A Classic Holiday Party: Anders Ruff Holiday Collection Part 2

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A Classic Holiday Party This classic holiday party by Anders Ruff Custom Designs is the second part of their holiday collection! If you missed Part 1, the Vintage Holiday party, click here! Just like their Vintage party, this Classic Holiday Party does not disappoint! From the peppermint topiary trees to the brightly colored felt wreaths, this classic party is perfect for children and adults! … { read more }

A Vintage Holiday Party: Anders Ruff Holiday Collection Part 1

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A Vintage Holiday Anders Ruff Designs blows me away on a regular basis. You might recall I teamed up with the fabulous duo for both Pink-O-Ween and Thanksgiving Tables. So when I saw their Holiday Collection, I was not surprised it was stunning! This vintage holiday design is full of polka dots, candy cane stripes, damask, and star-bursts. Colors are pink, blue, lime green, and red. This design … { read more }

Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape

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Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape Growing up, my Mom always decorated for every holiday. I would find an Easter vase with roses on my bedside table in the spring and a tiny lighted Christmas tree in my room in the winter.  I always loved the traditional and Southern elements of her decorating. Growing up in this environment is the main reason I love traditional decor at the holidays. Now, … { read more }

Rustic Fall Tablescape

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Rustic Fall Tablescape Aleah and Nick, the husband and wife team behind Valley & Co., shared with us this cozy fall tablescape.  Aleah told us, "we were inspired to create this warm and whimsical dinner party shoot by cozy fall nights spent with family and friends visiting and warming up with spiked apple cider." One of my favorite parts is that guests were given cinnamon sticks wrapped in … { read more }

Thanksgiving Tablescape & Decorating Contest

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Thanksgiving Tablescape Fall is my favoritetime of year as I love the golden hues found during the Thanskgiving holidays. This tablescape was one I designed using custom-designed printables by Anders Ruff. I knew I wanted a menu, wine labels, and other fun goodies to decorate the table. Spray painted pumpkins served as delightful placecards atop leaf dessert plates. A gorgeous striped fabric … { read more }

“Let it Snow” Holiday Children’s Party

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Let it Snow Holiday Children's Party We interrupt our focus on Thanksgiving to bring you this darling holiday children's party that was just too cute to hold. Amanda Parker of Shindig Parties submitted this "Let it Snow" party featuring her printable collection (available here! 50% off).  Snowmen are a favorite of mine and these are just too cute. The attention to detail is perfect (check out … { read more }

Thanksgiving Lunch: Cheddar Cheese Soup

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We Give Thanks! Cooler days and crisp nights mean autumn is here.  Invite a special friend or surprise your loved ones with a big bowl of home-cooked soup and serve it on the porch or in the garden room.  Life just doesn’t get much better than this ... especially if you serve buttermilk cornbread sticks to go with the soup. Autumn hues is what this table setting is all about.  Giving thanks … { read more }

Free Thanksgiving Printables

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Enjoy these free thanksgiving printables from anna and blue paperie! Anna and blue has darling designs, and we were thrilled to share these free printables with you. Make your Thanksgiving special with placecards and labels. It's easy to print from home and add a special touch this holiday season! To download your free printables, click here! Read more and see the full collection here! … { read more }

Holiday Party Planner

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Holiday Party Planner 2010 The holidays are here! This year, I had the pleasure of writing this Holiday Party Planner and working with Kristen Steele Photography for the beautiful images. It's jam-packed with all you need for 4 different party ideas from a tapas party to a cocktail party and everything in between! You'll find recipes, decor ideas, favor suggestions, and more! Click the image … { read more }

A Coastal Thanksgiving

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Halloween is behind us, and that means less than a month until Thanksgiving! We will have dozens of tablescape inspiration, recipes, and DIY ideas for the holidays. This coastal twist on your Thanksgiving table is perfect for shore lovers! Designed by Coastal Living, the setting mixes a vintage maritime look with elements inspired by the colors of nautical charts. Seaside and nautical themes … { read more }