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Holiday Planning Essentials Webinar: Harvest + Thanksgiving

  Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Planning a Harvest Dinner party? Or perhaps your are simply looking to bring this season of bounty into your home with seasonal decor. As much as we love the holiday season it can be a little overwhelming when it comes to juggling work, family, the house and all […]

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#CelebrateEveryday :: Day 1

There are 365 days in the year, how many of them are you celebrating? Join me as I commit to finding something in everyday to celebrate. Follow #CelebrateEveryday and be sure to spread the celebration by pinning and sharing the love. Today, it’s time to drink champagne and dance on the table! Who’s joining me?? […]

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Oscar de la Renta: The Value of a Life Lived Well

Although the majority of my posts revolve around entertaining, interior design, seasonal decorating, etc… I am personally and professionally {as are many home + event stylists} inspired by the world of fashion, so the news of the passing of Oscar de la Renta was more than saddening to me. De la Renta impacted style for […]

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The BooK has Arrived! An Appealing Plan Book Launch Video.

I am super excited to share the news with you…. the book arrived. It is real and in person!! We are in the process of updating the official book page with information like event dates, local purchase locations, shopping and planning lists to download for each occasion, An Appealing Plan book clubs and much more […]

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White + Orange Mini Pumpkin Tablescape {#TabletopTuesday}

I love the vibrant colors of Fall but really, is there anything better than those little white mini pumpkins? They just call out my name to be part of a Fall or Thanksgiving table setting. Keep it all white or mix them in with the mini orange pumpkins to create the perfect table to welcome […]

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Dinnerware Artist Spotlight: Nick Moen Studios {#TabletopTuesday}

I love Nick Moen’s handmade porcelain tableware and I can not lie…. But I am not alone. Ms Martha Stewart and America like it too! SO much so that he is currently one of the 2014 Wildcard Finalists in the Martha Stewart American Made competition running  through  11:59AM on October 17, 2014. In it’s third […]

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Stuffed Peppadew Peppers {#SundaySupper}

Recently I was introduced to Eating Rules and specifically to the #OctoberUnprocessed. {follow along with me on Twitter or instagram }First launched in 2009, the challenge encourages you to eat foods that pass the “kitchen test” and fall in the category of being unprocessed. Founder Andrew Wilder admits the definition of unprocessed varies person to […]

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Amy Sedaris Launches Tableware Line With Fishs Eddie {#TabletopTuesday}

Like other TV celebrities recently featured on our #TableTopTuesday section, Amy Sedaris, the actress, author and D.I.Y. enthusiast, recently introduced a line of home accessories and entertaining supplies with New York-based Fishs Eddy. Her purposely limited, 10-piece collection for the eccentric housewares emporium includes dish towels, glassware, and serving bowls, with patterns and phrases adapted from her […]

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Passion to Print: The Final Day

It is has been almost a year since I sat down for a casual lunch simply to catch up with Heather Stalker, of Crave Creative Group, when during our conversation the spark of an idea of partnering to write a book came about. We scheduled another coffee date and we where off! Little did either […]

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Clinton Kelly + Macy’s {#tabletoptuesday}

I have been shouting from the rooftops that entertaining at home and dinning around the table are coming back in style and now one of my favorite male TV personalities, Clinton Kelly, has recently launched an amazing dinnerware line with Macy’s to put an exclamation point on my effort. You may know him from TLC’s […]

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