Betty’s Total Events New York: My Friend’s Wedding Reception

Last week I attended the wedding and reception of a good childhood friend held in New York. It was held on a Tuesday because that day was significant to the couple. I thought it was quite genius because ceremonies held on other days than Saturday, will save you lots of money. More on the budget…

Fun Friday: root beer float party

I love root beer floats and like the idea of having a station at a wedding or summer party. Frankly, it doesn’t have to be a party. They can simply just use a few festive items and make the afternoon chillin at home that much better. For a camping woodsy party, use vintage items like…

Happy Thanksgiving! My tablescape with Sparkle & Dine…

Hello. I hope you all are enjoying the aromas and good food in the comfort of your families and friends. Today I share some decorating that is a collaboration with Sparkle and Dine, a company that creates themed parties in a box. I used items I had on hand and added Sparkle and Dine’s faux…

Happy Valentine’s Day…

{Photo by Natalie Franke via Style Me Pretty} Better late than never :-). You can still create some of these ideas for anniversaries as well. Bow & arrow balloons {via} Love messages in a box {via. How fun to add trinkets and small randoms for nieces, nephews, kids, parents and friends. Hope your day was…

The prettiest bar cart styling + decanters…

Part of a successful bar cart is the pretty glasses, ice buckets, bottles & decanters… I put this collage together of different priced decanters but check homegoods, tjmaxx and marshalls as I’ve spotted some for only $12. Buy the decanters above here. {Images via style me pretty styled by Aaron Hartselle Creative¬†styled by and photo…

I can’t take my eyes off of this room….

I made this my computer background. How gorgeous. The candles and sconces and uplights cast the most perfect glow for this party. I love how the pearls are draped. So simple but luxe. The drapery though…is so regal. I just can’t stop minimizes my screens to stare at this space. Now those chandeliers are everything….

Tuesday’s Tips: No Sew DIY Cloth Napkins from old shirts

I was watching Rachel Ray and she had someone on her show repurposing old shirts and turning them into cute square cloth napkins. This could be a quick fun way to use fabric from an old or thrifted shirt that may not fit anymore. Sometimes it’s the textile that you can’t part with, so you…