Kitchen Inspiration

Sharing some inspiration of  the light, modern & neutral look we’re going for in the kitchen at our new home. At first I didn’t like the sage green cabinets, but now they’re really growing on me! I think my biggest issue about the kitchen is the busy mosaic tile, so I think that will be…

My Favorite Banana Bread Recipe

  Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 2 medium bananas, sliced Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×5 inch loaf…

Postcard from // Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Brandon and I enjoyed our honeymoon in the Mexican Riviera Maya earlier this summer. It was absolutely fantastic and the beaches were more beautiful that we could have imagined! When we travel, we try to integrate into the culture and place we’re in as much as possible, so we opted to not do the all-inclusive…

Friday Five

Currently Watching: Chef’s Table  & The Night Of. I desperately needed a new Sunday night series not that GOT is over and the first episode of The Night Of has me hooked. Currently Craving: Another weekend brunch at Josephine House. Great food and a dreamy little bungalow located in the Clarksville neighborhood of Austin. (Image…

BLT Frittata

Sundays at the Silver house are the BEST. Probably because that is typically the only day over the weekend that husband and I get to spend together, so we try to take full advantage of it by sleeping in and slowly starting the morning with coffee and a big breakfast. This past weekend we tried…

Hand Lettering

I’m so excited about attending  this upcoming workshop in September with Chalk Full of Love to learn more about calligraphy and hand lettering! Here are some photos of work I’ve done recently for a few different weddings and events. Can you tell I’ve got a thing for pink flowers? Signing up for a watercolor or painting class…

WE GOT MARRIED!

Wow, these past past 6 months have flown by! We have big news – Brandon and I are married! We got engaged over Christmas and happily tied the knot 5 months later. Our short engagement was a wonderful and exciting whirlwind, and surrounded by our closest friends and family we had the most perfect, dreamy…

Life Lately: Photos

Puppy cuddles are the best. I am almost finished reupholstering my chair! Personalized bridesmaid dress hangers I made recently. A night to remember: epic fireside & candle light dinner in the woods.

Friday Five

I’m obsessed with the “modern, rustic, organic” home vibe lately and am totally craving these wire cage pendant lights in the photo above. Image featured in Lonny, here.  “If you believe in the man on the moon”… check out these photos recently released by NASA of the moon landing. Currently on my nightstand: Quiet: The Power of…

Gold Fall Decor

Halloween is only two weeks away and I finally feel like the weather is starting to feel like fall! (Maybe slightly, really early in the morning….) Nevertheless, I’m feeling festive and it’s time to get started decorating! I picked up some mini pumpkins at the grocery store last night and I’m planning on decorating them this…

Friday Five

Do it for Denmark! With all of the tragic news lately, this article was a delight to read. Be sure to watch the video. “Your inner world has a direct effect on the way you experience the outer one, and any fulfilling home design should take that inner life into full account.” I’ve read a…