AR Workshop Rochester is now open in Michigan!

Anders Ruff is excited to share the news of AR Workshop opening! AR Workshop Rochester, (located at 256 N. Adams Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309) is now open! Our second open location in Michigan, they join our already established AR Workshop Northville and AR Workshop Woodhaven will be opening soon!. Help us spread the word […]

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My Fall Living Room Decor with Budget Blinds Curtains (and AR Workshop fall signs of course!)

“I am so glad we live in a world where there are Octobers.”  I love that quote. Adria designed this and I created the fall wood sign for my fall mantle in my family room. (You can create one, too, at a class at AR Workshop!) My favorite thing about Octobers is the chance to […]

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DIY Wood Signs from AR Workshop on Live TV – Charlotte Today at 11 am

Adria and Maureen were so excited to go back on Charlotte Today with Colleen Odegaard and Eugene Robinson.  Today, featuring AR Workshop, they showed how to create a simple fall DIY wood signs using scrap wood and some basic techniques. For some of their more boutique styled wood signs, be sure to check out their […]

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AR Workshop Boutique DIY Studio coming to Greensboro, North Carolina!

Hi everyone! I am sorry that it has been a tad quiet on the blog.  Adria and I have been swamped with our new DIY Boutique Workshop, AR Workshop, that we opened a couple months ago in downtown Pineville, NC. I wanted to announce some exciting news about a NEW AR Workshop licensed location coming […]

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Back to School Labels Instant Downloads!

Tomorrow is the first day of school here in South Carolina, and the kids are rounding up school supplies, back packs and lunch boxes.  (Where did summer go?)  We are also in the mode of thinking “new teacher gifts“, as well! Today is a Back to School Round Up with some of our favorite labeling ideas […]

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Brynne’s 14th birthday party at AR Workshop DIY Boutique Studio

We are so excited to share the first birthday party we had at our NEW AR Workshop DIY studio downtown Pineville, NC. I’m not sure if you saw our announcement, but Adria and I just launched and opened a boutique DIY Workshop in downtown Pineville, NC.  We have been behind the screen for 6 1/2 […]

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A Peek into AR Workshop DIY Studio

  Adria and I announced last week that we opened a brand new DIY Boutique Workshop in downtown Pineville, NC.  For many years we have been doing Party DIY projects on our blog.  Anders Ruff Workshop brings on-trend decor workshop format classes in an inspiring and stylish boutique atmosphere! Our workshops feature step by step […]

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HUGE NEWS! OPENING AR Workshop – A DIY Boutique Workshop Downtown Pineville

My heart skips a beat just writing this.   We have got some news and a BIG change for Anders Ruff!  Adria and I could not be more excited to announce our NEW DIY Boutique Workshop (Anders Ruff Workshop) that we are opening in downtown Pineville, NC!  (Find us on Facebook and Instagram) We have had […]

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Got What It Cakes Cakery & Mandie Miller – Mandie Shuts Charlotte Bakery Doors this week! Cake Roundup!

  This girl.  Mandie Miller. i.e. Got What It Cakes.  She has changed the way we look at cakes! Seriously.  Step back to 2011.  Adria and I were only 1 year into our business and we had not found a professional “caker” or Charlotte Bakery that we liked for our styled photoshoots and parties.  We […]

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Printable Tooth Fairy Letter and Report

We are OBSESSED with traditions and leaving a tooth fairy letter is one of them!  I think that there are a few very magical things that we can make even more magical for our little ones, and only for a short period of time.  You might remember when I created a tooth fairy report printable […]

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Amazing Graduation Gift Idea and Yearly Tradition for your Kids

I saw this graduation idea that is one you need to plan for and FELL IN LOVE with the idea to start when your kids are young and do each year.  This would lead to the most amazing graduation gift for your kids. Buy a book of “Oh the Places You’ll Go” By Dr. Seuss.  Every year, […]

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A Mother’s Day Brunch for Moms and Moms-To-Be

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateAmazingMoms #CollectiveBias Mother’s Day is right around the corner and planning a mother’s day brunch is such a special tradition for my family.  This year, Adria and I hosted a VERY special Mother’s Day brunch for a dear […]

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A Retro Beer-B-Que Birthday Party

I am so excited about this theme. Its pretty rare that we throw parties for our husbands, but when we do, we do it right! Adria’s husband, Matt, is a hysterical guy. He always loves having fun and being with friends (and beer and good food are also requirements).  We hardly ever show birthday party […]

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Helpful Tips for Planting Flowers with Your Kids – Monrovia Plants

My new house has some gorgeous green shrubs and boxwood but hardly any flowers or color contrast!  Now that spring is here, I wanted to get started on maintaining and adding to our existing beds.  I was short on time and wanted to include my kids in this outdoor activity to transform our entry area. […]

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NEW Beer-B-Que Man Birthday Party Invitation

Let’s be real – there are not many cool man birthday party invitations out there (at least that I have seen!)  Our Red Solo Cup theme has always been one of my favorites, but I wanted to design something fresh. My dear friend (and Adria Ruff’s husband!) Matt is celebrating his birthday this weekend and […]

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