Ideas to Celebrate a 15-Year Anniversary

anniversary dinner for two

I was asked to participate in the #BRIDEnBEYOND program, sponsored by Jared® The Galleria Of Jewelry. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. How many years of marriage are you celebrating? My husband and I just celebrated our 17th year! So with that accomplishment under our belt, I’m happy to share some […]

Pink Party Ideas

pink party ideas

Everyone knows that October is breast cancer awareness month, and that Pink Parties are encouraged as a way to raise money and/or awareness. I was honored to work with Estroven again this year {see last years Pink party here}, to create a Sleep Pink party that’s loaded with ideas, diy’s, and recipes. I worked on […]

Romantic Styled Bridal Shoot {Guest Feature}

styled bridal shoot

The rich colors and gold leaf details in today’s guest feature are truly inspiring. This styled bridal shoot by Tiffany Santini-Rousseau for Vita Photography is simply gorgeous and speaks to my romantic side. The location is a private estate in LaSalle, Ontario and would be just perfect for an intimate wedding. Floral designer Cori Heer […]

Bridesmaids’ Luncheon with Menu & Recipes :: Mod Meets Vintage

bridesmaid luncheon

I’ve been anxiously waiting to share this party design all summer, ever since I got some gold-tone entertaining accessories and pretty new/vintage glassware. I wanted to show how you can combine vintage treasures with modern trends to get a beautiful, unique look perfect for a Bridesmaids Luncheon {for some shopping resources see this inspiration board}. Thrift […]

Inspiration Board for a Bridesmaids’ Luncheon

bridal luncheon inspiration

This summer I’ve been collecting some new items for entertaining and decided I wanted to create an inspiration shoot that would incorporate the old with the new. I love the tradition of a bridesmaids luncheon so that’s the direction I chose. Today I thought I’d share my inspiration board with links to some of the items […]

Styling a Bookcase for Entertaining

set up a shelf for entertaining

A couple of months ago I shared a tour of my sitting room and studio space in a post sponsored by Sauder furniture. Lucky for me they really liked my style and photos, and gave me the opportunity to choose a piece of furniture from their collection, and style it for the blog – super […]

A Painting-themed Birthday Party {guest feature}

painting art party guest feature

I have an ADORABLE guest party feature today. Mom, Adwoa Osei, created a painting party for her 7 year old daughter, and it’s completely different from most art parties, with it’s use of a soft feminine color palette, and glitter galore. There are some fantastic details to see, including that “dripping paint” cake, the DIY […]