Ideas For A Black & White Party

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There are some party themes that are classic and even ‘famous’, for instance P. Diddy’s White Party or the Go Red party for heart health. With that in mind I was assigned to create some ideas for a Black & White party for Celebrations early last year. I’m just now {remembering} to share some of […]

Party Design Basics – How To Create Pretty Centerpieces

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I get a lot of emails from readers with questions about how to create specific elements of a party like table settings, dessert tables, backdrops, etc. I’ve decided this year I will try and tackle as many of the basic “how to’s” as I can. I tend to forget that even though I can look […]

Rustic Woodland Christmas Tabletop

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I’ve been working on my Rustic Woodland Christmas series these last couple of weeks and can’t wait to share everything with you. Today I’m featuring the tablescape design and hope that it will inspire those of you who like to decorate with natural, rustic, or country charm. See the photos below and read my tips […]

Rustic Tablescape Ideas

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Today I’m sharing my ideas for a Rustic Autumn Tablescape that can be used for ANY occasion. Some key items that make this great for Thanksgiving are the small printed banners placed on the table and the “Lucky Wishbones” at each place setting, but you could also create banners that say “Happy Anniversary/Birthday”or “Congratulations” instead. The […]

Ideas For Hosting A Pizza Party With International Flair

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Today I’m participating in our second blog hop of the holiday season, where 9 entertaining experts have collaborated to bring you inspiration for Thanksgiving & Fall Entertaining {see full list of participants & links at the bottom}. Since I am currently shooting some Thanksgiving posts for next week I decided I would share my suggestions […]

How To Host An Asian Themed Dinner Party

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Exotic “travel” themes are popular for all types of occasions from birthdays to anniversaries to showers. You may be inspired by a fabulous trip you took or your favorite cuisine from an area, or simply love the exotic differences in another culture. An Asian themed dinner party is a great way to share that with […]

Ideas For A Wine Themed Wedding

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One of the projects I did recently for Celebrations was this wine themed wedding with ideas on how to incorporate wine into the celebration. Inspired by invitations from Pear Tree Greetings, I designed the sweetheart table, escort table, and wine & cheese tasting table that’s a great idea for the cocktail hour. All of the […]