"Natural" Elegance

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Create a beautiful tablescape inspired by nature, like the one here from Green Wedding Shoes. Incorporate large leaves, birds nests, birch candles, green plants, and birds. You automatically get a soft color pallete of green with lots of interesting textures.

Cheese Please!

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I’m in love with this cheese display. The simple signs, the tree trunk pedestals, and the wood baskets all work to create a beautifully modern-rustic cheese presentation. How to recreate your own? Well, Target has some wood-grain bowls, and Michaels has wood planks and craft pieces. If you want to splurge, you can find the […]

Non-Floral Centerpiece

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Here’s a unique way to use manzanita branches. Just set them in a glass cylinder, maybe with a little sand or rocks in the bottom. Line them up and surround them with candles. No other adornments needed. This lovely scene is from Trendsetting Wedding. They have created a beautiful walkway, but I can see this […]

Magical Moss Centerpieces

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There can be more to a centerpiece than just flowers and candles. Why don’t you try incorporating some moss details into your next arrangement. The top photo is very simple with sheet moss and votive candles. They show a hanging version but you could easily use this idea with a large bowl or dish…maybe even […]

The Beauty Of Burlap!

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Halle Berry, Cindy Crawford, Giselle….They could all wear a burlap sack and look beautiful, right? Well, so can your dining table!! Check out how gorgeous, rustic, and elegant these burlap details are. Perfect for Father’s Day don’t you think?! Two adorable ways to wrap a vase or jar of flowers. The one on the left […]

Rustic Elegance

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Here is a gorgeous wedding reception from Martha Stewart, that makes a very elegant statement with very natural materials. There are lots of ideas here that could be incorporated into any type of gathering. A seperate kids table is covered with paper and pencils are provided so the kids can draw right on the table […]

Easter Inspirations

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Okay you guys, I dare you to look at these beautiful tabletops from Southern Living and not be inspired!! I literally want to do them ALL!! How perfect is this table for a fun family get-together which includes lots of kids?! It certainly sets the stage for an Easter egg hunt to follow. How about […]