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  1. Say hello to the Wit & Delight x Gathre Collection!! I’m so excited to see my prints come to life on these beautiful and useful leather mats. The patterns created for our mats were derived from sketchbooks I filled throughout my second pregnancy. Using only a Japanese brush pen and a 6’x8′ notebook, these sketches were inspired by …

  2. brought to you by Delta

    In early 2018, I was contacted by Delta and invited to join the 2018 Delta Design Trust panel alongside a few other celebrated design authorities: Noa Santos, Elsie Larson, Emma Chapman, and Sabrina Soto. I’m in good company, I know! Part of my role as a member of the panel is to share my design insights …

  3. As a born-and-bred Minnesotan who spent nearly seven years living abroad (London and Stockholm, respectively), I am often asked this question by my fellow Americans after I disclose that particular bit of information: “So why Europe? What brought you there?”  For all intents and purposes, my answer usually goes something like this: “Well, I was finishing …

  4. For the second time in a year, I am without a job. The details aren’t particularly important (although buy me a drink and I’ll tell you all about it), but I’m unemployed. Despite being thoroughly irritated that I yet again find myself in this unenviable position, I’m reflecting on what I learned in my first bout …

  5. On a real let down of a day, a few weeks back, I took to Instagram (as so many of us do) to forget real life for a moment. Between double tapping on shoes I cannot afford, places I cannot visit, and clothes I can no longer fit into, it became clear it was time for …

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  7. As I sit here writing, I can feel those old familiar movements – the little elbow jabs, the well-intentioned kicks in my side, and those teeny, tiny little hiccups. At 25 weeks pregnant, I’m growing increasingly more accustomed to the idea that come wintertime, I’ll become a mother all over again. Ask me why I haven’t …

  8. When was the last time you stopped to think about the why behind your behaviors? Beyond fulfilling a deadline or brief, we make hundreds (maybe even thousands) of small decisions each day that get little to no thought at all. It wasn’t until I had a rather eye-opening doctors appointment revealing my cortisol levels were at dangerous levels …

  9. How do you handle conflict? Does it stress you out to tell your friends or significant other that you’re upset with them? Growing up, a lot of us aren’t fully taught how to navigate conflict, how to deal with getting across our desires, needs, and feelings. It makes sense then, that when the going gets tough, …

  10. Hey all! Popping in today to remind everyone that our first round of September prints will be available until October 8th! We will then be removing the following pieces to make way for our October collection. All of our prints are produced on Moab Entrada Rag fine art paper with archival quality inkjet color. Most prints …

  11. Ahhhhh we meet again. I’ve waited so long for your embrace, sweaters of mine. This weekend I went to our storage unit to shelp out my trusty collection of fall attire and was confronted by the cold hard truth that I am the owner of 5 nearly identical gray sweaters. I love each one individually, but as …

  12. The Big Idea Sketchbook, a Shop Wit & Delight staple, was originally inspired by my ideation process: to throw as many ideas on paper and see what sticks. The Big Idea Challenge, which launched last July, was originally inspired by my interest in learning about what works for you! We invited all Scatterbrains, A-Types, Go-Getters, and …

  13. As previously seen on Wit & Delight

    Hey. I struggle with anxiety pretty terribly in the fall. And it’s okay if you do too. It’s strange though, right? Considering fall wins the favorite season poll by a mile? I mean, I’m straight up giddy at leaves changing color; I’ll pull my car over to look at a tree like your 60-year-old dad. I …

  14. At 2:47 AM on Sunday, August 5, after a long labor and little sleep, I met the person I’d been carrying around for the previous 38 weeks and 3 days. The person for whom I (ahem, nobly) gave up deli meat and sushi and alcohol; the person whose mere existence exempted me from lifting any heavy …

  15. I recently began using our email list as a way to send personal notes to our subscribers— about my own career path, why I started Wit & Delight, and what I hoped would come out of this newest evolution of our brand. I also invited readers to respond to me directly with their honest thoughts around …

  16. At book club the other night, we discussed many things—who got their period first (and last), which eight spices Amy chooses for her highly downsized kitchen, how to smock curtains like a rockstar, how one of us is falling back in love with her husband and gigging about it like a schoolgirl, what to binge on …

  17. I like love. I like that love is goofy and versatile; fun and sneaky; special and messy; exhausting, yet beautiful and kind. What impresses me the most is how unique love can be and how love grows even more unique as the years go by. It’s pretty sticky-sweet to think of love as a personal collection …

  18. I had fully expected to find Paris a living, breathing cliche. I mean, how moving could the Eiffel Tower be? I had watched enough romantic comedies to believe the city itself would be a boiled down version of the city of love. My first trip to France showed me how little I really knew about Parisian …

  19. It’s 1:30 in the morning and the breathing next to me is steady and deep, unusual for my recovering insomniac of a husband. It means I’m not waking him up, even though I’m in a full panic about whether or not I’m pregnant. My uterus has been feeling weird lately. Sort of pressurized? And glorpy? I …

  20. I started this year with the goal of trying to read one book a week. Turns out—with pregnancy, a new job, house-hunting, two moves, buying a house, and now a newborn—that just wasn’t in the cards for me. When I realized this, I tempered my loftier ambition and decided to aim for at least two books …

  21. It was an unusually warm February day in 2017 when I walked into Studio 2, a quaint coffee shop in South Minneapolis, and nervously scanned the room. I was looking for a maybe (?), potentially (??), soon-to-be new friend. I didn’t see her. I pulled out my phone and glanced at my Instagram messages, double checking …

  22. Truth: I’ve realized I actually hate shopping in all forms (with the exception of shopping for furniture). Some could say that makes me a terrible lifestyle writer because I’d rather be doing 100 other things aside from keeping up with the newest product lines from my favorite brands (thank goodness for email notifications), HOWEVER, there comes …

  23. Talking about your work will never feel anything less than terrifying, but I’m here today to share what I’ve been working on all summer! Our Wit & Delight Print Shop has been revamped, reimagined, and redesigned! I’ve been spending most of my days designing and making our line of prints, set to be launched in limited sets …

  24. BROUGHT TO YOU BY Sherwin Williams

    Autumn has always been my favorite time of year. Every August, just like clockwork, I find myself anxiously anticipating the change in season. It prompts me to refresh my wardrobe with yummy sweaters and find new and innovative ways to redecorate my home in preparation for the chilly yet cozier months of the year. When Sherwin-Williams …

  25. What comes to mind when you think of the color blue? Chances are the first three objects, places, or experiences that pop up are linked to important memories. Getting this connection on paper, in an absolutely gorgeous way, is the goal behind Brittany Watson Jepsen’s newest book, My Life In Color: A Keepsake of My Past, …

  26. I’ve only felt old two times in my life. The first was when I turned 26. As that fateful birthday approached, I was sure I’d never be considered young again. My childhood was over. My teens were long gone. And, as far as I could tell, my young adult days had ended. By the theory of …

  27. Reading is my favorite way to pass time aside from making stuff. Whether I am buried in a good book or scrolling the latest article on Twitter, if I’m at home, you can usually find me devouring a story or two in-between baby time or cooking dinner. As I’ve been thinking a lot about writing my …

  28. BROUGHT TO YOU BY ALDI

    There’s nothing like honest to goodness experience when it comes to finding your way through a new life change, but when it comes to having kids, you really can’t anticipate how your life will change. In many ways, life is the same. I’m just as excited about work. I get up in the morning, put my …

  29. It was a clear, warm night last summer when I took a long walk around my neighborhood, phone to ear, and opened up to a friend about how I’d been feeling of late (“of late” being the prior 3 months, at a minimum!!). It was one of those perfect July evenings; the sidewalks were sprinkled with …

  30. Preface: I am writing from my own experience because it is impossible for me to truly know what it is like to mother full-time. I would LOVE to hear similar takes on this post from different perspectives. It is so important to understand and empathize with each other’s struggles— not to compare but to support the …

  31. Work by Lourdes Sanchez As of late, I find myself holding tight to memories of Gwynne, my stepmom. The arguments, holidays, family outings, and (oh-so-frequent) teaching moments. The feeling of her hand holding mine or the way she looked at my dad with unconditional love and adoration. Every open space in my house has become an …

  32. We’ve all seen that mildly admonishing phrase bouncing around Etsy shops and Pinterest pages: You have the same amount of hours in the day as Beyoncé. Technically, yes. But we definitely don’t have the same number of assistants, nannies and private jets as she does, allowing her more control over how she spends her time. (Not …

  33. BROUGHT TO YOU BY AMERICAN EXPRESS

    My friend Erin once said, “Balance is a myth, just as control is an illusion.” Erin is a mother and business owner who we interviewed a few years ago, and her words stuck with me. Since then, Erin and I commiserate about the reality of “balancing” it all, and I am thankful to have her as …

  34. It may or may not be true that one of my go-to wedding gifts—before I may or may not have heard the gasps and witnessed the expressions of horror by newlyweds upon unwrapping—was the book “What Predicts Divorce.” I mean, hey: If you’re going to be in a successful, until-death-do-us-you-know-what type of relationship, you should want …

  35. It seems that almost everyone I talk to these days is struggling with how to put good meals on the table that doesn’t eat away at your precious free time. I’m right there with you! With less time on my hands, I find myself searching for quick and easy recipes that I can pull together for …

  36. Newton’s first law of motion – sometimes referred to as the law of inertia states that an object at rest stays at rest, and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. This, of course, applies to actual physical things and …

  37. Reconciling ownership of my body has always been a funny thing for me. I grew up knit into the context of chronic illness and failing organs, a landscape of scar tissue and ‘not quite right’. Over the years, it has afforded me the opportunity of observing myself from a near-clinical perspective. For quite some time now, …

  38. Much to the dismay of my partner, I’m always moving things around in my house and finding new nooks and crannies to redecorate. Perhaps it’s because I’m craving a new project or that I’m just getting a little restless! I’ve been thinking a lot about picking up and moving to the country, which gets my mind …

  39. When was the last time you woke up in a mood and was impossible to shake? Today? Yesterday? Last week? Yeeeeeeeeep. We’ve all been there and it certainly doesn’t help to have someone else point it out. (Sorry!)  The other day I was driving to work and found myself behind a woman who possessed all the …

  40. By the time Dan Maurer hit rock bottom, he was pastoring his third different congregation as an ordained Lutheran minister, he’d already done two stints in treatment, and he was pretty sure he had things under control. That was before he was arrested for breaking into homes in the rural North Dakota countryside he called home. …

  41. The best part of adulthood is the small talk, hands down. Meeting new people, sharing that perfectly firm and definitely-never-clammy-on-either-end handshake, exchanging pleasantries on all the most exhilarating of topics. Never gets old!! Within the wide realm of questions brought up most frequently in these generally uncomfortable little back-and-forths, the favorite seems to be the following: …

  42. Brace yourselves…I think we’re going to sell our 1920s Tudor home and move to the country. I know. I can’t believe these words are coming out of my mouth– the one who never wanted to leave the city and felt that the Twin Cities should be considered a small town. The thing is, life changes and …

  43. Guys I’m going on my first real solo trip and I feel alive baby!!!!!!! It’s quick in and it’s quick out but it’s mine all mine and I’m staying in the most adorable Seattle Airbnb where I plan on having conversations on my terms only for 48 hours (I absolutely check that ‘entire house to self’ …

  44. My beloved friend Ben, on the third day of his new fancy-pants job, finally adjusted the height of his office chair. How embarrassing it would be to clumsily struggle through that in front of new co-workers. Which reminded me of the time, 10+ years ago, when nobody at my new internship told me the key code …

  45. Do you replay embarrassing moments in your head? I do and no matter how much time has passed I STILL shudder. My cringe-worthy memories center about a handful of character flaws, with my competitiveness set firmly at the center of my most embarrassing moments. Like that time I stormed out of a bowling alley because my …

  46. We knew she was going to be small. After the nurse told me I was 5 cm dilated at 35w 4d, I held Joe’s hand and talked through what was about to happen. Not only would she be much, much smaller than our firstborn was, more than likely we would be heading to the NICU shortly after …

  47. IMAGES BY 2ND TRUTH

    Let me preface this story with – I have always wanted to get married. Ever since I was little. Since the impressionable age of six when my parents finalized their divorce, I knew from that moment on that life was never going to be the same and I’ve longed for that nuclear family dynamic ever since. I …

  48. BROUGHT TO YOU BY SLEEP NUMBER

    We all know opposites attract, but how well do they sleep at night? If you currently share your bed with a living, breathing being, you can commiserate. One person is too hot, the other too cold. Throw two kids, a 60 lb yellow lab, and demanding work schedules into the mix and you can imagine how …

  49. When I see a set of perfectly manicured nails, I automatically assume it’s a sign you have your proverbial sh*t together. Much like my wild mane that cannot be tamed, my nails will never look #insta ready. But to tell you the truth, when you put looks aside, the act of getting a fresh manicure is …

  50. You may not realize it, but your desk says A LOT about you. I’ve always been fascinated by the small details surrounding the way people work. Perhaps what we surround ourselves with says a lot about who we are as people. Offices in particular not only say a lot about the kind of work we do …

  51. Pretty much since the day I showed up for kindergarten, I’ve noticed that entire swaths of life seem to come easier to a certain type of people—and I wasn’t that type. Years later I learned what those people are called. Extroverts. From the first bell of recess, extroverts had the advantage. They had the swings, they …

  52. Out of the corner of my eye I catch the evening sun refracting a delightful pattern off the equally-delightful-tasting bottle of rosé, one soon-to-be happily an empty bottle, mindfully consumed by my friend and me—a beautiful scene on a dreamy summer evening on the back patio surrounded by the lush gardens of her and her spouse’s …

  53. BROUGHT TO YOU BY DISCOVER BOATING

    I didn’t really know there was such a thing as “boat people” until I moved to Minnesota. My closest reference was probably Andy Bernard from The Office, so when I met the guy who casually had his sailboat taking up a whole parking spot in the basement of my first “nice” apartment, I kind of rolled …

  54. Back to school represents a season where we all have the opportunity to turn a blank page (literally) and start with a clean slate. When you invest time in learning, you’re investing time in yourself and your dreams for the future. Evolving as a person happens slowly over the course of a lifetime, and when we …

  55. BROUGHT TO YOU BY HUDSON VALLEY Lighting

    Since the first time I moved into an apartment of my own, I’ve abided by a personal checklist of requirements that must be met. For example, I insist on having a gas stovetop. Until you live with an electric one, you don’t realize what a luxury it is to live with a gas stove (cooking is muchhh …

  56. Now that I have two under two you could say that lazy girls’ hairstyles are my near-daily go-to. But I have to admit, I kind of like them. I have semi-curly hair and it feels the most full-bodied when I let it air dry. Especially with Minnesota humidity, it is hard to fight mother nature on …

  57. I receive a wide array of questions on Instagram and I’ve always considered creating a little web series in response to all of these amazing inquiries, but now that IG recently created the new “Ask Me Anything” prompt, I felt inspired to compile and answer your questions in a more public sphere. Here is the first …

  58. I’ll spare you a saccharine ode to summer. Or maybe I won’t. At least in my Minnesotan edge of the country, sweet, sweet summer months are fleeting, sunrising and sunsetting at a rate I’d rather not discuss because time is a construct I’ll never understand. Maybe it’s because our days with green grass and sun-kissed cheeks …

  59. Whether or not we know it, there’s something about our space that inherently affects who we are and how we feel. In other words, what we choose to surround ourselves with has a massive effect on our overall well-being. This is not only relevant for how you keep your home or workspace but it also applies …

  60. BROUGHT TO YOU BY PANTENE

    When it comes to hair, low maintenance is the name of my game. While I wish I was a girl who had glossy, perfectly bouncy hair, my life doesn’t really give way to maintaining nicely coiffed locks. And even if I had the time and budget for photoshoot-ready-hair, genetics make it nearly impossible to keep life …

  61. Twelve years ago, I became a mother. The anxiety began well before the birth of my first child, long before the first contraction or even the first ultrasound. In fact, the anxiety I’ve come to identify with motherhood began before I even conceived my daughter. Anxiety has been my roadside companion through our entire journey so …

  62. I’ve always considered myself a shoe person. Now I wouldn’t say I’m totally obsessed by any means but there are not many things that make a bad day completely better than sliding on a new pair of shoes. Regardless if I’ve showered or even brushed my hair, I feel just a little bit more fresh and …

  63. When I trace the history of grief in my life, it begins to feel as if there was never a year when we existed as separate entities. As if, from the start, grief was an invisible friend of my childhood, the two of us always comfortable sharing secrets with our eyes across the distance of an …

  64. If I had to sum up Jon Wipfli in just a few words, I would begin by saying: 1) Jon loves meat, and he’s freakishly good at cooking it. 2) He’s an inspired outdoorsman. 3) He has quite a few irons in the fire. And 4) he is most definitely a Minnesota staple. I would also …

  65. BROUGHT TO YOU BY JOANN

    The memories of taking trips to JOANN with my mom when I was a kid remain crystal clear in my mind. I can still remember the butterflies of excitement and anticipation that ran through me whenever my mom asked me to join her. Young Kate in a JOANN store was practically the equivalent of your average …

  66. BROUGHT TO YOU BY SHERWIN-WILLIAMS®

    IMAGES BY 2nd TRUTH

    Selecting the right paint color can be a daunting process, especially if you’re unsure of what you’re looking for. Before I had any experience working with paint, I would gravitate towards all neutral, unassuming colors in fear of covering my walls with something I would eventually get sick of or would clash with the rest of …

  67. 5 years of therapy, twelve productivity apps and 20+ self-help books later, I’ve finally found the secret sauce. I’ve untangled my busy brain, my workload and my ambition into one simple rule of productivity: Follow your energy. Figuring out how to the make the most out of your day isn’t just about getting as many tasks …

  68. Over the past five years, my jewelry tastes have ebbed and flowed, but mostly, I think they’ve matured. In high school, they called me the “dangly earring girl,” I essentially wore anything long dangly that I could get my hands on. In college, you could find me wearing large, artsy and bohemian statement pieces. Lately, although I …

  69. Can we talk about online dating profiles for a minute? I mean, those of us who’ve spent any amount of time weeding through them are all rolling our eyes at the same things (amiright??), and those of you not reading them might be wondering what we all keep chuckling about. Also, any of you considering online …

  70. In my humble opinion, one of life’s greatest rewards is eating a sun-warmed cherry tomato straight off the vine. Between the immediate-snack-satisfaction, snappy exterior, and subtly rich flavors, it’s hard to go wrong with such a gratifying experience—especially when you’re the mastermind behind its growth and splendor. That said, you can garden all you want with …

  71. The Big Idea Book was the first product I designed for our stationery line. I was sitting at my computer, looking at a blank screen, trying to pull something interesting out of my head and on to my (digital) piece of paper. I typed BIG in all caps and “idea book” in lowercase. It was one …

  72. There has been a lot going on at the studio lately. We’ve invited on some new team members and put some pretty robust new project management tools in place, and although it feels like we are busier and working more efficiently than ever before, we all needed to take time to pause and chat about all the …

  73. It’s been a while since I’ve been on a first-date, about five years to be exact. But I still remember that anxious/butterfly-filled feeling very clearly. One of the most important qualities to bring on a first date is confidence and although we can’t give you that personality trait per se we can give you all the tools …

  74. Welcome to my curated list of summer drinks. I like drinks that are easy and delicious and very near-a-body-of-water friendly. Very oops-look-at-me-I’m-accidentally-day-drunk vibes you know what I mean? I put out the bat signal for favorite summer cocktail recipes and ho-ly shit did ya’ll deliver. So yeah, these are a few I sourced from my peeps …

  75. Twenty-five minutes. That’s how long it takes our little family to walk six blocks to the park. One way. We get there and wander from platform to platform. From slide to swings, and back. Then we refill the bubble mower my four-year-old son insists on parading along with us, and we go home. Twenty-five minutes. I …

  76. I’ve always thought of July as the heart of summer. The middle of the oreo. The best and steamiest part of a love scene. It’s one of the most precious parts of summer. The only month you can really settle into because it is tightly book-ended by two other glorious summer months. Because of this, I …

  77. If you’ve been reading W&D for a bit you must know by now I’m a huge fan of all the intricate details that make up a kitchen. I pour over Pinterest for kitchen inspo, whether I’m designing one of the studio kitchenette’s or daydreaming my life away and filing interior pins for my next dream home onto a …

  78. Please stop reading this now if the thought of me ever having had sex in my life kinda makes you wanna throw up! This includes but is not limited to: my parents, my grandparents, anybody who is related to me by blood or marriage, anybody I have been in a client meeting with, my boyfriends and …

  79. BROUGHT TO YOU BY BARN & WILLOW

    Sometimes a design request comes through my inbox (or comment section) that I’m unable to answer. For example, many people ask me how we keep our home free of toddler clutter (we don’t) and how to keep our couch free of scratches (again, we just roll with it). I myself turn to the internet to solve …

  80. For a month, I lived in bed. Similar to the grandparents in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, I did everything from a seated position. I ate, I visited with friends, I read, I imagined what was happening in the world outside those four walls. It wasn’t by choice; it was doctors orders. When you spend that much …

  81. “How many siblings do you have?” It’s a normal get-to-know-you question on first dates or during casual watercooler talk when you’re new at the office. (Is watercooler talk still a relevant cultural reference? Please LMK.) Maybe being an only child is your fun-fact during icebreakers. Or maybe you celebrate “national sibling day” with such intensity that …

  82. I was in a committed relationship for the majority of my twenties when suddenly I found myself single at 27 with no idea how to play the dating game. Not only had technology changed quite a bit during that time, I had never actually had a chance to practice dating. In my entire life I have …

  83. As the summer heats up it has me contemplating my next swimsuit purchase and I’m kind of on the hunt for something fun and funky. Lately, I’ve been really into unique one-pieces and it seems like the swimwear options only continue to get cuter and cuter in this department. I’m still on the fence on exactly …

  84. Wit & Delight has always been my forum to get things off of my chest: parenting thoughts, fashion ideas, how-to, mental health conversations, etc. It’s been my place to share how I’m feeling, how I dealt with those feelings, and how to help people who are going through similar situations. I’ve worked incredibly hard to try …

  85. Sixteen years ago, fresh off a tour as a Peace Corps volunteer in China, I met my husband. I fell in love and changed my life plans. I didn’t return to China or travel the world as an aid worker or take lovers in places like Morocco. Instead, I got married in a church in Washington …

  86. I don’t know about you but I think it’s pretty safe to say we’ve ALL lived in a small space before or even tried to make a little living space work for us in some way or another. Tiny spaces can be functional, charming and full of character too. Here are a few inspirational images of spaces …

  87. From bridal and baby showers to birthdays and weddings—summer feels like its own holiday season. With so many occasions for gift-giving, I often find myself looking for a great gift that that’s unique, practical and healthy. If I’m going to give someone, or even myself, something new—I prefer it to be healthy in nature so it’s …

  88. The last few years were a bit rough in the work department. Literally, as in my department at the university where I worked. The centrifugal force of negativity and warring factions was, at times, so overpowering – so overwhelming – I’d arrive home needing to either unload every nuance of every conversation on my spouse or …

  89. this article originally appeared on Noteworthy by Aura Cacia

    PHOTOS BY 2ND TRUTH

    I’ll never forget my first experience with essential oils. I was getting my very first facial, and the service began with a massage and some aromatherapy. I closed my eyes as the esthetician waved blends of bergamot, rose, eucalyptus, and lavender under my nose. My airways opened right up, my lungs filled with cool air, and …

  90. When the WD team and I heard the news of Kate Spade’s passing we were all a little shocked and rattled. It has taken me a full week to be able to put pen to paper and untangle my own understanding of the life and death of one of the biggest inspirations of my life. In …

  91. There are so many different types of fathers in each of our lives, and sometimes Father’s Day really sneaks up on us, as I know I’ve felt rushed at some point or a bit perplexed on what to get the amazing men in my life. Well, friends, do not fret, I worked with the WD team …

  92. Early summer always kicks off the beginning of wedding season, and although a good amount of my friends are already married I still have quite a few weddings to attend this summer and fall. I worked with the WD team to round up four of our favorite no-fuss looks for every type of wedding you may …

  93. Copenhagen. It’s like an ultra-cool, enlightened older sister, who couldn’t be bothered with heels (instead wearing sneakers, likely white, best for biking), received a couple master’s degrees (not only is higher education free there, but residents are actually paid to go to college) and x’s out of her inbox by 4:30 p.m., because she values work/life …

  94. BROUGHT TO YOU BY MOO

    I don’t mean to go Kenny Chesney on everyone (I blame my years in Iowa for this), but he wasn’t kidding when he sang “Don’t Blink.” I swear, what feels like five minutes ago I was schlepping boxes upon boxes as I moved into my very first studio, figuratively sitting on a lump sum of credit …

  95. Hygge. Admit it; you don’t know how to pronounce it. I didn’t know how to either before I began this two-year journey with Hygge & West, a specialty bedding, and wallpaper retailer, on a Wit & Delight designed line of product. But through the process, I not only learned how to pronounce it, but how to embrace …

  96. Denim is one of the only staples that you can wear all year long. And although, things are finally heating up in Minnesota there are still so many opportunities to wear jeans! The W&D team and I recently put together seven of our favorite must-have pieces that should be included in every wardrobe, catch all our top …

  97. I watched Alice Through the Looking Glass the other night in 3D. I know I’m a day late and a dollar short considering that movie came out in 2016 but I’m not gonna lie I weirdly enjoyed the quirkiness and colorful imagination of the whole thing while I sipped on my dry white wine and laughed …

  98. BROUGHT TO YOU BY BISSELL

    PHOTOS BY 2ND TRUTH

    Ever since the day Joe and I picked Winnie up to bring her home, we have treated her as an extension of our family, earning her place as our official “firstborn.” Through each phase of our relationship, Winnie has been there right by our side, wagging her tail with a smile on her face. With each …

  99. When we set out to make our very own product line from the ground up (i.e. stationery), we thought about not only how the product looked, but how we could create an overall product line that fulfilled the mission of W&D, to make things that help people live a little better. After all, we apply this thought …

  100. The thing that no one tells you about having kids is how fun all the books, toys, and gear can be for YOU, the parent, aunt, and grandparents. August is a big reader which has spurred the bad (and good) habit of owning a rather large collection of hilarious, beautiful and touching children’s books. Below is a …

  101. as first seen on Dabito

    We moved into our New Orleans home three years ago (before photos). We really lucked out because it fell out of escrow and we pounced on it! And it’s been a really awesome creative journey ever since. I’ve learned a lot about my style through decorating this home. I mean, who gets 2,100 sq. ft. of canvas to …