Party Time!

We will be hosting a Party to celebrate the birthdays of our son and daughter-in-law. They created the guest list and my husband & I along with my parents (both great cooks) will provide the dinner and service restaurant style! To personalize the decor for them, I made a simple change by swapping out the… Continue reading Party Time!

POP of Color

The beauty of decorating with Black & White (see previous article) is the ease of changing the look with a POP of Color. It is as simple as changing out the napkin! For Mother’s Day, I exchanged the black napkins with a fuchsia pink. What a beautiful transformation! The color will change again for a… Continue reading POP of Color

Easter

To Christians, Easter season is the remembrance of the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Christ. After the season of Lent, commemorating the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the desert, Christians recognize Palm Sunday and Easter. It is complicated to determine which Sunday Easter takes place each year. I found this article to be informative.… Continue reading Easter

Spring Decor

I had intended to design a new Spring look for the Dining room this year, but the supply chain issues ruined that plan. I hope to have everything by next Spring! The second obstacle I faced was being really sick for nearly 3 weeks. I didn’t have the stamina to take down the Fasching decor… Continue reading Spring Decor

I’ll have a Blue Christmas Part 1

Tired of Red and Green Christmas? Time to try Blue! Over the years I have done different themes using blue as the color. The tendency is to mix blue with white or silver for a cool (as in temperature or color wheel) winter look. This year I wanted the color to evoke a rich, elegant,… Continue reading I’ll have a Blue Christmas Part 1

Building a Floral Inventory

My floral inventory for seasonally themed decor didn’t happen over night. With each season and over the years, I have added where needed. Sometimes, I even need to purge and replace. Quality My overall goal, when combing the basic elements and focal floral stems, is to achieve an elevated look. When it comes to florals,… Continue reading Building a Floral Inventory