Patio Prep For Barbecue Parties + Beyond

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It’s our nation’s favorite holiday and nothing says “America” quite like a backyard barbecue. Add a few of these fun ideas to your patio party and keep them on hand for other events. Simple details go a long way and don’t have to take much effort. The best decor is anything you already have or anything you can reuse! The […]

Tablescapes for the Spring Hostess Extraordinaire

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We’re going crazy for florals! Something about Easter coming around the corner is getting us thinking about entertaining again. Here’s how to make your tablescapes the ultimate conversation starters this season. With the right canvas, you can easily throw in a beautiful bloom and be done in a snap! Tablescapes Should Be Bright Spring holidays tend to invoke color palettes in […]

Table Settings Bohemian Eclectic Style

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Photo courtesy: Allyson Baker Design

Bohemian eclectic style is a combination of patterns and fabrics that exude warmth and abundance. This makes it the perfect decor idea for Thanksgiving table settings! Invest in a few amazing dishes and mix-and-match them with what you’ve already got. Add a few succulents and voila! Instant style that will wow your guests while staying on budget. A Firm Foundation […]

Mexican Blankets: Versatile for All Seasons

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Years ago I went to Tijuana and bought a black and grey Mexican blanket as a souvenir. Guess what’s on my sofa right now?  I don’t really save or keep things, so for this guy to make the cut through endless clean-outs is a miracle in itself. Mexican blankets have been with me through college, married years, and I still snuggle […]