September 3rd, 2013 |
Happy September, Friends! I hope you all had a wonderful summer! As you could see from how quiet the blog was the last couple months, I took some time to really enjoy this particular moment in time in my life. Focusing only on WH Hostess orders, finishing up the book, and spending quality time with friends [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
May 23rd, 2011 |
Can you believe Memorial Day is just one short week away?! Officially the kick-off to summer, Memorial Day weekend is a fabulous time to gather the troops and fire up the grill! I’ll be back later in the week with some yummy ideas for what to serve, but today, I thought I would focus [...]
March 16th, 2011 |
L-O-V-I-N-G this colorful idea from Better Homes and Gardens. Using wood finials from the hardware store, they updated them with a coat of paint and a cute placecard. A quick, simple project, you can use these painted finials as placecards, sign holders or even buffet cards. Brilliant!
See the full tutorial here [...]
March 14th, 2011 |
I have a fascination with candy wreaths. Okay….let’s be honest, I have a fascination with all things candy and sweets! But, there is nothing like a well-done candy wreath to really get me excited! So you can understand my excitement when I found this darling idea from Country Living. Made of pastel colored jordan almonds, this [...]
March 9th, 2011 |
I’m very excited to share today’s real party with you……it’s sweet and girly and oh, so classic. With a beautiful attention to detail, this tea party is sure to inspire you! Shared with us by Andrea Edgar, you may remember the fabulous camp out party she threw for her son, Sawyer a while back. I always [...]
February 2nd, 2011 |
When I saw this sweet pomander centerpiece (made completely out of cupcake liners!) over on Kara’s Party Ideas, I knew I had to show it to you! It’s the perfect centerpiece for a Valentine’s Day party, or for a kid’s birthday party! In fact, I am TOTALLY going to give this a try for one of [...]
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 [...]