Greek Themed Dinner Party

Greek-themed-dinner-party

Food and food themes are some of my favorite starting points for entertaining. Cinco de Mayo is all about Mexican dishes, a pizza party gives you reason to try new variations, an Asian theme takes you to the Orient, and a chili cook-off with a chili bar is a great way to get friends involved […]

Winter Dinner Party Ideas – Black & White Plaid

new years eve bar

Looking forward to New Years Eve? This dinner party design I created for The Party Dress magazine is perfect for ringing in the new year or celebrating a special birthday. The idea was to work with a plaid theme, but I didn’t want to do the flannel, rustic, or traditional red that has been done […]

An Elegant Holiday Dessert Party

elegant holiday party

Today let’s talk about the second dessert table I styled for Urbanity Studios. For the traditionalist, check out my red & green design, but if you want something a bit more elegant and adult try these ideas inspired by the blue, silver, and white color palette used for the SAME Patchwork Christmas Tree invitation. I […]

Holiday Entertaining – Appetizers And Cocktails

appetizers and cocktails party

For me, Christmas is synonymous with decorating and entertaining, so when I had the chance to create a holiday party for Pier 1 using some of their items, I was thrilled! You know how I love to incorporate food as part of the party decor so pieces from their tasting party were “must haves” for […]

Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas

Thanksgiving tablescape ideas

Last year I went all out for my Thanksgiving inspiration design, with lots of diy ideas and projects.  This year I thought I would keep it a bit more simple. I thought about all the busy hostesses out there who are working hard just to get the food cooked in time, and don’t want to […]

10 Black And White Halloween Decorating Ideas

10 black & white Halloween decorating ideas

More and more I’m seeing people use black and white as their primary color palette for Halloween decor. It’s such a classic combination and seems to add a bit of sophistication to an otherwise kitschy holiday {of course it can also be taken in the spooky or macabre direction}. I’ve been pinning some of my […]

Inspired By This – Framed Letters

framed letters

Hi guys!  I hope you’re getting ready to enjoy a long Labor Day weekend.  This has been a very stressful week for me as you may have noticed the site was down TWICE in 4 days.  Technical issues have consumed my brain this week and I’m ready to get back to creative ones! On the […]