Easter Tablescape

Time to set the table for Easter dinner!  I don’t have a lot of Easter decorations so I tend to have more of a springtime table with accents of a bunny and Easter egg here and there. The delicate eyelet lace table runner creates a soft backdrop for my tablescape.  Table runners can be a good tool to help you get a sense of where things can be placed on the table.   I used a variety of hurricane glasses (mercury glass and clear glass) and tall chunky candles which run down the table.  Using objects of different heights creates …

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Fiesta Tablescape

Margarita anyone? Ok, even though you will not see a recipe for a margarita in this post (sorry to disappoint if that’s what you looking for), I had to ask the question because I was in the mood for one and that’s what inspired me to decorate my table in a fiesta theme.  My husband and I enjoy hosting dinners for our family and friends and I’m notorious for using dinner themes.  Everything from the food, to the drinks, to the decor will coordinate to match a theme. For this fiesta tablescape, I started with a simple white table cloth …

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Pillows For A Nook

I have this amazing Asian inspired chest from my husband’s grandmother.  I enjoy inheriting pieces and mixing it with new ones.   By itself the chest is beautiful but I wanted to add a few details to perfect the nook.   What better way than to accent the chest with some pillows!  I love pillows.   I think pillows create a warm look.  I’ll find any excuse to find a place to put them. When I decorate I like using different textures and sizes because it looks more interesting.  And right now I’m really loving neutral colors.  So I’ve used one medium sized black and …

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Easy Candle Glam

I’ve always wanted a fireplace and I finally have one in our family room!  In the seven months that my husband and I have lived here, I’ve changed the mantel décor probably four times so far.  I love switching it up and seeing what works best or changing it to match the season or holiday. I adore the monochrome look, but alternatively, you can do as many colors as you like to coordinate with your own décor.  Candle displays are perfect for any time of the year.  Candles coordinate with any style, whether it be a modern, country, or minimalist look. …

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