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Hello there! Thanks for stopping by, I am Samantha Nason and I have a passion for art and design, I feel as though beauty can be seen in ANYTHING and that’s why I love the challenge of innovating beauty in objects that are often seen as trash. This is something I am constantly reminding my amazing husband who has so much grace for all the bulky creations that constantly fill his once perfectly empty garage-ha! We just got married in June 2011 and our year has been filled with lots of blessings and surprises from him being hired as a full time firefighter paramedic to getting our first baby- an adorable mini doxie (you will meet Lucy in our posts) and me graduating from California Polytechnic University in the College of Architectural and Environmental Design, specifically Landscape Architecture. Now to the important stuff- my favorite color is teal, my weakness is chocolate chip cookie dough, and you have probably never seen so many dresses in one place unless you have been to my closet (definitely had to work with hubby to make them fit when I moved in after the wedding,hehe). Through planning our wedding I found that I had another love- planning designs and themes for weddings and special days. I was the crazy bride that painted and upholstered 15 chairs, collected all her own jars and vases to make her own flower arrangements, made her veil, party favors, invitations, and wedding décor. Basically I love creating spaces (indoor or outdoor) that successfully weave art and creative innovation in order for people to feel inspired, at home, and create memorable experiences. Check out any opportunity I get to do what i love on our posts….

Savoring Saturday: With the temperature increasing, the flowers blooming, and walking into target and seeing bathing suit’s – summer is just around the corner! I couldn’t be more excited! Yes summer means a busy wedding season for us zesters, but I just love sunshine and I am ready to soak it in. Chanda and I […]

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Friday Finds Sam here! I am super excited to share some of my treasures from hunting this past week- some are oldies but goodies that are part of my routine MUST and others are new finds that I am excited to challenge myself with and explore…let’s get to finding! Meyers Geranium Hand Soap My name […]

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Thrifty Thursday Laurel here, as much as I hate to admit it, I am a hard core decor-hoarder. There are (literal) piles of candles, jars, etc. sitting around my house that I can’t bring myself to get rid of, because “hey, maybe some day I will need a decor piece exactly like this.” These pieces […]

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Trendy Tuesday One of my favorite past memories of spending time at my grandparents house was collecting rocks.  I would search their little mobile home park for the shiniest, smoothest, and most colorful stones I could find. Don’t you love how it’s just simple things like that that can fascinate you as a child? It […]

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Happy Easter We are so happy to take a moment today to slow down and be with family and friends and be reminded of how loved and blessed we are, our savior has risen indeed! xo Sam & Chanda

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