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Sprucing Up Your Bar Cart

Bar Cart

A home bar is something every home should have – whether it’s used all the time or more of a decorative aspect of your home. You never know when a guest might want a cocktail. When it comes to creating the perfect bar cart it comes down to a simple equation of what to have – the right glassware, alcohol and a bar cart that can hold the essentials. By the end, you’ll be wanting to spruce up your very own or put one together for the upcoming holidays.


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The Glassware: You want to have several styles – from highball glasses, to champagne glasses. I love finding vintage glasses that add a bit more character to a bar cart. Chairish has beautiful options right now that are perfect to achieve a curated look.


1.) Mid- Century Modern Etched Glasses


2.) Mid- Century Cut Glass Decanter


3.) Pair of Vintage Lead Crystal Decanters


4.) Napier Silverplate Bucket Full Jigger


The Liquor: My rule is to stock your bar with liquor you enjoy the most. From there you can master creating the perfect cocktails any guest would enjoy. You can always expand list but stick to your favorites at the beginning. Our favorites are St. Germain Liqueur, Hendricks Gin, SIA Scotch Whiskey and a favorite mixer tonic water called Jack Rudy – the packaging is one of my favorites!

 

The Bar Carts: Finding the perfect bar area in your home is essential whether it’s in a bookcase, a vintage bar cart or a console. There are a lot of options out there. If you have a spot in your home where you could have a bar cart – go out on a quest to find a vintage bar cart to place everything on. It’s a way to add a touch of uniqueness to your room. 


9.) Vintage Brass 1950’s Bar Cart


10.) Metal Rolling Industrial Cart


Now it’s time for you to spruce up or create your very own bar area. You could go to a local flea market or pop over to Chairish to shop for all of my favorite bar cart pieces.


This post is a partnership with ChairishAll opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting sponsored posts that keep Sacramento Street doors open.

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Four Favorites: Hatch Collection

Four Favorites : Hatch | Sacramento Street

As many of you know from this baby bump post, I’ve got quite an obsession with Hatch Collection. It’s my go-to brand for maternity-wear. The clean lines and classic pieces all have a little something special to them that I haven’t been able to find in another brand. Plus, I know I’ll be wearing most of the pieces I have well after baby Flemming arrives.


With that being said, there were a few pieces I’m loving that I didn’t feature that I wanted to share with all of you – and friends that aren’t pregnant, you can totally wear them too! Add this grey Turtleneck Dress to your closet since the days are getting cooler or the Montaigne Coat that is the perfect shape for layering on top of cozy knits. Obsessed with stripes as much as me? This Voyage Tunic is a favorite of mine. Pop over to Hatch Collection to get a glimpse into their beautiful fall collection.


1.) The Turtleneck Dress


2.) The Ultimate Cardigan


3.) The Montaigne Coat


4.) The Voyage Tunic

Shop more of my fall favorites from the Hatch Collection:

 


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Nursery Planning: Work in Progress

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Can you believe it’s already been a month since I last showed you the nursery inspiration for baby Flemming’s room? Time is flying! I can’t quite believe that he’ll be here in less than seven weeks (hopefully he’s on time!). Since the inspiration post a lot has happened in the nursery – I’ve been busy having it painted, assembling furniture, figuring out a floor plan and much more. I wanted to share a little timeline and some sneak peeks at how it’s been coming along.


16 weeks: It was time to select a paint color. The room originally had all white walls like the rest of the house but I decided that I wanted a little color on the walls. We ended up going with Farrow & Ball Cornforth White.


18 weeks: Time to start picking out furniture, bedding, lighting, and so much more. I popped into the Serena & Lily Design Shop just a few blocks away from our house to get inspiration and pick out key pieces for the room.


20 weeks: Let the painting begin! Unfortunately I couldn’t help with this but Eric (dad of the year) worked tirelessly on making the room look perfect. He didn’t even complain when I asked for a second coat.


24 weeks: Receiving packages in the mail for the baby was like Christmas Day! I was overjoyed when each piece showed up because it meant that I could begin placing everything where I had envisioned them.


27 weeks: Assembly time! Both Eric and I were quite excited to spend our evenings putting together the Hudson Crib, place the Round Belly Baskets for toys, and the Mimi Floor Lamp.


28 weeks: Since we have hardwood floors, finding the perfect rug was important. I knew that I wanted to add a pop of color and that it had to be incredibly soft for our days spent playing in his room. This vintage Turkish rug stole my heart when I found it.


30 weeks: The nursery wouldn’t be complete without a mirror and artwork on the walls! This Serena & Lily White Mosaic Mirror has been on my wish list for quite awhile. Luckily, we had the perfect spot for it in baby Flemming’s room. I can’t wait for him to start laughing at himself in it!


Next up, the big reveal! You’ll just have to wait a little bit longer for that but I promise it’s worth the wait. Stay tuned!


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Fall Days in Hatch Collection

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Long before I was pregnant I had a few girlfriends tell me about Hatch Collection. All of them raved about the fit and styles. Half had been pregnant and half loved the line even though they don’t have kids. So, when I started telling girlfriends I was pregnant I jumped at the chance to update my wardrobe with a few items that would get me through my pregnancy. Granted, I wasn’t really at the stage of pregnancy to need the extra room in my clothes, but I didn’t want to wait for these items to be in my closet.

 

At 31 weeks I finally felt the need to have that little extra give in my clothes – regular tops were riding up and weren’t long enough, pullover sweater no longer fit . . . it was time to start embracing pregnancy clothes. I partnered with Hatch to show you a few looks I’ve been wearing day in and day out. Call it my maternity uniform if you will – classics with a little twist so that moms-to-be still feel chic and stylish, but comfortable.

 

Hatch | Sacramento Street

Hatch | Sacramento Street

 

One of the key items you need in San Francisco is a cozy sweater – especially when the fog rolls in. With all of my current cardigans not fitting I began the hunt for the perfect “everyday” long cardigan. When I spotted this stunning cardigan from Hatch I knew it would be a keeper. The drape on this sweater is stunning and shows the baby bump in the perfect way – not to mention it’s probably the softest sweater I own. This has become my go-to work outfit!

 

Hatch | Sacramento Street

Hatch | Sacramento Street

 

Since I’m due on Christmas I’ve been dreading finding an outfit for holiday parties. When your pregnant all you want is comfort – even for fancier occasions. Hatch came to the rescue because their Lily Tank is perfect for any event – a daytime lunch or a holiday soiree. Not to mention that the beautiful pleated details add that extra something that every women looks for in her clothing.

 

Hatch | Sacramento Street

Hatch | Sacramento Street

 

On the weekends there is nothing I love more than dressing casual – usually you can find me in workout clothes, which is something I’ve been trying to change. Friends, I’ve found my new favorite look for the weekends (and even weekdays). This plaid Hudson Shirt has become a fall favorite of mine – it instantly had me in the fall spirit with its pattern and comfort. Let me just say, that every time I wear this top I have women – both expecting and not expecting asking me where it’s from. Pair it with their cozy cashmere jogger pants and you’ll never want to get out of them. I certainly don’t!

 

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The best part about all these Hatch Collection pieces is that you can wear them before, during and after pregnancy – so even after baby Flemming is born I can still wear all of these beautiful pieces throughout the winter.

 

This post is a partnership with Hatch Collection. All opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting sponsored posts that keep Sacramento Street doors open.

 

Photos by Modern Kids for Sacramento Street | Makeup by bareMinerals

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Giveaway: $300 Worth of Minted Holiday Cards!

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The holiday season is right around the corner – I can taste it! Not only am I excited because our little nugget is set to arrive, but the holiday season is my favorite time of year. There is nothing I love more than the chill in the air, the city glowing with holiday cheer, and seeing the Christmas trees in all of the windows. But what I love most is coming home to a mailbox full of holiday cards.


Each year Eric and I take an evening to sit down and select which holiday card will be gracing the mailboxes of our friends and family. This year, we’re getting a head start by ordering them early with Minted. They just unveiled their 2014 collection that has stunning new designs that are all customizable, they have a foil-pressed option that I can’t get enough of and they feature a free recipient addressing service to make sending your cards that much easier. In my eyes, this is amazing because addressing the cards always takes so much time.


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With hundreds of options to choose from this season I wanted to show you a handful of my favorites that I myself am deciding between. Honestly, as I sifted through all of the beautiful options that Minted has to offer I realized that you can’t really go wrong with any of them. Each has a unique quality to it that anyone would love to get in their mailbox.


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And finally, the giveaway! Minted and Sacramento Street have joined forces to give one lucky reader $300 towards their holiday cards. All you have to do is leave a comment below telling us which Minted holiday card you love the most, between now and Friday, October 24th at midnight.


For those of you that want to get a head start, Minted is offering Sacramento Street readers 15% off holiday cards with code SACRAMENTOSTREET until Monday, October 20th.


This post is a partnership with Minted. All opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting sponsored posts that keep Sacramento Street doors open.

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