Holly Jolley

Chilian artist Holly Jolley’s illustrated portraits make me happy and jolly. Look closely or you’ll miss the details, like the cat wearing a beret, the beautiful patterns drawn on the clothing and animals, the sweet…

DIYs we love

Currently Crushing On: Minimalist Nail Art

If you’ve been following me on Instagram the last few months, you’ll notice that I’ve developed a newfound love for nail art – minimal nail art. Thanks to some incredibly talented nail artists I’ve discovered on social media, I’ve been inspired to experiment with some low maintenance negative space designs.

DIY Winter Wreath Workshop

I’ve been wanting to host a small gathering of girlfriends for months – something we, as working moms struggle to make time for – but not surprisingly, months have passed and that gathering has yet to happen. That was, until I was inspired throw together an impromptu wreath workshop, for my friends, in my own backyard.

The Maryn

The best thing you can possibly do today is to bookmark The...

31 Chapel Lane

31 Chapel Lane is named after a place in County Carvan, Ireland, where the Irish linen industry flourished during the 17th and 18th centuries. It is also the childhood home of Damien Hannigan, half of…

Marianne Eriksen Scott-Hansen

Honestly, wow . . . let’s just take a moment to bask in total awe of the pure magic that artist Marianne Eriksen Scott-Hansen creates, shall we? The Danish paper artist has been making paper…

Laura Lombardi

Designer Laura Lombardi has been creating beautiful and unapologetically bold jewelry out of...

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Visiting Edinburgh, UK

I was so mesmerized by the beauty of the English countryside, that it was hard to say goodbye to the Lake District. But exciting things were waiting for us in Scotland, UK’s northernmost country and the final destination of our week long adventure. It was my first visit to this breathtakingly beautiful country, so deep rooted in history and culture, that I’m actually surprised at how much Todd and I managed to squeeze in in just a short amount of time. One thing’s for certain, however. I’ll be back . . .

Danse Lente

London-based handbag label Danse Lente garnered a small cult following since its launch in 2016 and earlier this year, it was an unusual hexagonal tote that took the fashion world by storm. Designer Youngwon Kim has…

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Why I Do What I Do

The question I get asked the most, since I started my blogging career nearly nine years ago is: what inspired you to start HonestyWTF? The short answer is: I’m in it for all the extraordinary…

Forever Crushing On: Lockets

One of my most prized possessions is a solid 18k heart locket that I had engraved with three little stars over 10 years ago. There was a period, several years ago, when I had it…

BeauVamp

How gorgeous and fun are these colorful bespoke lampshades? UK based BeauVamp combines...

Visiting Manchester, UK

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit Northern UK, a region I had yet to visit but also definitely on my travel bucket list. With my traveling partner, Todd of HonestlyYUM, we…

Roucha Winter Collection

I recently came to the realization that one of the many reasons why I love fall is the the way I shop and dress. Transitioning to a cooler season means simplicity – less flair, fads…

Altoids Tin Art

Landscape painter of the West, Glenn Dean, has notoriously used Altoids tins...