Studio DIY HQ Spring Cleaning Sale!


UPDATE: We have been overwhelmed with the RSVPs we have received and have reached our max capacity. Thanks to all who have already RSVPd, we’ll see you Saturday! We’ll be sure to let everyone else know if we have any future sales!

HOO-RAY! Jeff and I have been meaning to have a studio sale FOR-ever and we finally decided it was time to do it! So on April 11th we’ll be having a big ol’ spring cleaning sale at Studio DIY HQ in downtown Los Angeles! We’ll be selling clothes, homewares, props, party + craft supplies, books and even some one-off Studio DIY projects! There’s a peek below at some of the things up for grabs! Everything will be priced to sell and there MAY even be some yummy treats to snack on while you shop! (DUH!) Cash + cards will be accepted.

Studio DIY HQ Spring Cleaning Sale
Studio DIY HQ Spring Cleaning Sale

11 Styling Props I Want Right Now

Styling Props I Want Right Now

I’m in a constant state of prop shopping for photo shoots. It’s a tough job, folks, but somebody’s gotta do it! 😉 Thought it might be fun to do some round-ups of items I’m currently coveting for future shoots. Yes!? Key styling staples for me? Patterned backdrops, pretty flatware, colorful dishes and versatile serving pieces. Let’s do this!

 No. 1 Spotted Tray | No. 2 Abstract Wrapping Paper
No. 3 Kaleido Trays | No. 4 Gold Flatware
No. 5 Grid Wrapping Paper | No. 6 Faceted Bowls
No. 7 Gold Serving Bowl | No. 8 Cake Stand
No. 9 Porcelain Spoons | No. 10 Pink + Gold Dessert Plate
No. 11 Marble Pastry Slab (Also loving this square one!)

For more reasons to get your online shopping on, you can follow my Want It. Need It. Pinterest Board, too!

Can’t Crop This Class Recap (+ An Exciting Announcement!)

Can't Crop This

Two weekends ago we held our first sessions of our Instagram Workshop, Can’t Crop This, at the new Studio DIY HQ! Both sessions sold out and it was a packed house of awesome folks! We’ll be sharing a full (new) studio tour soon, but here’s a quick peek at the new digs, the awesome gift bag vendors and our yummy treats of choice from California Donuts! Plus, some exciting news for those not in LA at the bottom of the post!

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I’m pretty obsessed with the gift bags we put together. All the awesome vendors (As pictured above from top to bottom) that participated are below!

Write That Shit Down Notepads from Julie Ann Art | Mini Serape from Marley & Alfie
Glitter Letter Banner from The Bannerie | #winning Card from Nocturnal Paper
Candy from Sugarfina | Cord Tacos from This Is Ground
Ring Dishes from Quiet Clementine | Instagram Book from Chatbooks
Bunch Magazine | Art Print from Emily Rickard
Tote Bag from Paper Jam Press

 Can't Crop This Instagram Workshop
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Photos by Jeff Hayford and Jeff Mindell

A huge thank you to everyone who attended and who helped make the day possible! Special shout outs to Jeff Hayford for making sure all things tech were good to go (and snapping some pics too!), Samantha for making sure everything else ran smoothly, California Donuts for keeping us all well fed and of course, all our awesome goodie bag vendors!

Now for some fun news! We were overwhelmed by the requests for us to film the workshop so those of you not in the LA area could participate in the class. Woah! Thanks guys!! We’re excited to announce that we will be debuting an online version of our Can’t Crop This class in the coming weeks! Stay tuned, and thank you so much for your excitement about this class!

Six Easy Party Treats for Kids (+ Kids at Heart!)

Fairy Bread

You know it’s my goal here to ensure that we all get to act like kids, at least when it comes to dessert, right? I teamed up with Munchkin, which makes the most colorful products (SCORE!) for little ones, over the weekend to share six quick ideas for party treats that we’ll please every little kiddo, and those kiddos at heart too! If you missed it, you can check out the how-tos for each yummy bite over on their Instagram, but I had to share some extra peeks at them too! Because every Monday should begin with a sugar rush, am I right!?

Animal Cracker S'moresGreek Yogurt Bites DIY Alphabet Cakes Striped Creamsicles for ToddlersParty Spoons!

Photos by Studio DIY

To make it easier to get your sugar fix on, check out all the how-tos below over on Instagram:

Puzzle Cutter for the Fairy Bread / Apple Plates for Build-Your-Own Animal Cracker S’mores
Click-Lock Toddler Bowls filled with Greek Yogurt Bites / Bath Letters joining forces with Alphabet Cakes
Cute Molds for Toddler Sized Creamsicles / Pastel Safety Spoons for (Itty bitty!) Chocolate Party Spoons

So, which treat will you be making for your next bash!? D. All of the above?

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