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oh joy gift guide: home decor

We’ve all spent a lot of time at home this year, so here are a few things to make any space shine brighter for your loved ones… 1) Eliana Bernard dinner plates ($120), 2) My Someday is Now print by OK! by Angie Stalker (from $25), 3) Maison Rainbow print ($65), 4) Lily Glass ceramics […]

it’s giving tuesday…

This year has been very difficult financially for many of our neighbors, community, friends—and maybe even our own families. We've had a year we never imagined, but we've also seen the incredible generosity and kindness of communities and neighbors coming together and helping to meet each others' most basic needs. Donating to non-profits can seem […]

tips for an easy photo book…

The biggest barrier to making photo books is ALL. THE. WORK. Am I right? It often seems impossible if you're already seven years behind or still need to make last year's book! But let's take that pressure off of us, shall we? Times are hard enough and we don't need extra stress—we need extra joy […]

oh joy gift guide: small business shops on etsy!

*This post sponsored by Etsy and Shop Style.  All words and opinions are my own. This year I'm committed to shopping small, shopping female and BIPOC brands, and shopping from home in my PJs! Oh Joy! has always been a platform for empowering small businesses, so I'm so excited to be partnering with Etsy to […]

fun fall outfits…

This post is in collaboration with Honey.  All words and opinions are my own. I love showing you guys my Fancy Casual outfits and how to bring joy to your everyday (even if you are at home)! I'm partnering today with Honey, a free online shopping tool that saves you time and money. Here are […]

handmade charlotte’s glitter beetles!

If you're looking for a fun project to do next week during the kids' Thanksgiving break, deck the walls with a gallery of glittery bugs. This project Is from the new The Handmade Charlotte Playbook by Rachel Faucett which is an incredible guide of crafts to keep your kids entertained and crafting and offers a […]

oh joy gift guide: accessories

Accessories are always a fun gift to give because they are pieces that can be personal and speak to the style of your recipient. Here are some of my favorites to give in a range of price points. Plus, all of the items for this guide are from businesses owned/run/designed/made by women of color! 1. […]

oh joy gift guide: kids books

The first of our gift guides for the holiday is here! This has been a whirlwind year full of emotions, heartbreak, and personal discoveries. Gifts this year feel like they need to have more meaning than ever. Whether that means making gifts, spending a little less than usual, or giving gifts that have extra special […]

oh joy! for puffs

I am so excited to announce that you can now find our Oh Joy! patterns on Puffs tissue boxes! We designed these with your upcoming holiday decor in mind making them fun to keep out on the counter throughout the fall and winter season. Or, if you're like my family…we keep a box in every […]

thanksgiving dishes and treats to try…

Thanksgiving might look different this year. So even if you're celebrating with your smaller at-home family, here are some fun (and festive!) ways to serve up some NO COOKING REQUIRED treats for the big day… 1. Fall Salad – Use carrots, pecans, purple onions and pears to bring bright colors and delicious flavors to your […]

a few ways to give your home a fall refresh…

Let’s face it. We’ve all been in our houses a LOT more than usual this year. And that work-from-home space that saw you through the first few months of the pandemic is starting to look a little drab. Or, you just need to refresh your space! Oh Joy! to the rescue! Here are some fun […]

let me shop for you: rainbow for fall!

I'm channeling optimism and joy during a week that might feel strange and overwhelming. Rainbows aren't just for the spring but anytime you need a big smile…even in the fall! Here are a few very fall-appropriate and fun pieces that are making me smile right now… (Left to right, top to bottom: Vintage Veloria sweater […]