2020 Reader Survey

reader survey

It’s that time of year friends! I’d love to hear from you! Your input shapes The Crafted Life editorial calendar and is really responsible for the types of projects and post I publish around here. Feel free to let all your thoughts loose– I can’t wait to read them! Continue reading…

The Year Ahead: News and Resolutions

Our Engagement Shoot + Tips for Taking Photos in NYCHappy 2020 friends!! And what a big year this one is going to be. I always love the start of a new year because I feel like we’re all given clean slates to try to be our best selves all over again. A chance to slow down, take a kind look at our lives, and dream of where we want to be by the time the year is over. Call me sentimental, but New Year’s Eve + the first week of the year may just be one of my favorite holidays.

Between the wedding coming up in May, and some other big news happening around here that you’ll read below, I have so much hope that it’s going to be one of those wonderful years. And I truly hope it’s one for you too.

Now, on to the news + resolutions! Continue reading…

Colorful Christmas Home Tour

Colorful Christmas Home TourBefore taking off for the holidays, I wanted to share a look at how we decorated this year! Our space is a little limited since we live in a one bedroom in Brooklyn, but I wanted to fit in as much Christmas as I could (and had time + budget for). With a few DIYS and a lot of color, this may just be my favorite decor to date! This is a lonnngggg post, so let’s dive right in: Continue reading…

The Ultimate Book Gift Guide (with 50 books!)

The Ultimate Book Gift GuideAfter rounding up my favorite colorful gifts, I thought I’d put together one more gift guide for the year about one of my favorite things in the world: books! I don’t know about you but I love both gifting and receiving books during the holiday season. They’re a such great way to renew your creativity right before resolutions are set.  From cooking to cocktails, home decor to crafting, essays and more, I’ve rounded up 50 books that are sure to be a hit with anyone on your list… even if that person is you! Continue reading…