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Valentine Gift Idea!

Valentine Gift Idea!Psst…are you still trying to think of a gift idea for Valentine’s Day? How about sending your honey to one of Designers Collective's workshops? We have something for everyone from Design Basics to Container Gardening to Lighting 101 and Organizing 101 (two times available-daytime and evening).  Or, if want to do something fun together, we have a Mixology workshop that would be perfect.AND if you really want to spoil your sweetie, how about our Design Tour of LA? Have a look...

Valentine’s Day Morning

Start off your Valentine's Day with something special. Keep your day fun, stress free, and let your loved ones know you are thinking of them.  Designers Collective shows you how to have big impact on a small budget with our DIY video. Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Share the love!

Valentine’s Day For All the Single Ladies

Valentine's Day, the day we set aside to celebrate and revel in love, can be very stressful for many. What if you are looking at a Valentine's Day with no date?Don't despair, and don't even think that being single should stop you.  Take a page from these 20-somethings who made their Valentine's evening, without dates, memorable.  But this is only one new variation on an old tradition. So Why not invent one of your own?Get your best gals pals together, get your pink and...

Valentine’s Day Cocktails from Lindt Chocolates

Brooke and I went to an amazing party when we were in Salt Lake City. The party was hosted by Lindt Chocolates, so the signature cocktails were made with chocolate. I didn't know what to expect as I am not a fan of sweet drinks, but the cocktails were amazing. For your pleasure, here are a couple of cocktail recipes from the Lindt website for you to try with your special valentine. LINDT PINEAPPLE COCONUT COCKTAILA chocolate inspired version of a Piña...

Friday Finds: Valentine’s Day Fun

Here are a few Friday Finds that I think would make great gifts for your Valentine on Valentine's Day.1. This blingy, pretty necklace is from The Barefoot Contessa on Main Street, for a very affordable $36.00.  2. These unique and very cool skull tea towels are by Rory Dobner, out of London, UK, and are available from Goodge Place on West 8th Avenue.  3. These unique coasters, are a celebration of our design-centric cities in the United States and Canada. Set one,...

Recipe: Green Chickpea and Chicken Curry with Swiss Chard

Today I am going to talk to you about the amazing recipe I made last night, Green Chickpea and Chicken Curry with Swiss Chard. A couple of days ago I was perusing through Pinterest, as I am often doing, and came across this recipe. I pinned it and decided to try it last night. It was YUMMY!!I did one minor change in that I used red curry past instead of green as my local grocery store didn’t carry green and...

Designers Collective Goes to Alt Summit

Alt Summit is a blogger’s social media conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, each year. Tina thought it would be good for us to attend. I…reluctantly agreed. I say this because I knew I would be meeting a lot of new people and that means putting one’s self “out there”. This is hard for me. I’d much prefer to be in the background, not in the forefront sticking out my hand to shake a new person’s hand and be...

What is a ‘Colour of the Year’ and Why Should We Care?

What is a Colour of the Year? Who is Pantone and why do we care?Pantone began as a commercial printing company in the 1950s. Their color-matching system for the print and design industry has become the global standard. They have further cemented their influence by introducing the ‘Colour of the Year’ every year since 2000.We care because Pantone has a big influence on our life since their choice for Colour of the Year informs designers in graphic design, packaging, branding,...