May 30th, 2012 |
You all know my life-long obsession with a good monogram. I love a clean, crisp initial or 3-letter monogram on just about anything! Do you remember the bridal shower I styled recently where we focused on updating the classic monogram for a bright party full of graphic, preppy patterns?
Today, I am sharing a few ideas of [...]
May 14th, 2012 |
Phew. What a BUSY weekend! A 40th birthday dinner Saturday, and Mother’s Day dinner Sunday….I’m pooped! I hope you all had a lovely Mother’s Day weekend. Today, I am sharing a quick picture of the 40th birthday party we styled on Saturday. A surprise party (and it was TRULY a surprise!) held at Pinstripes (great place [...]
May 10th, 2012 |
Looking for a quick centerpiece idea for your Mother’s Day brunch? I love the idea of using vintage tea cups scattered together down the middle of your table. These tea cups came from my great-grandmother and great-aunt! I love the intricate patterns on them, and they are so simple to fill with [...]
May 9th, 2012 |
We’re hosting a little Mother’s Day gathering here this weekend, and I thought I would share a little peek of my inspiration today. Playing off a Dwell Studio grey chevron table runner that I am currently obsessed with on my dining room table, I decided to create a custom invitation to coordinate! I am picturing pretty pink and [...]
April 18th, 2012 |
Sharnel Dollar inspired us with two amazing centerpiece ideas in the last issue of TPD Magazine to celebrate Spring. Today we are featuring her tips for re-creating this luscious, white iris centerpiece. I think this would be perfect for a Mother’s Day celebration, don’t you?
Your favorite spring bloom en mass | Long rectangular vessel | Florist [...]
April 16th, 2012 |
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and I don’t know about you, but my family is always looking for new ways to celebrate Mom. We’ve done the festive brunch, the preppy bbq, and the traditional family dinner. I was thrilled when our magazine contributor, Beth Beattie, came up with this oh, so fashionable Manicures & Mimosas party [...]
April 9th, 2012 |
Happy Monday! I hope you all had a fabulous holiday weekend with your friends and families. We enjoyed a relaxing weekend with lots of baking, cooking, Easter mass and a big family brunch. Good food, good company….a lovely time was had by all.
Now that Easter is over and there isn’t another “holiday” for quite some time, [...]
April 4th, 2012 |
This week, I’m inspired to make some pretty, Easter centerpieces for my family. Here are a few ideas that are inspiring me…..
Inspired by Better Homes & Gardens, take a handful of dyed eggs and paired them with a few bunches of carnations to make a pretty Easter centerpiece. Fill a medium-size footed bowl with water, nestled dyed [...]
March 30th, 2012 |
It’s been such a fun, colorful week here on TPD! Thank you all for following along with Character Parties week – I hope you have enjoyed viewing all of the featured parties. Today’s party is a bit of a different “character” party. Where the other featured parties have had a commercialized character center stage (cookie monster, [...]
March 29th, 2012 |
Character Parties week continues here on the blog with one of my favorite parties to date: a girly Elmo party with modern patterns, including a bold rainbow chevron. We worked with one of our favorite clients in Houston to design this party, and she executed it better than we ever could have imagined!
When it comes to [...]