SUMMER TABLESCAPE IDEAS

Welcome to the summer edition of 10 Minute Decorating!  Today we’ll all be sharing some simple outdoor decorating ideas that reflect that more relaxed summer vibe that I love.  You can find all of the beautiful projects from my blogging friends at the end of this post.  They’re all quick, easy, and add that pretty… Continue reading SUMMER TABLESCAPE IDEAS

Summer Tablescape Ideas

Welcome to the summer edition of 10 Minute Decorating!  Today we’ll all be sharing some simple outdoor decorating ideas that reflect that more relaxed summer vibe that I love.  You can find all of the beautiful projects from my blogging friends at the end of this post.  They’re all quick, easy, and add that pretty… Continue reading Summer Tablescape Ideas

THE MODERN ETIQUETTE GUIDE TO HOSTESS GIFTS

Not all hostess gifts come equal… While you may bring a good bottle of wine or a designer scented candle to a dinner party, you’ll want to splurge a little more if you’re staying with someone for a few days to a week. If you have no idea how much you should be spending on a hostess… Continue reading THE MODERN ETIQUETTE GUIDE TO HOSTESS GIFTS

Thanksgiving Decorating, Tablescape and Centerpiece Tips and Ideas

via Food & Wine -  We’re at Thanksgiving for the food, clearly, but décor and a beautifully set table are just as important a part of the big day as the turkey and sides (well…they’re close). Here, a few easy tips to make sure your table is Thanksgiving ready. Fresh Linens Send all of your linens (napkins, table runners, even a… Continue reading Thanksgiving Decorating, Tablescape and Centerpiece Tips and Ideas

GREAT GEAR FOR PARTIES

via Wirecutter – If you’re having a party—whether it’s a small get-together or a call-the-cops dance party—you’ll need some supplies. Here’s our guide to the most essential gear you’ll need to throw the best party. The picks below represent several hundred hours of research and testing; some picks come from longer full guides, while other items… Continue reading GREAT GEAR FOR PARTIES

Great Boozy Holiday Gifts

via Marquerite Preston at The Wirecutter - Like a lot of people, I’ve given the gift of alcohol many times. Sometimes it’s the gift of last resort: the bottle of wine I buy on the way to a party, the bottle of whiskey for that one person who really has me stumped this year. Alcohol… Continue reading Great Boozy Holiday Gifts

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies!

Ok, maybe your like me and refuse to participate in the great family holiday cookie battle. But if you love baking, the folks at Sweet Home have done the testing for you to make the best cookies ever this year. They’ve spent 200 hours researching and tested 20 types of essential cookie-related items to find the… Continue reading Cookies, Cookies, Cookies!

Stylish Thanksgiving Table Settings

Whether your taste in tablescapes is subdued or sumptuous, get ready to give thanks in style. Browse photos of beautiful Thanksgiving table settings, centerpieces and accessories for ideas and inspiration. Natural Elements Look to nature for easy, elegant ways to embellish your Thanksgiving table. HGTV fan chasingpaige brought the beautiful colors of fall to her… Continue reading Stylish Thanksgiving Table Settings