that’s very much in bloom! 1. First and foremost, how’d you two meet and find yourself making these amazing flower arrangements together? Michael and I met just about ten years ago while studying in college in Southern California. We moved to New York shortly thereafter to pursue careers in Interior Design and Photography. After a few years in the industry Michael, a bit restless with long days at a desk, began shopping for flowers at farmers markets and the 28th Street flower market on weekends. He’d create arrangements …

Winter Blues

It’s officially that time of the year where all we want to do is crawl back into bed and stay there until the temperatures hit 50 degrees again. But since jobs, family, pets and friends make that an impossible reality, let’s break the winter blues and cheer up with new picks of our favorite hue. Sendan Colors Dinner Plate, Set of 6 This patterned plate set is a must-buy for all those dinner parties you said you were going to have this winter. Or you can just eat take-out in style on these Japanese-made blue beauties and call it a night. Mohair Throw Curl up under this cozy mohair throw during those long winter nights on the couch. Drape it over the couch when you’re done for a pop of blue that will brighten up any room. AccessSteam Iron When the winter blues hit your closet too, this something blue brings your stale clothes back to life. One of the more practical wedding registry items, this steam iron will get way more use than that ice …

A Wedding Registry for Two

So you want to make a wedding registry that is appealing to both of you, right? After all, sharing the good stuff is what marriage is all about. But hey, this is actually a little harder than most couples initially realize. Here are our top tips to make everyone happy when creating your joint wedding registry. Tip 1: Make the big choices together. For example, are you going to approach your wedding registry as an opportunity to upgrade your essentials or are you going to ask friends and family to help expense your dream trip around the world? Make sure you tackle this one ASAP because as soon as you two are on the same page, you can get to the fun stuff. Tip 2: Register early. We can’t stress this enough! You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how quickly gifts start arriving after your engagement is announced, so make it easy on your friends and family to ensure they get you the stuff you truly want. When one person in the relationship cares a little more than the other about the details, get …

Super Bowl Party Guide

It doesn’t matter if you’re in it for the game or just sticking around for the commercials/Beyonce, a Super Bowl party is really all about good old-fashioned fun and a nasty hangover on Monday. We have all your entertaining needs to throw a Super Bowl soiree to remember. Rectangular Three Tier Bar Cart While your guests are busy fixating on the score, bring the refreshments to them with this versatile bar cart stocked with all the essentials. They’ll thank you later for being an accommodating (and stylish) host who knows how to throw a legendary party. Square Ottoman Our Super Bowl party pro tip is to always have more seating than you think you’ll need. Stragglers, plus-ones and next door neighbors tend to make guest appearances for kick off so be prepared with this comfy ottoman. Its rustic vibe goes well with the football festivities and you can store it easily under your coffee table after the party. Bermuda Chip and Dip Tray A football party isn’t complete without an impressive snack display. Carved from a single piece …

Indoor Activities

Despite these extra few weeks of tolerable weather, it’s about to get cold outside. And you know what that means… weekends chock full of indoor activities. Check out our indoor activity schedule for a fun day inside you won’t forget. Breakfast In Bed After hitting the snooze button for as long as you want, breakfast in bed is the perfect morning indoor option. Gourmet pancakes, omelets and coffee without moving too far is the best way to kick off your day of never leaving. 1. Breakfast Tray – $30 2. Straight Juicer – $40 3. Original Stovetop Belgian Waffle Maker – $75 Movie Marathon When you finally relocate to the couch, turn on the classics or check out the new releases section for a full day of entertainment. You’ll need a blanket, some snacks and if you’re lucky, your other half will be generous with their famous foot massaging skills. 1. Cozy Cotton Throw Blanket – $198 2. EasyPop Hot Air Popcorn Maker – $40 3. Flower Tray – $35 Kitchen Cook-Off You’ve been very …

Inspired Registry Picks: What’s Your Favorite TV Show?

When we truly love a TV show we can never get enough. We bing watch episodes, obsess over plot lines, and can talk of nothing else with our friends. Now, you can take your love of your favorite TV shows to a whole new level and bring your favorite stories to life with these inspired registry picks based off the HBO series Game of Thrones, Netflix series Unbreakable, and Kimmy Schmidt, and of course, AMC’s Mad Men. Game of Thrones Want to live like a king? Or at least really get that ancient rustic look in your old home? Choose from these inspired picks!   1. Surya’s Duke Rug 2. Dansk’s Kobenstyle Tiny Tapers with Base 3. Berghoff’s Neo Teapot Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Obsessed with Netflix’s new series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt? Here are our picks you.   1. Kitchenaid’s Artisan Series 5 Qt. Tilt-Head Stand Mixer 2. Leah Singh’s Landscape Pillow 3. Revol France’s Poultry Dish Mad Men  Wish you live in the 60s? Or are you just obsessed with Don Draper? Either way, here are …