April 22nd, 2009 |
One of the most popular May Day traditions is to hang a basket full of spring flowers on a neighbor’s doorknob. The trick is you don’t want the neighbor to see you. If you get caught, you are supposed to get a kiss!
Put a smile on your neighbor or friend’s face this […]
April 20th, 2009 |
April 22, 2009 marks the 39th Earth Day celebration. Celebrate by planning a day of activities that will encourage your children to learn about planting and recycling, followed by an alfresco dinner with friends.
If it’s true that you are what you eat, then you might want to take a look at the […]
April 17th, 2009 |
Incorporate Spring’s fresh vegetables into your next centerpiece….here are easy-to-follow instructions from Epicurious on how to create a spectacular floral arrangement:
Step 1: Gather your materials
Materials needed:2 cube glass vases, one large (6″) and one small (4″); 1 small square of floral clay; 4″-square flower frog; 5 floral stakes; 2 bunches peonies (approximately […]
April 15th, 2009 |
I love these exquisite hand blown glass tealight holders, designed by Marie Olofsson for Sagaform. This unique Swedish designed votive will add a warm glow to any room or outdoor table setting. The simple, modern design is made from two pieces of glass. Lift the top, place in a votive candle, cover and it […]
April 13th, 2009 |
There are so many options when it comes to planning a wedding with a black & white color palette….an elegant black tie affair, a modern event in a lounge with all white furniture….or you could go this route:
Clean polka dots and stripes, happy flowers and a ruffle here or there – creates a modern, somewhat preppy […]
April 10th, 2009 |
Today’s COLOR inspiration comes from the ocean blues and green that I pulled out of a selection of fabrics from Calico Corners. This modern combination will have sun seekers dreaming of the ocean!
Not only do I love the combination of colors – but also the playfulness of these patterns together. It’s great […]
April 8th, 2009 |
A simple idea from Williams Sonoma: using multicolored winter citrus fruits and the first blossoms of spring is all it takes to make an inventive centerpiece. You can reproduce it throughout the year with the hard fruits and flowers of other seasons.
Choose a wide, low, clear glass vase or container, so that […]
April 3rd, 2009 |
Now that Spring has Sprung, it’s time to start thinking about entertaining outside. Hosting a party in a garden setting is one of the easiest to do in terms of decor….you have nature right at your finger tips.
A Garden Party theme is great for a bridal or baby shower, birthday party, Easter or Mother’s Day…..start by […]
April 1st, 2009 |
Easter is the start of the Spring/Summer event season. Bridal showers, baby showers, birthday parties, graduations, Mother’s Day…..so many parties, so little time!
Since we are now officially in the month of April, it’s time to start thinking about Easter. What are your plans? A family brunch, an Easter egg hunt for the kids, a traditional Easter […]
March 30th, 2009 |
One of the biggest trends for Spring 2009 is “Crazy Lady Chic” – full of patterns, florals and every color of the rainbow – this trend can be a colorful inspiration for both fashion and parties this season.
A couple of easy ideas for food: ladies like to eat light, especially at lunch time. So […]