by Melissa Bahen Hi Everybody! I’m Melissa from Lulu the Baker, and I’m thrilled to be a new contributor on Celebrations At Home. For my first post, I wanted to share a quick, easy party favor idea I used for a Strawberry Baby Shower I threw at the beginning of the summer. Materials and Tools:… Read More
Thanks to a lovely email from Katie of Newcomb Home, I found this fantastic DIY frame idea that I felt I had to share with you all. Beverly of Flamingo Toes has created a stunning focal piece with this bud vase flower display using an old door with chicken wire, frames, and small bottles &… Read More
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,… Read More
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… Read More
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?
I don’t care what anyone says, Carnations are Fabulous! Why would anyone want to downplay it’s full fluffy head, and lacey edges?…..Just because it’s Economical???!! I say ‘don’t hate, appreciate!’ And create one or more of these adorable little arrangements for the Christmas Season. There is a great tutorial on Bliss Tree to get you… Read More
This gorgeous tabletop from Bliss Events, not only gives us great inspiration, but also can teach us a lesson. The centerpiece vases are a perfectly coordinated mixture of patterns in the same color scheme. A great reminder of how you can bring together a look when you think you have nothing that matches. Just gather… Read More
Here is a gorgeous tablescape from Amorology that takes you on an exotic trip to India…even if only for an evening. You could sooo do this for a special birthday or engagement party. Use craft/floral foam squares to recreate the centerpieces. Just push cut flowers right in and set on top of a candle stick…. Read More