Interior Feature {Tim Lam}

I came across Tim Lam's work and was completely taken away with this bold, graphic wallpaper!
It obviously takes center stage in the dining room. The white accents and caramel wood really add a nice contrast, without being too overbearing.

The eclectic light fixture, fresh blooms and open shelves really play off the rest of the room very well.

As you move into this kitchen, you are pleasantly welcomed with white cabinetry, an ikat ottoman and pops of bright color. A place only fine cooking will be prepared!

Well done, Tim Lam!


Fridays Fancies {Fashion Leaves}

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Banana Leaf Decor

Continuing today with more banana leaf inspiration, this time in terms of interior and decor.
What a bold and fascinating statement banana leaves make!



Banana Leaf Fashion

The banana leaf trend continues today in the world of fashion!
-Think tropical, go-to pieces for practically any season-
If only I could get my feet in those spectacular heels!

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Banana Leaf Footsies


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The Jewel Candy Bar

I've filled my candy bag above!
Hop on over to Gold Philosophy and pick out what you would fill yours with!


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Get the look for less...

Look 3 {necklaceshirthatshortsbagheels}


I have a major crush!...on a blanket! 
I know, I know...silly!
But I do love it so!

Every time I pass by it on my way to my favorite sushi restaurant or it pops up in rooms on my pinterest, my heart skips a beat!
This crush has been going on for a solid 2 years now...It still stares at me through the store window.
I wonder when we'll finally get to snuggle?


Friday's Fancies {Tribal Chic}


Green + Teal



A monochromatic contrast in colors that speaks for itself: Green & Teal

Style Tip:


Sometimes, you just have to wear what you feel! 

Don't worry about being too dressy, too casual, too mixey, too matchy! 
It's all about expressing your own style and the inspiring fashion you want to portray 
on that particular day. 

That's why you just can't take your style too seriously-Mix it up and have fun!

Bronze over Tan

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We all know how super important it is to protect our skin from the sun.
Yet, who doesn't agree that a little splash of color on your bod makes you feel fresh, beautiful and confident in these springy months?!

Opt to embrace the color of your skin whether it be light or dark. 
Adding a swipe of bronzer to cheeks, eyes or lips gives any skin color that certain glow that has you admiring its' shimmering reflection with each glance you take.

Above is a mix of affordable favorites of my own!

Cover your phone with style!

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Friday's Fancies

I'm out with KVP + LRT + Woody for a fun weekend in the Outer Banks, assisting alongside my fave stylista, Lindski at a wedding!

So excited to help Linds make some ladies "be pretty!"
Working behind the scenes with such professionals is such an honor!
I'm ready to dive in and learn what I can on how to make the process of a wedding day run smoothly.

In order to get through the day, comfortable clothing is a must!

Where to turn? Bright cafe capris, a soft and cozy sweater, flat espadrilles, a bag large enough to hold all the essentials and a sock bun to keep your hair in place and styled all day long!


Hope my all my lovies have a wonderful weekend! 
Anything fun going on this weekend?
Do share!

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Let me introduce you to ALLISON, associate photographer to Kristin Vining Photography!
A sweet as can be gem and newfound, down to earth friend!

You must check out the amazing photos she shot while we were in NYC last week at the Bridal Soiree!
They are so magical you'll want to escape to the Bahamas and dine around such glorious tablescapes!

Many thanks to Allison for capturing such great moments at the amazing event!

Workin it in NYC

Don't you just love these graphics that the ultra-talented Lindsey of LRT made?!
It's just so cute I had to share!

Head on over to LRT to see what we're up to in the city this week!!


Hope all of my lovies are doing absolutely fantastic!
Will be in touch soon to share details from our adventures!

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Spring Tablescape

I had the amazing pleasure of working on a tablescape design over the weekend with two of my fave DIY blogger sisters from Two Delighted and it was oodles of fun!
If you haven't checked them out, you absolutely must!

Meg and Colleen have such a terrific talent for all things creative and as we started planning out the vision of our spring tablescape, we had no problem bouncing ideas off of each other, thinking outside of the box and executing plans down to every last detail. 

Everything from the planning, to the antique and fabric shopping, to implementing the design of the tablescape was such a fun and exhilarating project. I particularly loved the styling and setup phase. Matching fabric swatches, gathering a little of each others dinnerware and stemware, to picking out the perfect amount of gold accents was more than a designers dream! 

Of course I was thrilled to create custom designs for the little menus and place cards!
Can we talk about the amazing Painted Silverware {DIY} that Two Delighted did?
I must get out some of my old silverware and try this one out!

Look at the incredibly romantic ambiance taking over as it got dark, with candlelight 
and twinkling bistro lights. 

Many thanks to my favorite duo, Megan and Colleen, for including me in 
such a treat of a styling project!
I'm already itching to help create the next one!

Check out more details and photos over at Two Delighted!

Have you set up any tablescapes lately?
I'm sure your Easter tables were just dashing!

She's Back!

Oh my goodness, my sweet lovies! I have been neglecting the café for far too long!
It all comes with wonderful news, though, and I have been dying to share it with you!

I was hired by the amazingly talented, beyond heartwarming and all around incredible woman and photographer, Kristin Vining of Kristin Vining Photography
When I met Kristin a couple months ago, I knew she was a rare jewel. 
You can tell from the second you meet her how much passion and charisma she exudes. 
When she offered me the position as studio manager/graphic designer I was ecstatic!
This is by far a dream come true and I thank God over and over for letting us cross paths in the first place!

I will also be working alongside another outstanding talent, Lindsey Reagan Thorne, who you might remember from our Bloggers Night Out. Lindsey is practically every girls very best friend! 
She's sweet, hilarious, gorgeous, talented, spunky and somebody you can be your total self with!
(She also happened to beautify me in the pic below with hair, makeup and styling!)

I am out of this world blessed to have an opportunity such as this!
I can't even imagine the wealth of knowledge and skill I will gain from this amazing team 
and my role as a studio manager!

But just so you know,
Coral Café is back in action, here to stay and still evolving into the best it can possibly be!
Excited to share this amazing new journey with you!

Walkin on a tightrope


Saw this video on Glitter Guide and just had to share!
Net-a-Porter is one of the perfect sites to find luxurious and trendy pieces.
Most of all, their shoes are on fire!

Indulge yourselves!

Friday's Fancies {April Showers}

Happy Friday my lovelies! 
Today's Friday's Fancies is jumpstarting the appropriate attire for April showers that will soon be 
upon us. I just LOVE these cute rain boots with the gold buttons on the side! 
I spotted them at Target this week and they come in at $29.99! 
Hope this inspires some of you to jump over to the store (or online) and swipe these cuties 
up before they're gone! Leggings will fit perfectly into the boots and your colorful coat will keep 
you dry and bright! Don't you just adore the waterproof tote to accommodate you during a rainy day? There's no reason to be gloomy about the rain when you can wear something as fun as this getup!


Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! 
I'll be spending mine in Iowa and Kansas City for one of my dearest friends' bridal and 
bachelorette party! So excited about my getaway and the chance to see some of my very favorite ladies!

What are you going to be up to?

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Click here to see more inspiration over at Made by Girl!

Colorblock on the Catwalk

 The designer Roks and Dailincic has some smashing color combos in their spring collection!
Take a look for yourself and I promise you'll want to add these shades to your wardrobe!




P.S. Check out what I did last night! ;)