Trend Alert: Lace

Oh My, I’ve been loving lace for so long now, I can’t believe I haven’t done a post about it yet!  Lace is one of my favorite materials being used in design these days.  From trims and ribbon, to large panels, I can’t get enough of it!  The popularity is directly related to the presence of vintage […]

Trend Alert: Paper Chains

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What is it about the humble little paper chain of our childhood that makes it so chic today?  Maybe it’s the fabulous papers available which introduces interesting patterns.  Maybe it’s the ease and affordability of the project itself.  Or maybe it’s the resurgence of all things retro and vintage that has brought it to the forefront.  […]

Trend Alert: Hanging Rags, Swags, And Lace

  You know how much hanging banners and buntings can add to a party.  Now they are easier than ever to make!  You can create your own unique hanging decor for backdrops, or overhead swags and “chandeliers,” using long strips of fabric, ribbon, and lace.   Depending on the colors and materials you use, you can create a vintage […]

Ice Cream! {Brain Freeze Not Included}

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Since it’s in the 90’s here with no signs of cooling off, I thought I’d do a round up of ideas for an Ice Cream Social.  Below, you’ll find lots of great ideas for serving, displaying, and enhancing your ice cream experience!  Brain freeze not included. Fun Ideas above:  cute labels; sqeeze bottles for wet […]

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 […]

Ice Cream Cones And Cotton Candy

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Two icons of childhood are making quite the presence these days.  Ice cream cones are being used to hold all sorts of treats, combining form with function in the tastiest way!  Fill the cone with candies for favors, such as m&m’s, jelly beans, or gummies; serve a fruit parfait inside during a brunch or drinks […]

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 […]