When you have a great piece (or two) of vintage goodness hanging on your wall, it’s o.k. to enjoy it in it’s naked state for awhile. Because great vintage finds have enough beauty in their form and character to stand alone. But after a couple of months of looking at a bare shelf, a girl’s … More Styling a “Shelfie” Tips
A beautifully bedecked festive table is as well thought out and crafted as the meal served on it. It takes creativity, time and effort to achieve, but the end result conveys love and care for those special people gathered around. I’ll share with you today how I layered the elements for my garden-pretty inspired Easter … More Add Luscious Layers to your Tablescape
We’re hosting a small Easter gathering this year, so I’m making my list of things to accomplish this week. Hopefully the pansies are starting to hit the garden stores, because I want to pot some up for our Easter table. To add extra fun and prettiness to the already welcome sight of fresh plants, I’ll … More Add Some Pretty to your Pansy Pots
The countdown to Easter is on and baskets, bunnies and eggs are filling the nooks and crannies of my house! Thought it would be fun to go on an Easter hunt with you today all around my home. If you haven’t quite gotten around to styling for the upcoming holiday, this post should give you … More Baskets, Bunnies and Eggs All Around the House
Big banks of shelves can be rather intimidating to style. Whether they’re an expanse of shelves on either side of your fireplace, or glass and open shelves in a kitchen, the enormity of all that space can be overwhelming. I want to give you some tips that will help you beautifully accessorize the shelves in … More 5 Tips for Styling Shelves
I’ve been spreading spring branches all around my house! It’s amazing to see the decorative power a few humble branches can accomplish when placed in a container or attached to a frame with a simple nail and wire.
Pantone Color Institute has announced that “Greenery” is it’s color of the year. Since it’s the first full week of March and we’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it would be fun to have a whole week devoted to the color green: green decorating, green food, planting green and making some green ($).
As I was thinking about Happy Girls 18th birthday party these last couple weeks, I was analyzing how I actually come up with themes for the family parties we host. I thought it would be helpful inspiration to you as you are party planning for your loved ones or friends.
All week long I’ve been showing you how to build a centerpiece. I chose 5 very different foundations to begin with so each would have a unique style. Are you getting the hang of it? Will you be more confident with your own styling now?
Day four’s centerpiece foundation is the most different of the bunch, which got me excited to try something new. I love a good challenge and the pattern on this plastic square platter got me thinking of Asian elements.