Holidays · Party/Tablescapes

A Nature-Inspired Elegant Thanksgiving Tablescape

The first week in November is typically the time that I begin to plan my Thanksgiving tablescape. However, lately, it seems like Thanksgiving is getting the bum’s rush. Nowadays the stores are filled with Christmas decor by mid-October or even earlier. And as soon as Halloween has come and gone, it feels like we are… Continue reading A Nature-Inspired Elegant Thanksgiving Tablescape

Floral Arrangements · Party/Tablescapes

Fall Harvest Tablescape

According to the calendar, it’s October. Unfortunately, it doesn’t feel the least little bit like fall in North Carolina this year. The thermostat hasn’t dropped below the mid-eighties, and the leaves are firmly clinging to their branches with no change of color in sight. However, even though Mother Nature hasn’t gotten the memo, autumn is upon… Continue reading Fall Harvest Tablescape

Entertaining · Party/Tablescapes

An Impromptu Outdoor Dining Table For Two

The weather here has been utterly oppressive with back to back days in the mid-nineties for the last several weeks. However, a front came through last night and gifted us with a beautiful sunny day with low humidity and a relatively mild high of 85°. In celebration of this unexpected but much-appreciated weather, I decided to… Continue reading An Impromptu Outdoor Dining Table For Two

Holidays · Party/Tablescapes

How To Set A Fresh Fun Farmhouse Easter Table With A Bit Of Gingham

Recently, because I have absolutely no patience to wait for grass to grow, I made a quick and easy Live Grass Centerpiece For Spring. The affordability and immediate gratification of this project were right up my alley. I love the way it turned out so much; I thought I’d build this year’s Easter table around it. I… Continue reading How To Set A Fresh Fun Farmhouse Easter Table With A Bit Of Gingham

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