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Recapping Art Basel 2018 in Squares


As a busy mom of two, Art Basel week in Miami is a chance to recharge, sleep and connect with friends from all over the world. From the Prada Mode house, the FitHouse Pop-up, Surf Lodge Happenings, the Hauser + Wirth event, Faena beach show and more… Art Basel 2018 was a beautiful week.  Whether you are an art collectors or not, there is something for everyone in Miami during this week. I can’t wait to share with you all the interesting things we saw!  Here is a sneak peek of some of the highlights from Art Basel 2018.



Stay tuned for some more of my favorite highlights from Art Basel Miami 2018…


I am excited to share with you my nursery redesign for Ava and Viv’s room.  I wanted the nursery  to capture their playful personality, so I went with a white, bright backdrop and added pops of color. When planning their nursery I originally thought I would stick to a neutral palette but after discovering a pair of beautiful rich violet ikat pillows from Furbish Studio, I decided that I wanted to add more touches of color.  I started to incorporate touches of pink, gold, pom-poms and textiles to create interest within the room.   My oldest daughter is a huge animal lover, so incorporating animals was also an important part of this space.  From the fun Oh Joy gold animal figurines to the large plush Melissa and Doug giraffe,  I have slowly been adding and incorporating animal decor items as I find them.

This  room serves as our nursery and  playroom so having great storage was essential.  Attached is a  huge walk in closet that has plenty of baskets and buckets (not pictured).  This allows us to keep this small multi-functional space clean and tidy.

I am excited to add more items and further style this room as my girls grow.  It has been a joy creating a playful space for my two girls.




I’m kicking off Cyber Monday with a Giveaway of  Freshly Picked Leather Mocs!  My toddler, Ava lives in these adorable moccasins. Each soft leather pair are made with care, perfection and a love for the little feet they are intended for.  I am so excited to be giving away one pair of Freshly Picked Moccasins (any size and color) to a lucky follower!

All you have to do is-

  1. Follow both Freshly Picked and Primp & Prime on Instagram.
  2. Tag a friend in the comments of this post on my- Primp and Prime’s instagram page.

Giveaway closes December 3rd and winners will be selected then! 

Check out their amazing sale going on today at 

So honored to be featured again in the Minneapolis Scout Guide. This year is even more special because Ava made the spread too! I am so fortunate to be able to focus on my passions of art, social media and styling while mostly working from home and spending time with my heart-Ava Frances.

You can see the full Scout Guide Minneapolis Volume 2 here. 

Mpls Scout Guide

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The Ultimate Girls Night Out at W Minneapolis- The Foshay


There was no better place to celebrate Katie’s bachelorette party than with the ultimate girls night out event at W Minneapolis- The Foshay.  We kicked the #bridetribe event off  in the Extreme Wow Suite that  wraps around the top of the historic Foshay tower in Downtown Minneapolis. With breathtaking city views it  was the perfect place to gather a group of our closest girlfriends. We started the evening with a lush champagne and dessert bar and beauty treatments by  the ultimate Glamsquad, Rachel Ellen Hair.

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After our much needed pampering, we headed to a private tour of  the Foshay Tower Observation Deck located on the top floor of  W Minneapolis.  As the  first skyscraper built in the state of Minnesota, we were brought back in time as we enjoyed the wrap around views from the  Foshay Tower and observation deck.  With breathtaking views, the Foshay tower is the perfect place to take photos and for the bride to be to have her Marilyn Monroe moment. 

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Foshay Observation Deck

Next, we headed next to the  27th floor of the Foshay Tower to grab cocktails at one of the best bars in Minneapolis,  Prohibition Bar.  A swanky 1920’s era retreat, we took a moment to catch-up, share memories, wedding wishes and toast the bride to be.  We headed next to the the chic Living Room Bar  located in the lobby of the W Minneapolis where we chatted, laughed and danced the night away.  All while enjoying the cities best champagne cocktail- the Epiphany. It was the perfect ending of a beautiful night. I can safely say that our #bridetribe night out at W Minneapolis- The Foshay was the perfect way to spend Katie’s last few days before she became a married woman.

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Photos by Madeleine Davidson