Monday Morning inspiration & a pretty spring place setting

Good morning. Sorry for the radio silence the last couple months. I have been so inspired lately and I think sometimes you need to step away in order to get some inspiration back. I have been paying a wee bit more attention to people I follow on instagram and there are so many talented people….

Holiday Entertaining Ideas…

As the season nears Christmas, you likely will be attending some soirees and gatherings with coworkers, friends and family. Planning a party can become extra stressful as you want to be able to have enough bubbly and food for the guests. I think a full menu is cool but there are other ways you can…

OUnique Gifts from Uncommon Goods

Tis the season for gift giving but I like to treat myself as well. I was happy when I was introduced to Uncommon Goods again. I’ve heard of them before but this time I gave their site a thorough look and saw so many things I want myself lol. What I love about the site is the…

Tuesday’s Tips: 4 easy ideas for hosting dinner parties

It’s not really rocket science but a couple helpful reminders when hosting a dinner soiree. With Thanksgiving and friendsgiving parties to host, one may rack their brain thinking of all the details. You want to do as much as you can in advance. I know you’re thinking no sh!t sherlock….but you will be surprised at…

Sponsor Spotlight: Plateshoppe.com colorful tabletop plates and platters

Introducing you to my newest sponsor Plate Shoppe, which has fun and colorful plates and platters perfect for any occasion to spruce up your tabletop! Created by Gail Sarasohn who left the fashion industry after 10 years to refocus her love of color and design. Plate Shoppe offers break resistant durable, non-toxic, dishwasher safe plates. The best…

Form Design Studio…

The portfolio of Form Design Studio popped in my inbox and I had to share some of my favorite interiors of theirs starting with this swanky outdoor bar… FORM Design Studio is the collaboration of Emmy award winning designer Joshua Rose and Rafael Kalichstein. Their firm has appeared on TV, HGTV & countless national magazine…

Floral backdrops for weddings….

Not sure who started this but it surely became popular after Kim married Kanye. At first I thought the idea of a wall of flowers was ugly. Now I’ve warmed up to the idea and would love to create a smaller scaled version for a garden wedding shower or enchanted forest little girl’s party… I…

Motivation Monday: Emerald sideboard revamp…

Hope you had a wonderful holiday. As you can see, things got a little different around here. I hope you like the new design of the blog. If you need to access the search, social media icons or anything else, just click the 3 lines in the upper right corner. Let me know what you…

Architectural Digest’s Annual Design Show 2016

One of these years I want to attend the Architectural Digest’s Design Show. It truly seems like an experience that will leave you inspired. Over the weekend I instastalked everyone who went & furniture stores that had booths to see what went down. These are some of my favorites and the instagrammers who took those…

Holiday Cocktails and beverages…

Christmas is next week so here is a round up of alcoholic cocktail options for your holiday entertaining… Even if you’re simply pouring wine out of the bottle, you can jazz up any non alcoholic or spirit with pretty garnishes. Freeze grapes and cranberries to replace ice cubes, add pomegranates, raspberries or cranberries to the…

Fabulous Wedding Dance Floors….

I love the idea of renting vintage dressers and creating open shelving so ladies can have a spot to put their heels before hitting the dance floor… In conjunction with that, providing flip flops for guest to change shoes for dancing is a cool idea. This is a favor that guest would really get use…