Spring Dining

    Are you ready for spring? Holidays have passed and picnic baskets are ready. Days lengthen and birds beckon warm weather to arrive. Cheery colors and whimsical accents: this is where decor can change mundane to merry! Classic looks meet an upbeat palette welcoming visitors to share encouraging conversation. Since we can’t will the Read More…

Fall Centerpieces on a Small Budget

Perhaps you also find yourself needing a thrifty, duplicatable, easy fall centerpiece? Well, here’s your how-to! This month I’ve been helping with banquet decor on a cozy budget. We were asked to stay within the blue and green color scheme for our centerpieces. With Fall quietly approaching, the ideas of dried grasses, white mums, and jarrahdale Read More…

It’s the Cheap Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

I love jarrahdale blue grey pumpkins…they are always so eye catching at the pumpkin patch. But for the project I was working on, the budget margins did not allow for real jarrahdale pumpkins. That’s where Dollar Tree enters the picture. I knew they had pumpkins for $1. But you also get what you pay for. Ta-dah! Read More…