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…

Styling plates with a little glam…

Over the weekend I styled some pretty plates I selected from Plate Shoppe. They are my new blog sponsor and I spoke about them recently. I was in need of new plates especially because I am kind of clumsy and tend to break a lot of dishes, which ends up leaving with me mismatched items. It’s great that…

Styling with Susty Party….

Good morning. Ever wonder why some foods are marketed as breakfast when it’s so sweet and feels more like dessert? Donuts, most pastries and cheese danishes all feel like you’re eating dessert for breakfast.  This is some of my styling featuring Susty Party‘s straws, napkins and utensils, fun items to jazz up a table and…

Monday Morning Inspiration 6.9.14

I have been beating myself up because I haven’t been as productive as I should. Nice weather kind of trumps getting anything done but this week I am not going to allow myself time for leisure until I cross off some main things from my task list. One thing that has slacked is my blogging….

Color Schemes: Salmon & Black

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My Tablescape Using New Spring Designs from Hen House Linens…

Hen House Linens has some great Spring designs perfect for upcoming wedding & bridal showers, garden and tea parties and Mother’s Day brunches. In case you missed it, I used their linen before in my Valentine’s post. This time I opted for the bargello citron pattern which is their take on the quatrefoil pattern I…

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…

A lovely gold, tan & coral tablescape….

This tablescape is stunning. Love the hues and how warm it feels. Pretty and light for a Spring or summer wedding and perfect for fall. The burlap natural elements makes it a little rustic. The gold accents brings in the glam. I also like the idea of different seat cushions. Making sure the colors stay…