December 28th, 2012 |
Good Morning, Everyone! Although we are still technically on a little holiday break, I wanted to pop in to say hello and show you all a peek into my Christmas Eve party. We hosted my extended family of thirteen for dinner and as always, I had fun setting the table!
My Kate Spade china gets used less [...]
November 27th, 2012 |
Known for their colorful, one-of-a-kind-items and unique holiday decor, Pier 1 Imports is the perfect spot to head to when styling a holiday table. When offered the opportunity to shop their latest holiday finds and put together a holiday tablesetting to inspire you, our readers, I jumped at the chance.
There are so many different ways you [...]
November 19th, 2012 |
Can you believe Thanksgiving is in a few short days? Although my parents host Thanksgiving dinner, I always help set a beautiful table. We tend to go more sophisticated and glam for the tablesetting (for 15!), so when it comes to my November dinner parties I tend to lean more towards the rustic, Fall look.
I recently [...]
November 14th, 2012 |
Last night, we held our first of six Holiday Entertaining Pinterest Parties and we kicked it off with Thanksgiving Entertaining Ideas. Wow, was it so much fun! Kelly and Kim from The TomKat Studio joined forces with some of the top party + entertaining bloggers to pin inspiration for your holiday celebrations.
We were joined by Vana (Le [...]
October 23rd, 2012 |
Halloween is typically a busy, busy day for moms. The pre- Halloween costume preparation, the day of school parties and parades, and the afternoon full of trick or treating. By the time dinner rolls around, who has time to pull together a special meal? You ALL do! Our goal is to celebrate family and with these [...]
October 4th, 2012 |
Add dimension to your placesetting by introducing new elements to your table. Use a galvanized tub, a small colander or a basket to contain your napkin, silverware and a fall embellishment, such as a pumpkin or gourd. Personalize a leaf with a metallic pen to serve as the placecard.
For more Fall entertaining ideas, read [...]
October 2nd, 2012 |
Fall is the perfect time to gather friends and family for a cozy, Sunday brunch. Throw the stylized fete of the season with these seasonal entertaining tips:
Mix and match a patterned desert plate with an elegant detailed dinner plate. Get a little fancy with pretty glass goblets in fall hues. Look for colors that complement each [...]
September 14th, 2012 |
Celebrate a favorite fall tradition, football, this season with a backyard party. Kori Clark of Paper & Pigtails created a charming party for the latest issue of The Party Dress Magazine. Read on for details from Kori, and ideas for recreating this party for your family….
When it comes to a fall party, football is one that [...]
September 5th, 2012 |
Back-to-School is an exciting time of the year for families, but let’s face it….the enthusiasm of the first day can fade quickly and everyone falls back into the repedition of a daily routine: early mornings, carpools, homework, after-school activities, packing the same lunch day in and day out. Take this opportunity to celebrate family and celebrate [...]
July 23rd, 2012 |
The pages of our summer issue of The Party Dress Magazine were colorful and cheerful – large in part due to this sweet Flower Market birthday party by Leoni Jena, of Just Call Me Martha. There are so many sweet details that I hope will inspire you for summer gatherings. Read on for details from Leoni…..