I love the rustic charm of this wedding by Gloria Wong Design. You know my philosophy: take the big ideas from big events, and bring them down to scale for your own celebrations. These photos are great inspiration for creating an autumn gathering centered around sunflowers, and rustic but charming elements. Perfect for a birthday, […]
If you read my interview over at Pepper Design blog, then you know my love for what I call “party art.” From party pics, you also know I have a buffet in my dining room which is the perfect place for me to hang some type of art or decor that coordinates with the rest […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]