A Peek into the New Shop…

TomKat Shop

It’s open. It’s ready. Let’s do this.  I know, I know. All I talk about these days is our new retail shop. But what can I say?! My focus has been 100% there for the past 2 weeks, working all hours of the night (and day) getting it ready to open! Everyone around me has been […]

Seriously…Big News!

tomkat RETAIL shop2

No, it’s not a baby. Though I am giving birth to something new. Something I have been dreaming of for a very long time. I am giddy about the possibilities this new venture could bring.   via la dolce vita blog I’m bursting at the seams… completely and utterly ecstatic… can’t believe this is happening… …and […]

Martha Says Bloggers are Not Experts :: Business

tomkat studio at martha stewart

The creative/crafting/baking/party blogging world is up in arms this morning about an excerpt from an interview with Martha Stewart on Bloomberg Television. Martha stated: “Who are those bloggers?  They’re not trained editors at Vogue Magazine.  Writing recipes that aren’t tested, that aren’t necessarily very good. Or are copies of everything that really good editors have created and done. […]

Sunflower Thanksgiving for HGTV + Free Printable Collection

pumpkin mousse shot glasses

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to start planning your Thanksgiving dinner! I am so excited to share this Sunflower Thanksgiving photo shoot I styled for HGTV. The best news? The full printable Sunflower Thanksgiving collection is available to download on HGTV! We decided my new house was the perfect location for the shoot. Laura […]

Free Printable Halloween Boo Sign!

Printable BOO Sign 2011

It’s October 1st! It’s officially okay to start decorating for Halloween {so excited to start}! Two years ago, I designed a fun printable BOO sign for our readers to download and use to BOO their own neighbors. It was a hit {it has been downloaded thousands of times} but a few of you have asked […]

{Fabulous Find} White Ruffled Cake Plate!

ruffled cake plates

Okay friends, I just spotted this fabulous cake plate at Pier 1. I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked where my white ruffled cake plates are from. The answer: Costco, like 2 years ago, 2 for $20. Truly a steal and I wish I had stocked up on them. I’m always […]