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Holiday Decor Feature in Tampa Bay Metro Magazine

  Recently  I worked with Tampa Bay METRO Magazine to put together The Joy of Entertaining decor feature for the November/December 2014 Issue – you might recall my Posh New Year’s Chic table for two was featured last year. I was able to narrowed it down to 5 of my favorite tables for Fall + Holiday, from […]

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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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Monogrammed White Pumpkins

Monogrammed pumpkins add a little touch of chic to your entranceway or table for the Fall + Thanksgiving decorating season. Follow along this quick video to create your monogrammed white pumpkins. Watch this video below or watch it on YouTube by clicking here. SUPPLIES: 2 to 3 medium white pumpkins adhesive backed letters decorative push-pins […]

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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.com I show you how to easily make a jelly bean centerpiece for your spring […]

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Festive Decorations for A Holiday Table

During the holiday season it’s nice to have decorations out that are festive for the entire season. In this video for eHow.com, I show you two different ideas that you can use for centerpieces. The first is going to be one that you can leave out during the entire season, and then the second is for a […]

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Creating a New Year’s Eve Party Decoration + Favor Display

  In this video for eHow.com I discuss how to set up party decorations for New Years Eve or any celebration! To watch the video click the image below. If image does not display click HERE. New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite holiday’s. It is the perfect night to host a gathering. Safety […]

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A Posh New Year’s Eve Entertaining Tablescape

New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite holidays and the perfect excuse to set a festive table. Whether you are hosting a dinner party for 20 or preparing a romantic dinner for two, a perfectly set table will set the tone for the entire night. My White & Metallic tablescape was featured in Tampa […]

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Christmas Table Decorations With Fruit & Nuts

Not all centerpieces need to be made from flowers. During the winter season there are a variety of fruits and nuts that become available in the farmers markets. Combining these natural elements with candles creates a beautiful display that can be made ahead of time and placed on your holiday table to greet guests. In […]

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Decorating Christmas Tree Ornaments with Glitter. {DIY}

In this video for eHow, I show you how to decorate plain Christmas ornaments found in your local craft store with glitter. These are fantastic teacher gifts, hostess gifts or use them on your tree! Click the image to start the video or if the image does not appear CLICK HERE. Create your own glamorous glittering Christmas […]

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A Bountiful Fall Entranceway

Fall Entranceway design is one if my favorite services and topics. {interested in learning more about my design services? Set up a FREE telephone consultation by visiting the contact me page here} This time of year is all about the bounty and harvest of the season, so head to your local farmers market and create […]

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Decorating Christmas Garland with Burlap Ribbon

Decorating Christmas garland with ribbon is easy and a nice way to personalize it for your decor needs. Garland can be used around doorways, but it can be also used on a mantel above a bookcase, or perhaps along a buffet if you’re entertaining. Click the image to start the video or if the image does […]

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Holiday Placesetting Decorating With Grapevine Garland

Grapevine Garland Christmas decorations are a great way to liven up every area of your home, even your breakfast table.   Click image to start video or click here if video does not appear. In this video, for eHow, I talk about grapevine garland Christmas decorations. An easy way to incorporate grapevine garland into the holiday decorations is […]

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Decorating the Front Door for Thanksgiving Harvest

In this video for eHow I discuss how to decorate the Front Door for Thanksgiving or Harvest Dinner. This is something you can easily do even  if you live in an apartment. How to Decorate the Front Door for Thanksgiving & Harvest — powered by ehow Decorating your front door for Thanksgiving  and harvest is an easy […]

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How To Make A Thanksgiving Showpiece {VIDEO}

In this video for eHow, I discuss how to make a Thanksgiving showpiece. This harvest display can be placed on your dining room table, your hallway, your entrance table, and will bring life and color throughout the entire season. Click image above or Click this link to watch the video: How to Make a Thanksgiving Showpiece — powered […]

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Last Minute Easter Entertaining & Tablescape Ideas

Entertaining friends and family for Easter Brunch or Dinner is a wonderful way to kick off the spring entertaining season. incorporating just a few easy tips you will feel confident about your hostess skills and head into a stress free holiday. #1: You Can’t Go Wrong with Flowers. Pick up a few bunches from your […]

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Seasonal Cut Greens Bring Color to Your Entranceway Containers

Winter temperatures and cloudy skies can leave garden containers looking less than attractive. Placing cut greens like such as Pine boughs and Magnolia trimmings along with Red Dogwood branches, and Pinecones will add life and texture until they can be replanted. Most will be available in your yard but if not, head to a farmers […]

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A Reflective Holiday Table

Looking to create a tablescape for a special gathering and not sure where to start? Begin with one item to create your  INSPIRATION. It can be a color, a texture, a word, your favorite vase, the holiday itself, anything will work.  For this tablescape it was the mirror top of the Antique French dinning table […]

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