My Valentine’s Table Setting!!!

My favorite part of any holiday dinner event is thinking of ways to set the table. And Valentine's Day is no different!! Last year, I was especially excited for my Valentine's Day dinner because my sweet mother had given me a set of blush pink stemware for Christmas. These glasses were given to her by her mother years before, so I love that there's a history to them! My aunt Gayle also gave me the most beautiful blush pink tablecloth that had been hers. I guess they all knew my favorite color is ...

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Great Seating Ideas: How to Mix Chair Styles in Dining Rooms!!!

I don't know what it is about mixing chairs in a space, but it has always been one of my true design loves!! Maybe it's my quirky side, but to me, mixing chair styles makes a room so much more interesting! This dining room is one of my all-time favorites! We plastered the room and hand-painted a design inspired by a historical Swedish wall covering. This home by designer Brooke McGuyer is featured in its entirety in Segreto Style!!  The tonal and textural combination of different chairs ...

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The Perfect Hostess Gift!

Such a fun time of year with so many wonderful holiday parties and get-togethers!! What do you get that sweet hostess who has planned and prepared to insure that you have a perfect evening? Source A simple and adorable DIY, this serving platter is one part functional and two parts cool. Simply purchase a white ceramic serving tray, and a small container of chalk board paint available at most craft suppliers. Paint the flat surface of the tray and let dry overnight. Viola! Gift with a ...

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The Holiday Table & Bering’s Book Give Away!

Bering's, one of the largest sellers of the Segreto books, has graciously offered to host a Segreto Style book give-a-way in support of Small Business Day and their Season of Style Event, in which I will be signing books and my friend, designer Ellie Bale, will be displaying beautiful holiday table settings using Bering's extensive collection of amazing tableware! I can't wait -- setting the table is my favorite part of entertaining!!! Look at the beautiful setting above which Ellie ...

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