I absolutely LOVE creating tablescapes! There are a thousand details and moving parts when it comes to hosting an event (or even just having friends over to the house), but putting together an eye-catching centerpiece that’s colorful and captures the theme is still one of my favorite parts of the […]
Outdoor Tablescapes To Try Before Summer’s Gone
A summer feast for your eyes! Take a look at these gorgeously decorated tables! I love outdoor entertaining, especially in summer! The evenings are long. The weather is warm. (That’s a euphemism for crazy stinkin’ HOT!, but warm sounds nicer doesn’t it?) And the pace is still leisurely slow. Who […]
Upcyle This! Decorative Bottles For Happy Hour!
Don’t toss your empties! Repurpose them for a drinks-themed party! I’m a big fan of recycling. And, I’m not gonna lie, I’m also a fan of a nice boozy drink. (How’s that for a segue?) Vodka is my go-to — no surprise for those who read my blogs regularly. But […]
Get In Shape! Geometric Table Decor Ideas!
Shape, form, composition: Decorate your tables with artistic displays! Are you planning an event and trying to figure out what to put on the tables? Could be a party, a simple dinner, even a wedding. Whatever it is, stressing over the details is not very fun. It’s way better when […]
Paper Lanterns Create Light, Color, And Wonder!
Last year I was asked to write an article for Luna Bazaar, a design brand that services consumers, retailers and event planners with home, garden, and entertaining decor such as paper lanterns! I’m a HUGE fan of paper lanterns and use them all the time. Not only do they create […]
Nothin’ Mellow About The Color Yellow!
For instant happy, just add some yellow! We’ve got yellow fever this week! But in a good way. It’s hard not to feel cheery when you’re surrounded by what’s probably the official color of smiley faces everywhere. So if you need a visual pick-me-up, try some yellow daisies or sunflowers. […]
I Freaking LOVE These Wedding Table Settings!
Focal point: Make your entire table a centerpiece! It’s summer! My favorite season! “Put on a great dress and be a fun wedding guest” season! Or, if you’re planning a wedding, it’s “Wear an amazing bridal dress and throw a fabulous party” season! If you’re doing the latter, let’s talk […]
Wedding Flowers That Look Like A Million Bucks!
Wedding on a budget? How to do flowers that make you look like a fancy florist! I’m in the event planning business. That means I’m a big proponent of hiring pros to do as much as possible when you’re throwing a big party. Want killer music? Hire a DJ. Need […]
Sizzle! Can’t Get Enough Of The Color Red!
Everything is red hot this week! Let your senses be inspired! Remember that dixie cup joke we’d tell when we were kids? “What’s black and white and red all over? A newspaper!” Please tell me you’ve heard that one before! I can’t be that old can I?!! Well anyway, I was thinking that The […]
Express Yourself! Awesome Event Signage Ideas!
Say what?! Make a statement at your next event with a stylish, creative sign! So, you’ve got a fantastic theme lined up for your next party. Plus the perfect decor, gorgeous flowers, a solid playlist. And of course a who’s who of your best peeps on the guest list. Is there a final detail you might be […]