October 5th, 2010 |
With a chill in the air, I’m totally in the mood to plan a fall dinner party. You know – a cozy evening with friends – lots of candles, delicious comfort food and a few simple decorations to bring the look together.
I have has so much wonderful feedback from the [...]
October 4th, 2010 |
Floral Art LA is one of my favorite go-to’s for modern floral inspiration. My new favorite?! These updated urns. They are fresh and airy-looking and are perfect for transitional seasons. For those of you that have been reading The Party Dress for a while now, you all know I have an obsession [...]
September 29th, 2010 |
Yesterday, I showed you a peak into the engagement dinner party I threw for my sister over the weekend. The highlight of the decor was definitely the sunflower centerpiece….I loved the combination of the “palm-beach-chic” footed bowl and the sunflowers! Today, I am here to share with you instructions, so you can re-create this [...]
September 27th, 2010 |
I hosted a little engagement dinner party for my sister and her fiance over the weekend. Newly engaged, it was time to pop the bubbly and celebrate! Since the cool weather seems to be headed our way, I decided to host one last dinner party in our sunroom. The room is primarily [...]
September 22nd, 2010 |
To kick our vacation off in style, my husband and I decided to host a small wine tasting party the Thursday before we departed. I absolutely love this time of year – so why not celebrate with a “celebrate the harvest” themed wine tasting party?!
I used our layered [...]
September 1st, 2010 |
Don’t get me wrong, I love summer entertaining…especially the simplicity of it, the casualness, and the availability of outdoor space. BUT….there is nothing more exciting to me than the idea of Fall coming. I love everything about it! The crisp, cool air, the cozy, cableknit sweaters, the rich colors, and the delicious [...]
August 26th, 2010 |
The late summer farmer’s markets are full of amazing berries and fruits….and it has me craving some good old-fashioned tarts and pies. I love the idea of individual desserts – perfect for any type of party, and serving is simple and mess-free. I have my eye on these darling mini [...]
August 18th, 2010 |
I love the crisp, yet intricate style of this table setting from Pottery Barn. The combination of glass candlesticks, bottles and vases makes such an attractive, yet light-and-airy-feeling centerpiece. Perfect for transitioning into Fall…..
July 28th, 2010 |
I am absolutely in love with this gorgeous centerpiece I saw from a recent wedding featured on Style Me Pretty! It’s such a simple and inexpensive idea – gather a series of glass vases and hurricanes, fill with water, and place a floating candle in each of them. Clustered together the glow makes a huge impact! [...]
July 26th, 2010 |
Hot, summer nights have me dreaming of tropical vacations! The next best thing? A tropical dinner party, of course!
I love the idea of creating a sophisticated version of the traditional luau theme – bright, floral linens with modern, orchid centerpieces, tropical cocktails served in martini glasses, and an outdoor location decorated with the modern-day tiki torch [...]