Miss Atwood look familiar? Perhaps you recognize her from our DIY series, her wildly-popular blog, Stripes & Sequins, her position manning the social media front at BaubleBar or just from being a girl-about-town in NYC! Get to know more about Grace, her penchant for DIY & some summer entertaining tips to boot!
What do you love most about DIY projects? All-time faves?
"It allows you to make something customized to be exactly what you want! Love the collabs I've done w/ Lulu Frost
& Holst + Lee
, and I wear this necklace
Easy "starter" DIY projects?
"I love these friendship bracelets
& this necklace
. The necklace looks intimidating, but when you break it down it's actually very easy. I think that's the key to DIY—taking things slowly, step by step."
Tips for aspiring social media mavens:
, Fast Company
, & Business Insider
daily. Social media is always changing—you have to stay current. Having a great voice & loving fashion & blogs is not enough, you have to stay up on the tech stuff too."
What are you giving as hostess gifts this summer?
"I love these wine totes
from Society Social as hostess gifts. How cute is the "Gin & Juice
" one? And you can never go wrong with a great candle! Diptyque Mimosa
is a favorite of mine."
For home entertaining:
"Fresh flowers, a bottle of red + something chilled, an assortment of cheeses from Murray's
—I always have candles lit, and pretty coasters
on the table. To end the night, a sweet treat
is a must!"