dorm room decor

i, laura, am on week #2 of college and am loving it! i am constantly amazed by the beauty of the state of new york and already made it to the city (more on this soon!).  my dorm room is such a cozy place to relax after class and unwined after studying. happy tuesday!

summer according to my camera

it's time for me, laura, to move out to new york and start my freshman year! it truly is a bittersweet feeling, but i know that this new chapter in my life will challenge, change, inspire, and teach me so much. nevertheless, i will miss minneapolis, my family, my dog, and my friends. it was… Continue reading summer according to my camera

introducing pab’s packs!

we are so excited to share this collaboration post with some super cool women that started the amazing non-profit that is pab's packs! pab's packs provides comfort and encouragement to chronically ill teens by donating custom backpacks filled with items to make their hospital stays easier. “pab” is for pia and abbie. abbie was diagnosed with… Continue reading introducing pab’s packs!

last prom!!

hello, everyone! a few weekends ago, we had so much fun dressing up for our senior prom! here's some pictures from that lovely night: laura's dress here jane's dress from amazon's bridemaids dresses  

room revamp

hey, everyone! hope everyone had a good weekend! i, laura, had a fairly productive weekend and finally got to some projects i have been brainstorming. my brother asked me a few weeks ago if i would be willing to do some wall murals/art with him to spice up his grey-colored basement bedroom. i went to pinterest… Continue reading room revamp

happy second birthday to us!

today marks two years of distinctive style! having this blog together has challenged and inspired us to delve deeper into what we love most: style, photography, and creative writing. we have so much planned for the future and are happy with our past. in honor of our birthday, we made our favorite red velvet cupcake/cake recipe.… Continue reading happy second birthday to us!

2017

.... and 11 days later, we are finally writing about the new year. the start of 2017 came with so many emotions. 2016 was one of the worst for us personally and universally, but it also provided many opportunities for growth. it completely exemplified the quote by joseph kennedy, "when the going gets tough, the… Continue reading 2017

fall days

as the weather starts to turn, our outdoor activity ideas have started to become more and more unrealistic. so, we have kept ourselves occupied with lots of tea and craft days with friends. here are what our fall days have looked like.  (left) late night tea at a beloved local coffee shop (right) late night… Continue reading fall days

the odyssey

jane and i have both been writing for a online newspaper called "the odyssey" and it's been great! every week we share a 500+ word article on whatever topic we feel like! it has been fun to tailor to a different platform and write about more personal experiences. please check our writing out! laura's profile… Continue reading the odyssey

17 years young

i, jane, am officially 17 ! 16 was definitely good to me. i accomplished lots in school, work, sports, and learned so much about myself. one of the biggest things i have been reflecting on lately is how i can live in the moment. between making big career and future decisions and taking on more… Continue reading 17 years young