BEAUTIFUL ALFRESCO DINNER PARTY {Guest Feature}

Alfresco Dinner Party

I have a gorgeous guest feature today that will surely have you planning an outdoor dinner with friends {as soon as it warms up for us “seasonal” states}.  This alfresco dinner party was sent in by photographer Cari Wilton, and captures a lovely Washington evening under the stars. One of the things I love about […]

MUSIC THEMED CHRISTMAS TABLETOP DESIGN

Music Themed Christmas Tablescape

I’m really excited to share this Music themed Christmas tabletop with you today.  It’s a theme I’ve been thinking about for a couple of years and it’s finally come to fruition. Music is such a big part of the holiday and it’s one of the things I look most forward to.  From classic Christmas hymns […]

NEW YEARS EVE :: GOLDEN GLAM DINNER PARTY

New years Eve dinner party

I’m on such a gold and glam kick this season, I just can’t get enough of it! I decided to create this inspiration shoot for a modern and glamorous New Years Eve dinner party that’s filled with gold sequins, black and white graphic prints, and a few festive details. New Years Eve is the perfect […]

THANKSGIVING PLACE SETTING :: 5 SIMPLE ELEMENTS

thanksgiving place settings

Don’t let the idea of setting a Thanksgiving table stress you out. I love creating elaborate tablescapes but sometimes simple is better. This year I decided to put together a place setting that’s based on 5 simple elements: burlap, place cards, interesting place card holder, Lucky wishbones, and a downloadable Thanksgiving word search. Here are […]

Ladies Night Chocolate Tasting Party

Ladies night chocolate tasting party

I’m excited to share this post as it’s the first ‘official’ party I’ve hosted in the new house, not to mention I got to work with….GODIVA TRUFFLES! Not a bad day at the office, right! Let me set this up for you. Godiva has a new line of truffle flights in several different flavor profiles […]

Pastel Bridal Party Design

pretty in pastels bridal party design

While there’s so much buzz about back-to-school and even Halloween right now, I’m SURE somebody out there has a wedding party or bridal party to plan, right! I designed this party a while back for SheKnows Wedding Planner guide, and I’m just now getting around to sharing even more details from the shoot. I chose a pretty pastel color palette which […]

Gold Party Decor – Ideas For Milestone Celebrations

gold party ideas

Do you want to incorporate the hottest trend this year – GOLD – into your next big celebration? Today I’m sharing more photos from the golden engagement party I styled for Celebrations a few months ago. This design is full of easy DIY projects that take minutes to complete, so you won’t be worn out […]