March 26th, 2010 |
Easter is one of those odd holidays for me. My husband and I don’t have children yet – so sometimes I hesitate going all-out decorating our home for holidays. Especially ones like Easter, where the decorations can tend to lean towards the child-like or cheesy-side. But, I love switching up the decor [...]
March 12th, 2010 |
I love the first signs of Spring. Especially the bunches of tulips and daffodils I see on my weekly spin thru Whole Foods! It’s amazing how one little vase of flowers sitting on my kitchen table can brighten the entire room! The color yellow is the epitome of Spring to me – [...]
February 3rd, 2010 |
The snow here in Chicago has me dreaming of the parties I will throw this summer in my new backyard. Top of my list?! A lemonade lunch. Totally inspired by this table setting created by Sharnel in Australia (it is summer there….), here are a few things that I would include:
January 30th, 2010 |
I just love Saturdays, don’t you?! It’s a fun day…a day to catch up on projects, explore new ideas and for us, welcome our newest advertisers! So….here we go!
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December 16th, 2009 |
Have you ever heard of “welcome lights?” A fairly new concept to me, but my husband’s grandmother explained to me that the candlestick lights that people place in their windows at night (predominantly during the Holiday season) are a sign to your “callers” that your home is welcoming visitors. Although a very traditional concept, a lovely [...]
November 24th, 2009 |
Sometimes all your table needs is a pop of color….placemats can get expensive, especially if you are entertaining a crowd! When I was in Europe earlier this Fall, all of the high-end home stores were showing thick, felt placemats. When used on a table, they created a warm and cozy look….perfect for the Holidays! The placemats [...]
November 18th, 2009 |
When it comes to Christmas decor, there is no combination I love more than red and lime green. I love the accent of the lime green up against the Christmas tree, the contrast when paired with deep ruby red. It makes me happy.
Image via Better Homes [...]
November 4th, 2009 |
Since I am on an artichoke kick today – I thought I would share this centerpiece idea, too! This centerpiece would be the perfect compliment to my artichoke place cards below!
Image via Better Homes [...]
October 19th, 2009 |
There are so many different ways to decorate your home with pumpkins this season…..you can decorate them with ribbon, create displays by color, or stack them to create pumpkin topiaries. For a more sophisticated Fall display, you could use all white pumpkins or add a touch of glamour with gilded pumpkins.
A little paint and some creative [...]