Modern Tabletop Inspiration

modern tabletop

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, […]

"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 […]

Sweet 16 Birthday Party

Sweet 16 party - Celebrations At Home blog

This is a Sweet 16 birthday party I designed recently for a beautiful young lady who is “reaching for the stars.”  We used her favorite color palette as a starting point and sprinkled in a little bit of a star motif.  The event was captured perfectly by Paige Stevens Photography. I worked with Lindi of Love the […]

A "French Cooking"-Inspired Dinner Party

Outdoor Dinner Party

This gorgeous dinner party was sent to me by Julie of A Reason to get Together, and hosts a most unique concept.  In Julie’s words: “It was a “Mastering The Art Of French Cooking” dinner party. I had all of our guests (14 total) bring a dish from the cookbook. People brought appetizers, entrees, sides, […]

Pink & Green 1st Birthday Ideas

I’d like to give a big Welcome to our newest sponsor, The Paper Cupcake.  Charlotte of The Paper Cupcake has recently opened her etsy shop, but has tons of experience designing paper goods (as seen here).  At The Paper Cupcake, she offers printable partyware and other paper goods/stationery.  My favorite part is that she loves […]

A Zebra Stripe By Any Other Color…

Tara Wilson Events

You may know my love for an animal print – especially zebra stripes (as seen here).  What was once over-the-top “Cougar” style, or 70′s “Bachelor Pad,” is now chic and even classic.  So when I saw how Tara Wilson of Tara Wilson Events incorporated GREEN zebra stripes, I was over the moon! I love the […]

Wall Paper-Inspired Dessert Table

retro style dessert table

I’m excited to share this beautiful dessert table that Veronica of Petites Bouchees recently did.  You may remember Petites Bouchees is where I got the macarons for my French Themed party here. Veronica’s inspiration was the beautiful wallpaper used on the backdrop, and was perfectly transformed onto the cookies, cupcake toppers, and swirled cake pops.  The labels were coordinated […]