Posts Tagged ‘paper whites’

January 23rd, 2014 No Comments

6 different container ideas to display your paper whites this winter

As we started off this week we mentioned how Paper Whites are an inexpensive way to bring a sense of spring inside in January. Here are six different, yet simple container ideas to display yours. Above, Get out those clear vases that are lingering in your cabinet from all those flower arrangements you receive throughout the year. It’s pretty to see the bulb and roots. Below, An apple crate, vintage butter box or these wooden boxes we found with a planter liner, $7.99, available from Save On Crafts,¬†put a rustic style to the sleek paper white. Galvanized Zinc Trays, … Read more

January 21st, 2014 No Comments

creating a beautiful place setting with black tableware and paper whites

So many of my clients are afraid of using black, including at their table. I’m a huge fan of black tableware, so much so I have a lot of black items from tumblers to linens to plates for sale on my shop. ¬†Foods look so beautiful against black. Picture grilled corn, roasted tomatoes and a grilled fish against black- gorgeous. So when setting your table consider using black instead of basic white. Simply by using a black napkin with a simple cut paper white stem on top is a classic and beautiful place setting as you can see above. Below, … Read more

January 20th, 2014 No Comments

this week’s color palette: paper whites and dramatic black

Paper whites are in full bloom right now, and they are a very inexpensive way to bring in the hope of spring to your home. Whether you group them in clusters on your windowsill like I did below at a home for Real Simple magazine or in one large potted arrangement on a coffee table, nature has already done most of the work for you. They are beautiful in the terra cotta pots most come in, but if you want to pot them in different containers to go with your decor or color palette- I get most of my small … Read more