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Twenty-Eight Years

August 19, 2017

Twenty-eight. 28 years of a beautiful life I celebrated this past week with my sweet family. Anyone who knows me, knows I love books with beautiful photography and I enjoyed the two I was gifted this year… here are a few favorite stills of a slow afternoon with them.

Saints of Old Florida | Cut Flower Garden | Mug & Saucer by Target | Brass Salt Spoon by Facture Goods | Grey Knit Sweater by Anthropologie | Tiny Gold Ring by Catbird | Gold Necklaces by Alex Woo | White Linen by H&M

 

inspiration / Uncategorized

What Does Slow Living Mean To You?

August 14, 2017

Slow Living : what it means to us…

To find joy in the mundane…

To enjoy your morning cup of coffee (or tea)…

To take time to feel inspired…

To try a new recipe…

To step away from our devices and into moments with ourselves or loved ones…

To walk outside and breathe the fresh air…

To enjoy company with family & friends over a fresh meal and good company…

To declutter…

To be content with what you have…

To create tangible memories…

To be passionate…

In essence, to us, slow living is simple living.

Slow Living can mean something very different to each individual…now that you know, in essence, what it means to us, we will soon share simple steps you can implement into your life to help create a simpler and slower lifestyle relating to all of the points we mentioned above.

Inspirational Sayings :

“The days are long, but the years are short.” Gretchen Rubin

“How we spend our days, is of course how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard

“Have nothing in your home that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” William Morris

“…what if you wake up some day, and you’re 65, or 75, and you never got your memoir or novel written; or you didn’t go swimming in warm pools and oceans all those years because your thighs were jiggly and you had a nice big comfortable tummy; or you were just so strung out on perfectionism and people-pleasing that you forgot to have a big juicy creative life, of imagination and radical silliness and staring off into space like when you were a kid? It’s going to break your heart. Don’t let this happen.” Anne Lamott

“The slower we live, the deeper we feel the world around us. “ Stanko Abadzic

What does Slow Living mean to you? Comment below and let us know!

About the photos above :

We wanted to compose and capture a very simple yet natural moment for this post. We originally thought about styling a cup of coffee paired with a favorite book on this vintage table…while in transition to doing so, we noticed there was some dust on the bottom of our linen curtain that needed to be vacuumed up. We lifted the curtain and placed it on top of the table while we could vacuum… about to place it back down, we took a step back and realized we liked what naturally unfolded- the simple draping of the curtain, the twist of the linen, and light through the window. It’s amazing what beauty is always right in front of us if we allow ourselves the chance to see it.

Sources: Linen Curtain by H&M

recipes

Gluten Free Parmesan Bites

August 11, 2017

Ok, so these are our favorite new, quick and easy appetizer! Four ingredients (plus salt and pepper) that you mix all together and throw in the oven? That is our kind of recipe! See below!

These gluten free parmesan bites are perfect to serve with your favorite wine, with soups or Italian dinners… we hope you love them as much as we do!

INGREDIENTS :

1/3 c shredded parmesan cheese

1/3 c grated parmesan cheese

1 heaping tablespoon almond flour

1 egg white

1 teaspoon fresh thyme (plus extra for garnish)

dash of salt & pepper

DIRECTIONS :

preheat oven to 350 degrees

combine all ingredients and stir well

using a measuring spoon, spoon level tablespoons onto baking sheet and flatten out making 2-3 inch rounds

bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown

let cool slightly before serving

garnish with salt & fresh thyme if desired

SOURCES :

Linen Tablecloth by H&M | Brass Salt Spoon by Facture Goods | Brass & Wood Scoop by Facture Goods | Vintage Cutting Board | Fresh Thyme Fresh Market

favorites / featured products

Slow Mornings With The Coziest Blanket

August 9, 2017

The dining room has become our workspace more frequently… we will usually migrate over, sit down with our morning coffee, and open our computers to start working. The mornings are typically slower for us and we tend to take our time…

There’s something about a warm blanket draped in a chair that makes cozying up and tackling the to do list so much easier. Shop this blanket (& our other favorites) below!

The Coziest Blanket by Saranoni (Use Code : lainelayne15 for 15% off your order!)

English Farmhouse Dining Table by Restoration Hardware

Paris Bistro Chairs by Restoration Hardware (purchased at RH Outlet)

Tea Pot by Staub USA

Ceramic Coffee Mug by Laine & Layne, The Home Co.

Print by Chelsea Petaja

White Frame by West Elm

Books by Kinfolk

Light by Restoration Hardware

Roman Shades by Pottery Barn

Farm Table Plank by Laine & Layne (similar here- Magnolia Market)

Leith Sweater by Nordstrom 

Jeans by J. Crew

Benjamin Moore White Dove Paint

 

 

featured products / Look Book / our products

SS17 Collection Look Book

April 1, 2017

The season, spring, was our main inspiration for this curated collection. We love how the materials compliment each other from the white stone marble to the wood accents..and of course softening it up with some pretty tasseled linen pillows. We hope you all enjoy viewing this collection as a whole and will be inspired to add a unique piece to your own personal collection!

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featured products / floral / recipes

Summer Neutrals

May 29, 2016

We had fun putting this little styled “summer neutrals” shoot together to highlight some of our current favorite products in the shop. Which is your favorite? Also, don’t miss our quick and yummy summer gelato inspiration below!

See below for a list of all products pictured. 

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Shop Now: Light Grey Striped Turkish Towel | Vintage European Breadboard | Marble Board | Stoneware Bowls | Metal Scissors | Vintage French Ironstone Pitcher 

Quick Summer Gelato: Vanilla Bean Gelato topped with shaved almonds, lemon zest, and drizzled honey…YUM!

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Welcome to Our Blog!

November 28, 2015

We are so glad that you are here! We are Justin and Chelsi, husband and wife and small business owners, who have a passion for creating. Laine & Layne, Home & Lifestyle Blog, is a place of inspiration for home and everyday life.

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Here, at Laine & Layne, we will strive to provide you with unique content… This Blog will be filled with tutorials, diy projects, recipes, inspiration, and a little bit about our family living simply.

Want to read more about us? Click Here

A big part of the success of Laine & Layne, The Home Co., will come from you, the readers; so feel free to leave comments with feedback, questions, or just to say hello. Please take a moment to read our comment policy below :)