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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The Creative Type(s)

Surrounding myself with creative and driven people is kind of my thing. 
Consequently, this also means that Creative Connections is also kind of my thing.
Creative Connections’ purpose is to bring together creative women to network, inspire, and just make some friends. I think it’s a pretty great concept.

Farra, Olivia, Stephanie and I were lucky to attend a sweet Creative Connections event at West Elm a few weeks ago.
(Have I mentioned my love for West Elm before, because I am obsessed with that store. When Nadav and I were first fixing up our place I used to go in there 2-3 times a week for inspiration, and well.. to feel depressed that I couldn’t afford the pretty things I wanted. That's when prowling Craigslist started taking over my life. Hey a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do)

Photo by Full Circle Images

Isn't she the cutest?
Lexi of Leaf it to Lexi showed us how to make some sweet succulents arrangements
This is what happened after we convinced Stephanie she had to try the ridiculously good ahi tuna. It was her first time trying raw fish... hehe

There were so many stylish ladies there that night

Photo by Full Circle Images
Love them.
Olivia, Me, Farra

Maria of Cork & Platter showed us how to make some ridiculously good appetizers

Note to self... do not wear a pink bra with a black shirt when you know you will be in photos haha

Photo by Full Circle Images
The sweet hosts: Lauren Pryor of West Elm, Marissa, and Jessica
Photo by Full Circle Images

The four of us had a great time.
If you ever hear about a Creative Connections event in your area I think you should definitely check it out. =)



Kara said...

How fun! I'll have to check them out. I'm the same way when it comes to Z Gallerie. I just go in and sit on their fantastic couches dreaming about someday having them.

Sandy a la Mode said...

awww wish i could have gone to this!! looks like it was a great time!

Gina said...

FUN! I need to go to the next one....

Cara-Mia said...

This looks so great! I hope they do another one! I love West Elm, even though I can't really afford it. All I really have from them is a bath rug haha.

Tabitha Mahoney said...

LOVE West Elm. One of my absolute favorite stores.


Anonymous said...

They have them in LA too, but I haven't been able to make it out to one yet. One day... Looks like you ladies had fun!

Tannita said...

I always want to go in this store and always forget to go back to it. Ill have to visit for sure next time i see it. :)

Gleeful said...

That looks like fun! And I've done the bra and black shirt thing too - except it was a white bra and black dress for my high school grad. There were about a hundred pictures and it was WAY more visible than in your picture! LOL. I learned my lesson...

Hollie Ann said...

i loooooooove west elm! when i win the lottery...it's happening.

Alexa said...

LOVE the succulents! So cute!

lushdeez said...

that does look like a lot of fun! I will keep my eyes open for one close to me


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