October 22nd, 2009 |

Rustic Thanksgiving Dinner

Can you believe Thanksgiving is only a month away?!  I know, I know….we are not even thru Halloween yet….but I figured it was time to start rolling out the Thanksgiving ideas….I need to leave you all time to plan!

There are so many different types of Thanksgiving celebrations.  You can go elegant, you can go casual and […]

October 15th, 2009 |

Inspiring Table Setting

I am always looking for inspiration….it’s just part of who I am, what I do.  For my job, it’s fashion…I look for ideas for products in every retail store you can imagine.  For the website, however – sky’s the limit!  I find inspiration for parties around every corner, in any store, even just walking down the […]

October 13th, 2009 |

Pumpkins by Color

We tend to associate pumpkins with Halloween.  There are so many different varieties and color options, you could use pumpkins in your decorations throughout the whole Fall season.  Here are a few of my favorite pumpkin centerpieces from Sunset Magazine….perfect for a Fall dinner party or even […]

October 5th, 2009 |

Apple Picking + Fireside Dinner

With Fall officially here, it’s time to partake in one of the season’s best activities – apple picking!  Most fun when done in a large group, organize a day of autumn fun that starts with apple picking and ends with a backyard fireside dinner party.

Invite your guests with an invitation from Tiny Prints, and use the […]

September 30th, 2009 |

Witches Dinner Party

If you are looking for a special way to celebrate Halloween with your favorite ladies, or are hosting a bridal shower in the month of October….try hosting a Witches Dinner Party.

Set a table with beautiful, autumn-inspired decorations using a color palette of rusty orange, chocolate brown and mustard yellow.  Mix and match patterns to achieve a […]

September 25th, 2009 |

Surprise Giveaway: Table Topics

Surprise!  We have a great giveaway today!  You all know Table Topics, the conversation starter/ice breaker game that is perfect for any party.  Well, they have introduced two new sets of questions …..and two of our lucky readers are going to win a set!

Dinner Party

Jump start your next dinner party with these fun, clever questions that […]

September 22nd, 2009 |

Napkin of the Week: Vegetable Embellishment

One of the easiest ways to dress up your place setting is to add a simple embellishment to your napin – such as a vegetable!  A bunch of radishes tied with twine offer a pop of color, an apple with a tag stuck in it serves as a place card, the possibilities are endless….just take a […]

September 17th, 2009 |

Rustic Placecards

Looking for a few rustic touches for your Fall parties or weddings?!  Look no further than these darling wood placecard holders!  Charming, rustic and I don’t know about you….but they are perfect for my next dinner party!

You can find these at GoodGuest on Etsy.com – and she has plenty of coordinating wood items (if you plan […]

September 3rd, 2009 |

Napkin of the Week: Peacock Feathers

Add a touch of drama to your fall table setting by using peacock feathers.  The rich, jewel tone colors are perfectly in line with the Fall fashion trends and the feather adds a touch of luxe to any decoration.

I found some great peacock feathers at amazon.com – loose feathers to stick in your napkin rings like […]

August 25th, 2009 |

Tomato Fest Dinner Party

Food-wise, late summer may be my F-A-V-O-R-I-T-E time of the year! Why, you ask?! Tomato season.

In honor of this magnificent time of the year, host your own tomato fest dinner party. Using a color palette of bright reds, yellows and greens, set your table using what else?! Tomatoes as your centerpiece! […]

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