October 8th, 2009 |
I have a soft spot for autumn weddings that are part chic, part rustic. As some of you know, I too was an October bride! In fact, we are coming up on our first anniversary next week. Stay tuned for some pictures from our wedding next week…..
When I saw these centerpieces from Floral Art in LA, [...]
July 30th, 2009 |
For a summertime wedding full of charm, take some old “country” ideas and update them to create a modern event that will have the town talking for weeks! If you are a bride planning an outdoor, casual wedding, opt for a short wedding gown, such as this one from Amsale. Short and sassy will [...]
July 16th, 2009 |
“Rubber Ducky, you’re the one….you make our baby shower lots of fun!”
I had a reader write to me asking for ideas for a gender-neutral baby shower. The first thing I thought of was the color yellow, and quickly came up with the idea for a rubber ducky theme party. Playful, and easy to do – this [...]
July 8th, 2009 |
I always dreamed of having a white wedding….there is just something so elegant and romantic about it! I was married in October, so the white color palette just wasn’t going to work for me….but for all of you brides out there, I encourage you to explore the possibilities of a white, white wedding!
I think of white [...]
July 6th, 2009 |
It’s Monday morning – after a week of posts full of red, white and blue, and patriotic fun, I am a little burned out on color! I am totally “that girl” that pulls a head-to-toe black outfit out of her closet when I just can’t figure out what to wear!
Some might say black and white is [...]
June 30th, 2009 |
Images: table under the tent (via Passion for Parties by Carolyne Roehm), red drinks (gloriawongdesign.com), berry dessert (foodportfolio.com), flower and stripe plates (kate spade [...]
June 24th, 2009 |
4th of July is right around the corner! Have you started planning your holiday weekend yet?! A lot of times we forget about the little guests at parties – so today I am going to focus on tailoring your BBQ to make the kids happy! The 4th is all about stars, stripes, flags and fireworks – [...]
June 18th, 2009 |
Give your party a fresh look this summer by using lemons in your decorations and centerpieces. Bright, colorful, affordable, and easy to find – lemons are the perfect addition to any party. Beautiful when paired with flowers, festive when combined with other citrus fruits, or boldly stunning when used by themselves – see what [...]
June 4th, 2009 |
Sunflowers and black and white patterns – two of my favorites combine here to make one striking party! The inspiration for this party came from Carolyne Roehm’s new book, A Passion for Parties. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s an absolute must-read! Fabulous ideas and tons of eye candy.
Sunflowers are abundant during the summer months [...]
May 6th, 2009 |
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 [...]