Black & White & Glamorous Sweets Table

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I designed this mini dessert table to coordinate with my Holiday-Glam Tablescape.  It’s great for an intimate dinner party, and serves up small bites so guests can sample a little bit of everything.   For the dessert area I used the acrylic beaded curtain as a backdrop – a great way to tie two areas together […]

Black & White & Silver Holiday Table

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I designed this Holiday-Glam table for The Party Dress’Holiday Table Challenge.  I wanted it to be glamorous and neutral enough to translate into other celebrations throughout the year (anniversary, special birthday, small wedding).  What could be more glamorous than black & white & silver & shimmer?  With elements such as fluffy marabou boas, white hydrangeas, […]

IKEA Vase Christmas "Trees"

IKEA vase Christmas trees

I’m finding all kinds of great uses for these infamous IKEA vases.  I used them to hold bar mixers on the Cocktails & Cheers design here and here, and now I’m using them to create little Christmas “trees”.  The shape is perfect for this and all you need are some adhesive gems, ribbon, and mini ornaments for […]

Holiday Entertaining Series – Christmas Red & Green

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Happy holiday planning everyone!  If you still need ideas to incorporate into your parties, here is a round up posts I created for a Red & Green Modern Christmas.  From an adult cocktail party to kids Christmas party, here are decorations, recipes, and DIY projects you can do to help pull it all together.  Visit each photo […]

Christmas Cocktail {Jolly Old Elf}

Champagne Cocktail

The perfect signature cocktail to make you jolly!  This is what I recommend with the Cocktails & Cheers party.  Garnish with frozen cranberries to keep it cold and make it pretty. Jolly Old Elf In a fluted glass add: 1/2 oz Amaretto liqueur 2 oz Cranberry juice Fill to top of glass with brut champagne […]

Glass Vase Snowman

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Isn’t this little guy cute! I made him in a jiffy with just a few simple items: faux snow flakes, 2 mini fish bowl vases, felt fabric, adhesive gems, googly eyes. Simply fill each vase with the snow flakes and stack one on top of the other. Cut a small triangle from orange felt, for […]

Christmas Cocktails & Cheers Party

Christmas Cocktail Party

Time to spread a little holiday cheer by hosting a small cocktail party (for 6-8 guests)!  I teamed up with Fresh Press to design this gathering inspired by their “Cocktails and Cheers invitation”. Their designs are sleek and modern, and for this one I simply brought the swag from the invitation into my design, using ribbon and felt circles.  Read on for […]