DIY :: Valentine’s Day Napkin Envelopes

valentine's day napkin envelopes

I have a children’s Valentine’s day table over on Homes.com and one of the details is this napkin envelope that looks so cute with a small printable Valentine’s day card tucked inside.  I don’t usually get caught up in fancy napkin folding but this ideas just seemed to fit so well with the holiday theme that I […]

DIY :: Monogrammed Bottles

diy monogrammed bottles

Monogrammed items will never go out of style.  They add a chic look and personalization for all ages, and can be applied to a variety of surfaces.  Here’s a way to add that personal touch to a kids party table, for birthdays and holidays – monogrammed bottles.  You can see how I used it in […]

DIY: 3 Piece Place Card Set

3-piece-place-card-set-diy

I’m revisiting an idea that I’ve incorporated a few times previously, in styled shoots.  It’s a simple idea with little explanation needed, BUT I think it deserves special attention because it’s just so cute, clever, and useful {if I do say so my self}! My diy 3-piece place card sets are a great way to show […]

Beautiful Al Fresco 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 […]