Trend Alert – Bring The Inside, Out!

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You know the term, “bring the outside in” when it comes to interior decorating…large open windows, lush greenery and flowers, even garden-style furniture pieces.  This trend is doing the opposite and bringing indoor pieces, outside for entertaining.  I love this idea because it really helps create a cozy atmosphere when you’re in the midst of wide […]

Spring Baby Shower {How ‘Tweet’ It is}

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When Kaysi Fox from FABU Weddings & Events sent me these photos, I fell in love!  This Spring Baby Shower is filled with little “nesting” details and nature-inspired elegance. The shower was held at a clubhouse and Kaysi took care of all the design & decor.  The table is layered with fabric, moss, and burlap to […]

Fantasy Picnic Setting

Isn’t this picnic setting magical?  This would be so special for an anniversary or milestone birthday.  Or, just take the inspiration and set up a glamorous back yard picnic with friends!  Craft the vintage-style fans with old newspaper and ribbon to mimic “walls” in the outdoor space.  Use astro turf as a “rug” or “table cloth,” and gather some […]

Trend Alert: Hanging Frames

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Have an outdoor soiree in the works?  Try creating a bit of drama with one of these hanging frame ideas. You can see this idea works great for creating a walkway, a ‘wall’ or backdrop, or a photo opportunity.   Just gather some old frames from yard sales, and hang them with ribbon or twine, from […]

‘Love Birds’ Bridal Shower

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The “Love Birds” theme is a great one for a bridal shower, and this design photographed by Oh, Darling! (found via Design Sponge) offers some gorgeous modern-rustic inspiration and ideas. This setting would be perfect for Spring showers (‘Love Birds’ bridal shower, ‘Nesting Mom’ baby shower, even Mother’s Day), with it’s mossy background, birch wood accents, and bird and […]

Woodsy Spring Table

How I love the work of Gloria Wong Design!  This is her latest creation posted on Snippet & Ink.  This lush, woodsy table is perfect for a Spring gathering.  The use of Spring flowers, succulents, branches, and moss give a magical woodland feel.  Add in some chalkboard-painted elements and neutral colored favor bag/menu, and it […]

Tablescapes From Nesting Newbies

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Gorgeous! Amazing! Fantastical!! Just a few words to describe the tablescapes presented in the online magazine, Nesting Newbies.  Seriously?!! A Hanging Buffet?!! I die!  Hot Pink, Black, & White never looked so good! Check out the entire Winter issue for yourself!