Styled. magazine issue one | the art of merrymaking

I am all knotted up with excitement and a bit of nervousness finally sharing Styled. magazine with you today! It has been a great joy to put this magazine together. On every page you will find beautiful photos and spring celebration inspiration. The magazine is truly a testament to how amazing our design community is and I am pleased to bring you stories from California, New York and even Australia. Friends who have collaborated with me to share beauty and inspiration with you today.

Now that is a reason to celebrate!

After you flip through the magazine stop back and let me know what your favorite features are and be entered to win a very pretty necklace from my very favorite store. You have until next Friday April 3rd to comment on this post and be entered to win. Plus, you can have a second entry for sharing the magazine via twitter, Facebook or your blog.

Thanks friends, it has been such a fun project!

(ed note: more recent issues here, we’ve gone monthly!)

blessings.

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203 Responses to “Styled. magazine issue one | the art of merrymaking”

  1. Lisa says:

    Oh my gosh!! I LOVE how Styled. turned out!! The layout is so crisp and clean and easy to read, and every picture is beautiful! You should be so proud, you did an amazing job!
    My favorite features were “140 Characters”, “Carded at the Door,” and “Wardrobe to Party”…but it is so hard to choose! :)
    Lisa

  2. Laura says:

    WOW!!! This is so beautiful! My favorite is “Wardrobe to Party”, I can’t believe the amount of beauty and creativity contained in these pages!! “Tea for Two” was a close runner up, Chica is sooo darling in those photos!! Almost done gushing- bear with me- the drawings of the tables? Perfect. It is totally perfect, and I want to print it out. Are print copies for sale by chance??

    The necklace is so pretty but please do not enter me in the giveaway, I am still happily drowning in my giveaway loot from your “Celebrate Joy” design contest prize package :)

    Love your blog and this is a perfect magazine!

  3. WOW!!!!! Absolutely perfect. Every single part of it. You had all the best contributors, the most lovely inspiration and totally left me with a feeling to only surround myself with beauty. Well done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Jenna says:

    My friend, you are so incredibly talented, great job!

  5. Sandy says:

    I loved the sprinkle feature! It was so beautiful and creative! I have been known to eat just a spoonful (or two) of straight-up, unadulterated sprinkles, so it was kind of a no-brainer that I loved it.

  6. Leslie Johnson says:

    I love Styled. Beautifully made and easy to read. The pictures are gorgeous. Wonderful job!

  7. melissa says:

    Wonderful magazine, will read through it more carefully soon. Loved 140 characters most of all. The styling and photography are inventive and fun. I did find quite a few typos, however, and that was just on a cursory reading.

  8. Alexandra says:

    I love the simplistic style, and the personal touches you add throughout the magazine. I think the different style or background for each section was clever, and not too overbearing. You managed to make it look artsy and personalized while keeping a professional look. I think it is awesome. I know so many people who would want a copy of this!

    Thank you so much for the chance to enter the giveaway .. that’s how I found your blog which I love!

  9. Michelle says:

    Lovely, lovely, lovely!!!

  10. Ez says:

    Oh wow! It’s so wonderful Victoria! Congratulations on such a lovely publication! You worked so hard and it really shows! xo Ez

  11. Jennie says:

    LOVED the magazine! I’m going to have look through it a few more times to soak it all up. Lovely work!

  12. Jolee says:

    Thanks! So pretty. I wish you well. :-) I love the beautiful burrito breakfast article. Yum.

  13. Lena says:

    Such a wonderful day-horray!!

  14. domestikate says:

    Hurrah for you, what a gorgeous magazine! Think my fave features are the illustrated party tables (love those drawings!) and the different interpretations of the bright and sprinkled celebrations. Gorgeous!

  15. Sandy says:

    What a beautiful magazine! I love the colors and the clean layout, and I will have to try the ideas in Tea for Two and Butterfly Picnic with my granddaughter. Thanks for the giveaway!

  16. mary jo says:

    Your magazine is absolutely gorgeous! Where do I start? Loving the bright pops of color, the prettiness, the simplicity, the styling! Great great job! I am tweeting about it in a matter of secs!

    xoxo Mary Jo

  17. tara says:

    A Bohemian Easter was my favorite article. Love that I can print the recipes!

  18. Vittoria says:

    such gorgeous styling! very simple and elegant!

    DolphinV27@aol.com

  19. jenn says:

    Beautiful! Great, great job. My favorites = the bohemian easter. BEAUTIFUL building + styling. And the carded at the door feature. Great idea! I also like how many crafty fun how-to’s you included :)

  20. Amanda Joy says:

    Loved the whole ezine! My favorite was the adult lemonade stand! It was just so pretty and I think I’m color crushing lemon & aqua as of late. Gah I would love so much to be a contributor!

  21. Jessica says:

    Wow, the magazine is gorgeous! congrats Victoria, you must feel so proud! I think my favorite feature was your husband calling you a stone cold fox :)

  22. Jhitomi says:

    Wow what a pretty, clean looking style to this magazine. I loved scrolling through all the photos, and even the food looks too pretty to eat, like the breakfast burrito and the ice cream sprinkles. I love that you can quickly scroll to pages you want and see on the bottom bar all the photos.

  23. Amy says:

    Congrats Victoria!!! I am so excited and happy for you. I especially love the subtile of the magazine {the art of merry making}.

    My favorite was definitely the Wardrobe to Party feature. I just love that idea. I think I”m gonna do that for my birthday party this year. I can’t wait to find the perfect outfit for it!!!

    Big hug to you Victoria.

  24. Mari says:

    Really Lovely! Found you via a twitter tweet…had to blog about you! Keep inspiring us all! You’re amazing!

  25. Carrie Rowe says:

    AMAZING!!! So happy for you. It turned out fantastic and I’m so inspired by looking through it. Now I need to go tread it AGAIN!

  26. Cathey Ihms says:

    So beautiful!!
    irishdancer2459 (@) yahoo (.) com

  27. Shelley says:

    cute magazine! I really liked the “how-to’s” (how to make your own confetti, how to make a party hat, and also how to make the sweet treats bag). I also loved the party theme and party outfit sections!

    seashell210 at gmail dot com

  28. I love that magazine, there’s so much pretty photography. My favourite features are “Checkered Pink”,”Make your own Cabochon” and “wardrobe to party.”

    x

  29. Felicity says:

    The pictures are so pretty and I love the idea behind this magazine but is it okay to add some constructive criticism? I truly mean these in the nicest possible way – I want this magazine to succeed because the idea is so wonderful.

    1. I like incorporating quotes when you have multi-page pictures but make sure they make sense (April bubble? May feathers? That doesn’t make sense or rhyme.) Same goes for the sentence about lips watering. Lips don’t water. Mouths and eyes water.

    2. I think a proofreader (or a new one) is called for. …bright macaroons dotted about give the impression that a sparkled smack could happen… A sparkled smack? What would that be? Also, the second sentence on page 42/43 isn’t really a sentence.

    I think addressing the two issues above would make the magazine seem so much more professional and less amateur. Good luck with future issues!

    • Victoria says:

      Hi Felicity thanks for commenting. I’m always up for a little constructiveness! I tend to use very artistic language when describing my events and my designs. As a designer, I find it fun to play around with phrases and ideas to convey a meaning, even if it is not always grammatically correct (hence Styled. with a period:) The phrases you quoted were meant to be read the way they were written- no mistakes there!

      That is one of the great things about being able to self publish online, you can express whatever it is you’d like and don’t have to always follow the normal rules! In the end as long as my readers are happy and I have advertisers willing to support me, then I am happy to share my passion with my own unique voice!

  30. Can’t wait to check it out (aka devour it)!

    Congrats :)

  31. Caryne says:

    I really liked the party ideas inspired by outfits! How creative!

  32. Cate says:

    this is such a beautiful publication, you must be very proud…. you should be!
    I loved the tea for two article and the instructions on how to make your own sugar cubes were a perfect touch and demonstrate how simple things and attention to details can make all the `difference

  33. Li-Ann says:

    It’s simply stunning, simple, just gorgeous eye candy and practical DIY tips! I love the 140 characters party illustrations- how gorgeous.. actually I love it all! Congratulations!

  34. Danee Kaplan says:

    Beautiful colors, fun project. Visually stunning.

  35. Lynn says:

    I love the beautiful photographs and the simple DYI project ideas!

  36. jen says:

    omg! what a beautifully organized, pleasing to the eye, creative, full-of-ideas mag! i am in absolute love. i’ve emailed friends, added your blog to my list of loves so i don’t ever forget, and already plan on using some of the fantastic ideas for my sister’s bridal shower in two weeks.

    i am head over heels! thank you so much for such joy :)

  37. I love, love, love!!! So much inspiration and eye candy! Congrats!!!

  38. Trina says:

    Congratulations! The Mag is fabulous (as well s your new blog redesign). I loved all the features… the decor section was great. Can’t wait to make some confetti!
    xx Trina

  39. Tara says:

    Love this necklace!!! Just found your blog and love it, too!

  40. Mom says:

    I cannot be more proud of you Vicky. This is marvelous. I read every page, and was inspired with so many DIY’s.

  41. Rachel says:

    Love, love, love it all. I particularly like the feature on the colored sprinkles. I am originally from NZ and we have a specific name for these bright colored mixed sprinkles – Hundreds & Thousands. They are very much a part of every childhood party in NZ (as are chocolate fish!).

    Good luck with your magazine I am sure everyone will love it!

  42. TatiAbaurre says:

    omg! I absolutely love, love, love, the magazine :) it is really my style and I really enjoyed going through the pages.
    I specially love how colorful it is, on the details – like confetis and sprinkles – really pretty photography.
    I also really love the part with sketches on table decoration. The drawings are really pretty and have a lot of character.
    Finally, I really loved how the recipes are showed like a what to do manual with beautiful pictures of the steps!

    Really nice! Congrats :)

  43. Jami says:

    I loved the sugar cube idea! So stinkin’ adorable. It never occurred to me that I could make my own. And the possibilities are endless.

    Congratulations. “Styled” is b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l.

  44. Sacha says:

    AWESOME! AWESOME! AWESOME!

  45. Suzanne says:

    WOW! This was beyond fantastic on every level!! I loved the genius “Carded At The Door” idea and the “Wardrobe To Party” feature was hands down my fave. Congratulations, and beautiful job – it was Styled. to perfection!!!

  46. welovecitrus says:

    Hi Victoria! Congratulations! The magazine is absolutely gorgeous. Love all the DIY project ideas.

    xo,
    Ana

  47. Jessie says:

    Loved the magazine!!! I shared it on FB and hope my fnf will check it out. I really liked the table drawings, those were so cool! I also liked “Wardrobe to Party”. Can’t wait to check more things out!

  48. Madeline says:

    It is simply stunning! My favorite section was Bohemian Easter

  49. It’s divine. I love love love it. Great work!
    Thank your for adding my striped cups find!

  50. Monik says:

    Great! This is so fun.
    I love the “Wardrobe to Party” so much!

  51. Monik says:

    Tweet about the magazine here.

  52. Danielle says:

    Congratulations! I’m a visual person and totally appreciate all the luscious pictures. I found myself staring longingly at each scene. Lovely!

  53. Amy says:

    Great job! It’s so clean and uncluttered! Easy to move around and the pics are great!

  54. Lindy says:

    Hi Victoria!
    I was happy to see this post! Your design and “how to’s” have helped make my creating so much more fun. Naturally, I don’t come up with my own creative ideas but I am inspired to recreate yours! I have recreated your “Bird Nest” baby shower for sister in law and I am planning on recreating “Sly Fox” baby shower for a cousin this spring! Did I mention that you have passed on the torch of bunting love? I make bunting if not anything else for family and friends birthdays! Bunting says “Party!” to me!

    Thank you for sharing your ideas to help the less creative :)

  55. Cam says:

    this is so adorable! always love reading and flipping through amazing online magazines! and this one is surely a treat! love the crisp and colorful photography and most interesting content! always something new to explore!

    all best wishes to more fabulous Issues to follow! xoxo

    fingers crossed!

    http://some-kind-of-style.blogspot.com/

  56. Donna says:

    I loved everything…Tea for Two was my favorite. Beautiful e-zine-Congrats!

  57. Erin Walsh says:

    Love everything! Each and every page came out absolutely amazing! My personal fave it the Checkered Pink feature!

  58. Hailey says:

    How fantastic! I adore the parties inspired by an outfit. What a fun way to create a party theme!
    The whole e-zine is phenomenal and I keep going back for a peek.

  59. Annie S says:

    I really liked the Styled to Party feature because I thought it would be just about the outfit, but there were so many gorgeous pictures that showed so many other things, I was blown away! On another note, what I super love about your online magazine is that I can just click on the things I like and be whisked away to where I can actually buy them. This is a really amazing thing you’ve done.

  60. missy says:

    woooowww! i spent the day looking for my phone and a minute to call and tell you how AMAZING this is! first, i am now craving sweets! second, i am literally digging out any form of string/ yarn i can find to wrap lemons and burritos. (except i dont have tortillas and we are having chicken soup–gonna be hard to serve that wrapped…ooohh, maybe i can wrap the bowls!)
    third, the pics of your lil chica having tea literally made me tear up. im home with lulu and may have been inspired to pull out the real china and practice for london 2025.
    all of you worked so so hard and it is beautiful!

  61. Ruth says:

    What a fabulous magazine! My favorite feature was the bohemian easter…i love the new take on easter egg decorating :) Also, the carded party was too fun…oh and sprinkles! I can not wait for your next issue, great start to a brilliant magazine that fills a void for everyday people like myself who love to plan parties for friends :)

  62. Alex says:

    Very, very fine. Follow those Styled dreams

  63. Anna Brandt says:

    Thank you for this beautiful magazine!! I am a real magazine girl: i love the smell and glossy paper…however this magazine was so beautiful put together I did not even miss the smell and glossy paper of a hardcopy mag. I loved all the flowers and the little tips to make your life more fabulous ( like the sugar hearts).

    Thanks, Anna from Amsterdam :-)

  64. randa says:

    holy smokes! ah-mazing! i love everything. i’m speechless over the bohemian easter. also, you don’t know this, but we’re friends. we both live in san diego and we both love planning soirees. just letting you know:)

    great work on styled! can’t wait for more!

  65. amyks says:

    What a sweet magazine…love the “wardrobe to party” feature the best…also liked the butterfly picnic.

  66. Christy says:

    Such great ideas! Really loved the little tea party!

  67. Christina says:

    I loved the list of links–looks like my kids won’t be fed or get a bath today while I look at all of the amazing stuff! Thank you!

  68. Kristin says:

    Wow! Wonderful job on Styled! I really liked the Bohemian Easter spread as well as the Carded at the Door idea!

  69. Sally says:

    Great job! What a beautiful online read – from the articles to the photos. Made me want to live in some of those photos! I really enjoyed Bohemian Easter. It gave me some ideas for our celebration. Keep up the great work!

  70. Celeste says:

    This was SO LOVELY that I wish I could go out and buy a paper copy of it!!!! Loved the butterfly net party idea! :)

  71. saskia says:

    My goodness, everything is just amazingly gorgeous. I love love the tea for two and the sugar for tea. The sweet treat bag is ADORABLE.
    I adore everything.
    Thanks for the eye candy and my daily dose of inspiration! xx

  72. Kia says:

    My heart stopped! Is it wrong that I want to print this out on glossy magazine paper myself just so I can look at it again and agin. Great job! Great images! I love Checkered pink and the table creations will be uber useful.

  73. Jess says:

    Beautiful, creative magazine! I love the section, “140 Characters.” Nice inspiration for fun tabletops…especially since I’m now planning my wedding! Thanks!

  74. Stephanie says:

    Beautiful and well done! I loved the variety of tablescapes. And of course the SPRINKLES!

  75. LOVE this mag so much…I found myself going into eye candy lala land every few seconds! May fave was the Carded at the door. What a great inspiration to really encourage eachother and live our dreams. The Lemonade stand was a close second though.

  76. MC says:

    You had me at macaroons and sprinkles. But I could live in the styling of this magazine. So fresh and pretty!

  77. Amy Powell says:

    It is absolutely beautiful! I can’t wait to flip through it again. Each picture was captivating… I love your photographers!! I especially loved that you could just click on any person’s name or website, etc. and go straight there. That’s SO much better than paper magazines.

    Can’t wait to see what’s coming next.

  78. Hepsibob Plodka says:

    This is the most fun online magazine I have seen. I would definitely subscribe to this, along with my MS and Sunset!

    I loved the sprinkles feature. The Sweet and Saucy Shop cake was just beautiful.

  79. Rachel Green says:

    I have to tell you: I adore what I just saw.
    Followed a link on Everything Fabulous, to which I subscribe.
    Can’t wait to spend real time reading and absorbing. I will be poring over the pages and…oh my! it is all just so up my alley. I’m 55 and I have always loved the look and vibe you have here. Decorating, entertaining, enjoying the colors, fabrics, materials for creating.

  80. Kathleen says:

    oh. my. This magazine is candy for my eyes and I anticipate spending many more hours curled up with my laptop enjoying it. I delivered my daughter in September on my birthday, and ever since I have been thinking about how I am going to plan a party for us this year that is worthy of two major milestones- her first and my thirty-fifth. I saw SO many wonderful ideas in your magazine- the details of your Checkered Pink & Bricked Monogram shoots made me swoon- and it is very clear to me that Styled. is going to be my go-to bible for planning the perfect soiree for us. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  81. Kimberlee says:

    That was so pretty and modern!

  82. Rosalind says:

    I loved the Checkered pink styling/outfit, Polkadot print sweet treat bags, the beautiful photos throughout, loved the sketches of the tables for something different. The cards for ladies afternoon tea was a lovely idea too!

  83. Megan Mullen says:

    Great job Vicky! I was finally able to take a peek today (my ipad wouldn’t let me see your mag!) I really love the Bohemian Easter style, with all the wonderful yellows :) and the idea behind the Carded at the Door event. What a great way to spend an afternoon, encouraging loved ones, and enjoying sweets!

    • Victoria says:

      Megan thanks! I couldn’t have put it together without your awesome library book bringing, walk taking, front chalking nanny skills! You are the best and will be missed my friend:)

  84. Holly says:

    My goodness, this is beautiful! You have put together so many wonderful ideas and things. I loved all the confetti and the hand drawn tables, I love this! Great job.

  85. Mariah S says:

    I really loved the layout, but my favorite part includes all the unique tips that are fun and easy! The table sketches looked quite useful as well.

  86. very married says:

    ms(dot)verymarried(at)gmail(dot)com
    i like the clean design of the magazine!

  87. Tasha D says:

    I love the photography!

    tdecoria@gmail.com

  88. Alexia says:

    What an incredibly beautiful and inspiring way to start my day (over in the UK). Thank you! I can’t wait to try out some of the little bits and pieces in my events coming up over the next few months. The layout is exquisite – minimalist and beautifully colourful, and the photos, oh the photos! If only I could take photos like that!

    Particular favourite…um…ooh difficult – but I was particularly inspired by the jars of lemon ricotta cake (favours). Always on the lookout for innovative favours :)

    XXxx

  89. Charlotte says:

    I have to say I read it three times already, literally scrutinizing every detail – if I had a magnifying glass to pore over each picture I would have.

    I loved your grown-up lemonade stand, the heart shaped sugar cubes (a must-do project) and the sprinkles feature!

    Blue Skies,
    Charlotte xo

  90. christy says:

    I love the layout. The colorful photos are engaging and the ideas are fun. I am a visual person and this magazine draws me in. I also like how you laid out the table of contents.

  91. dolly martinez says:

    CONGRATULATIONS !! THIS MAGAZINE IS MY DREAM MAGAZINE
    I WILL READ OVER AND OVER AND SHARE IT JUST DREAMY…

  92. jc says:

    all of it was gorgeous! mags are important for their visual appeal and you nailed EVERY SINGLE PAGE!

  93. Austin says:

    so awesome! can’t wait for what is to come!

  94. Christy says:

    I love your magazine to bits! Everything is inspiring especially Celebrations 100 ideas to celebrate spring!

    Thank you for creating this wonderful mag!

  95. Sarah says:

    I love the “Not Your Ordinary Aprons” feature – I’ve been loving aprons lately, and those are just too cute!

  96. Katie says:

    Ooooo what a darling little magazine! I especially loved the styling and colors in “A Bright and Sprinkled Celebration”. Such wonderful inspiration! There’s quite a few DIY ideas I’ll be trying out, starting with those heart sugar cubes and lemonade cocktails! Thank you for providing such a beautiful afternoon for me!

  97. margaret says:

    I love the tophat cake….what an awesome grooms cake for a wedding

  98. Tiffanie says:

    Love love love the mag! Just started following your blog and I’m so happy I found it! Such an inspiration and you are soooo creative!

    Tiffanie A.

    • Victoria says:

      Awww, thanks Tiffanie and to all of you for the sweet, sweet encouragement this week. I have read every comment and tweet and have been overwhelmed with the love! You rock…

  99. Nuha says:

    I can’t wait to devour this!!

    xoxo

  100. Victoria, you are so refreshing…and your magazine turned out so perfectly delightful!
    I really liked the concept of the Sprinkles feature…taking an inspiration from a photo and getting different interpretations on that theme is so interesting :)

    Blessings XXOO

  101. stefanie says:

    The molded sugar hearts were my favorite, so simple. it’s those small details that make events special.

  102. Christine says:

    Loving all the bright colors! They really make the magazine pop. My favorite was the bohemian easter feature, but overall, I really enjoyed the creativity going into the DIYs and event styling! Great work!

  103. Meredith says:

    The Grown Up Lemonade Stand was just adorable! I adore this magazine. Thanks for the tip.

  104. robin says:

    another web-zine to love! I liked the sprinkle article the best runner up that pink paper (crepe) wall! Just the other day my 4 year old daughter decided she wanted a rainbow painted on her wall (which isn’t happening!) so I tossed out the idea of doing a paper one by making TONS of paper hearts and doing basically a confetti rainbow so I loved the wreath and all those little cirlces in the garland – super cute! I think it may just help me sell her on the idea although I’m thinking she may like that pink wall too!

  105. I’m in awe. It’s so refreshing to see an online mag with such fresh, DIY style! I think my favorite was the party inspired by a photo. : ) xoxo

  106. Amber says:

    Victoria…You are amazing. I am amazed at how your passion and hobbies have grown into an admirable profession. I am amazed by the work and creativity that you present. Seriously, your entire magazine was beautiful. Great Job!! I can’t wait to see you continue to grow, and to be inspired by you!.
    Amber

  107. Sandi says:

    Loved it all! Such sweet eye candy!

  108. candleashes says:

    Wow, this is truly amazing!
    I can’t pick between the Wardrobe to Party and Sprinkles features, those two are my favorite <3

  109. Rachel says:

    Congrats on Styled! I’m forced to a tie between the Bohemian Easter and the Paint by Numbers ice cream party. Both such cute, well styled events!
    Keep up the good work :)

  110. Marci J says:

    very nice – I love Bohemian Easter!

  111. Sarah says:

    oh WOW, congratulations on such a beautiful magazine. That bohemian easter spread blew my socks off! Such originality- will need to rethink Easter this year if it can be that chic.

  112. Navy table cloth + pink flowers = deeply in love

  113. I ? ALL THE PHOTOGRAPHS!! they are awesome!!
    The article about party planning: party pieces I have to say was the one I liked the most basically beacuse of the stuff featured in it! so cute!

  114. dal says:

    love the illustrated feature on inspired wedding tables. unique!

  115. Joanna Dee says:

    Love all the fun confetti ideas.

  116. Jenny Sikes says:

    Oh my gosh, the magazine turned out so great!! I love everything about it, especially the overall style. It was put together so well! I adored the boho piece. Beautiful!

  117. JennyP says:

    Oh.Em.Gee! The photography is this magazine is Fantastic!! I want these images up allover my house! My favorite part HAS to be all the confetti/spring parties! I am obsessed with sprinkles and had the best time looking at these pictures! Great giveaway! Antropologie is my favorite store too!

  118. Ana R. says:

    Loved it all,especially the “warddrobe to party”!!!

  119. Tere says:

    I’m in awe. No, really I am. I flipped through this magazine with an ache of so much excitement in my belly. I could have jumped in the screen wanting to experience it all. Amazing, amazing, amazing job. My favorite was the tea for two…or black and white, or confetti party…..oh, I loved it ALL.
    And I tweeted and shared it with the world, or just maybe my 8 followers.

  120. Teresa says:

    I really love how crisp and clean the lay out of the site is! Makes it look VERY nice!

  121. Summer says:

    I really loved the Confetti Party and Bohemian Easter. The whole magazine was absolutely beautiful, and now I’m both starving and dying to throw a party. Loved it :)

  122. Jenn Post says:

    AMAZING! love the fresh clean layout, I want this in my hands!!! the first thing that made my jaw drop was the page with the aprons! INCREDIBLE! and it just went on from there! thanks, great job! look forward to seeing more from you!
    Jenn Post
    noblekatt(at) hotmail.com

  123. Traci Goodwin says:

    I love it.. i love all the candy and food and the layout.. you did a really fantastic job.

  124. Ashley says:

    Oh my! What a feat of amazment! I love how the magazine is so relatable. I felt like I could actually do/create all those things! I really loved the outfit to party article. And the list of all the links to further party ideas. Bravo! Really well done.

  125. Amber Cowburn says:

    Only managed to stumble across this fabulous website- via finding the styled magazine! So I have two beautiful finds to be thankful! Styled magazine is GORGEOUS, I want to hold every single party, and make/buy/and recreate every single one of those ideas. truly gorgoeus. Wish I could have a printed copy to keep forever! Favourite articles were definitely ‘A Bohemian Easter’ and ‘Colored With Water’. AMAZING. xxxx

  126. Stacey says:

    LOVE – LOVE – LOVE this mag! Bricked Monogram was probably my favorite – but I love ANYTHING from Jordan Ferney as well – thanks for sharing!

  127. Sara Green-Anderson says:

    OMG it is all sooo cute. Did you read my mind? This is the perfect magazine for me! Too cute! Thanks again!

  128. Lisa says:

    This is so exciting! You must be very happy. I absolutely love the style of it all. It grabs me and captivates me…simply beautiful. Every page was beautiful but my favorite part was the Bohemian Easter. It was lovely and very unique and it inspired me (which I love). I’ve wanted to decorate eggs with twine and ribbon this year so seeing these ideas were super fun for me too. Thank you for offering up the gorgeous necklace too. Awesome gift!

  129. Lisa says:

    I also put the magazine link on facebook for an extra entry!

  130. Lisa says:

    And I’m all about this giveaway lol… ;) so I tweeted about it too. Thank you!

  131. Amy T says:

    It would be truly hard to narrow down one thing. But the magazine was so incredibly polished and professionally down. Yeah Styled!

  132. Agnes says:

    What a beautiful magazine! I hope there is more to come! I loved the colors in the Grown Up Lemonade Stand. I just bought a yellow short-sleeved cardigan today at the local consignment store and was thinking how cute it would look with a dark blue top–and then I see this photo! Everything about the shoot was just gorgeous.

  133. My favorite is “Wardrobe to Party” :)

  134. Timmi says:

    So pretty! Lots of doable ideas, Where did the colored spoons come from? I would love some for my daughter’s rainbow party with soda floats.

  135. Marlana says:

    Lovely!! I have to say, my favorite feature was “Bohemian Easter”….. I’m really feeling those colors right now!
    Just simply lovely!
    Thanks for this treat! It really made my morning!

  136. mekei says:

    i really liked how you rimmed the glasses with sprinkles. what a great touch. also i veered away from the magazine a bit to see the websites the ideas came from. i like to do that. thanks.

  137. i came across styled through postcards and pretties and i love it! you did such a wonderful job, the magazine is beautiful and interesting. my favorite parts were the festive sprinkles towards the beginning of the magazine and then the 4 styled events that included outfits. i really really enjoyed this and will be sharing it with my readers. :)

  138. audrey says:

    beautiful photography, lovely layout….very inspiring {and something to lose myself in this beautiful saturday afternoon} .The links towards the back to other blogs was addictive! Thank you for sharing your lovely magazine.

  139. lisa says:

    wow. fantastic job.
    i am thrilled to have stumbled upon your mag…
    i love the party hat DIY + the 140 characters!
    and i would LOVE the necklace :)

  140. Tracey Willey says:

    What fun!
    What ideas!
    Where to begin….
    My fave section: DIY Party
    My fave feature: Fabric Party Streamers (can’t wait to start my own)

  141. Beautiful! I love the make your own confetti ideas…I’m thinking this will make a fun appearance at Easter brunch this year. Thank you!

  142. Christi Satterwhite says:

    Absolutely AMAZING! I am speechless. LOVE IT!

  143. This is fabulous, just did a blog post on this but can we buy this magazine anywhere or subscribe or is it purely online? :)

  144. redpamplemousse says:

    I really liked the “Wardrobe to Party” feature.

  145. lee says:

    This was so amazing to see! You should be so proud of this work! I especially loved the tea for two and the sugar shapes – brilliant! My 5 girls can hardly wait for their tea for 6 party!

  146. Star A. says:

    what a beautiful necklace!

  147. Erin Bassett says:

    What a great magazine! Love all the party ideas and inspiration!!

  148. Erin Bassett says:

    What a great magazine! Love all the party ideas and inspiration!!

  149. Victoria……….
    I am thrilled to have found you! Wonderful, wonderful on-line magazine. Everything is beautifully done.layout is perfect….well done. I look forward to following you.

  150. Miriam Green says:

    The pops of color and ranges of texture in this magazine are incredible! I felt like I was eating dessert just looking through it – thanks for the visual delight! I loves the confetti/sprinkle series of photos and spreads the best.

  151. Congratulations! Your new magazine is beautiful. I loved every single page! The butterfly picnic was a fave — can’t wait till my little granddaughter is old enough to enjoy that! Great job!
    ~Amanda

  152. Sheila says:

    especially loved the photography. Every shot was clear, vibrant, colorful and made me want to read what was going on.
    Loved everything. (especially that sprinkles on the lips shot!)

  153. I LOVED it all! Beautiful styling and photography! So many lovely ideas…the 100 things was awe-inspring. Thank you for putting this all togther!

  154. Beth says:

    I loved the butterfly picnic. What a great idea. The entire issue was beautiful eye candy! Thanks.

  155. I loved the photography, magazine layout and colors…as well as the recipe for sugar hearts

  156. I think this is a great magazine. Awesome job. We’d love to use some of your ideas. I just love the watercolor ice cream bar. Overall, the colors for spring (bold and bright for the mexican fiesta and event ideas) are very fitting for how spring makes me feel. Good luck.

  157. cMiniGo says:

    I absolutely LOVE this magazine, so many great ideas. Is it possible to get this in a PDF form so we can keep it and refer back? I just hate it when I save a bookmark and when i go back to it the link is broken or the site is gone. I’d love to keep some of these ideas in my arsenal for my next party. Thanks! Great work!

  158. Jackiefo says:

    I absolutely LOVE the photography and styling in this magazine, it’s so gorgeous and airy. All of the shoots are so perfect for spring time. Can’t say enough good things about it!!

  159. Jacinta says:

    I love it! It has been “styled” so beautifully. I love the ice cream bar and the DIY’s are great. So much inspiration. Great work.

  160. Tracey says:

    Had to share the Mag with my readers!
    Took my breath away!

    I loved the 100 reasons to celebrate! (all those direct links in one place!)

    Tracey

  161. I’m in love with all of this…. The photos were gorgeous and they layout was amazing.

  162. holly says:

    I loved the colored by water feature— how gorgeous does that ice cream look…. trying to figure out how long it will last because it would be gorgeous for a birthday party.

  163. Michelle says:

    It was so great! I loved the bold colors and photos. I think my favorite was the drawings of the wedding bloggers tables. It was so cute and different. It was all amazing!

  164. L. Kaldor says:

    I can’t wait to have a butterfly picnic with my boys. What a lovely way to spend an afternoon.

  165. Jelena says:

    Thank you for sharing this beautiful magazine. Every page is a feast for the eye. I especially loved ‘bohemian easter’. The colours and the contrast of materials were inspiring. With pleasure I will follow your blog and your posts on twitter.

  166. A fantastic online mag! I love the party decorations inspired by the sprinkles, the confetti decorations and suggestions for party supplies.

  167. Hope says:

    my favorites are probably the paint by number ice cream party and the bohemian textured eggs, but everything is astonishing!

  168. wow!! I’ve been away but I am catching up on everything I missed and I just cannot believe your amazing magazine!! wow!! Congrats! it’s amazing!!

  169. Beautiful magazine! So much inspiration! Too lovely! Thanks and congratulations!
    http://www.pickfair.etsy.com

  170. Kylie says:

    How inspiring!!! Congratulations on a fabulous mag!

  171. Jacki C. says:

    I love the simple classiness that encourages me to celebrate each day and to give the best and finest to the people I celebrate with. Looking forward to learning much more from you!

  172. Morgan says:

    I love the story A Bohemian Easter. Usually Easter tables are traditional which I think is kind of boring but this is different and way more my style!

  173. So hard to choose just one! Make your own Cabochon was great as was the Wardrobe party. You are so talented dear girl! So glad to be part of your gorgeous world on the web!

  174. Loved every second of it!!! can’t wait to share this with everyone. It wasn’t even one thing that did it for us it was overall! Everything just screamed HAPPY and FUN!

    We want to advertise now!

  175. Shara says:

    Love it Love it. So refreshing, thanks for putting your wonderful publication on the web. Thank you for the lovely gift.

  176. Lydia says:

    What a stunning venture!! I got the link from Bloesem in my Google Reader and WOW!

    My eyes are happy! :) My fave was the macarons with sprinkles – so playful and sweet.

    Good luck – doesn’t look like you’ll need it! :)

  177. Sandi says:

    Loved this, Everytime I turned the page, there was something else to enjoy! The table settings were beautiful, the decorated eggs, and finally the list of 100 wonderful things. Oh, and I will definitely make the sugar cubes.
    VictorianGypsy
    http://www.thevictoriangypsy.blogspot.com

  178. OMG…love…love…love!

    I loved all of it but my favs have to be Party Pieces and the feature Bright and Sprinkled Celebration…so nice to see the details and process that make a kick*ss party come to fruition! Love the layout too…very clean and well organized!

  179. Reese says:

    I liked all the pictures with the candy sprinkles! The pink lips, the rimmed glasses. And the bright colors! It is inspiring.

  180. Bec says:

    The magazine is gorgeous, congratulations! Thank you so much for featuring our little Spring Dress Up Doll (page 104)!

    I love the heart sugar cube idea – I will definitely be making some!

  181. Melissa says:

    This magazine was beautiful and there are so many things to love! First I love “Wardrobe to Party,” so many great and inspiring ideas! I also love the fact that you feature handmade items. I’ve already added some links to my favorites for future shopping! Oh and the sugar cube idea is so cute, will be using that for an upcoming Parisian themed baby shower! Thank you!

  182. Ali says:

    I’m thrilled to have found your new magazine! I particularly enjoyed your party ideas, “Bricked Monogram” being my favorite. My three-year-old daughter has asked for a fancy teaparty for her birthday and this has given me some serious inspiration! Thank you so much and I look forward to your next issue!

  183. Amy McGrew says:

    Is there any way to purchase an actual issue of Styled or print out the magazine ? I absolutely LOVE it but would love to have a hard copy of it!
    Thanks for such a wonderful resource!

    SMiles,
    Amy

  184. Sarah says:

    It’s beautiful. Congratulations!

  185. Andrea Jones says:

    Absolute eye candy! Satisfying without all the calories ;) Congratulations on creating such a wonderful treat for all of us.

  186. Lo McShay says:

    Love the sweet sprinkle party. The photo of sprinkles against red lips in gorgeous AND makes me want a cupcake!

  187. carmen miller says:

    This magazine is so bright, colorful, festive, and unique. It’s a “WINNER”! My favorite is the Pomberry Bubbly, for sure. It comes just in time for Mother’s Day. How fresh, easy, and celebratory.

  188. Karel says:

    Gorgeous photography – amazingly consistent in rich saturated quality! I find myself wishing there were more notes on how to find some of the products in the photos. The beautiful lollipops as just one example – I wonder where I could find those?? Very inspirational all in all.

  189. Janet says:

    I just found your magazine today and loved looking through it! Great photography, ideas and very inspiring overall.

    I only wish that there were perhaps more step by step images to accompany the how-to directions (I am definitely more of a visual learner). I also agree with Karel that it would be great to have a ‘Where to Buy’ section for the products featured in the stories.

    Thanks, and definitely looking forward to the next issue!

  190. Mary Serphos says:

    Love love love your magazine…it’s giving me chills. It’s contents are not only sweet but beautifully ‘styled’ and pleasing to the eyes :) Love your tea for two since I’m such a tea lover… yay for you!

  191. gabricci says:

    Just discovered your site. Your magazine is absolutely amazing. How green am I with envy!!!! Love the adult lemonade stand.

  192. Tricia Bulmer says:

    Wow Gorgeous! Love the Bohemian Easter! That necklace is amazing!

  193. gogothrift says:

    Loved the Mag! the photography is stunning and the necklace is like nothing I have ever seen….love it!!!

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    This is absolutely devine! I loved flicking through the pages, and the way you set it out was so eye-catching, I loved it! I’m just about to share it with my followers too! I loved the “Party Pieces” Section but the whole magazine was just perfect! xxxx

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