Woodland First Birthday

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Let’s just call this “Woodland Wednesday” shall we, as I’ll be doing a double feature today, showing off 2 incredible Woodland themed parties – one for a little boy, and one for a girl. First up is this 1st birthday celebration for a little guy, loaded with woodland accents and owl details.  The sweets table was provided […]

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 […]

Vintage-Inspired Nesting Shower

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I’m excited to finally share this gorgeous vintage-inspired Nesting Shower, designed by Morgan of Pepper Design blog.  Not only did she begin with an amazing outdoor setting, but she executed every detail superbly! With thrift store and yard sale finds, and a little craftiness, Morgan nailed the vintage vibe! Above is one of the dining tables […]

Fantasy Picnic Setting

Isn’t this picnic setting magical?  This would be so special for an anniversary or milestone birthday.  Or, just take the inspiration and set up a glamorous back yard picnic with friends!  Craft the vintage-style fans with old newspaper and ribbon to mimic “walls” in the outdoor space.  Use astro turf as a “rug” or “table cloth,” and gather some […]

Mother’s Day Brunch

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Today I’m guest blogging at Second City Soiree.  I put together inspiration for a mother’s day brunch with a bit of a vintage feel.  You’ll find ideas for the table top as well as a light brunch menu.  Head over to see the entire post at Second City Soiree.

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 […]

Vintage Is The New Modern

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Have you noticed? There is something about Vintage that is just so…….Modern! I’ve been noticing this for a while now, on many of the wedding blogs. Designers are taking vintage items and placing them or styling them so the look is very current, and not at all dated. With details like floral or vintage linens, […]