IDEAS, FREE PRINTABLES & RECIPES FOR 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS

4th of July

PIN this post I’m back after a 4 day hiatus due to some obligatory family travel this week. After driving over 1000 miles, stopping in 2 states, and sleeping in 3 beds in 3 nights, I’m SOOOO glad to be home and back to work! I have several projects in the works which I’m very […]

STYLING A BOOKCASE FOR ENTERTAINING

set up a shelf for entertaining

A couple of months ago I shared a tour of my sitting room and studio space in a post sponsored by Sauder furniture. Lucky for me they really liked my style and photos, and gave me the opportunity to choose a piece of furniture from their collection, and style it for the blog – super […]

SUMMER ENTERTAINING + 4 LAYER ORANGE CAKE RECIPE

Summer Entertaining

I have to tell you I’m thrilled with how today’s photo shoot turned out and I’m excited to share it with you! Not only did I create a design for summer entertaining, I developed a cake recipe that’s the perfect dessert to serve for this party. I was asked to come up with some ideas […]

VINTAGE STYLE BRIDAL SHOWER IDEAS

vintage_style_bridal-shower-ideas

If you love the charm and character of vintage inspired design then I have some party ideas for you! I designed this vintage style bridal shower last year for Celebrations, and with seasonal changes and holidays the way they are, I’m just now getting the chance to share it here. I know that the vintage […]

BLACK & WHITE DINNER PARTY #ApothicWhite

black and white dinner party

Okay, I think I might actually see Spring on the horizon…finally! And you know what that means? Time to put away the red wine and start chilling the white wine! I teamed up with Apothic White to share ideas for a dinner party inspired by this “white with darker motives” wine. Apothic White is all […]

ROMANTIC TABLE FOR TWO :: Valentine’s Day

romantic table for 2

Are you all ready for Friday night love fest known as Valentine’s day?  Since we’re all about celebrating moments at home around here, you KNOW I’m going to urge you to forgo the dinner reservations and stay home for a romantic dinner for two. You don’t need to cook a gourmet meal if that’s not […]

5 SIMPLE STEPS TO CREATE A DESSERT TABLE

valentine's day dessert table

There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s day than with some sweet treats with your family… at least that’s what my kids think!  I swear, my daughter wishes she could live on sugar alone.  It is fun to indulge once in a while though, so I created this dessert table using 5 simple elements. I’m […]