Pipe And Drape System DIY

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I’m often asked about creating backdrops for parties, and recently realized I had never shared this tutorial with you here.  This is my DIY pipe and drape system that is perfect for a photo area, or for when you don’t have a wall behind a table but you want to create some interest behind it.  Best part […]

"Little Birdies" Baby Shower

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I’m excited to finally share the baby shower I designed for the Richmond “Dream Baby Shower” contest winner.  This is a locally sponsored contest (with $1500 worth of prizes) that is presented by RichmondMom.com and introduces expecting mothers (nominated by friends & family) to readers, who then vote for a deserving recipient. The winner of the contest […]

Queen Of Hearts Valentine Shoot

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There is a lot to see here today, as I styled and photographed this Queen of Hearts Valentine’s Day shoot to help showcase the printable party collection by Paula of Frog Prince Paperie.  Paula created this very cool and modern set that would also work well for a bachelorette party, bridal shower, lingerie shower, or even engagement party – the LOVE […]

Sweet Valentine Cupcake

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Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about Valentines Day? I’ll be sharing a Valentine’s inspiration shoot with you later this month but for now I put together this little cupcake presentation you can try for you and your sweetie (or a “single ladies” night maybe!). This is simple to do with your […]

Silver & Gold New Years Eve

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It’s time to break out the blowers and noise makers again and ring in a new year.  I wanted to create an intimate dinner party with the idea of champagne bubbles & counting down the clock.  These are simple ideas you can implement – I didn’t buy anything new for this table except the grocery […]

Your New Years Eve Bar

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I still have cocktails on the brain!  This time it’s a New Years Eve serve-yourself bar that I actually set up at the same time as my Christmas bar, but I wanted to show you how to change out a few elements to create a totally different look. Once again I began by covering a card table with a TableVogue […]

Sweet & Spicy Pecans

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Nothing says Holiday nibbles to me, like a dish full of spicy nuts!  This recipe is perfect to have sitting around the house during a party or on Christmas day while you’re waiting for your big meal.  It has just a hint of sweet and a hint of spice and has proven to be a […]