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
I love the fall – as a stand-alone season! I hate the fact that it means the summer is over and that winter comes next, but fall is a nature’s bounty of beauty. A farmer’s market, green market, or fruit and veggie stand offers as many fresh decorating elements as a flower shop! The best [...]
Posted: Sep 24, 2008 01:09:21 under Fall's Flowers, Floral Containers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's, Uncategorized.
Tags: butternut squash, decoration, flowers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To’s, lifestyle, vegetable, veggies
Look for flowers that are not yet fully developed. Most cut flowers, with the exception of some tropical flowers and fresh orchids, will continue to open after they’ve been put into the vase. A flower bud should be just slightly open–this is a general rule of thumb. There are some new rose varieties that have [...]
Watching the Emmy’s can be fun but watching it with your friends is even better. Not only do you get to dish immediately but you can feel so much more a part of all the excitement. Decide how much planning and preparing you feel like doing and take it from there. You can [...]
Posted: Sep 10, 2008 06:09:41 under In The Spotlight, Party Ideas, Uncategorized.
Tags: Decorations, emmy awards, flowers, Food, friday nights lights, grey's anatomy, lost, mad men, Party Ideas, the office, two & half men, ugly betty
A bright tray of Columbian and Mexican foods in a splashes of various colors:
Electric Chimichurri Sauce
All of these are fun finger foods. Garnish with fresh cilantro, peppers and sliced limes. You can get all of these recipes from www.recipezaar.com or pick up from a local take out place.
Glasses, a pitcher of Bloody Mary mix, and syringes filled with vodka for a “make your own” drink station.
These came in plain white plastic pots. I sprayed painted them gold as a nod to the Emmy Statue and painted one of the six significant numbers (4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42) on each. It will be interesting to see how many of your guests know what these numbers mean.
The mini palms [...]
What you’ll need:
A tray that is a least 1” in height.
A tray of fresh or faux (that’s what I used) wheat grass.
Oasis – if using faux wheat grass
Step x Step:
I bought a wooden storage box at Michael’s Crafts that was the perfect size for my centerpiece and used just the top. To honor the [...]
What you’ll need:
A tall cylindrical beverage glass
25-20 pencils for each glass
5 rubber bands
Step x Step:
Put at least 1 rubber band around the middle of the glass.
Insert the unsharpened pencils between the rubber band and the glass until you have gone all the way around the glass.
Fill the glass about half way with warm water and [...]