Things Wrapped Up Like A Gift

Sounds like the old Pyramid game show, but ‘things wrapped up like a gift’ can be so pretty for Holiday decor… Create a floral ‘gift’ with blocks of floral foam, small simple flowers, and a big bow! Use pearl-tipped pins to hold the flowers in place and add extra detail. Wrap an everyday pillow with […]

Rustic Christmas

Postings this week have been light due to the fact that I’m preoccupied with prepping for a Christmas Party tonight, and a birthday party tomorrow night. Tonight is the “Let It Snow” ladie’s night I mentioned earlier. Pics next week! For now, I found some pretty inspiration from White Lace Wedding for a Rustic Christmas, […]

Set A Pretty Christmas Buffet

This is the first official weekend of Christmas parties, and many a hostess will be setting up a buffet table for her hungry guests. Whether you’re serving hors d’oeuvres or a meal, the table here is a great way to set the buffet in style. I love the pop of color used but any combination […]

Exciting News To Share – I Authored A Chapter In A Book!

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I can now say that “I’m an author”….really?!…well, a CONTRIBUTING author.  Sounds so cool to say that. A few months ago I began working on a chapter about ‘Organizing Holiday Parties’, for Carmen Cocker’s newest book, The Clutterbugs’ Guide to an Organized Christmas! In the book, Carmen, a professional organizer, offers so much advice on […]

Tiered Christmas Centerpiece Ideas

It’s time to pull out the Christmas decorations and begin decking the halls! Make is easy by using things you already have. For a beautiful centerpiece, start with a tiered cake stands that so many of us have. Add pretty ornaments in modern color combinations or vintage ornaments in soft hues. You can add some […]

"Let It Snow" Party Inspiration

View my Real Party here. I’m working on a Ladie’s Night Gift Exchange with the theme “Let It Snow.” I put together this inspiration board with some of the ideas I’ll be incorporating. Hope you guys are planning something fun for the holidays! Invitation: Tiny PrintsManzanita CenterpieceSnowflake Streamers: Martha StewartWhite Cosmopolitan CocktailDessert Table: Lollipop Events […]

Easy Christmas Table Decor

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We are down to the last few days before Christmas….I swear Thanksgiving was just last week!! Here are a few simple, but so cute, table decorations. I love this idea for anyone who loves the “retro/modern” look. Those old fashioned Christmas bulbs never looked so good! The larger vase has a smaller vase inside, filled […]