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Contributions by Melissa Johnson

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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MODERN LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER INSPIRATION + “BEFORE” MAKEOVER PHOTOS

Say hello to our latest interior design crush:  Wayfair.  To say that we’ve been crushing on Wayfair for a while now would be a complete understatement!  If you, too, love Wayfair, then you’re in for an extra special treat.  Today, we’re pleased to announce that our founder, Melissa Johnson, will be speaking alongside Trisha of […]

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SPEAKING AT ALT SUMMIT JUNE 18TH!

Melissa has a huge announcement but the photo says it all.  Here’s what Melissa has to say: “Hi friends!  I could not be more excited to announce on Best Friends for Frosting that I will be speaking at ALT Summit this year.   I was thrilled to have had an opportunity to attend the conference […]

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KRAFT CHOCOLATE CHUNK AND MARSHMALLOW SUNDAE RECIPE

The warm days of summer and and cold, sweet dessert go hand-in-hand, but there’s a whole world of possibilities outside of the old reliable scoop in a cone! Summer is the perfect season to try out new dessert recipes. From backyard barbecues to pool parties to a simple day off work, sometimes nothing beats kicking back […]

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PERFECT PICNIC DATE

Since Melissa partnered with Martha Stewart earlier this year to work on exclusive creative ideas and projects, it’s been a whirlwind of sweets, crafts, and the color pink. So she was thrilled to take a relaxing picnic date with her husband, Andy, using Martha Stewart’s Picnic Basket & Blanket. They brought along summery snacks and drinks and, […]

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EASY DIY HOT PINK CLAY POT MAKEOVER

We are thrilled to add this simple, pretty DIY project to our #12monthsofmartha collaboration with Martha Stewart.  It’s been a fun year so far filled with bunting banners, glitter magnets, Mother’s Day Brunch tables, and picnic dates (coming next week)– and now it’s time to introduce our pinkest project yet: this Easy DIY Hot Pink […]

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BFFF CELEBRATES 3 WITH CAKE + READER SURVEY!

Best Friends For Frosting is turning 3, and we’ve decided that the best way to celebrate is to reintroduce ourselves to our new and long-time readers! We’ve been looking forward to posting an Editor’s Letter and telling you all about the exciting developments and upcoming features BFFF will dive into this year. We also want […]

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PINK + POLKA DOT MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH STYLED TABLE

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to gather all of the girls and celebrate! Our founder Melissa, a regular content contributor for MarthaStewart.com, got to use her eye for style when she created this gorgeous brunch table spread. She incorporated Martha Stewart products into the spread and decked out the brunch scene in black and white, with pops of pink. […]

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SPRING ENTERTAINING WITH CHINET

Creating the perfect tabletop can do wonders for a party, but it may seem like a lot of work to coordinate all the pieces. That’s why Melissa was thrilled to style her table with Chinet’s new and all-inclusive Cut Crystal cutlery line! She put her own spin on the simple elegance of clear plates, cups, and […]

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