New House = Housewarming Party!

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Exciting news today – we have a contract on a new house!! WOOHOOO!! After the craziest 2 weeks of house hunting, switching choices 3 times, and changing neighborhoods as a last minute “save,” we finally made our decision and was able to get all the things on our wish list {hardwoods throughout the main floor, […]

What I’m Up To…

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Guess what I’ve been doing lately {the past month, yesterday, today} – house hunting!  That’s right, we’ve spent almost 15 years in this house which seemed quite large for just the 2 of us back in ’98.  Fast forward to 2 kids and a home business that’s “prop heavy” and we are busting at the […]

Playing With Color

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Do you ever get stuck on a color scheme for your party or home?  As you know, I am hugely influenced by home decor and the parallels between that and party decor, so when Glidden asked me to share their color tool last month it was a natural fit for me.  Now they have another […]

Color Your Party

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{inspiration boards by Camille Styles} Color is one of the essential ingredients when planning a special party such as birthdays, showers, or weddings. In fact it’s probably the most prominent element. There are many tools to use when pulling a color scheme together: inspiration boards, Pantone’s colors of the year, paint chips from the hardware […]

Set Up A Bar…Anywhere!

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There is something so attractive about a well appointed bar. And no, I’m not talking about the liquid courage! I love the look of all the different bottles, glassware, accessories, and even the mixers. Many people don’t have an actual bar in their home, but as you’ll see here, you can set up a bar […]