August 20th, 2010 |
After writing this blog for over a year and a half, it is safe to say that I have seen a million beautiful table settings. Because I am surrounded by such beauty, it takes a lot to REALLY wow me. This fabulous, stunning, crazy-inventive table setting and hanging decor (which you know is my latest obsession!) [...]
July 23rd, 2010 |
I’ve been drooling over this outdoor room from Pottery Barn all summer – it’s the perfect inspiration for an outdoor entertaining space, and would make the perfect location for an alfresco dinner party! Pop ruby red and canary yellow against the black and white patterns in accents such as napkins, cocktails or [...]
March 9th, 2010 |
Thrift store finds and a sophisticated color palette come together to make this Vintage Glam Barbie Party a hit. Pull out your old Barbies or find some vintage reproductions for your daughter’s birthday or a girl’s day out.
Black and pink are always fun paired together but keep things light by using two colors of [...]
February 19th, 2010 |
When I started putting together this inspiration board, it was with a formal wedding in mind. However, after pulling these ideas together, I really think you could use this for any type of formal entertaining! I absolutely adore the use of bold, black and white stripes – from the tablecloth, [...]
November 23rd, 2009 |
Every year, my husband and I host a “thanksgiving” dinner party with friends. This is our 4th year doing this – and we absolutely love it! We all have our own traditional family Thanksgiving dinners…..so this is our opportunity to have a little fun with the dinner (and the table setting)!
It’s been [...]
October 14th, 2009 |
I am always on the look-out for gender-neutral baby shower themes, and as you can tell, I love putting a sophisticated spin on them. I think it’s important to remember that the shower may be celebrating the upcoming arrival of a baby, but it is also in honor of the mom-to-be…..so it’s important to [...]
October 12th, 2009 |
Halloween isn’t just for kids! It’s a great opportunity to gather all of your adult friends for a festive cocktail party. To keep the event looking more mature than child-like, set the tone with a black and white theme, add in a little sparkle, a special cocktail….and you have a party that will have [...]
August 18th, 2009 |
Sophisticated and sassy, this black, white and yellow wedding inspiration is nothing short of spectacular!
Images: Centerpiece (brides.com), Amsale Nadine Dress (stylemepretty.com), Yellow Wedding Cake
(thecakegirls.com), Anemones Bouquet (marthastewartweddings.com), Yellow & Black Desserts
(amyatlas.com), Letterpress ‘Fluted Bracket: Black’ Invitation
July 6th, 2009 |
It’s Monday morning – after a week of posts full of red, white and blue, and patriotic fun, I am a little burned out on color! I am totally “that girl” that pulls a head-to-toe black outfit out of her closet when I just can’t figure out what to wear!
Some might say black and white is [...]