June 18th, 2009 |
Give your party a fresh look this summer by using lemons in your decorations and centerpieces. Bright, colorful, affordable, and easy to find – lemons are the perfect addition to any party. Beautiful when paired with flowers, festive when combined with other citrus fruits, or boldly stunning when used by themselves – see what [...]
June 18th, 2009 |
Summertime table settings should be as relaxed and carefree as the season itself. The summer invites alfresco meals—from breakfasts on the porch to poolside cocktails and patio dinners. These great tips from Williams Sonoma will help you create stylish table settings for the entire season.
To simplify planning your settings, include pieces in your tableware collection that [...]
June 16th, 2009 |
It’s rare that I feature a party geared towards men. Nothing against them – but I think it’s safe to say that most of them don’t appreciate the type of attention to detail women put into party planning! However, all men deserve a special party now and then…..so whether you are planning a fabulous Father’s Day, [...]
June 15th, 2009 |
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June 12th, 2009 |
The summer months have me dreaming of soft, romantic, outdoor weddings. I fell in love with these images because they combine so many of my favorite things. What could be better than a wedding full of seaside charm and peonies?!
There are a couple of details that I want to draw attention to:
I love the use of [...]
June 11th, 2009 |
Try this idea for your next outdoor party….
Plant each guest a small pot of flowers and add in a chalkboard stake. Write your guest’s name on it….you have a placecard, a party favor and if you group them all together in the center of the table….a centerpiece too!
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June 4th, 2009 |
Sunflowers and black and white patterns – two of my favorites combine here to make one striking party! The inspiration for this party came from Carolyne Roehm’s new book, A Passion for Parties. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s an absolute must-read! Fabulous ideas and tons of eye candy.
Sunflowers are abundant during the summer months [...]
June 3rd, 2009 |
Today, we are going to forget the fancy invitations, the big, bold centerpieces and the creative placecards….today, we are throwing a different type of party.
Take advantage of the good weather while you have it and host a backyard movie party. Create a makeshift movie screen and invite friends to stop over for a picnic and movie.
June 2nd, 2009 |
I don’t know about you, but nothing screams summer to me like a lobster boil! Whether you host one on the beach or in your backyard, make sure to create your own little seafood soire this summer.
Set your table using acrylic or melamine dishes – perfect for the patio or the beach! I love [...]
May 29th, 2009 |
Brides.com has a great article this week – celebrity event planner, Colin Cowie, offers up his top 10 tips to save money on flowers for any event. For all of you out there planning a wedding, a charity event, or looking for creative centerpiece ideas for your next bridal or baby shower, birthday party, or dinner [...]