April 17th, 2009 |
Incorporate Spring’s fresh vegetables into your next centerpiece….here are easy-to-follow instructions from Epicurious on how to create a spectacular floral arrangement:
Step 1: Gather your materials
Materials needed:2 cube glass vases, one large (6″) and one small (4″); 1 small square of floral clay; 4″-square flower frog; 5 floral stakes; 2 bunches peonies (approximately […]
April 9th, 2009 |
For my first post on COLOR, I decided to use a piece of Trina Turk for Schumacher fabric. This new Collection is launching this Spring – and makes me dream of decorating a fabulous vacation home in Palm Beach! Can’t you just picture the bold, vibrant colors….the clean, modern, white furniture….the pool in the […]
March 30th, 2009 |
One of the biggest trends for Spring 2009 is “Crazy Lady Chic” – full of patterns, florals and every color of the rainbow – this trend can be a colorful inspiration for both fashion and parties this season.
A couple of easy ideas for food: ladies like to eat light, especially at lunch time. So […]
March 25th, 2009 |
This smart little party idea will have you seeing spots–and a lot of smiles. Decorate the front of your house with red balloons covered with black circle stickers, and greet each child at the door with her own set of antennae – made of a headband, pipe cleaners and Styrofoam balls.
For a younger bunch of girls, […]
March 20th, 2009 |
I don’t know about you, but I am SOOOOO happy Spring is finally here…..it’s been a LONG winter!
Let’s welcome Spring with a casual cocktail party for friends….and you don’t have to make things difficult for yourself. Choose a couple of fabulous drinks, some easy snacks…..and you will end up with a festive […]
March 18th, 2009 |
Images: reflection thru mirror (via lastoriafoto.com), purple tulips (brides.com),
white peonies (via zoomphotography.com), yellow flowers […]
March 16th, 2009 |
The flower cupcakes I posted a few weeks ago inspired me to do some Spring baking of my own.
I made these cupcakes for my friend’s birthday over the weekend and they were a huge hit!
You too, can create these flower cupcakes…..there is a daisy crown pan currently in Williams Sonoma stores that makes this little baking […]
March 15th, 2009 |
Polka dots and stripes and pink all around….
Give your little girl the birthday party of her dreams!
Images: chevron print dress (neimanmarcus.com), hanging pom poms (swoozies.com), invitation (tinyprints.com), table setting and stripe cake (brides.com), favor […]
March 15th, 2009 |
Spring fashion is a time for blossoms and brights.
Here are a few of my favorite party dresses for the little hostess.
Images: pink floral dress (gap.com), blue stripe dress (bestdressedchild.com), yellow floral dress (nordstrom.com), burberry plaid […]
March 14th, 2009 |
I recently had a reader e-mail me with a fashion question….
“I have a black tie event to attend this Spring and don’t know what to wear. It’s a Saturday night and I don’t want to wear the same old black dress! Can you help me?”
Absolutely! This Spring, it’s all about […]