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Christmas Dinner Tablescape


December 20, 2018
Christmas will be here before you know it… is your table set? I wanted to share the gorgeous Christmas Dinner display I styled which is so elegant and sparkly. From the lush garlands and wreaths in the backdrop to the sequin placemats at each placesetting, the room is filled with special pieces that guests will truly love and appreciate. Read...

The Cutest Kids Table for your Christmas Celebration


Rather than attempting to sit my little munchkins at our fancy dining table over the Holidays, I love creating a “special space” for them to enjoy their Holiday meal! The way I see it, it’s a win-win for everyone; I don’t have to worry about them using my finest China, and they feel special having their own “fancy set up”complete...

Dining Room is Christmas ready

with Joss & Main


It’s official Holiday Switchover Day… well, according to Joss & Main it is!! Yup, Joss & Main is celebrating that it’s time to pack up those “thankful” banners and pumpkins and start trimming your tree and enjoying all things merry! And in celebration they are offering an incredible selection of holiday picks (many of which I used here!) at prices...

Four Holiday Tablescapes

that work all Holiday season long


It’s almost November and Holiday season is upon us! Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Years feel like moments away. While some of you may be super into decorating for each holiday with turkeys, garlands, or sparklers, there are others that prefer a timeless and elegant table setting that they can use over and over throughout the season. So for those...

Christmas Hot Chocolate Bar


December 16, 2017
I can’t think of a better way to end a special Holiday evening than cozying up with a warm cup of Hot Chocolate. So I was thrilled to partner with Lenox for this post because Lenox has the most gorgeous line of Pleated China that is both microwaveable and dishwasher safe! Yes, you heard it right! Gorgeous dishes and glasses...

Gilded Christmas Dinner


I am just in love with this Christmas tablescape that I created thanks to the help of Z Gallerie. You guys know my love for gold tablescapes and accessories, and Z Gallerie’s Avelina glassware combined back to the Luna Dinnerware is the perfect mix of festive elegance for the Holidays! I wanted to create something that could work for Christmas, Chanukah {if you removed the...

Host Christmas Dinner


Hosting a Christmas dinner party this year? If you saw this post, you learned that with a few quick swaps you can instantly transform your Thanksgiving table to Christmas! For this Christmas tabletop I chose some of the most gorgeous Christmas pieces for a huge impact, my favorites being Juliska glass trees for decor, Juliska Hurricanes for tall candles rather than floral bouquets,...

Decorate your Dining Room for Christmas


December 9, 2015
Sometimes simplicity can be the most elegant of all. So when decorating my dining room for upcoming Christmas parties, I focused on just that. I am in love with the Christmas decorations by Simon Pearce {you know well how I love white, obviously!}, so their pieces couldn’t be more perfect to create the aesthetic I was going for. From an assortment of...

Decorate your Foyer for Christmas


December 7, 2015
After decorating my mantel for the Holidays {see here}, I couldn’t wait to swap my foyer from Fall to Holiday as well. I took out an array of gold and white vases to house some of my favorite Holiday flowers and plants, and then I headed to Import Flowers {my go-to spot for flowers in Nashville} where I found the...

Thanksgiving to Christmas


November 13, 2015
With Thanksgiving just a few short weeks away, I partnered with the Style Blue Print team of Nashville to create a tabletop story that will have you inspired for your Holiday entertaining. {Don’t know SBP? StyleBlueprint is a digital publication that celebrates Southern style through a focus on interiors, fashion, food, travel, local highlights and more. Their tagline is “connecting women to their...

Dessert Table for Baby’s 1st Birthday


September 4, 2015
Recently a girlfriend of mine came to me and asked for helping planning her son’s first birthday party. I have always admired the long dessert buffet tables I have seen on Pinterest, so when I brought up the concept to her, she couldn’t wait to get started on the idea. We decided the easiest way to go about planning would be to find a package...

Host Christmas Dinner


Whether you plan to host Christmas dinner for a few friends or the whole family, there is something really nice about taking the time to put together an extra special table. There are no ground breaking details to share on mine, but I really love how little details made it come together. I went with the usual plaids, reds, and...

Dinner Party Spotlight: Kelley Nan


For my next Dinner Party Spotlight I am excited to share this gorgeous and elegant summer tablescape created by the talented home decor & entertaining blogger Kelley Nan. A long time fan of Kelley’s home, tablescapes, and instagram, I always commented on her photos with awe…and  since then our friendship has grown {all online actually, we have never even met!...

Easter Dessert Bar


March 25, 2019
Easter Dessert Bar Yesterday I shared a look at my Easter Party prep on our patio, so today I wanted to share a closer look at the gorgeous dessert bar I created and all the details for recreating it at home. Get ready for some yummy treats! Easter Cake Whether you whip up a vanilla cake from scratch or buy...

Decorating for Easter

with Grandin Road


March 22, 2019
Decorating for Easter This year we are hosting our annual Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch and I am so excited to share the set up I created on my patio in collaboration with Grandin Road. From gorgeous designer eggs to faux floral garlands to cake pedestals and bunnies, Grandin Road has the most beautiful Easter decor! Here’s a look at...

Holiday Home Tour 2018


December 10, 2018
Welcome to my 2018 Holiday Home Tour! This year I went over the top decorating (maybe it had something todo with the fact that I started in October and continued decorating well into December) but the outcome is my favorite to date. I will confess some of these rooms were shot on different days, so my house is not QUITE this...

Gingerbread Decorating Party with Happy Wish Company


December 21, 2017
If you are looking for a fun activity for Christmas weekend, look no further than this adorable Gingerbread Decorating Party created by the sisters behind Happy Wish Company. Bloggers and Party Shop owners, these girls know how to throw one adorable kids party!! With an array of fun party packages, I highly recommend checking out their site! So get ready for a...

Dinner Party Spotlight: Laura Hooper Calligraphy


December 15, 2017
Well isn’t this just a dreamy Holiday set-up?! The incredibly talented Laura Hooper of Laura Hooper Calligraphy is who we have to thank for this dose of Holiday inspiration. I found Laura through Instagram because she does the most beautiful calligraphy and I have been a long time shopper of her amazing cocktail napkins, so when she showed me this setup...

Hosting a Holiday Soiree


This Holiday season I am hosting endless Holiday Parties so today I wanted to share a look at a gorgeous one I hosted in partnership with Lillet. Not familiar with Lillet? It’s a delicious aperitif wine that originated in the 1800’s in Podensac, France. Being a wine ‘aperitif’, it is a fabulous and fancy ‘pre’ or ‘post’ dinner drink, which...

Miami Holiday Home Tour 2017


Foyer: Tree: Frontgate Flocked Norway Tree | Ornaments: Frontgate French Blue & Linen Ornaments and Frontage Mixed Metal Ornaments | Celadon Sheer Dupioni Glitter Ribbon | Frontgate Bijoux Blue Tree Skirt | Garland on stairwell: Seraphina Pre-Lit Garland Welcome to my 2018 Holiday Home Tour. The #MiaChateauFH is truly sparkling this Holiday Season with beautiful lights and ornaments sprinkled throughout the house. I am in love with...

Checking off my Holiday List with Ebay


November 28, 2017
In prepping for my upcoming Holiday events I had two important items on my list: 1. Fabulous new barware for my Holiday cocktail parties and 2. A chic yet comfortable pair of booties. So today I wanted to reveal my finds from eBay. For my Holiday cocktails, I wanted really special glasses. I have been in love with coupe glasses for...

Thanksgiving Hostess Tips & Guide


It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just a week away so it’s definitely time to start checking things off your list!! Today I wanted to highlight some of my favorite Thanksgiving content that I have accumulated over the last few years, so whether you need some tabletop ideas or a recipe, I hope you find a little inspiration to...

Thanksgiving Garland & Candle Centerpiece


This year’s Thanksgiving Table decor is one of my favorites. Seasonal, traditional, and incredibly versatile; this look could work for a Fall or Holiday Dinner Party, Thanksgiving, and even Christmas. I also love that using faux garlands rather than fresh flowers adds the perk of longevity… yep, I am planning to keep this set for weeks! I am excited to share...

Thanksgiving Garland & Candle Centerpiece


This year’s Thanksgiving Table decor is one of my favorites. Seasonal, traditional, and incredibly versatile; this look could work for a Fall or Holiday Dinner Party, Thanksgiving, and even Christmas. I also love that using faux garlands rather than fresh flowers adds the perk of longevity… yep, I am planning to keep this set for weeks! I am excited to share...

Dinner Party Spotlight: Cake & Confetti


October 27, 2017
Welcome to the gorgeous kitchen of Meredith Timms Staggers, blogger, photo stylist and founder of Cake & Confetti. Meredith knows a thing or two about styling, whether it’s on set with amazing brands or entertaining in her own home. I was thrilled she invited us into her kitchen for a bright and airy take on Fall entertaining. Read on for...

Best of Fall


October 9, 2017
This past week I shot my 2017 Fall Home Tour and I can’t wait to share the photos on the blog. In the meantime for those of you seeking inspiration for your homes, I thought I would revisit some of my favorite creations and decorations for past years. I hope you enjoy browsing! Last year I created this beautiful display...

Decorate for Easter


In my last post you may have gotten a glimpse at these adorable Easter shelves in our playroom! I wanted to create a beautiful backdrop to our celebration so this open shelving was the perfect place, especially for photos! I highly recommend doing the same on bookshelves, a fireplace mantel, or console table close to where you will be celebrating! To...

Hosting New Years with Z Gallerie


Remember when I created a beautiful gilded table for Christmas a few weeks ago and I said to stay tuned for how I can quickly transition from one holiday to the next. Well here it is! That same exact table for a new Holiday, New Years!! Sticking with the same Z Gallerie Luna Dinnerware, Avelina glassware, Ella Napkins, and Geode Napkin Rings, I simply swapped...

Host Hanukkah Dinner


December 22, 2016
Isn’t it so nice that Hanukkah and Christmas fall over the same weekend? Compared to previous years where I am rushing to get gifts and decorate, I have had what feels like a full season to get festive and prepare!! We are planning to host an array of Hanukkah celebrations of the course of the eight days, but I wanted to...

Winter White Dinner Party


I am seriously in love with this Winter White Holiday Table I created for my Holiday Blogger party last week! You guys know I tend to start my tablescapes with a white or ivory tablecloth as my base, but after finding this Mode Living grey floral print, I knew it would be the perfect contrast to arrangements of winter white flowers and white china!...

Holiday Bar Cart


After sharing my Holiday Home Tour I had to share a closer look at my gorgeous Holiday Bar Cart display! A bar cart is such an easy way to transform a party from average to festive. Welcome guests with a bar cart right at your entrance filled with a display of welcome drinks, or pull up your bar cart alongside your...

Miami Holiday Home Tour 2016


November 28, 2016
Welcome to my Holiday Home Tour! I am so excited to share a glimpse into our home and all of the festive decorations we put up for the Holiday season. I just love beautiful Holiday decor and I am in love with everything I used to update the space since my Fall Tour. I am really looking forward to all of the Holiday events...

DIY Flower & Pumpkin Centerpiece for Thanksgiving


I am so excited to be featured on MarthaStewart.com today sharing a beautiful Thanksgiving Table! Check out the story that she so kindly named “You’ll Want a Seat at This Elegant Thanksgiving Table”. As a follow up to the post, I wanted to share the steps for how I created the lush centerpiece {which is especially perfect for those of you needing...

Holiday Sugar Cookies


There’s no better way to bring family together for the Holidays than gathering in the kitchen. So with the Holidays right around the corner, I wanted to whip up some delicious sugar cookies {with the perfect plates and sprinkles to match!}. To prep for this year’s baking session, I wanted to buy some chic new baking supplies and I am in love...

Spreading Holiday Cheer


October 28, 2016
There’s no better way to bring family together for the Holidays than gathering in the kitchen. So with the Holidays right around the corner, I partnered with World Market to bring my own family together to bake our favorite sugar cookies. I love serving these at my Holiday Parties, but they are also a homemade treat that I like to throw in my...

DINNER PARTY SPOTLIGHT: CROWNS BY CHRISTY


What happens when the queen of flower crowns invite you over for tea? An explosion of stunning flowers, decadent desserts, and hand-made flowers crowns of course! Seriously though, how incredible is this table and can I have tea here everyday?! I met Christy Doramus, founder of Crowns by Christy, when we were both working in PR in NYC. Since then,...

Simon Pearce Giveaway


December 22, 2015
If you guys remember this stunning post where I decorated my dining room table and mantel for Christmas, you probably remember swooning for the endless Simon Pearce glass Christmas Trees and ornaments that filled the room. Well, I am excited to partner with Simon Pearce today for an exciting Holiday Giveaway!! They are giving away $300 worth of Simon Pearce product...

Holiday Chic with Leota


December 10, 2015
Holiday Season is officially in full swing and we all know how much preparation goes into the Holiday Season, especially when it comes to our outfits! You guys have been asking what some of my go-to dresses are for hosting occasions, so I wanted to share a new favorite, the brand Leota. I absolutely love the simplicity of a fit and flare...

Host a Winter White Dinner Party


October 25, 2015
In celebration of their new Holiday collections, Villeroy & Boch launched an ‘around the world’ campaign. The goal: one blogger from each country around the globe would showcase a dinner party using Villeroy & Boch dinnerware, and Villeroy & Boch would share the finished products on their site. Selected as the blogger to represent the United States {seriously, in shock over here!!}, I chose...

DIY Holiday Place Cards


Looking to add an easy and crafty twist to your holiday table? Look no further than your backyard or grocery store for rustic, yet elegant inspiration. These four place settings set the perfect seasonal tone for your guests {and look great mismatched or done simply one way}. 1. Buy a bunch of fresh rosemary stalks {or use what’s leftover from one of...

Holiday Party Favors with Nourish Snacks


December 2, 2014
Over the Holidays I love to leave a little party favor at each persons’ place setting that they can take home and enjoy after our dinner. Because I am spending my winter holidays in warm weather climates, I have been brainstorming health conscious options for these treats {hello, bikini!}. When I came across Nourish Snacks, I knew I had found...

DSW Shoe Hookup + Official Giveaway


December 18, 2013
I am so excited that right in time for Christmas I get to host my biggest giveaway yet – the DSW Shoe Hookup {Follow the #DSWShoeHookup on Twitter}! As I mentioned in an earlier post, DSW will be giving away FIVE FREE PAIRS OF SHOES TO MY READERS {*each equal to a $50.00 DSW gift card to shop in-store or online.}!!  And each winner will also...

Host a Holiday Dinner Party


During the cold winter, it’s so nice to have guests over for Holiday celebrations at home. Even if it means ordering in food or picking up something prepared rather than cooking, I always make sure the table looks absolutely beautiful with Holiday decorations. Since Christmas is just a hop, skip, and a jump away, I couldn’t resist making Reds, Greens,...

Host a Fourth of July Party


After attending Lexington Company‘s Press preview two months ago, I knew I had to keep them in mind when setting my 4th of July Table. In their American Summer Collection they have everything you need to make your table look patriotic, from placemats, to napkins, to plates! What I love most is that you can take some of these pieces beyond the holiday as...

Sugar Cookies


December 11, 2012
I have been craving sweets lately so this weekend when my sisters and I decided to have Channkuah dinner together, we opted to change it up a bit and have them take my usual role of preparing the main dish while I handled dessert. With endless Holiday parties on the horizon, I headed straight to my favorite cookie book Chewy Gooey...
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