Category : Parties – Special Events

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Knock it Out of the Park for Dad!

Knock it out of the park this Father’s Day with an All-American Lunch!  Dad will sure love your creativity for this early summer celebration. Turn his love for the game into a baseball -themed luncheon guaranteed to make your dad’s big day a smash-hit!

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Bringing the White House Home

Brining 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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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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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, 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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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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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, 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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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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Dessert Table-Ideas| Black, White, & Red|Elegant & Sassy

Dessert Table Ideas for  a Black, White, & Red , elegant and sassy table scape that  is inspiring for any occasion to Celebrate!   Whether you are hosting a graduation party, bridal shower, or anniversary reception, celebrate the occasion with a black, white and red dessert buffet table.  Just for fun,  here is a riddle for you.  What are black, white and red all over?  Are you guessing?  Nope… it’s not a newspaper,  it’s not a sun-burned penguin, and it isn’t Santa.. Well then what is it?  Read more to find out.  

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Spring Flower Arrangement Tutorial

Welcome Spring !  Create a Spring Flower Arrangement and bring potted blooming bulbs  inside for an easy, simple table centerpiece.
As the ground awakens from the wintertime slumber, tulip and daffodil stems push through the soil about to burst open with colorful fresh blooms. Bright yellow forsythia bushes and cherry blossom branches begin to pop open profusely with small breathtaking delicate flowers. The scent of sweet hyacinths and greening new grass alert our senses that spring has arrived.

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Valentine’s Day Tablescape Ideas

Valentine’s Day Tablescape Ideas bloom with red tulips, black, white and red accessories and  Mini Black Forest Cakes as the centerpiece. The mini cakes sit pretty on a  ruffled cake stand and was the inspiration for this special Valentines Day table.  Why do I want to go to the effort to create a pretty table?  What is a tablescape anyway?   All great questions for anyone to ask, read more for the answers as well as  to see how simple it is to bring joy to your home with a pretty table, especially at Valentines Day.  

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Desserts, Parties - Special Events, Recipes, Tablescapes, Winter
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Snowmen Oreo Cookie Pops

Snowman Oreo Cookie Pops perfect for gift giving. Cookies dipped in white bark and colorful candy melts dressed up like snowmen will make everyone smile!  These pops are adorable and taste great too.  If you think you can’t make these… you can.  With a few helpful techniques and an afternoon, you can create several gifts.  A few ideas would be  place setting surprises at your Christmas breakfast table, Christmas stockings, small gift boxes to give to drop by visitors, the mailman, hairstylist, and a few for yourself.   This was not my original idea so thank you Ruth Ann at Easy Baked Blog for sharing this recipe.  

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S’More Pumpkin Dessert Buffet

It’s a S’More Pumpkin Dessert Buffet! Gather everyone outside for an awe-inspiring scene with pumpkins artfully arranged down the center of the table among marshmallows, graham crackers and lots of chocolate. Can you say S’More Pumpkin please? Pumpkins are plentiful this fall season and the inspiration for this pumpkin themed S’more dessert buffet.

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Tailgating in the South

Tailgating in the south is finally here! It’s official…ETSU Football has returned and the tailgate is in play! Kick-off the fall season with family, friends, fun, food and football! The action begins with a pre-game and post game feast sure to win fans. This tailgate is all about Blue and Gold, East Tennessee State University team colors. Go Bucs!  Of course substitute your team colors for the blue and gold to make it Yours!

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