May 6th, 2009 |

COLOR: Bold Teal and Orchid

A lot of the COLOR posts I do focus on the pretty, pale colors…..not today!  Today is all about bold, bold, bold!

My inspiration today is a beautiful room I found on the Harlequin Fabric & Wallpaper website.  Harlequin is a company in the UK [...]

April 23rd, 2009 |

Creative Spring Centerpiece

I love this idea from Simply Stated…..what a great centerpiece idea for Mother’s Day, a baby shower or little girl’s birthday party!

What You’ll Need:

Sharp scissors
Drinking straws
2 boxes of wheatgrass (sold in flats or boxes at health-food stores and flower shops)
12 to 16 gerbera daisies
A pencil

For such a creative look – this is [...]

April 17th, 2009 |

Couples Shower with a Texas BBQ Theme

Start off BBQ season with a couples shower full of cowboy boots, rustic centerpieces, and plenty of good old-fashioned BBQ food!  This adorable invitation from Wedding Paper Divas says it perfectly – “Yee Haw!”

Send your guests home with the perfect BBQ favor – s’mores in a bag!  Little effort to assemble….big impact [...]

April 10th, 2009 |

COLOR: Ocean Blues & Green

Today’s COLOR inspiration comes from the ocean blues and green that I pulled out of a selection of fabrics from Calico Corners.  This modern combination will have sun seekers dreaming of the ocean!

Not only do I love the combination of colors – but also the playfulness of these patterns together.  It’s great [...]

March 23rd, 2009 |

Keeping Flowers Fresh

1 To keep your flowers looking better and lasting longer, display them in a vase and make sure that none of the leaves are covered with water. Leaves decay in water, and they’ll drastically decrease the vase-life of your cut flowers.

2 First things first: When you bring flowers home, cut [...]

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