Tutorial: How to Make a Pomander Flower Ball

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Pomanders, or "Flower Kissing Balls" are gorgeous floral decorations at parties and weddings. It's name is from the French pomme d'ambre or apple of amber - a ball of perfume. They were carried to protect against infections and diseases by modifying bad smells. Interesting huh? Well, today they're used as a beautiful, hand-made decoration! My sweet friend Paula of Frog Prince Paperie (who I … { read more }

Southern Romantic Wedding

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Southern Romantic Wedding We have a special treat for you all today because this Southern wedding is FULL of fabulous color and details!  Sara and Benjamin got married in October at the Tuckahoe Plantation which is an 18th century Georgian style plantation that overlooks the James and their wedding was photographed by Meghan McSweeney Photography.   The bride was able to watch from Thomas … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Wedding Colors

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Planning the Big Day: Wedding Colors So our planning train is chugging along and now it’s time to definitively decide on a color scheme…which is not easy for me, as I tend to love a new color each day depending on my mood. Green however, is a constant fave and I always thought I’d have a spring wedding, envisioning celery colored hydrangea, light lime gowns and everything accented with perfect … { read more }

{Country Love} Plum & Red

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We simply adore this Country Love design by Aisha Holly of Dooby Design Group. The Plum and Red colors accent each other quite attractively. I know I am not alone when I say that anything Aisha designs is simply fantastic. I first fell in love with her when I saw this Coco Chanel Inspired Bridal Shower on Hostess With The Mostess and it has been true love ever since. With this design, she weaved … { read more }

Host an Oscar Party: Invites & Cocktails {2011 Edition}

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Host an Oscars Party The Oscars are just a couple of weeks away. This year, the Oscars will air on Sunday, February 27th. The nominees are out so it's time to get some red-carpet worthy tips for this glamorous evening. This year, I'm throwing a super fun Oscar Viewing Party sponsored by Orville Redenbacher so stay tuned! This is just the first of several Oscar Party Posts, we'll show you … { read more }

Valentine’s Day Round Up!

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Happy Valentine's Day from all of us at Pizzazzerie! We wish you a love-filled day and hope you take time to enjoy some chocolate and smell the roses! Enjoy this round-up of some of our FAVORITE Valentine's posts on Pizzazzerie and all around the web. Just click the picture to head to the post! And be sure to swing by tomorrow for one SWEET giveaway surprise! Puppy Love Valentine's … { read more }

“Puppy Love” Valentine’s Party

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Puppy Love Valentine's Party Ready for serious cuteness? Puppies are the ultimate lovers, and since I don't have a puppy (yet), I invited over some friends' pooches for a Puppy Love Valentine's Party! Thanks to Kristen Steele Photography for the darling pictures! For a natural look, I started with burlap fabric draped across a low table. Burlap can be found in a few shades and colors at … { read more }

Winter White Picnic {Key to My Heart} + Vintage Tray Tutorial

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Key to My Heart: Winter White Picnic I was part of a fabulous design challenge over on A Subtle Revelry (formerly City Cradle). There were 4 participants. I chose a winter white picnic + key to my heart theme to match the design challenge theme of "so fresh+ so clean". Nashville has had LOTS of snow so I have been used to the "winter white" look around here. If you love this design, I'd love … { read more }