Last week I co-hosted an elegant dinner party for some of the top women executives working in aerospace and defense locally and opted to do the table design myself. I wanted it to have a feminine feel without any pink or too much sparkle. I went with cream, gold, moss green, and tan for the color palette.
Trader Joe’s has incredible peonies right now and I was lucky to find several all white bouquets.
I used a handy trick for the place cards, I printed them in a light yellow ink and went over them in metallic gold pen. The font I used is called “Before the Rain”.
I caught this the other day in The Land of Nod catalogue and it is simply genius. I just need to think of a party to do this for:
See their site for a how to.
I have a secret project brewing.
Why is it a secret you ask?
Because a certain hubby probably isn’t going to want me to do it.
Ye of little faith.
Here is a hint:
I discovered this random little shop the other day and fell for their eclectic assortment of things for Home and Garden.
As you know I am furiously crafting away in preparation to launch my Etsy shop (goal #3 for 2012). Here is a peek at some fun flair I made using paint chip swatches.
But wait! There’s more… I also made these:
I have been following this Dollhouse challenge that Emily Henderson set up through HGTV and a few people have finished their houses. They are soo amazing you HAVE to take a look at them. I talked to Emily about her progress at the West Elm party and it sounds like a labor of love, I can’t wait to see her final product.
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I am in full blown Christmas craft mode right now, here are a few fruits of my labor:
As I mentioned last week I found some Christmas prints on Pinterest that I wanted to use to swap out a few frames around my house, I finally got around to drawing them, here’s a look: