Get a Preview of Cottage Style

Phyllis Décor, Inspiration 6 Comments

Cottage style has long incited idyllic visions of effortless charm and timeworn elegance. It is this enchanting reflection that makes this aesthetic not only a favorite decorating scheme but also a romantic frame of mind. It’s a style that enables us to combine precious heirloom pieces with bold accents teaming with personality to weave together a story of home, heart, …


Ross-Simons Pearl Necklace Giveaway

Phyllis Giveaway 321 Comments

I just love it when one of our advertisers decides it’s time for a giveaway on The Ribbon In My Journal. Ross-Simons has been a well-loved jeweler for more than 60 years. With designer jewelry collections and couture straight from the runway, Ross-Simons has dazzled generations with its amazing selection and great prices. I love how their pieces combine modern, …


Have You Seen Our Step One Video Series?

Phyllis Video 3 Comments

The video team we have here at Hoffman Media is truly spectacular. You’ve already seen some of our step-by-step flower arranging, jewelry, and baking videos, but now we have a whole library full! Whether you’re a novice home cook or a seasoned pro, our Step One video series has something for you. Learning a new technique is so exciting, my hope is that …


Happy Almost-Easter!

Phyllis Décor, Inspiration, Lifestyle 4 Comments

From my family to yours, I hope you spend tomorrow surrounded by loved ones making memories you’ll cherish for years to come. And, just in case you need some last-minute Easter ideas, I wanted to share a few of my favorite projects and recipes from our magazines. Happy Almost-Easter! 3 Egg-Cellent Easter DIY Egg Decorating Projects  TeaTime‘s Favorite Easter Recipes 5 Spring Floral Arrangements For Easter …


My New Favorite Flower

Phyllis Décor 19 Comments

I have a new favorite flower just in time for Easter. It is called First Blush-Pink Narcissus Mixture. I ordered these delightful bulbs from White Flower Farm last fall. I am always looking for new flowers to add to my beds, and the joke at our house is “another box of bulbs?” So last fall, my little box of 25 …