Tuesday’s Tips: eliminate stress by having a hostess storage cabinet or drawer

I think the best thing you can do is have a hostess drawer, china cabinet, or closet that contains everything you will need to host an event. You would include itema like patterned straws, tablecloths and linen, napkins, napkin rings, table runners, unscented candles,¬†gold or fancy flatware, cupcake holders and cake stands, wine glasses, basically…

How to prepare for guests in your home…

¬† Guests are arriving soon and you probably already made everything tidy. Here are some other ways to ensure they have a comfortable stay. Guest room -Leave a tray on the bed so that they can drink beverages, morning coffee or afternoon tea in the comforts of the covers and not feel like they have…

Tuesday’s Tips: prep for kids and guests this July 4th with this…

Having guest but worried about potential spills to your sofas? Well cover them with easy to clean slip covers. Pictured are ones from the Ralph lauren Home collection. Also add additional comfortable seating for kids and tweens by buying large floor pillows or…..even dog pillows. Some of them are so large that they would be…

Hosting tips (good for any shindig) + champagne stations …

Hosting a party or get together can easily turn into a daunting task for those who never really do it. Questions about colors and themes, what to get and where to get them from easily make something that should be fun…into a stressful situation.Add on the task of keeping the atmosphere going and one can…

Indulge Daily 7.23.12

Space saving self serving bar using floating shelves. So modern & fresh. Love the usage of framed chalkboard for cocktail menus. {via}

Saturday Sunday Shindigs: Let the Holiday Festivities Begin….

{via} Here’s some inspiration on how to set those tablescapes & decorate for this weekend’s shindigis. Figured I’d post the Saturday Sunday Shindig today so you can get any last minute things if you need to in advance. If you don’t have a bar cart but have a baby or know someone who does, maybe…