Posts Tagged ‘thanksgiving’

November 18th, 2013 No Comments

this week’s color palette: golden yellows & green -perfect for thanksgiving

As the leaves fall and everyone is preparing for Thanksgiving there’s a transition in color palettes going on for the holidays. Most think of rust colors and oranges for October and Halloween. So a great transitional color palette for these weeks leading up to thanksgiving is a golden yellow and green. Fresh greens, herbs, wreaths can all adorn your home for Thanksgiving without looking like Christmas yet. Small punches of yellow or gold, with your glassware, a velvet ribbon tied around napkins etc. can elegantly adorn a November table setting or decor. The gold glasses I carry at the … Read more

November 12th, 2013 No Comments

Chocolate Bar Place Cards and Favors in One, Perfect for the Holidays

We did this simple idea a lot for holidays and weddings at Martha Stewart. Take your favorite (flat) chocolate bar and cover with a beautiful paper or wrapping paper and secure with double stick tape. To personalize, add a simple label with each guests’ name. Hershey bars are an easy choice but I love my friend Jessica’s chocolate company Woodblock Chocolate, chocolates handmade by her and her husband. (see our behind the scenes post visiting their factory) You can find labels like these at Staples stores and online¬†and search the internet for free clip art to print … Read more

November 22nd, 2012 No Comments

from our family to your family…

We’ll return with more of this week’s color palette ‘jewel’ tones on Friday. If you missed our Wedding Wednesday it was Lynn’s wedding anniversary yesterday and she posted photos of her wedding in New York City (scroll down to see yesterday’s post). And our new addition to our on-going HOLIDAY SALE are the FELT BIRD ORNAMENTS, only $5 each. Like us on Facebook for all the latest sales and updates!

November 13th, 2012 No Comments

simple thanksgiving decor -burlap & votives

A lot of people stress out about setting a table for Thanksgiving and I get a lot of questions about how to set a unique table without breaking the bank. BURLAP. I love taking burlap from the local garden supply store (about $1 per yard) and using it as a textural and inexpensive tablecloth. It’s simple and unexpected, but it will be welcomed by friends and family as a refreshing change from the usual cloth. My ‘stylist’ secret to making a burlap cloth work is to mix in high and low tableware. Here I’ve mixed in simple wood salt … Read more

November 12th, 2012 No Comments

do you have your carving set for thanksgiving?

Whether you are looking for a beautiful carving set to have for your own home or you need a fabulous gift for your host and hostess this holiday season- we have a carving set available on our little blue dish shop. It arrives in a wooden box for protective storing and handsome giving. The horn handles can be appreciated by both men and women alike. Here is the link: carving set.