December 16th, 2009 |
New Year’s Eve is quickly approaching…..are you hosting a party?! New Year’s Eve is all about glitz and glam….time to pull out the good stuff and really make your home sparkle! Today, I thought I would share a few of my favorite entertaining items with you….
No party is complete without an ice bucket! I [...]
December 9th, 2009 |
Christmas doesn’t have to mean red and green….try choosing a modern color palette of teal and lime green for your holiday party. (hint: these colors look particularly fabulous in metallic items!)
Images: ornament wreath (hgtv.com), napkin (bhg.com), invitation (tinyprints.com), ornaments (projectwedding.com), ornament and candle centerpiece, presents (bhg.com)
December 7th, 2009 |
Once you have completed all of your holiday baking, you have to come up with a unique concept for packaging your gifts. You can use tin cans, paper boxes, cellophane bags stuffed into a holiday mug…..I hope these images inspire you to get really creative with it!
Images: box with joy [...]
November 25th, 2009 |
I have a great feature for you today….Amber from Amber Karson Event Planning is back to share ideas with us for creating a preppy holiday table. Here are some images of a holiday table Amber is working on for a client……make sure to check out her tips below:
“With instructions from the client to keep [...]
November 23rd, 2009 |
I’m so excited to announce our partnership with The OpenSky Project, an innovative on-line community of shopkeepers. OpenSky is full of “experts” – people like me who have a passion for what they do, what they write about – who offer shoppers products that they recommend. It’s focused, it’s personal….it’s bringing the human touch back to [...]
October 14th, 2009 |
I am always on the look-out for gender-neutral baby shower themes, and as you can tell, I love putting a sophisticated spin on them. I think it’s important to remember that the shower may be celebrating the upcoming arrival of a baby, but it is also in honor of the mom-to-be…..so it’s important to [...]
July 16th, 2009 |
Williams Sonoma is the genius behind this idea (perfect for your next cocktail party!). These small plates have a base rim that fits on top of most wineglasses, allowing your guests to hold their wine and hors d’oeuvres securely in one hand. Sold in a set of 4 for [...]
May 30th, 2009 |
Last week, I posted on creating the perfect, modern picnic for the summer. I just discovered this idea in Tastebud magazine – and it’s perfect for our modern picnic!
Make a simple reusable sandwich bag from oil cloth. There are tons of great prints out there (look at your local fabric or craft store) and can be [...]
May 22nd, 2009 |
This beautiful grasscloth carrier helps you easily tote your wine in style. It holds 4 bottles of wine and is perfect for summer picnics, outdoor music festivals or even a hostess gift for a weekend at the beach! Check out Toss Designs for this [...]