10x Easter Table setting

With Easter just days away I thought it was time to share some inspiration for setting the Easter table. Over the years I have created a lot of tablesettings (see here), but since I’m not home these days and also busy with my home make-over I hardly have time to make any Easter recipes and tables. […]

How to throw a memorable (Valentine’s Day) High Tea in 5 steps

Valentine’s Day might be a day for couples, but it is also a great opportunity to share and celebrate your love and warm feelings of friendship with your girlfriends. There are after all also many women (and men) out there who dread February 14th because they are single and feel left out or extra lonely that day. […]

A Rustic-chic Christmas Table Setting

After decorating the house it’s time to start wrapping gifts and thinking about the Christmas menu and table setting. This year I think  I’m going for a shiny and glamourous look with metallics. Last year I created two opposing looks: an Audrey Hepburn inspired table, but also a rustic-chic one for brunch. The rustic-chic table […]

The Perfect Gathering

On the day before Thanksgiving I would like to share the most perfect table setting for one of the most memorable days of the year. Created by Leslie Dawn Events with Megan Robinson Photography, Amber Reverie and Diamond Rental, this table embodies Thanksgiving, warmth and festivity. Who wouldn’t want to eat and gather at this table? […]

Dress your Table for Thanksgiving

I love the colour palette that is currently trending in interior design and Christmas decorations: pale pink, rusty brown, and warm burgundy combined with copper and gold. The funny thing is that these colours were also hip in 2002 when I bought my home. Consequently, I have a whole stock of burgundy and rusty brown […]

Thanksgiving table setting

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away and somehow I’m less pre-occupied with it than other years. It might have something to do with the nice weather, and prolonged summer, creating a feeling of early autumn instead of mid November. What I love most about Thanksgiving is developing and experimenting with new recipes, and creating […]

Green Easter Styling

It’s March 20th, the first official day of spring! And in only a few more weeks it is Easter again. Time really flies, doesn’t it? Today it is also time for another urban jungle bloggers challenge. Just to refresh your memory: the urban jungle blogger challenge is a monthly assignment, and blogger movement, embraced by […]