I get a lot of emails from readers with questions about how to create specific elements of a party like table settings, dessert tables, backdrops, etc. I’ve decided this year I will try and tackle as many of the basic “how to’s” as I can. I tend to forget that even though I can look […]
The ladies of Carter & Cook designed this beautiful modern tablescape for the HITCHED event recently. The centerpiece here is sensational combining gorgeous florals from Arrangements, with tall rustic branches, and topping it all with a whimsical antler ‘mobile’. Other notable details from this table are the tulle rosettes attached to the napkins and drink stirs, […]
Here’s an easy DIY centerpiece idea from Kelly Porter of Porter House Designs. She uses simple teacups, adds some adhesive jewels to the design, and inserts roses in a minimalistic, modern way(inserted into floral foam). Cover the floral foam with some moss and you have a lovely centerpiece for Birthdays, or Showers!
One of my favorite ‘crafty’ design elements is faux flowers. There are so many different ways to use them in your entertaining decor. Add a few faux flowers into a bouquet of real flowers, create a centerpiece entirely of hand crafted flowers, create napkin rings, table runners, hanging decor…the possibilities are endless! And depending on the […]
Gorgeous! Amazing! Fantastical!! Just a few words to describe the tablescapes presented in the online magazine, Nesting Newbies. Seriously?!! A Hanging Buffet?!! I die! Hot Pink, Black, & White never looked so good! Check out the entire Winter issue for yourself!
These inspiring images come from Botanica Floral Designs of Sacramento. I don’t have a lot of dialogue to add, except the fact that I love the use of “bling” in her arrangements, and the use of ribbon and florals on the lanterns. Just beautiful inspiration for your next event. Which is your favorite?
Here is a fun centerpiece display from JP Parker Flowers blog. This is great inspiration that can be used for any color scheme. Just gather several heights, sizes, and styles of glasses and glass vessels, fill with colored beads and/or colored water, and float a larg flower head on top. Submerge small lighted cubes in […]