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Wintry and Rustic Tablescape

Hello friends!!!  Today's post was so much fun to put together because I had the great pleasure of collaboration with Lenox  to bring you this festive and wintry table featuring their new Alpine collection which made its debut this holiday season. As many of you know, my decorating style gravitates towards all things delicate and soft but when I saw this stunning winter white collection, I couldn't help being captivated by its beauty and rustic elegance.  Maybe it is because I am always struck by the artistry and aesthetic sensibility in a  design and this collection offers abundant beauty, plentiful pieces, and a practical way to make everyday meals feel special all winter long.  I know that these wintry snowflake plates will be dressing my table all season long!  And can you blame me?  This entire collection is pure delight.  Just looking at it makes me smile... When I first saw this collection, I envisioned hosting a dinner in a cozy cabin or co

Soft Tone Christmas Tablescape

Hello friends.  Happy Sunday to you all. Christmas decorating around the house is almost done and I have to admit that I am not as energetic as I used to be.  Perhaps it is a combination of work, the commute, housework and blogging.  It is really catching up tome!!  So I have decided to keep it simple and just decorate the two main public rooms in the house which are our living room an dining room.   There is no need to go overboard.  After all, Christmas is about spending time with family and friends and creating new memories. That said,  shades of pink, creamy white and twinkly silver have been my preferred color palette.  Especially around the holidays. Over the years, I have been able to gather a decent collection of soft tone ornaments, linens and dinnerware that are not only romantic but timeless.  I am passionate about linens with ruffles, romantic prints and floral details.  And when the opportunity allows, I take the time to treat myself to s

Easy Christmas Candle DIY

Hello friends.  The Christmas decorating season has officially begun and I am ready to create, inspire and decorate.  One of my favorite ways to add warmth and ambiance in our home is by incorporating candles. Today, I am happy to share this fun and easy winter holiday candle DIY that I think would be great in any area of your home this holiday season.  They look so beautiful when lit and with just a few holiday touches!  And if you’re anything like me, the holiday season is that time of the year when you don't mind doing a DIY that is fun, unique and truly beautiful. SUPPLIES NEEDED: Corrugated Zinc Metal Cylinder Pots/Vases (I bought mine at Joann Fabrics but you can use any container you already own.) Floral Foam ( I bought mine from the Dollar Store) Spanish Moss (I bought mine from the Dollar Store) Candles  Knife (To cut foam) What To Do: Place floral foam in pots.  Make sure to leave about 1/2 inch from the top. Place candle in cen

Thanksgiving Farmhouse Breakfast Tablescape

Hello everyone.  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  We had a house full of family yesterday and my heart is filled with joy and so much gratitude.  But I do have to admit, I am exhausted today.  As much as I love Thanksgiving, it is a lot of work!  And this tired girl is going to take a day this weekend to do absolutely nothing. With Thanksgiving behind us now, making plans for Christmas is in full swing.  As much as I look forward to gathering around the dinner table with our family, planning for out-of-town guests is just as exciting.  So many details to take care of!!!  Shopping, house guests, cleaning, cooking... It's all happening way too fast.  And as hectic as it all sounds, it's a process that I dearly appreciate.  I take pleasure in the  craziness that the holidays bring..  Including entertaining! That said, today I am excited to be collaborating with Lenox  to bring you this fun and charming farmhouse table that I styled for our family  post-Thanksgi

Easy Thanksgiving Place Card Tutorial

Hello friends.  I am stopping by to share this fun and easy Thanksgiving Place Card tutorial that will add a special touch to your table setting this holiday.  It is a simple detail that will take your table from ordinary to fabulous.   With Thanksgiving just a few days away, it’s time to start thinking about setting your table for the holiday.  Whether you are planning to keep things simple or full-on glam, these lovely place cards will add a touch of elegance and charm to your table. And if you’re anything like me, the holiday season is that time of the year when you are willing to devote the extra time to create something truly special for family and friends. What You'll Need: Scissors Measuring tape Single-Hole Punch 1 Package of place cards of your choice (But you can use any paper to create your own place cards.   Just cut them 2" x 3.5") Rubber Stamp (I found mine at Joann Fabrics.  It is by Hero Arts - Have A Joyful  Thanksg