Fruits & Veggies
Here’s one last tip that will sure make your Thanksgiving table unforgettable.
Starting with terrific amber glass plates that I picked up at a discount price, all it took was a curvaceous bosc pear, a sprig of pyracantha berries, a tiny bundle of millet, and a gold trimmed place card to create what I like to [...]
Posted: Nov 10, 2011 12:11:21 under Fruits & Veggies, Holidays, How-To's, Party Ideas, Table setting, Thanksgiving Ideas, Uncategorized.
Tags: fruits, Holidays, party planning, Table setting
I was recently asked by a New York bride and groom to incorporate apples into the place card display at their Manhattan reception. They had many guests coming in from out of town and wanted to visually welcome them to the Big Apple.
I filled varying size glass cylinders with small lady apples and used large [...]
You can carve more than just a happy faced Jack-o-Lantern into your pumpkins. Why not use these ubiquitous fall orange squash to spell out a special message? I set this vignette up to congratulate my niece and her then fiancé on their engagement.
Not up to carving your own? Find a great alternative here.
Sweet Treat Indeed
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I was recently asked to do the flowers for a baby shower that was to be held at The Core Club in midtown Manhattan. The Core Club is a private club with an urban art gallery atmosphere. After taking a look at the space, I came to the conclusion that the traditional baby décor [...]
Posted: Dec 31, 2008 08:12:56 under Floral Containers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's, Party Ideas, Uncategorized.
Tags: baby shower decor, baby shower ideas, floral arrangements, floral container
The people of Colonial Williamsburg began decorating with fresh greenery and fruit in the 1930s. At that time the pineapple was already a well-established design element in architecture, ceramics, and art. It only stands to reason that beautiful fresh pineapples would become the centerpiece for the creative decorations for which Colonial Williamsburg is known today. [...]
I really like to use seasonal elements when decorating for events and parties. When planning the décor for an event, you need to keep in mind the purpose of the gathering. You always want to make sure the décor “speaks” to the occasion.
I recently created the decorations for an engagement party. The house [...]
Posted: Oct 22, 2008 07:10:37 under Fruits & Veggies, Holidays, How-To's, Party Ideas, Uncategorized.
Tags: decoration, Fruits & Veggies, Halloween, holiday decor, lifestyle, pumpkins, vegetables, veggies
You don’t have to choose just one! Make a stunning statement by filling up a traditional English gathering basket with an array of seasonal veggies on one side, and an exquisite profusion of autumn blooms on the other.
Simply place floral foam in a plastic dish or liner on one side to create [...]
Posted: Oct 09, 2008 08:10:05 under Fall's Flowers, Floral Containers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's, Uncategorized.
Tags: decoration, flowers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's, lifestyle, vegetable, veggies
The artichoke is really a natural vase. Again, using what’s in season, I decided to go with dahlias and lavender. Using fresh lavender sprigs as accents make it smell delicious too. Here are some simple steps to follow to create your own artichoke arrangement:
Cut the bottom stem so that the artichoke sits [...]
Posted: Oct 06, 2008 12:10:40 under Fall's Flowers, Floral Containers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's, Uncategorized.
Tags: artichoke, decoration, flowers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's, lifestyle, vegetable, veggies
The asparagus vase is always a hit! Everybody loves it and it’s so easy to make. Simply take the rubber band from around a bunch of asparagus and put it around a clear beverage glass. Take a stalk of asparagus and place it between the rubber band and the glass. Continue [...]
Posted: Sep 29, 2008 07:09:16 under Fall's Flowers, Floral Containers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's, Uncategorized.
Tags: asparagus, decoration, flowers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To’s, lifestyle, vegetable, veggies