Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas From Segreto!

Hi Friends!! I so hope that each of you have a wonderful Holiday Season and enjoy your time with family and friends!  We are really in the holiday spirit at Segreto and see that their are so many possibilities the future may bring.  This is our first picture in front of our new warehouse which will be open next year!! A long time in the making (or dreaming) this warehouse is proof for us that wishes do come true. I hope that all of your wishes are granted-it is the season of ...

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The History Behind Our Holiday Traditions!

Hi Friends! Christmas is approaching and all your gifts are probably bought and wrapped, dinner menu made and tablescapes planned.  I thought it might be fun to read about the History of some of our most familiar Holiday traditions and provide you with a bit of dinner conversation. The Christmas Card:  source Back in the day people wrote handwritten letters to all of their friends, colleagues and family members wishing them a Merry Christmas.  Henry Cole, stressed that he couldn't ...

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Christmas Décor -Spotlight on Regina Gust!

Hi Friends!!  I am so excited about today's spotlight on Regina Gust!  Not only do I love seeing how she transforms homes for any holiday, but both homes featured this year are for clients in which we also did the finishes!! House #1:  New York Savvy! Garlands Galore………. One of Regina’s trademarks  is her stunning garlands, all saturated with ornaments, ribbons and accessories, from elegant to whimsical, all her beauties really make you want to jingle all the way!! Veering away ...

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Gratitude Inspired Traditions to Incorporate into your Thanksgiving Holiday!

Hi Friends! As Thanksgiving approaches and we are getting ready for the festivities it’s easy to get so wrapped up in the tablescapes, food preparation and all that goes into making this holiday special for our families and friends that we forget to allow time to truly give thanks! This year has been a challenging one for me in so many ways but it has also been a blessing in that I have had so many supportive friends and family members to help me through. These sweet actions from others have ...

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What’s Trending for Your Thanksgiving Tablescape?

Hi Friends!  Well we have so much to be thankful for this year and I am excited to share with you ideas for my favorite thing to do which is setting the table!! First I will show you how my table ended up for Thanksgiving 2016 and then I will share what I think is trending for Thanksgiving 2017!  Last year my friend inspired me when I saw her table set!  Queen of layering, I tried to take to heart some of her tips!  To see her home go here! I loved her plates which she bought from ...

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Healthy Halloween Treats!!

Hi Friends! I hope you are getting ready for a Happy Halloween! We always get enough candy and treats, so this year I thought I would search the web, test some recipes ourselves, and give you some super cute healthy options to mix in for your Halloween events! Finger Fun! Super scary!!!!!!!!!! --these carrot stick fingers with almond nails mounted in humus add a bit of spooky to any after school snack! Maureen from our office tested this fun recipe and served it at our Halloween ...

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Celebrate the 4th!!

Hi Friends!! Well this year I wanted to research tabletop and party ideas for the 4th earlier. Many of my Easter picks were sold out by the time the blog posted!!! I am going to be in Colorado this year for the 4th-finally, so I won't be doing a big event but love to look for ideas and wanted to share a few with you.  Grab your coffee or glass of wine--this is a long one! source Typically a casual celebration, it’s a good place just to have fun with your décor! The first thing to do ...

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Mother’s Day 2017: The Perfect Give-A-Way For You!!!

Everyday should be Mother's Day but traditionally we  celebrate on the second Sunday of May.  So whether you are a new mom, old mom or a grandmom we hope you enjoy our quotes, ideas, gift selections for all the deserving moms out there! Source My Perfect Day! I certainly feel this way about my sweet Mom and I hope my kids will say the same thing about me!  Everyone is different, but the kids and my husband always ask--What would be your perfect Day?   I wake up early and really love ...

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Happy Easter!!

Source Easter bonnets, painted eggs, flowers in springtime colors-how couldn’t Easter be one of my favorite Holidays for tabletop décor?! Source White goes with everything so it’s a wonderful pallette to mix with accents of springtime tones!!  A little trick of mine is to use my white dishes and let the salad plates set the tone of the table.  They are much less expensive, easier to store and come in so many wonderful colors and designs.  Searching the web here are a few of my ...

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Pretty in Pink!

I love pink all year long but Valentine's Day really has me thinking!!! A blend of red and white, pink combines a need for the action of red, (Passion!) and the softness of white (Purity!). The deeper the pink, the more passion and energy it exhibits. The word itself brings up a variety of different images and concepts such as romance, flowers, femininity, Barbie, breast cancer, childhood, love, and so many more. source I guess I am not the only one dreaming of pink!!  This is the most ...

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