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How to Create Displays with Silver – Spring Elegance Edition

For a hashtag tour I created this elegant spring masterpiece. It looks over the top luxurious, like it could be something taken right out of the Ritz-Carlton or maybe from the show Bridgerton. But it wasn’t, I created it myself with items I already had in my home. The only items I bought were fruit …

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Cherry Blossoms and Chinoiserie – Shop the Look

Are looking to deck out your home for spring, but at the same time up the elegance factor? If so, cherry blossoms and chinoiserie will do the trick! This spring I styled my foyer buffet with a chinoiserie ginger jar filled with cherry blossoms. It looked very classy and sophisticated. The blue and white chinoiserie …

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Ideas for an Awesome Three-Rex Birthday Party

When my son was about to turn three, I could see that he was really making the transition from toddlerhood to a preschool age child. He had more of a sense of self in the world, was fixated on imaginary things and interested in playing make-believe. He was into monsters, unicorns, gnomes, talking animals, cartoon …

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How to Make a Rainbow Charcuterie Board for St. Patrick’s Day

When February is over and March arrives, we suddenly see shamrocks, leprechauns, rainbows and shades of green everywhere. Everyone is ready for spring and geared up to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th! St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in many countries worldwide in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of …

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How to Create a Vintage Inspired Mimosa Bar – Valentine’s Day Edition

Valentine’s Day was around the corner, so I was inspired to do something truly romantic and unique. I’ve set up numerous sweet tables, prepared charcuterie boards, and dessert platters, but never a mimosa bar! After all, champagne is considered the epitome of romance. At the same time, mimosa bars are popular among friends. We see …

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Ideas for the Best Two-The-Moon Birthday Party

For my youngest son’s second birthday I wanted to do something truly special and unique. As he was entering toddlerhood his little personality was really starting to show. Very different than my first child, he was more physical, daring and adventurous. He seemed to have no fear and the sky was not his limit! Super …