Holidays · Party/Tablescapes

How To Use The Language Of Flowers To Create A Blooming Valentine’s Dinner

(Note: I created this tablescape for Valentine’s Day but this blooming blush table would work equally as well for Easter, Mother’s Day, an anniversary, or special birthday party.) It is no secret that I adore flowers. I tend to surround myself with them. I love to arrange them, plant them in the garden, and incorporate… Continue reading How To Use The Language Of Flowers To Create A Blooming Valentine’s Dinner

Crafts · Holidays

Homemade Valentines Ideas: Love Notes Through The Years

When I started to think about writing a Valentine’s Day post, I immediately thought about all of the homemade valentines that I’ve made for my kids over the years. From the time they were old enough to understand the concept of Valentine’s, I have made a point of creating some sort of homemade valentine card… Continue reading Homemade Valentines Ideas: Love Notes Through The Years

Holidays · Recipes

Pancakes & Plaid: A Christmas Breakfast Table

For my Christmas Breakfast Table this year, I decided to use a plethora of plaid. I was so charmed by the lighted plaid house ornaments which I used in my mantel decoration this year, I decided to incorporate them into my table design as well. Christmas Breakfast Table The foundation of my tablescape is a vibrant red… Continue reading Pancakes & Plaid: A Christmas Breakfast Table

Holidays

Decorating The Bedroom For Christmas

I never used to decorate the bedroom for Christmas. However, some years ago when my daughter was a freshman in college, I decided to surprise her when she came home for Christmas break by adding a little holiday cheer to her room. And since I didn’t want my other child to feel left out, I… Continue reading Decorating The Bedroom For Christmas

Holidays

Mad For Plaid Christmas Mantel

As I began to drag my hoard of Christmas decorations down from my upstairs storage closets this year, I realized that I was in a bit of a rut. I always buy a few new ornaments every year, and I usually purchase another tabletop tree (don’t tell my husband–I have a bit of tree addiction).… Continue reading Mad For Plaid Christmas Mantel