1. Worn. 07

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    Hi Guys! Here’s another wardrobe item that I’ve brought with me on my honeymoon. It’s a super cozy patterned jumpsuit WITH POCKETS! In my opinion nothing is better than something with pockets. I also added these amazingly beautiful brass jewelry pieces from Rose & Fitzgerald to my collection. Both pieces are unique, one of a kind pieces that were handmade by artisans in Uganda. Rose & Fitzgerald has quickly become one of my favorite online shops that are also “doing good” in the handmade artisan community. You can read more about them here.

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    Worn / jumpsuit from Forever21, bangle & ring – gift from Rose & Fitzgerald, necklace from Steve Madden

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    ( Worn 01, Worn 02, Worn 03, Worn 04, Worn 05 )

  2. Notables: w/ Almost Makes Perfect (Guest Post)

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    A home goods round up brought to you by my Molly Madris of Almost Makes Perfect

    Molly is a Graphic Designer/Blogger who has a great knack for DIY projects.

     

    Hi guys! It’s Molly from Almost Makes Perfect. Cassie asked me to share some things I’m currently wanting to spruce up my apartment for summer. Here’s what I’m wanting the most! – Molly

    Notables This Week:

    1. Ikea’s version of the wishbone chair

    2. nothing makes me happier in the home than a new comfy item to never take off

    3. pring cleaning = organizing

    4. I love stocking up at the farmers market, but love having a pretty vessel for my fresh produce almost as much

    5. I can’t think of better inspiration to get outside and picnic than this tiny mobile grill

    6. Fresh blooms call for the perfect simple little vase

    7. My favorite inexpensive way to update the kitchen is a new cute tea towel

    8. Pining over this gorgeous mid century dresser (pun intended)

    9. Sad but true – the only way I’ll get into spring cleaning is with pretty cleaning accessories

     

    ( Molly’s Blog , Almost Makes Perfect Pinterest )

     

    A HUGE thank you to Molly for taking time out of her day to contribute to Veda House while I’m away on my Honeymoon. You can view her blog & lovely pins on Pinterest at the links above.
  3. Studio Hours – w/ Scout & Catalogue (Guest Post)

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    A few day to day insights from Bre of Scout & Catalogue

    Bre is a small handmade shop owner specializing in custom-dyed leather goods & textiles.

     

    Usually a day in the studio starts with an extra large coffee from the coffee shop downstairs. Once I have coffee in hand, I spend the first few hours in the morning answering emails and doing any of the admin work that comes with running a small business.

    The studio building cat, Bruce Wayne, always stops by (he knows how to open the door) and lounges in sun puddles while I’m at my desk. Around 11 I switch over to production which can mean anything from setting up dye pots to cutting and stamping leather.

    Some days I have interns come in to help out since there never seems to be enough hours in the day. I leave work around 6 or 7 and often run by the post office on my way home (I spend so much time/money at the post office that they send me a Christmas card every year!).

    I often do more admin work when I get home which is a habit I’m trying to break. I’ve learned the hard way that working too much just leads to burn out so am now trying to spend more time doing things with friends and family after a long work day…

    ( Shop S&C , Read S&G Blog )

     

    A HUGE thank you to Bre for taking time out of her day to contribute to Veda House while I’m away on my Honeymoon. You can view her great work and shop at the links above. ALL images in this post are by Bre of Scout & Catalogue.
  4. Studio Hours – w/ Oy! Blog (Guest Post)

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    A few home snapshot from Carol’s Home of Oy! Blog

    Carol is the designer of the OY! Concept Factory and lives in Costa Rica.

     

    I stumbled upon Carol’s blog a few months ago and have been truly inspired ever since. I love how the scandinavia style home decor has made it’s way down to Costa Rica! Her blog and shop are beautifully curated, so I hope you have some time to stop by and discover a new blog read. She also has a really great instagram account.

    ( ShopPrints , Read OY! Blog )

     

    A HUGE thank you to Carol for taking time out of her day to contribute to Veda House while I’m away on my Honeymoon. You can view her great work and blog at the links above. ALL images in this post are by Carol of Oy! Blog.
  5. Worn. 06

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    Hi Guys! I hope you have been enjoying the guest posts while I’ve been away! I’ve had a lot of fun sharing some new blogs/ talent with you and there is more to come! Until then, today I wanted to share with you a few more items I bought for the trip to the tropics. I knew I needed lightweight flowy tops and of course, hats! This hat has been a lifesaver while in the sun :)

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    Worn / embroidered cream top from Free People, high waisted denim jeans (I think H&M…), hat from J Crew, flats are vintage (thrift store find)

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    ( Worn 01, Worn 02, Worn 03, Worn 04, Worn 05 )

  6. Worn: w/ Madelynn of Wide Eyed Legless (Guest Post)

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    A new wardrobe staple with Maddie of  Wide Eyed Legless

    Maddie is a stylist and wardrobe consultant living in Minneapolis, MN.

     

    “Lately I have been craving more structure to my wardrobe, so when I found this white jumper and marble print skirt at Zara I knew they were just the pieces I need to give my wardrobe a little chic boost. I love how they are both incredibly minimal but have unexpected modern touches. Like the white jumper being slightly longer in front and higher in the back. Paired here with round 60s inspired white sunglasses and chunky Swedish Hasbeens boots and you have my easy go to spring and summer outfit. ” – Maddie

    ( Read Wide Eyed Legless Blog , Browse Maddie’s Pins )

     

    A HUGE thank you to Maddie for taking time out of her day to contribute to Veda House while I’m away on my Honeymoon. You can view her great work/blog and browse her beautifully curated Pinterest page at the links above. ALL images in this post are by Madelynn Furlong.
  7. Recent Work: Branding for The Citizenry (sneak peek)

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    Hello lovely Thursday blog readers. I get to share something with you that I’ve just been bursting at the seams to talk about. At the end of last year, I was approached by Carly Nance, on of the co-founders of the soon to be launched The Citizenry brand. We spoke on the phone for hours those first few weeks, gushing over minimalist interior design, the sprit of travel and the ups and downs of running your own business. We connected like two peas in a pod. Soon I would find out that her business partner Rachel was just as giddy about everything as we were.

  8. Studio Hours: Our Bedroom Tour

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    Stopping in today to share a few photos of our bedroom. I realized that with the move coming up I should probably share a few of my favorite aspects of our current bedroom before I have to box everything up.

    I kind of feel like our bedroom has been the most neglected room in the house (poor guy). We don’t really “hang out” in there and it’s seem more as a place to sleep and store clothes. There’s usually piles of laundry scattered around and most certainly an unmade bed. In the new house, the bedroom is getting bumped up on the priority list ;)

     

    ( Guest Room, Living Room, Dining Room )

    ** A few key items shown in our room are from the home decor brand called The Citizenry. Over the past 9 months, I’ve been working alongside The Citizenry’s co-founders, Carly Nance & Rachel Bentley to bring their start-up visions to life. I’ll be sharing more on this on-going project next week!
    The Citizenry items included: throw pillows, area rug, blanket
  9. Notables: w/ Breanna Rose (Guest Post)

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    A home goods round up brought to you by my gal, Breanna Rose

    Breanna is a Graphic Designer and owner of RowanMade.

     

    I’ve always loved sifting through Cassie’s notables column since we seem to enjoy similar aesthetics. Plus, everything is always curated so beautifully, which is a major plus. So when she asked me to guest post while she’s off getting married + enjoying her honeymoon ( can’t wait to see more!! ) – I was 100% up for it. A few times a month, I share tailored “wantlist” posts on my own blog, so we’ve essentially merged our two columns into one this week. I decided to feature items for the home, with a specific color palette ( fairly neutral with pops of blue ) in mind. Being that my fiancé and I purchased our first home last fall, we’ve been slowly adding things here and there to make it our own. It’s taken much longer than I expected with lots more to go, but it’s been fun placing things just so and creating a comfortable environment for us both. Thanks again, Cassie, for having me. And cheers to you and your mister! – BRE

    Notables This Week:

    1. This scented candle by Eclectic, Tom Dixon
    2. Brush stripe pillow from Leif Shop
    3. Beautiful brown leather & iron chair
    4. Everyone loves a cactus baby!
    5. These amazing sconces from onefortythree

    6. Wooden scoops via Herriott Grace
    7. The forever lovely Aesop skincare products
    8. Marble wall clock via MenuDesignShop
    9. Beautiful napkins from A Sunny Afternoon shop

     

    ( Bre’s Blog , Bre’s Studio )

     

    A HUGE thank you to Breanna for taking time out of her day to contribute to Veda House while I’m away on my Honeymoon. You can view her blog & studio at the links above.
  10. Veda News: Featured on Tara Hurst

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    “The most rewarding projects seem to be the ones that include a lot of “firsts” and take me down unexpected routes.”

     

    Hello Veda House Readers! Recently I had the opportunity to be featured on the lovely Tara Hurst’s blog as part of her Creative Q&A feature. She asked some really great questions that got me thinking and looking back on this first full year as a freelancer. Thanks Tara for having me!

     

    “My workspace is all over the place. The days when I’m at my computer designing, photo editing or doing admin work, I’m in my little office nook that’s in my living room. It’s a tiny 300 sq. foot space filled with lots of personality and a big window…”

    ( Keep Reading over on Tara’s Blog )