When your youngest daughter gets married and your backyard has an amazing forest behind it, the only thing to do is hold the celebration there! But be prepared for a bit of work: first you have to tame Mother Nature a bit; then the magical transformation begins as you build on nature’s beauty to make it sparkle!
What do you do in the summer time? Well, nothing is quite as lovely on a hot sunny summer afternoon than attending a good ol’ fashion picnic in the park wedding. My dear friend Deborah put on a beautiful and charming gathering as friends came together to celebrate the wedding of her son David and new daughter-in-law Amber. One of the things I loved about it was that the ambiance was so inviting and charming that people lingered and visited in the park much longer than usual.
The beautiful summer days are upon us. The time when we begin to have lovely gatherings with our friends and families as we come together to share friendships and a good meal.
While visiting my sister Ruth’s house in Arizona this past spring, I fell in love with her amazing selection of eclectic dishes. So we decided to put this Moroccan Tablescape together just for you to inspire yours and my summer parties! By myself, I couldn’t have put a table like this together, as I decorate a bit more monotone! One of the things I love about Ruthie is that her decorating clearly expresses her vibrant personality. I love every element in this tablescape and wish I could have just taken it all home with me. So I guess I will join you in recreating it this summer!
Last week my brother-in-law, Dix gave his wife Jane (my sister) an amazing 50th birthday party. He and daughter Louisa have been working on this celebration for months. It was a phenomenal success, and everyone there had a fabulous time. It was quite the happening event, complete with a caterer, decorator, and even a live […]
This summer I met an amazing lady and very talented decorator, Susan. As we got to talking, she told me about her daughter Kayleen’s wedding the previous July. After seeing her photos of the beautiful wedding, I was so completely impressed with the creativity and charm of the event that (naturally) the only thing for […]