Category Archives: DIY Project

Smart Budget Tips for Sparkling Holiday Parties

Incorporate holiday cards and favorite photos into the décor – create a tabletop collage on a table runner or a tablecloth using holiday cards and favorite photos by hot gluing them to a fabric runner or linen.  Trim the edges … Continue reading

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Ideas for Holiday Table Decor – Easy, Affordable and Fun!

The minute I saw this fabric, I was hooked!  So what if it’s a shower curtain?  Another great find from Target, for under $10.  The holiday wreath made the colorful circles on the fabric really pop.  You can assemble this … Continue reading

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Tips For Brides Who Want Elegance Without the Big Budget

Featured on HuffingtonPost.com The average cost of a wedding in 2010 was $26,984, a decrease of 5 percent from 2009, according to the The Knot. While the wedding industry analyzes trends to make sense of how the challenging economy is … Continue reading

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Find of the Moment: Japanese Washi Tape from HappyTape for DIY Wedding Projects

Thanks to Intimate Weddings for introducing us to washi tape!  Bet you’ve seen it without realizing that Washi comes from wa meaning Japanese and shi meaning paper, and the term is used to describe paper made by hand in the … Continue reading

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Table Setting Etiquette, Made Simple Setting a proper table is an overwhelming puzzle to many, especially when multiple types of spoons, forks, and glasses are involved. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we want to share a great resource that … Continue reading

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Find of the Moment: Kendra Scott Jewelry Is About Expressing Your Own Style

By Larisa Gurnick I liked Kendra from the moment Wayne and I met her at the opening of her new Beverly Hills store.  Stylish and beautiful, she is smart, kind and passionate.  Kendra Scott Jewelry and Kendra herself have been … Continue reading

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Party Planning on a Budget (interview on NBC LA with Colleen Williams): Signature Drinks

Here are a few recipes for signature drinks to complement the centerpieces in our previous blog.   The Green Goddess Ingredients: Vodka – 1 measure Potter’s Melon Liqueur – 1 measure Sparkling mineral water – 1 measure Splash of lemon … Continue reading

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Find of the Moment: Good Fortunes for Your Wedding

Remember the care-free days of elementary school when origami fortune tellers (also known as “cootie catchers”) were all over the playground?  Here is the elegant, yet playful version of this ingenious item, perfect for a bridal shower, rehearsal dinner or … Continue reading

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