Rustic Wine & Cheese Themed Dinner Party

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This photo shoot makes me want to jump right in and spend the weekend with friends gabbing around that table! The simple rustic setting is the perfect background for a wine and cheese themed dinner party. Created for an inspiration shoot by Alchemy Fine Events & Enchanted Dream Weddings, the combination of rustic neutrals with […]

3 Quick & Easy Cheese Appetizers

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I’ve been talking about Thanksgiving entertaining all week and today I’m sharing a few of my favorite cheese appetizers for a party, or wine & cheese gathering. These are not really “recipes” but more like “easy assembly” lite bites. I displayed them in unique ways using a re-purposed doll hutch, a retro-style kitchen scale, and […]

Autumn Entertaining: Wine & Cheese Bar

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I hope you’re ready for a marathon post today…{week really}, as I share my ideas for making Thanksgiving special and stylish! All week I’ll be sharing styled tables, DIY projects, and EASY recipes for hosting the holiday at your home.  I’m calling it my Autumn Entertaining Series and it all starts today with a Wine & Cheese […]

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 […]

Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

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If you love food with just a hint of spice and a great combination of flavors and textures, then you will love these jalapeno poppers.  These little bites are truly addictive but make such a wonderful appetizer for any party or cookout.  You can cook them on the grill or in the oven depending on […]

Chic Design For Casual Entertaining {Guest Feature}

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If you love casual entertaining with a chic twist, this inspiration shoot by Vanessa of Alchemy Event Design is for you!  The theme revolves around the cheese and fruit display incorporated into the dessert table, and decorative elements include cheesecloth runners, and sheep, cow, and goat graphics to represent the sources of the cheese.    […]

‘Blush And Blueberries’ Inspiration

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Today’s inspiration comes from La Partie Events, photographed by Sweet Monday for a feature on Style Me Pretty.  It includes a color scheme of blush pink and blueberry, combined with a few rustic elements, to evoke a romantic, down-home-comfort feel.  Take a look at some of the details: Wouldn’t you love to be greeted by […]