January 29th, 2013 |
Those readers that follow along on facebook and instagram know that I hosted a baby shower (along with my mother) for my sister this past weekend. We had SO much fun putting together a gender-neutral celebration, since the sex of the baby is still a surprise. I didn’t want to use the traditional blue and pink [...]
December 10th, 2012 |
Pottery Barn has been one of my go-to resources for entertaining items since I was in college. I have always felt that my style paralleled theirs – update classics, a twist to the traditional – so when I was offered the opportunity to be one of five bloggers selected to participate in a Holiday Mystery Box [...]
September 25th, 2012 |
It is with great pleasure that I welcome our newest contributor to the blog, Vana Chupp of Le Papier Studio! Vana has been a good friend and supporter/contributor of the Magazine since the beginning and we are thrilled to now have her hear on the blog on a regular basis.
Professionally trained as an architect, Vana Chupp has always [...]
September 5th, 2012 |
There is something so charming about a fresh pack of #2 pencils. Even as an adult, I get excited when the aisles at Target get stocked up with fresh school supplies. (Don’t think for a second some of them don’t make their way into my cart. Office supplies, right?!) We put together this darling centerpiece using [...]
April 2nd, 2012 |
For our Modern Monogram bridal shower, we created a darling assortment of monogrammed napkins to dress up the tablesetting. They were simple to do, added a great pop to the table, and also served as a gift for the bride to bring home with her.
We gathered up supplies at our local Michael’s craft store: paint, stenciling [...]
March 16th, 2012 |
I came across this darling wreath on Pinterest and had to share it with you. Made from yarn and fabric-wrapped styrofoam balls, it’s remeniscent of Easter eggs…..and that makes it the perfect DIY project for this weekend!
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February 6th, 2012 |
My readers and clients are always asking me for tips on updating their centerpieces, whether it be for a party, or just an accent on their kitchen table. My favorite tip is to cover a basic, glass vase with either paper, fabric or ribbon. It’s a simple and very inexpensive update! Also a great way to [...]
January 4th, 2012 |
Now that the holidays have ended and the decorations have come down, I find myself looking for ways to bring a little sparkle back into my table settings. This DIY napkin ring project is perfect to tackle with a free hour, and will add so much personality to your table or party.
Scour vintage shops, ebay or [...]