Happy Friday

Its nearly happy hour here on the East coast and I am just about ready for my glass of brut.  9e646243c7f1d31c5418cf8777ea30f5

 

Here’s a simple tip to enhance a glass of bubby: add a sprig of lavender to champagne for a refreshing and relaxing flavor.

Happy Weekend

xo

 

Spring is here!

Here’s a peek from today’s shoot over at Living Social‘s 918F st offices. We created three tablescapes/ party decor looks for their marketing collateral.They have awesome event spaces which are a delight to decorate. I LOVE how everything turned out. Especially love the pics taken by Lisa Marie of Sweet Tea Photography. I am such a fan of her work and such a pleasure to team up with. Thanks for all your hardwork Lisa Marie.

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Happy Spring, friends.

image: Manvi Drona 

 

 

Happy Friday + Lovely Links

Absolutely inspired by the styling of this table by Lo Bjurulf for next week’s shoot at Living Social. I love the mix of colors, shapes and flowers.

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Sweet Paul Magazines Spring 2013 issue is out and is filled with deliciousness.

Love this cute gold leaf egg DIY. Arrange in a bowl for a stylish centerpiece.

Rue mag’s editor in chief, Crystal Gentilello shared her tips to give your home a Spring makeover on Refinery 29

Helpful tips to living and maximizing small spaces on Remodelista

Would love to vacation at the Ritz Carlton Residences in Lake Tahoe; the decor by designer Jay Jeffers is such a sophisticated blend of modern and casual elegance.

Happy Weekend. xo

 

Oscar de La Renta Gift and Entertaining Collection

Oscar de la Renta, one of my all-time favorite fashion houses, recently unveiled their gifts and entertaining collection. You know how much I love tropical beaches so this island-inspired is just what I want to stock my entertaining cabinet with. Table settings crafted by artisans feature teak accessories, silver-plated flatware and indigo patterned cocktail plates.

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Love the colors of this dip-dyed tray.

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So Summer! My pick from the collection?

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The shell crab condiment server! Makes a fun centerpiece too. See more from the ODLR gifts and entertaining collection here.