Category : Décor Ideas

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Décor Ideas, Fall, Parties - Special Events, Tablescapes
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Cobalt Blue and Orange Leaf Tablescape|Sassy Fall Table Decor

Fall colors beg for cobalt blue in the mix along with orange and yellow to create a beautiful table top.  Cobalt blue with navy and orange makes a table scape dance with vibrancy and crispness, just like fall days with the cool winds and soft sounds of falling leaves.  This table top has it all,  the centerpiece is made from twigs spray painted white with small maple leaves glued to the ends of the branches, just as  in nature where the leaves seem to fall first.

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Décor Ideas, Parties - Special Events, Spring, Tablescapes
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Bringing the White House Home

Bringing the White House Home with Former White House Chief Florist, Laura Dowling was the theme to a grand event at Allandale Mansion in Kingsport, Tennessee. Laura shared her floral artistry and new book, Floral Diplomacy at the White House with master gardeners, gardening enthusiasts and special friends. 

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Décor Ideas, News & Publications, Parties - Special Events, Spring, Tablescapes
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Spring-time Blooms with Floral Diplomacy

One of my floral mentors and friend is the former White House Chief Florist, Laura Dowling.  She recently has published her first book called Floral Diplomacy at the White House.   I wanted to share with you her talent and skills as a floral designer as well as my experience working as a volunteer with her at the White House.   The following is a recent article that I had written for VIP SEEN  Magazine May 2017 issue.  All photos posted in this article are courtesy of Stichtung Kunstboek, Publisher of Floral Diplomacy at the White House.

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Décor Ideas, Spring, Summer
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How to Make a Living Wreath

Welcome your guests to the beauty of a Living Wreath on your garden wall or shaded front door. A heavy duty wreath frame is lined with a green jute-type fiber that holds potting mix and small openings can be cut in the fiber to insert fresh individual flowers, like pansies, ivy, petunias and other small leaf florals and plants.

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Décor Ideas, Parties - Special Events, Tablescapes
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Hot Pink, Black & White Bridal Shower

Hosting a hot pink, black & white bridal shower will make your bride-to-be “tickled pink!”  Pink & black cupcakes with bows, pink caramel corn and macrons, and a balloon arch that spans the room with hot pink, pink, white polka dot and even orange balloons make this shower pop with color.  This party idea could also be for the brides court of honor… her bridesmaids and maid of honor.  Everything this dessert table offers is pink,black or white even the desserts!

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Décor Ideas, Spring, Tablescapes
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Easter Tablescape Ideas

Nothing says Easter and Spring like birds nests and Robin Blue Eggs! Celebrate this Easter with a pretty turquoise and white with robin blue color scheme for your holiday table setting.  A white ruffled cake stand provides the base for this one of a kind centerpiece with a moss filled grapevine wreath and white peonies are nested together for the hard boiled Robin blue eggs. The eggs were made with an old fashioned dye recipe using red cabbage and white vinegar for the intense blue egg color.  I know I said red cabbage..  read more to see how these eggs turn blue and to know if you have a good egg or a bad egg in the stock pot.

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Décor Ideas, Desserts, Spring, Tablescapes
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Lemon Marshmallow Easter Hat Cake Recipe

Celebrate Easter with this lemon creme and marshmallow filled cake fashioned  like a Spring time Straw Hat.   The  12 inch round cake is layered with lemon pastry creme with  a hollowed cake “crown ” filled with marshmallow, cream cheese and whipped cream .   The cake is frosted with lemon frosting. A dot and drag icing technique decorates the sides of the “brim” of the cake while a few purple pansies sit pretty around the “crown”  along the lavender ribbon band and bow. You can make this too and just in time for Easter Dinner.

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Décor Ideas, Parties - Special Events, Tablescapes, Winter
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New Year’s Tablescape

Cheers to a New Year with glitter, glitz & glam for your party table?  Dots of Gold, Mirrors & Crystal set the perfect tone for ringing in a brand new year!  Plenty of sparkle mixed with black, gold and white makes this soiree one to remember.  Whether hosting a dinner for two or 20 these table scape ideas have got ya covered.  If there is ever a time to put on the Glitz and Glam it is a New Year’s Eve party.  Time to celebrate!

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Décor Ideas, Winter
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Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas Deck it Out Series

Deck it Out for Christmas series on Good Day Tri-Cities featured Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas.  Our color scheme was black and white with pops of red as in big red bows, and lots of pattern.  I know it isn’t your traditional red and green, but we do have RED.  These package ideas were featured on Good Day Tri-Cities.  Check out these pretty ideas.

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Décor Ideas, Parties - Special Events, Tablescapes, Winter
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Holiday Decorating| Number One Observatory Circle

Decorating for the Holiday at  Number One Observatory Circle was a great honor this season!  Being part of a talented group of designers and seeing all the creative decorations and decor was thrilling to behold.  The home is beautifully decorated with live evergreen trees, garlands, bows, ornaments, and everything Christmas!  Check out a few behind the scenes photos of this decorating adventure!

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Décor Ideas, Tablescapes, Winter
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Light Bulb Christmas Garland

We are Decking it out for Christmas with a Light Bulb Christmas Garland great for your mantel or as a table centerpiece.  Clear plastic Christmas Tree light bulbs are filled with floor wax and coated with sparkling glitter to make the lights shine on your garland.  Adding a few break resistant Christmas bulbs and pretty wired ribbon make this garland pretty and a show stopper!  We created this garland on Good Day Tri-Cities. 

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Getting Ready for Holiday Entertaining!

Getting Ready for Holiday Entertaining begins three weeks out from the big dinner or event!  This is a quick guide to help you plan and implement this fun festive season with out the anxiety.  Hopefully ♥

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Décor Ideas, Tablescapes, Winter
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Deck it Out Decorating Series|Boxwood Wreath

Deck it out Decorating Series as seen on Good Day Tri-Cities began early in August and will end in mid December. The purpose of the series is to help you Deck out your home for Christmas stress-free. Is that even possible?  It is …I will show you how.  This is the second segment in this series, How to make a boxwood wreath. Check it out.. get a jump start on Christmas and begin planning your home decor.  You will be glad you did. 

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Décor Ideas, Parties - Special Events, Summer, Tablescapes
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Marie’s Italian Dinner Party Ideas

Marie’s Italian Dinner Party Ideas were developed and created by Marie Grieco, a dear friend of mine that I met while decorating the White House for Christmas.  She had asked for a few table-scape ideas for her upcoming Italian dinner party so I sent her a few suggestions.  She took those ideas, along with her own and ran with it!!!!  She inspired me so much that I wanted to share what she created with all of you.  Marie is the reason I love to create and share ideas with all of you,  my purpose is to inspire and show you how to  create beautiful and memorable moments entertaining family and friends; to help you Make a Statement, Make it Sassy and Make it Yours!… “Make You Shine”.  as Marie says.   She hit this party out of the ball park!  Take a look…

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Décor Ideas, Parties - Special Events, Spring, Summer, Tablescapes
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DIY: Tissue Paper & Card Stock Flowers

DIY: Tissue Paper & Card Stock Flowers are beautiful wall accents for dessert tables or  any party occasion.  Instead of a plain white wall, sassy it up with red, white and black tissue paper and card stock flowers.  Here is an easy tutorial that will show you how to create your own blooming beauties.   

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