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Easy Spring Jelly Bean + Birds Nest Centerpiece

To me, jelly beans are a sure sign of spring, that Easter is on it’s way. Create these fun jelly bean bird nest centerpieces using green moss, and other signs of spring, such as bunnies and butterflies.  In this short video for eHow I show you how to easily make a jelly bean centerpiece for your […]

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April Showers + Spring Love + A Book Giveaway

Spring is a magical time around the An Appealing Plan table, studio and potting shed! I love the fresh mix of flowers, colors, scents and herbs that come with this season of renewal, it brings new life to every project I am involved with. Entranceways need new spring containers to welcome guest home; Easter gatherings […]

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Fools + Memories Rush In

Have you ever seen the movie “Fools Rush In”? I have, about 10+ times, but probably only once with an actual plan to watch it. The other 9+ times are due to channel surfing and landing on it, unable to click away. It’s not the best love story ever created for the big screen but […]

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The Power Of Positive

Who you spend time with can make a huge difference in your mindset. Today, take a moment to appreciate those that lift you up and begin to separate from those who are pulling you down. It’s not always easy to see this but you know it in your heart. When everyone around you is cheering […]

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DIY Garden Themed Centerpieces

Garden theme centerpieces are perfect any time of the year as they can reflect what’s going on in your own garden so they can be used summer, spring, winter or fall. To view the video click on the image or click here.   SUPPLIES: floral oasis fishing line water sheet moss floral sticks garden sheers […]

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What I Learned On the Mountain Top.

Last week I was lucky enough to be able to spend time skiing in Tahoe with my husband and family. It was only my second time ever, which is amazing considering I grew up in the Northeast, so I decided to take lessons on the first day while the rest of the group went off […]

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Kleenex Style.

To celebrate Kleenex’s 90th anniversary, they’re bringing you another innovative first: The Kleenex Style Studio. It’s a fun, inspiring way to discover more of the Kleenex® Brand designs and products you love. And maybe even a few that’ll take you by surprise. Have you seen all the stylish designs Kleenex offers? There is sure to […]

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Office Style. The Perfect Office Side Chair.

    You schedule a meeting in your office and you have to drag in chairs from another room for your clients to sit on. Your assistant comes in everyday to talk with you and has to stand while you talk. Occasionally you want to sit and read a report in a chair that is […]

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Is it Possible to Be a “Healthy Social Butterfly”? with Abigail Dougherty

The first few months of the year are hard for us social butterflies. We made it through the holiday entertaining season, have our 2014 goals {word of the year, core desired feelings, which ever phrase you prefer…} in place but the invites keep coming in. Dinner parties, networking events and family gatherings bring the opportunity […]

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Office Style. Organized + Chic with Decorative Trays.

  Creating an office space that is not only organized and functional, but also aesthetically pleasing, will allow you to feel more inspired and to be more productive the entire year. Use stylish trays to organize your desk, keeping your work space free for you to be creative and productive. If your office is neutral […]

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