My Favorite Holiday “Cookie” Recipe…

this post is sponsored by intel 2-in-1 Last week, I attended an annual cookie exchange with friends and made my favorite treats, Mini S’mores Cups! The girls have come to expect them each year and I love to make them. They are really simple to make, yet oh-so delicious! Whip up a batch and surprise your neighbors or friends! I used my new Intel 2


Holiday Entertaining with Coca-Cola…

It’s the perfect time to gather friends and family for holiday celebrations! We are partnering with Coca-Cola to bring you some fabulous ideas for your winter festivities. We decided to take our party outdoors and invite friends around the campfire for s’mores, comfort food + Coca-Cola, of course! We were inspired by the vintage-style collection of Coca-Cola products which tie in beautifully with nostalgic feeling of the holiday

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How to Make a Coffee Gift Basket…

With the holiday season in full swing, it is time to make sure you have everyone covered in the gift department! Gift baskets are perfect for those hard to shop for people on your list. We loved creating this Christmas Morning Coffee basket for our holiday gift basket feature on DIY Network! The must-haves for a coffee gift basket are: Crate or Basket Coffee (Beans or Ground)

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Restyle Source Local Little Christmas…

We are so excited to be featured in Restyle Source’s Local Little Christmas Gift Guide along with some other incredible local shops! Be sure to check out the full publication here and see if any of the featured shops are in your area! Phoenix area friends, be sure to come see us for all of your last minute gift shopping! Mention code LOVELOCAL for 20% off


Our 2014 Christmas Cards…

Today I am finally sitting down to address all of our Christmas cards. Can I get a high five, please? Even though we were so early getting our family photos taken in October by my lovely friend, Vicki from Vicki Lynn Photography, and ordering these fabulous gold foil Shutterfly cards in November… here we are, 10 days until Christmas and I am finally getting them out! Cut

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Tips for Creating a Holiday Coffee + Hot Chocolate Bar…

While we were up in Flagstaff recently, we setup a coffee and hot chocolate bar for our guests! It’s that time of year when you may be hosting family and guests and this idea is a perfect morning surprise! Or, use our ideas to host a gathering for your girlfriends one morning before school gets out for Winter break! Here are a few tips for creating

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Free Printable Modern Alphabet Gift Tags…

You may have noticed these simple, modern alphabet gift tags I used for my most recent Shutterfly post! Well, I finished all of the letters and they are ready for you to download! Download + print  the modern alphabet gift tag designs here!

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Holiday Cookie Gift Basket

Today we are sharing another fun gift basket idea that we created for DIY Network!  We love coming up with gift ideas that include fun activities for the entire family and this Cookie Baking Basket is the perfect example! Start with a large mixing bowl and fill with cookie baking essentials like: a cookie sheet, cooling rack, spatula, cookie scoop and of course adorable holiday cookie cutters + sprinkles! This

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Host a Christmas Party!

All items shown are available in The TomKat Studio Shop! believe with all your heart box sign  |  christmas mix striped straws be jolly giant pinwheel decorations  |  merry christmas banner kit  |  meri meri red stripe plates meri meri red stripe napkins  |  meri meri red stripe cups  |  merry and bright foil bag santa gift tag set  |  meri meri green stripe plates  |  meri


Rustic Holiday Mantel…

Today we are sharing the third mantel design we styled for our feature, One Mantel, Three Ways for the Holidays for DIY Network! This one has a casual, rustic, outdoorsy feel and fits beautifully with a white or wood mantel. To achieve this look, incorporate reclaimed wood, burlap and pine to create a rustic feel. We created 3 easy DIY projects that you can easily recreate to dress up your own


Microsoft Surface Pro 3…

I just received a fabulous early Christmas present! You may have noticed a new piece of equipment on my “desk” in this instagram post. I am so excited about my new Intel 2in1 device, a Microsoft Surface Pro 3. I have been looking for a new laptop, something that I could easily cart between my home office and the shop office. My existing laptop is super heavy and quickly

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Cyber Monday Sale!

It’s Cyber Monday! Let’s get the party started!  TAKE 25% OFF YOUR ENTIRE ORDER (USE CODE TOMKAT25) Discount valid today only, 12/1/14 until midnight MST.  SHOP NOW VALID ON IN-STOCK ITEMS ONLY. NOT VALID ON PREVIOUS PURCHASES OR GIFT CARD PURCHASES.