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Contributions by Melissa Johnson

BANANA BERRY SMOOTHIE RECIPE

It’s officially time to be spending your afternoons in the sunshine, lounging by the pool or in the backyard! As of this weekend, spring is officially here, and summer is right around the corner. Cheers to season changes!

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BRANDING HOLIDAY CARDS TO SERVE AS A MOOD BOARD

We can hardly believe that 2014 has already come to an end. It was an amazing year, and we couldn’t be more thankful for all of the opportunities we had! Because we are all about handwritten Thank You notes and nurturing important relationships, we were SO excited to create our holiday card with Minted. We […]

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TIPS FOR HOSTING A CHIC GOLDEN GLOBES GIRLS NIGHT IN

  Once New Year’s celebrations are all said and done, we’re all still pulling confetti out of our hair. That special first day of the year is certainly one to celebrate, but we choose to continue the party all month long! Once January hits, that means awards season is just around the corner, and as […]

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HOW TO LEAVE A LASTING IMPRESSION WITH YOUR BUSINESS CARDS

2015 is ALL about making bold moves and bright new beginnings! We’ve been working hard to re-do all of our collateral like our media packet and our style guidelines, but our very first stop was our business cards. We’ve been overdue for new business cards for the longest time, and with the New Year, this was […]

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HOW TO SCHEDULE OUT YOUR PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM

Instagram is absolutely one of our highest engaged platforms over here at Best Friends For Frosting. I’ve watched it help businesses flourish beyond belief, and I’ve watched the average person become the new Beyonce in just a matter of weeks. It’s a pretty amazing platform, but let’s be honest, we don’t all have as many […]

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CHIC FRIENDSGIVING SOIREE

This time of year is all about coming together and enjoying each other’s company. And that’s exactly what we did last week!  I was absolutely thrilled to invite some of my inspiring, go-getter girlfriends over last week for a chic Friendsgiving soiree. Last week I had Jenny, Maritza, Kachet, and Kyle to my home for an afternoon filled […]

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DIY WHITE & GOLD PAINTED POT TUTORIAL + THE BEST GOLD PAINT EVER!

When it comes to holiday style, there’s nothing better than adding a pop of gold to your decor. Metallics simply scream festive, and we can’t wait to decorate with all things gold come this time of year! But with holiday decorating and gift-giving also comes the perfect time of year for a fun DIY project, […]

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BFFF + TINY PRINTS HOLIDAY BASH

Looking for a little bit of holiday inspiration? We threw a fun, festive Holiday Bash this past weekend with some of the funnest bay area bloggers around, and we couldn’t wait to share all of the details with you! This past weekend was so much fun as we took over the Tiny Prints Headquarters for an evening of […]

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CHIC PINK & WHITE FLAMINGO PARTY

When it comes to a chic pink and white color scheme, we’re all about it! There’s nothing more pretty and feminine than using multiple shades of our favorite color, toned down with a little bit of white, and paired with bold pops of gold. This spread incorporates balances of gold using our favorite black and […]

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DIY PINK GEOMETRIC PAINTED CORK BOARD

It’s been a fun summer at the BFFF headquarters! We’ve been having so much fun contributing to Martha Stewart each month during the 12 Months of Martha, and we can’t wait to show you what’s next! Did you know Melissa even had the chance to meet Martha at ALT in June? They snapped a few […]

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MELISSA JOHNSON’S MODERN LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

When it comes to home makeovers, there are so many options and decisions that can really make a huge change. Whether you’re going with a fresh coat of paint, new furniture, or simply a new rug and throw pillows to match, any change can make a world of difference. Recently, our founder, Melissa, did a […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL IN STYLE

When it comes to back to school shopping, every child has a list. They’ve seen what other kids are wearing, and have a clear idea of what they like and don’t like, no matter their age. Today, we’re thrilled to have our founder, Melissa Johnson, sharing her experience as she goes back to school shopping […]

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ANNOUNCING: BFFF POSH PINK DARBY SMART KITS!

Looking for a bright, simple, and fun DIY project for this summer? We have just the thing to spruce up your living space. We are tickled PINK to announce that we are launching our very FIRST commerce product available on Darby Smart, and we can’t wait for you to check it out!  Using our vision to create […]

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ALT SUMMIT SLC RECAP

Last summer I attended my first Alt Summit in San Francisco. I had so much fun!! And considering that the after party was hosted at the Pinterest Headquarters, I figured it would be pretty hard to beat. How can you top that? But, this year’s Alt definitely beat out San Francisco’s. The week consisted of […]

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PICNIC PERFECT SMOKED SALMON DEVILED EGGS RECIPE

On the heels of Melissa’s summer picnic post and the radish dip recipe she brought on the date, we’re happy to also share the recipe for Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs that she and her husband snacked on! These appetizers are perfect to share, and the sliced radishes add a nice pop of color for presentation. […]

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HOW BLOGS & BRANDS WORK TOGETHER

Fresh off of speaking at Alt Summit, Best Friends For Frosting founder Melissa Johnson is currently on cloud nine.  With years of blogging under her belt, she knows firsthand what it takes to build a successful business while forming partnerships with brands that she admires. Not only is Melissa a true inspiration to all of […]

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PICNIC-PERFECT RADISH DIP RECIPE

As promised in our picnic date post, we’re back to share additional photos and a legit review of the refreshing summer dip you will not want to miss!  This radish dip works for fancy dinners just as well as breezy picnics. The delicious, zesty recipe will be your go-to for sharing with friends and loved […]

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MEDIA KIT CHECKLIST: 15 MUST HAVE ITEMS

Collaborating with brands is such an important aspect of blogging, and it’s one that our founder, Melissa is so passionate about.  Here is a sneak peek of the tips and tricks that were shared during Melissa’s panel at ALT this morning, where she spoke about how brands and blogs work together, alongside of Natalie Bowman of […]

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