Vintage Carnival Style For Grown Ups!

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This beautiful photo shoot on Style Me Pretty has some fun ideas to add some Carnival Style to your next grown up gathering.  You don’t have to let kids have all the fun when it comes to this theme.  Paper rosettes and ribbon adorn the table as well as hang above, and gorgeous menus and place cards […]

Rustic Meets Vintage

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I wanted to share this beautiful tablescape because it combines two of my favorite styles:  rustic, and vintage.  First, the rustic moss runner and door-turned-table is the perfect background for the eclectic collection of candle sticks, and elegant floral arrangements.  Delicate napkins and loosely wrapped chairs bring in a decidedly vintage feel.  This is a gorgeous […]

Napkin Wrap Up

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Looking for interesting ways to present napkins at your place settings?  Here are 6 fun and unique ideas to try, from rustic to whimsical: Slide the folded napkin into a decorated or printed cake bag for an unexpected presentation. Wrap a wide leaf around the napkin and cut 2 slits into it to insert utensils or chopsticks. […]

Dressing Up Your Drinks

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  What is the one thing everyone has in their hand at any given party?  A drink of course!  Whether serving iced tea, juice, wine, or a cocktail, these are some great ideas for dressing up your glass. Stylish Stemware – wrap your glasses in a unique way using colored rubber bands, or thin ribbon.  […]

Creative DIY Details {Backyard Wedding}

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When you see this backyard wedding with vintage details, you won’t beleive it was a DIY event.  It looks like the work of a major event designer with so many amazing vignettes and creative touches.  The bride enlisted the help of family and friends, and pulled off this amazing wedding in just 3 months.  Beautifully […]

Entertain With A Pancake Breakfast

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Every once in a while I love to entertain in the morning with breakfast or brunch.  It’s a fun way to begin the day, and can be prepped the night before so you aren’t exhausted at party time.  The inspiration here comes from the fantastic pancake station, and is accompanied by simple touches for a feeling of down-home […]

Romance On The Ranch

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Today’s inspiration combines just a touch of vintage and a touch of rustic, for a perfectly appointed event.  Designed by Carter and Cook Event Co. and photographed by C. Sherman Photography,  this stunnning celebration would be well suited for a Bridal Shower, Engagement or Anniversary Party, or Special Birthday. Look closely at the tabletops and you’ll notice that there […]