Twins Teman & Teran Evans (HGTV’s design consultants for the show High/Low Project) live together & collaborated to create a home that effectively mixes higher end pieces with lower price point retail chain stores. Covering a living room wall with … Continue reading
It’s something we often forget but just because a pillow is intended for outdoor purposes doesn’t mean you can’t use it indoors. In Target over the weekend I saw such bright cushions and immediately thought about how they could help liven a space indoors for cheap. You see, dpending on the store, outdoor cushions are cheaper. In Target theirs start at $14 and this week they have a sale for $11.99.
Being that Easter is in a few weeks, which seems odd for some reason, I decided to do a pastel tea party post since those are the same colors used to decorate for Easter time…
Get more bang for your buck by hosting a little brunch with your adult lady friends or setting a themed playdate for your daughter, niece, etc…
You want to dress up for a tea party. Think, ladies who lunch. With girly dresses and maybe even hats, lace, frills, flowy A-lined skirts, ruffles etc. For little girls, dresses and feather boas, gloves and all of that jazz.
If you want, even have a few costume dresses on hand so those that come unprepared can at least change into something festive at the party. Leave out a vintage luggage case with different props that they can go through to add to their look.
Those same props can be used against a backdrop for a photo booth photoshoot. So that means anything that goes with little girls dressing up: costume jewelry, scarves, crowns, glitter heels.
It’s always cute to see little girls in adult heels playing dress up. I done it too.
China can be borrowed from
I’m saying though….who would think to use paper bags as decor. Evidently these creative people and I am biting the above idea for a work event. A lady in our dept is retiring so this will be fun and festive. I will add letters to the bags to say congrats etc. When you factor the cost of bags, using twine, fishing line, ribbon or strings & clothes pins…this is a very cost effective way to jazz up the backdrop of a food buffet table…
Which do you like the most?
Closet organizing is one of my favorite topics to search and blog about. One design tip: have as many open shelving units and clothes visible at first glance. That way you won’t forget what you have. If you can see … Continue reading
From bedroom interior to tablescape. Yes I know it’s not the same blanket. However the purple hue made me think how easily we could use a scarf, sheets or curtains with a bold pattern for transforming a tabletop.
Have you repurposed something for dressing a table?
Fine china contained on a platter…
I first saw this idea in Lucky mag. Simple hooks or knobs that are used for coats can be used for necklaces. Here is another way to use knobs.