Hello, friends! I was so honored when Olivia asked me to share here on her blog a recent tablescape I had styled to participate in for Katherine’s Corner One More Time Summer Tablescape Challenge. There’s a group of us sharing so I hope you’ll stop by each of the bloggers located at the end of this post. I first met Olivia on Instagram about one year ago. She has been a major inspiration to me on my decorating journey, and we have quickly become close friends.(you can find and follow me at… View Post

The summer season sure seems to be well suited for hosting all sorts of dinner gatherings and parties outdoors… but is it always ideal?  Meh, not so much.   While blogs and magazines are pumping out perfectly beautiful seasonal entertaining and outdoor table setting ideas (all out in the pristine wilds of nature or grand backyards), I’m over here puffing on Albuterol wanting to burn nature to the ground. It’s all because of the Cottonwood floating heavily through the air picking up pollen that sends the allergies into overdrive. On… View Post

Welcome back to the series of the French Country Style Baby Shower. This Pinnable graphic collage features some highlights from the  Part 1 and Part 2. French Country Baby Shower In this post, we will take a look at the food, dessert and drinks table, gift table, and the welcome table. Throughout decor throughout the baby shower, included decorative elements from multiple generations of the matriarchs on both sides of my family. The bear is from Mimi, our Texas grandma. As I mentioned in Part. 2 the lacy velvet birds flew… View Post

The style of this French Country Baby Shower is perfect for a variety of events. Many of the decorative elements could be used for a girls gathering, brunch or luncheons, and bridal showers. Some of the decorative elements could also be incorporated into wedding designs. It is elegant and romantic, with the perfect amount of rustic elements and just the right amount of cutesy touches. If you missed the first post, check out French Country Baby Shower Part 1.   Sweet white and pink roses are fastenened onto simple white… View Post

What is better than all things girly, all things pink, all things ruffles and sweet rose print? Maybe a French country styled baby shower? I’d have to say the only thing better than all of that is finally having a little girl in our family. This evening I wanted to share just a few photos from my sister-in-laws baby shower. This is the shower that I mentioned I would be styling and decorating in Sneak Peeks of Upcoming Posts.  In that post, I shared a few inspirational photos that we had… View Post