She’s On The Nice-List

For the girl who has everything, I’ve pulled my must-haves for the girl who’s always got your back. Office stationary, notebooks, statement jewelry & cosmetics or a fun, cozy polka-dot sweater… there’s ALWAYS something sweet to put in her stocking for Christmas morning! Click around to find something fitting for your besty(ies) – Santa’s only a few sleeps away!!

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1. Bodum 8-cup French Press $59.95
2. Madewell Eyewear $169
3. iPhone 5S in Gold
4. Work-it Honey Pillow Cover $28
5. ‘I’m allergic to mornings’ Coffee Mug $24
6. Gem Drop Earings $8.00
7. Kate Spade Journal Set $38
8. Polka-dot Sweater $30.98
9. Dior Holiday Lacquer $53.28
10. JCrew Statement Necklace
11. Limited Edition Lavish Luxe Gold Brush Set $26.99
12. Gold Acrylic Stapler $24
13. Kate Spade Box Card Set $25 available at ShopbyMonika
14. NARS Eye Paint $25
15. YSL  Mascara Volume Effect $30

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Christmas Series: Holiday Decor

I’ve shared this holiday decor guide to inspire your Christmas creativity for a trend-setting home for the holidays. Here are some of my top picks for holiday decor. This year I’m loving a mix of sophisticated + traditional decor to achieve a festive look at home.

One of the easiest ways to incorporate a seasonal theme is by adding accessories. Mixing non-traditional colors like golds, pinks + blues are a must and can be used in accent pillows, vases, candles or decorative bowls filled with ornament in your chosen colors. Be creative + have fun in the process!

1. Use Vases + Cake Stands To Display Ornaments

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2. Mix Sophisticated + Traditional

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3. Update Your Color Scheme

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4. Incorporate Vintage

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5. Add a Fresh Twist to Traditional Holiday Decor

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6. Display Your Favorites in Decorative Bowls

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7. Warm Lighting

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Christmas Series: Holiday Spaces

December is officially here + to kick off the holidays I’m launching a new series that will carry throughout the month, focused on the magic + many details of Christmas. This series will also cover; holiday decor, entertaining, gift-wrapping ideas, party favors + much more.

Christmas is the most magical time of the year + what better way to celebrate than to bring these tiny details into your home so that Christmas-sy feeling can be felt by loved ones, all while setting the scene for some serious holiday entertaining. To start the series off, were taking a peek at some gorgeous holiday spaces:

Starry Night

Pink Holiday

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O Holy Night Mantel

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All-white

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Twinkle Lights

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Shabby Chic Christmas

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The next Christmas Series post will take a closer look at holiday spaces, + focus on the little details that make holiday decor so much fun!

Keep Warm with these Hot Drinks

It’s starting to get chilly out! Whether you’ve just gotten to the office or winding down after a long stressful day, indulging in a yummy hot drink can help take you out of that winter funk. If only for a moment. I’ve shared some recipe links below of some hot drinks I’m excited to try!

1. Mexican Hot Cocoa

Recipe Here

2. White Chocolate, Hot Cocoa w/ Coconut + Rum

Recipe Here

3. Chocolate Espresso w/ Cream

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4. Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Recipe Here

5. Hot Chocolate On A Stick

Recipe Here