November 19th, 2009 |

Purple + Orange: Stunning Thanksgiving Ideas

Images: candles (bhg.com), picture frame (theknot.com), mums (parents.com)

I am always looking for new table ideas, and my new obsession is the purple and orange color combination.  It’s slightly modern, slightly rustic……for those of you that know me well, it’s my perfect combination!  The rich tones of these purple centerpieces would be beautiful for Thanksgiving.  [...]

October 30th, 2009 |

Trend Alert: Feathers!

Feathers have been popping up all over the place lately….and I have to tell you, I have fallen head over heels for some of these images!  Stunning (in a romantic-kind-of-way) for a wedding, a festive accent for the holidays when done in color, and a sophisticated update for your home in neutrals.  Note to [...]

October 29th, 2009 |

A Modern Garden Kids Party

 

Now that the weather has definitely turned cooler, garden or flower-themed birthday parties get a little bit tricky.  Fear not – if your little girl is dying for a party full of flowers, and she just doesn’t understand the concept of “winter” – I have plenty of ideas for you [...]

August 28th, 2009 |

Trend Alert: Red

The color red is all the rage this Fall….here are a few ways to incorporate it into your wardrobe or party!

Images: floral centerpiece (avantgarden.com), tulip bouquets and zinnia vase (theknot.com), red dresses (neimanmarcus.com), red table setting (rebeccathuss.com), invitation (weddingpaperdivas.com), red napkin [...]

August 7th, 2009 |

Napkin of the Week: Summer Bouquet

Entertaining this weekend?!  Here is a thoughtful idea…

Gather flowers from your garden and create tiny bouquets for each of your guests.  Place them on each person’s napkin – not only will it dress up your table setting, but it will serve as a delightful party favor too!

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July 21st, 2009 |

Napkin of the Week: Sunflowers!

Sunflowers add instant warmth to any table.  I’ve always considered sunflowers to be “happy” flowers…they instantly put a smile on my face!  Try setting the table for your next dinner party with these great napkin rings from Pottery Barn, or cut off the top of a flower and insert a placecard.  Both easy to do and [...]

July 8th, 2009 |

White Wedding

 

I always dreamed of having a white wedding….there is just something so elegant and romantic about it!  I was married in October, so the white color palette just wasn’t going to work for me….but for all of you brides out there, I encourage you to explore the possibilities of a white, white wedding!

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June 11th, 2009 |

Summer Centerpiece

Try this idea for your next outdoor party….

Plant  each guest a small pot of flowers and add in a chalkboard stake.  Write your guest’s name on it….you have a placecard, a party favor and if you group them all together in the center of the table….a centerpiece too!

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May 27th, 2009 |

Preppy Summer Wreath

Looking for the perfect way to add a little bit of your preppy style to your home this season?  Perfect to grace your front door for summer, or to welcome guests to your next bridal shower or birthday party….this peony wreath is beautiful on it’s own….but hang it with a grosgrain ribbon [...]

May 9th, 2009 |

Purple Love

I’m normally a pink girl – but these images from Matthew Mead Style could make me become a [...]

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